Verisk Insurance Solutions to Host Risk Symposium in London

JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 9, 2013 — Verisk Insurance Solutions, a leading source of information about property/casualty insurance risk, will host the Verisk Insurance Solutions 2013 Risk Symposium in London on June 24 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London, Tower of London. The full-day event will bring together leaders from the London and European insurance markets to explore the latest strategies for evaluating and managing risk. Verisk Insurance Solutions is a unit of Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK).

Featuring 16 concurrent sessions, the symposium offers attendees a comprehensive and educational program on emerging industry trends and risks both in Europe and the United States. The event also provides opportunities to network with peers, hear from industry experts, and learn about the data and analytics revolutionizing the way insurers measure, manage, and reduce risk.

“The symposium will cover a broad array of topics critical to the day-to-day business of managing insurance risk,” said Chris Kent, director, International Operations, Verisk Insurance Solutions. “Our sessions will go beyond procedures and best practices. We’ll bring real thought leadership and actionable insights to our audience — information they can immediately use to help their business thrive.”

Symposium highlights include:

  • a keynote address by Rupert Atkin, chief executive officer, Talbot Underwriting, Ltd., and chairman, Lloyd’s Market Association, on the importance of striking a balance between different forces in the areas of capital, distribution, underwriting, and regulation
  • a roundtable discussion by chief risk officers on how to evaluate emerging risks and how those risks present opportunity for the industry
  • breakout sessions on catastrophe management, claims handling, property underwriting, data sharing and analytics, and many other topics
  • numerous opportunities to network with other industry leaders

Industry presenters at the event include European market authorities, as well as experts from ISO, AIR Worldwide, Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER), Xactware, and other members of the Verisk Insurance Solutions group at Verisk Analytics.

Registered attendees include senior-level insurance executives and professionals in
insurance underwriting, claims, data management, risk management, actuarial, analytics, and research.

Those who register by May 15 can take advantage of a special advance registration discount.

About Verisk Insurance Solutions
A unit of Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK), Verisk Insurance Solutions is a leading source of information about property/casualty insurance risk. Drawing upon vast experience in data management, security, and predictive modeling to serve its clients, Verisk Insurance Solutions includes the industry-leading brands of ISO, AIR Worldwide, and Xactware. In the United States and around the world, Verisk Insurance Solutions helps customers protect people, property, and financial assets. For more information, visit

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