Click here for the Friday Reading Search, a searchable archive of reading and knowledge resources

Since March 2020, Airmic has been issuing Friday Reading, a curated series of readings and knowledge resources sent by email to Airmic members. The objective of Airmic Friday Reading was initially to keep members informed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Today, Airmic Friday Reading has evolved in scope to include content on a wide range of subjects with each email edition following a theme. This page is a searchable archive of all the readings and knowledge resources that have been shared.

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Newsweek
Friday Reading Edition 166 (18th August 2023)
The Hawaii wildfires could be a foreboding sign of what's to come regarding the state's insurance risk.
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Marsh, 26th July 2023
Friday Reading Edition 165 (11th August 2023)
Generative AI raises new questions for risk management. Hear from Marsh’s cyber leaders on the rise of generative AI and the risk and insurance considerations for your organisation.
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Computer Weekly, 1st July 2023
Friday Reading Edition 165 (11th August 2023)
Ensuring safety of AI systems is paramount. The opportunities and dangers it introduces have been a hotly debated subject in tech circles for many years, but today, with the increased use of platforms like ChatGPT, these debates include a wider section of the public.
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Dale Carnegie
Friday Reading Edition 165 (11th August 2023)
A new workforce transformation is upon us. AI is already disrupting industries and has the potential to dramatically increase worker productivity. Prepare your teams to transition toward AI and understand the opportunities and threats.
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Board Agenda
Friday Reading Edition 165 (11th August 2023)
Artificial intelligence will affect organisations everywhere, and the greatest step forward for boards will be in terms of trust.
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Reuters, 1st August 2023
Friday Reading Edition 164 (4th August 2023)
Europe is battling the effects of scorching weather, with June having been the hottest month on record in the 174-year history of temperature monitoring
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Zurich, 16th June 2023
Friday Reading Edition 164 (4th August 2023)
Wildfires are becoming increasingly common in the UK and can cause harm and disruption to people, transport networks, rural areas and urban centres. How resilient is your organisation to wildfires?
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World Economic Forum, 16th January 2023
Friday Reading Edition 164 (4th August 2023)
Wildfire severity, spread and frequency have all increased because of climate change. There is a pressing need for technological innovation with artificial intelligence (AI) able to help to predict the riskiest locations and the best possible strategy to mitigate fire hazards.
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McKinsey & Co
Friday Reading Edition 164 (4th August 2023)
Most regions in the Mediterranean will need to invest in adaptation. Forests can be made more resilient to wildfire risk by planting fire-resistant trees, reducing the amount of easily burning fuel available (such as leaf litter and brush), and even prescribed and controlled burning.
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Marsh
Friday Reading Edition 164 (4th August 2023)
A brief synopsis of historical wildfire events, a high-level view of wildfire science, and a discussion of the tools available to mitigate this threat.
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