exceedance 2016

Risk is
Opportunity

  • May 16-19
  • miami, fl

SPECIAL RATE $1,850 Register now

Why Attend

Learn about new classes of modeling

Adapt to new markets and close market gaps

Discover unique business solutions

Explore the transition to RMS(one)

See Risk Clearly: Understand RMS Models inside and out

Connect directly with RMS Experts

Meet the 2016 Speakers

STAY TUNED AS WE ADD MORE SPEAKERS

The agenda

Join us at Exceedance 2016 and learn how RMS solutions equip you with the advanced skills and understanding to keep you ahead of the curve.

  • 6:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Registration
    Luster Gallerie
  • 6:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Golf Tournament at
    Turnberry Isle Golf Club
    Luster Gallerie

    Experience Miller Course at Turnberry Isle Golf Club, located within the lush surroundings of North Miami’s exclusive enclave, Aventura. This Mediterranean oasis will impress all golfers, novice and pro, with its rolling greens and perfectly placed water challenges.

    Registration will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited. Pre-conference activities overlap in time; please limit to one activity per person. To register for this activity, please select the “pre-conference” option during the Exceedance registration process.

    Please meet in the Fontainebleau Luster Gallerie at 6:30 a.m.

    The per-person cost of $275 includes:

    • 18 holes of golf with cart included
    • Range balls
    • Grab-and-go breakfast at the Fontainebleau
    • Lunch at Turnberry Isle Golf Club
    • Transportation to and from Turnberry Isle Golf Club

    Club and shoe rentals are additional costs:

    • Rental Clubs: $70 (includes 2 sleeves of balls)

      Please indicate male/female and right/left-handed for clubs order

    • Rental Shoes: $27

      Please indicate male/female and shoe size (available in half sizes)

  • 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Lunch Cruise
    Luster Gallerie

    Kick off your Exceedance experience in luxury and style. During this 2-hour cruise, you will tour the Indian Creek, the Intercoastal Waterway, and the Bayside Waterfront of La George. You won’t want to miss out on these sights!

    Registration will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis and space is limited. Pre-conference activities are an additional charge and overlap in time; please limit to one activity per person. To register for this activity, please select the “pre-conference” option during the Exceedance registration process.

    Please meet in the Fontainebleau Luster Gallerie at 10:30 a.m.

    The per-person cost of $185 includes:

    • 2-hour bayside cruise
    • Lunch menu including wine and beer
  • 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Exceedance 2016 Welcome Reception
    La Côte and Ocean Lawns
  • 7:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Networking Breakfast
    Sparkle Ballroom
  • 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. THE LAB
    The Lab @ Sparkle Ballroom
  • 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration
    Luster Gallerie
  • 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. General Session
    Glimmer Ballroom
  • 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Morning Break
  • 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions
    Fourth Floor and Upper-Lobby Level
  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:40 p.m. Lunch in The Lab
    The Lab @ Sparkle Ballroom
  • 2:00 p.m. – 3:40 p.m. Breakout Sessions
    Fourth Floor and Upper-Lobby Level
  • 3:40 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Afternoon Break
  • 4:00 p.m. – 5:40 p.m. Breakout Sessions
    Fourth Floor and Upper-Lobby Level
  • 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Exceedance Evening Reception
    The Lab @ Sparkle Ballroom
  • 7:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Networking Breakfast
    The Lab @ Sparkle Ballroom
  • 7:00 a.m. – 4:35 p.m. THE LAB
    The Lab @ Sparkle Ballroom
  • 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration
    Luster Gallerie
  • 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. General Session
    Glimmer Ballroom
  • 10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Morning Break
  • 10:15 a.m. – 11:55 a.m. Breakout Sessions
    Fourth Floor and Upper-Lobby Level
  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch in The Lab
    The Lab @ Sparkle Ballroom
  • 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. General Session
    Glimmer Ballroom
  • 2:50 p.m. – 3:35 p.m. Breakout Sessions
    Fourth Floor and Upper-Lobby Level
  • 3:35 P.M. - 4:05 P.M. Afternoon Break
  • 4:05 P.M. – 5:45 P.M. Breakout Sessions
    Fourth Floor and Upper-Lobby Level
  • 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. EP: Exceedance Party
    Glimmer Ballroom
  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Networking Breakfast
    The Lab @ Sparkle Ballroom
  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. THE LAB
    The Lab @ Sparkle Ballroom
  • 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Registration
    Luster Gallerie
  • 9:40 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions
    Fourth Floor and Upper-Lobby Level
  • 12:15 p.m. Lunch to Go
    Fourth Floor and Upper-Lobby Level

Tracks + Sessions

We want you to get the most from Exceedance 2016. Tailor your experience to your needs and dive in to a choice of more than 60 sessions. Whether you're interested in RMS model science and strategy, emerging risks, the ILS market, or modeling fundamentals, and more, you choose the areas you want to explore.

Engage with RMS leaders, scientists, and strategists to learn the latest about RMS solutions, including RiskAssessor, RiskLink® version 16, Hosting Plus, and much more. Ask questions of our keynote guest speakers or sit in on interesting sessions in the Mini Theater. Get “hands on” with fellow attendees when you help Build-a-Bike to support local charities. Take advantage of networking opportunities and in-depth discussions with RMS experts across a variety of areas of risk.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When is Exceedance 2016?

    Exceedance 2016 begins on Monday, May 16, and ends on Thursday, May 19. The conference starts with a welcome reception on Monday and sessions will begin early on Tuesday morning, continuing until Thursday noon.

  • What conference discounts are available?

    Discounted rates are available for attendees who register in advance of the conference; visit our registration page for the latest offers.

    We also offer discounts for organizations registering together:

    • Organizations registering between 5 and 9 paid attendees receive a $400 discount off the full online registration fee for each attendee.
    • Organizations registering between 10 and 19 paid attendees receive a $450 discount off the full online registration fee for each attendee.
    • Organizations registering between 20 and 29 paid attendees receive a $500 discount off the full online registration fee for each attendee.
    • Organizations registering 30 or more paid attendees will receive a registration rate of $999 for each attendee.

    All group discount refunds will be processed after the close of online registration on April 28, 2016.

    Those within official government organizations are eligible to attend at the Early Bird registration rate of $1650 regardless of the time of registration.

    For any questions on the above discounts, please contact the Exceedance registration team at registration2016@exceedance.com or call 1-800-381-3227.

  • What if I need to change my reservation or attendees before the conference?

    You can make changes to your registration through the online registration portal until April 28, 2016. Please contact our Exceedance registration team at registration2016@exceedance.com if you have questions or require assistance.

  • What if I need to cancel my registration to Exceedance?

    A full refund will be given for all written cancellations made by April 14, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. PDT and sent via email to registration2016@exceedance.com.

    Written cancellations received after 5:00 p.m. PDT on April 14, 2016 will be refunded with the deduction of a a $350(USD) administrative fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after April 28, 2016.

  • Can you provide a letter of justification to support my conference attendance?

    We have prepared a justification letter that can help you to outline to your managers why your attendance at Exceedance 2016 will be a worthwhile investment for you and your company. Click on the link to download a customizable letter of justification.

  • I have additional questions about Exceedance 2016. Whom should I contact?

    If you would like to contact us before the start of Exceedance 2016, a member of our registration team will be available to assist you.

    Exceedance 2016 Registration Team

  • Where is Exceedance 2016 being held?

    Exceedance 2016 will be held at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. Situated on the Collins Avenue oceanfront in the heart of Millionaire's Row, Fontainebleau Miami Beach is one of the most historically and architecturally significant hotels on Miami Beach. Fontainebleau reinvents the original vision of legendary architect Morris Lapidus — a stage where everyone plays their unique part. At Fontainebleau, striking design, contemporary art, music, fashion, and technology merge into a vibrant new kind of guest experience.

    Fontainebleau Miami Beach
    4441 Collins Avenue
    Miami Beach, FL 33140 USA

    Please reserve your room during the Exceedance registration process.

    Hotel property map:
    https://media.sabrecdn.com/fontainebleau/1374/0/fb_18x12-08172015_nm.pdf

    Hotel brochure:
    http://www.fontainebleau.com/web/all_promotions/famously_iconic

  • Does the conference hotel offer a discounted room rate?

    Yes. Please reserve your room at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach during the Exceedance registration process and benefit from our special discounted rate of $259/night (plus taxes and fees). If you wish to add to your hotel stay at a later date, you can do so by returning to our registration site (additional fees may apply). Note: this offer is only valid while rooms are available within our conference room block.

  • Over which dates is the room rate discount valid?

    The Fontainebleau Miami Beach will honor the Exceedance 2016 room rate from Friday, May 13, through Sunday, May 22, subject to availability.

  • When does the on-site conference check-in open?

    You can collect your name badge and conference materials starting on Sunday, May 15 from 5.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. at the hotel’s Luster Gallerie.

  • When should I arrive?

    We suggest that you arrive by 5:30 p.m. ET on Monday, May 16, so you can join us for our welcome reception that evening. The conference sessions will begin early on Tuesday, May 17. If you are joining us for any pre-conference activities, you may wish to arrive on Sunday, May 15, to settle in.

  • Is there a dress code?

    Pre-conference activities are casual dress unless otherwise indicated. All daytime conference sessions and activities are business casual. Evening events are business casual or festive cocktail attire.

  • Is there an app for Exceedance 2016?

    We will be launching an Exceedance 2016 Mobile App; look for further announcements.

  • Is there a hashtag for Exceedance 2016?

    Yes! Look for and use #Exceedance in your tweets and other social posts.

  • What is the easiest way to get to the conference from the airport? Do I need a rental car?

    The Fontainebleau Miami Beach is approximately 12 miles from Miami International Airport (MIA) and approximately 28 miles from Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL).

    Estimated transportation fares are as follows:

    • From MIA: taxi: $34.00 (one-way)
    • From FLL: taxi: $75.00 - 80.00 (one-way)

    We do not recommend a rental car unless you plan to travel around Miami outside of the conference. Click here for more information.

  • Is parking included?

    Parking is not included. Valet parking at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach is $42.00/day plus tax with in-and-out privileges. Oversize-vehicle parking is available at a rate of $69.00/day plus tax.

  • Are meals provided?

    Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are provided to all attendees throughout the conference (May 17-May 19). Some meals are also included for pre-conference activities (May 16). Cocktails and heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served at evening functions sponsored by RMS (May 16-May 18). Please indicate any special dietary requirements during the registration process. Meals or snacks outside of the conference and sponsored functions listed in the agenda are at the attendee's expense.

  • Can I bring a guest to the EP: Exceedance Party and is there an additional fee?

    Guests are welcome at the EP: Exceedance Party on May 18 for an additional fee. A guest pass for the evening function can be purchased for $250.00 during registration. Unless otherwise noted, conference attendance is limited to conference participants only.

  • Is there an age requirement to attend Exceedance 2016?

    You must be at least 18 years of age to attend Exceedance 2016. If members of your traveling party are under this age and childcare is needed, the Fontainebleau Miami beach Beach offers a variety of childcare options, including their FB Kids program and babysitting services.


    • Babysitting services:
      Fontainebleau is pleased to offer babysitting services for our guests seven days a week. All babysitters have experience working with children and are Level 2 background screened.

    • FB Kids:
      At FB Kids, children ages 4 through 12 create daily journeys focusing on their unique interests and putting their energy to a creative use. Daily activities include games and team building, scavenger hunts, sport skills, drama, art, music and movement and more.
      On Fridays and Saturdays, Fontainebleau also offers a Kids Night Out program where children can watch movies that enable their imagination to soar and play games with other kids.

      Click here for more information
  • Are pets allowed at Exceedance 2016?

    Pets are not allowed at the Exceedance 2016 conference, but are welcome at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. The hotel is pet friendly, welcoming pets weighing 50lbs and under. Recently rated “Four Paws” by Distinguished Pets, the Fontainebleau Miami Beach is regarded as the ultimate South Beach location for four-legged friends and their companions. Pampered pets and their adoring owners enjoy spacious rooms, tail-wagging amenities including a complimentary dog tag with “If found, return to” information, and an on-premise ocean-side park.

    A $100 non-refundable cleaning fee will apply if you bring your pet to the hotel.

The venue

Fontainebleau, Miami

Situated in the heart of Miami Beach’s Millionaire’s Row, the Fontainebleau Miami Beach is one of the most historically significant luxury hotels on Miami Beach, perfectly located within one of the world’s most dynamic destination resorts.