In recent decades, the world has seen all kinds of catastrophes, which have created great challenges for insurance professionals and practitioners.

Actuarial Science & Risk Management Department at the College of Business and Public Administration of Drake University hosts a workshop on catastrophe risk on May 1 at the campus in Des Moines, IA. This workshop will serve as a platform for academic researchers and industry practitioners to exchange research ideas and disseminate recent advances in catastrophe insurance and related fields.