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Join us for AIR’s annual U.S. Hurricane Season Preview webinar on Tuesday, June 18, 11:00 a.m. – 12 noon.


During this webinar, Dr. Michal Clavner will kick off the 2019 U.S. hurricane season by offering AIR's perspective on the indications of current climate signals and what academic and meteorological institutions are predicting for this season. She will also discuss the ongoing impacts of recent hurricanes and innovations taking place throughout the (re)insurance and modeling industry that will enhance risk management practices.

Dr. Clavner will be answering as many attendee questions as time allows; you can submit yours in advance or live during the event!

Why attend the 2019 AIR U.S. Hurricane Season Preview webinar?
  • Gain perspective on recent events: Losses from 2017 and 2018 hurricanes continue to develop and are currently estimated at USD 84 billion. Dr. Clavner will offer insights on recent storms that continue to impact the industry to this day.
  • Learn about the newest research and innovations: Advancements in science, technology, and Big Data are happening across the (re)insurance and modeling industry. This webinar will discuss how these new developments can help us better understand the impacts of future storms.
  • Understand expert predictions for 2019: Dr. Clavner will summarize predictions from several academic and meteorological institutions, shedding light on the climate signals and methodologies that inspire these predictions.
We look forward to an insightful and interactive discussion!

When:  Tuesday, June 18
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon EDT
(click here for your local time)

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Meet the Presenter:


Michal Clavner

Michal Clavner, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist II



Dr. Michal Clavner joined AIR in 2016 as a Scientist in our Research Department. Previously, Michal was employed at the Department of Atmospheric Science Cloud Processes Group at Colorado State University as a Graduate Research Assistant, where she used a mesoscale cloud resolving numerical model to analyze severe weather events. She also worked as a Graduate Research Assistant for the Earth Science Institute at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, where she performed statistical analysis examining the trend between air pollution and forecast tropical cyclone intensity errors in the Atlantic Basin.

Dr. Clavner earned her B.S in Geophysics and Planetary Sciences from Tel-Aviv University in Israel, her M.S in Atmospheric Science from Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and her Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science from Colorado State University.