Louisiana Insurability of the Coast Forum Presentations

Jun 26, 2008

The presentations given at the “President’s Forum on Meeting Coastal Challenges–Insurability of the Coast” are now available on the Louisiana Sea Grant Web site.  The event, which was held Monday, June 16, 2008, in New Orleans, Louisiana, was sponsored by the Louisiana Sea Grant, Louisiana Department of Insurance, America’s Wetland Foundation and the LSU AgCenter.

Forum topics included flood insurance, reinsurance, floodplain mapping, public and private insurance providers, and comprehensive planning relating to natural hazards. 

To view the complete Forum agenda, click here. 

To view Part One of the archived Forum webcast, click here. 

To view Part Two of the archived Forum webcast, click here. 

Sessions included (click on the hyperlinks to access available presentations):

Session I–Congressional Roundtable

Recent Activity from the Federal Level–Moderated by James J. Donelon, Commissioner, Louisiana Department of Insurance

Session II— Insurance Overview

  • John Wortman, CEO, Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corporation 
  • Cory Schilling, Senior Vice President, Benfield Incorporated 
  • Rock Davis, Director, USDA Risk Management Agency- Jackson Regional Office 

Session III — Flood Insurance

  • Joe Sloan, National Flood Insurance Program Specialist, FEMA 

Session IV— Hazard Mitigation

To view speaker biographies, click here.

Should you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact Colodny Fass.

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