Samantha Kappagoda and David Mordecai presented at RAA Current Issues Forum on Supply-Chain Risks and Contingent Business Interruption

David K.A. Mordecai and Samantha Kappagoda made a presentation on October 9th 2014 at RAA entitled Supply-Chain Risks and Contingent Business Interruption (“CBI”): Forensic RiskTech for Reinsurers as the Strategic Response to Opportunities and Threats from Disruptive Technology. The forum was the Reinsurance Association of America (RAA) Current Issues Forum on Supply Chain and Contingent Business Interruption Risk.

Other speakers at the forum included:

    • Robert DiUbaldo, Partner, Edwards Wildman; and
    • James Drewry, Senior Vice President, Property Treaty/Program Underwriter Munich Re America

David Mordecai and Samantha Kappagoda are both Co-Managing Members of Numerati® Partners LLC, and Investigators at RiskEcon® Lab @Courant.

About RiskEcon® Lab @ Courant

The mission of RiskEcon® Lab @ Courant is to enable, facilitate and coordinate academic research focusing on these patterns and trends, via the development of commercially-viable, analytic applications employing computational statistical tools in conjunction with innovative and non-traditional data structures. In addition, the lab’s activities involve the advancement of applied mathematical statistics and computational economics, through interdisciplinary post-doctoral, postgraduate, graduate research and education in data science and social computing.

RiskEcon® Lab for Decision Metrics was established in 2011 at Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, an independent division of New York University (NYU). Courant is considered to be one of the world’s leading mathematics educational and scientific research centers, and has been ranked first in research in applied mathematics.

About The Reinsurance Association of America (RAA)

The Reinsurance Association of America (RAA), headquartered in Washington, D.C., is the leading trade association of property and casualty reinsurers doing business in the United States. The RAA is committed to promoting a regulatory environment that ensures the industry remains globally competitive and financially robust. RAA membership is diverse, including reinsurance underwriters and intermediaries licensed in the U.S. and those that conduct business on a cross border basis. The RAA represents its members before state, federal and international bodies.

October 10th, 2014, New York, NY.