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Learn about Parametric Insurance in The Season's Essentials 2024 - Recap

We want to extend a warm thank you to everyone who tuned in and our speakers! If you missed out, we've got your back. Relive the experience below.

The Annual Season's Essentials kicked off with a bang for Australia's 2024 farming season. With discussions surrounding:

  • Australia's Seasonal Forecast

  • What's happening in the economic landscape with interest rates and the AUD

  • and Insurance tools for managing financial risk with a focus on parametric Insurance.

Speaker One - Wim Linstrom - Node Manager Stanthorpe, SQNNSW Innovation Hub

Topic: The progress & successes of the SQNNSW Innovation Hub Stanthorpe Node.

Speaker Two - Alister Hawksford - Interim Stakeholder Engagement Manager Flood Warning Infrastructure Network Program, Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)

Topic: 2024's Seasonal Forecast

Speaker Three - Andrew Edwards - Senior Markets Manager, National Australia Bank (NAB)

Topic: What the future holds for interest rates and the AUD

Topic:  Recent approaches in hedging risk using Parametric Insurance.

Speaker Five - Prof. Shahbaz Mushtaq - Professor of Agricultural Economics and Climate Finance & Dr. Thong Nguyen-Huy - Research Fellow (Agricultural Climate Risk Management), University of Southern Queensland (Uni SQ)

Topic:   The research behind Parametric Insurance Products. 

Speaker Six - Russell Mehmet - Account Director Risk and Broking, Willis Towers Watson (WTW)

Topic:  Innovation in the accessibility of Parametric Insurance.

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