Esri Business Summit

June 25–28  |  San Diego Hilton Bayfront Hotel

Risk Management Track

Sunday, July 7

1:30 – 2:00 - Managing the risk of unforeseen natural, manmade or economic events is an unfortunate part of doing business. Dealing effectively with the aftermath of these events means having diligence, and access to the right tools.

Whether you are part of a company that provides insurance coverage, underwrites loans, or manages asset risk, the information you will hear during the keynote and track will help you better understand how location analytics and GIS can help you improve business forecasts and impact analysis. Esri’s Mark McCoy and Matt Perry will discuss how location analytics can provide solutions in multiple industries including insurance, banking and manufacturing. They will discuss how organizations are using location analytics to develop strategies to effectively manage risk and mitigate the consequence of unforeseen events.

2:00 – 2:30 - Managing the Adverse Impact of Natural Catastrophe on Business

Featured by Swiss Re, AccuWeather, and WSN

How a business prepares for and responds to a natural disaster either make it or break it in this global economic climate. By viewing and analyzing natural hazards, historical patterns and business locations including the supply chain, retail outlets, distribution channels and organization headquarters, solutions can be found that positively impact the bottom line. Hear from top business users as they explain how they have harnessed risk information and applied location analytics to decrease their risk profiles and do business better.

2:30 – 3:00 - Supply Chain Management

Featured by Willis

Location analytics can help corporate risk managers visualize how a range of different risks can adversely affect property and risk portfolios throughout the supply chain. Highlighting strengths and weaknesses can help an organization focus on spokes in the supply chain that need additional assistance and spread risk so the total business can stay healthy. Learn how organizations today are using mapped knowledge to find leakages and model different scenarios to find the best overall solution.

3:30 - Welcome Back

3:30 – 3:45 - A recap of previous discussions and an introduction into the subjects coming up.

3:45 – 4:30 - Finance, Banking, and Collateral Risk

Featured by QBE and Regions

Understanding risk through location models that are based on geography, geodemographics and historical patterns can provide steadfast insight into business performance in an unstable world. By understanding risk, financial services companies can improve their operational performance and profitability. Listen as financial managers discuss how they are able to reduce business complexity and grow line-of-business collaboration with location analytics.

4:30 – 5:00 - Moderated Q&A with Panelists

We’re sure that the day’s conversations have left you with a few questions or the need for a little deeper understanding of some concepts. This is your time to ask questions of the presenters and help lead the community in engaging conversation as a group.


We’ll wrap up the discussions we’ve had. Please join us for a brief recap and attend the social.