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The ETH Risk Center Seminar Series is held weekly during semester. In this seminar international academics, industry experts and government officials give lectures on selected Risk Center topics. 

The series is open to everyone without registration. Lectures last about 60 min. followed by an open discussion and by a networking aperitif.

Tuesdays, 17.15 - 18.45 h, ETH Zurich, Main Building (see lecture room in the list below).

Upcoming Series: Spring 2017

Date / Venue Speaker Title
7 March
HG E 5
Award Ceremony: Walter Saxer Insurance Prize | ETH Zürich
Talk by Prof. Joël Wagner | University of Lausanne
Long-Term Care Models and Dependence Probability Tables by Acuity Level: New Empirical Evidence from Switzerland

14 March
HG D 3.2

Prof. Patrick Cheridito | ETH Zürich

Variable Annuities with High Water Mark Withdrawal Benefit
Audiostream and slides here

21 March
HG E 5
Prof. Matthew Jackson | Stanford University, USA Changes in Social Network Structure in Response to Exposure to Formal Credit Markets
Audiostream and slides here
28 March
HG D 3.2
Prof. Rico Zenklusen | ETH Zürich Algorithmic Aspects of Network Vulnerability Analysis
Audiostream and slides here
4 April
HG D 3.2
Prof. Stefan Weber | Leibniz University Hannover Group Risk, Systemic Risk, and Risk Sharing
Audiostream and slides here
25 April
HG D 3.2
Prof. Michael Hoy | University of Guelph, Canada Guaranteed Renewable Insurance Under Demand Uncertainty
2 May
HG D 3.2
Prof. David Bresch | ETH Zürich Weather and Climate Risks
9 May
HG D 3.2
Dr Christoph Nabholz, Head Life & Health R&D, Swiss Re
Francesca Tamma, Behavioural Research Consultant, Swiss Re
Managing Health Risk Factors and Unhealthy Behavior in Insurance
16 May
HG D 3.2
Prof. Stefan Hiermaier | Fraunhofer Institute, Freiburg, Germany
Resilient Infrastructures – from Concepts to Applications
23 May
HG D 3.2
Prof. Hans Gersbach | ETH Risk Center
Fresh from the Lab - Resilient Democracy
30 May
HG D 3.2
Prof. Seth Guikema | University of Michigan, USA
Risk Analysis: From Prediction to Behavioral Response
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