Neil deGrasse Tyson on his hopes for contact with alien life

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, TV host and probably the world’s best-known astrophysicist, is scheduled as a keynote speaker at the 2014 PLUS Conference, November 5-7 in Las Vegas. (FYI – rates to attend the Conference increase after next week, so register now and save!)

Recently we at PLUS Blog had the chance to chat with Dr. Tyson about the universe, his personal philosophies and other topics that we found interesting. In case you missed it, you can check out the previous interview clips here.

In our new clip for this week, we ask Dr. Tyson:

What is the best-case scenario for humankind’s first contact with alien life?

Don’t miss your chance to hear Dr. Tyson speak live in November at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas – register for the 2014 PLUS Conference today. 

Duty to Advance Webinar Panel Answers Audience Questions

The PLUS Webinar “Insurer’s Duty to Advance Notwithstanding Coverage Defenses” (PLUS members can view the webinar here) was a great success, and the panel ran out of time to address all of the questions from the audience.

Fear not! Our panel reconvened to address many of the remaining questions from the session – check out the video below for more on this important topic.

Thanks to our panel for taking the time to create this follow-up Q&A session.

Secrecy Obligation and Concerns for Directors and Officers

In this clip from the 2014 PLUS Hong Kong Professional Liability Regional Symposium, Patrick Ko, Senior Manager – Financial Lines Department for AIG in Hong Kong looks at how the secrecy obligation of section 378 regulations could put directors and officers in a difficult spot.

PLUS members: Watch the entire clip of this panel discussion (click on “International” in the Multimedia Library) for more on this issue and others impacting the Hong Kong insurance market. For more on the evolving professional liability marketplace in Asia don’t miss the upcoming Singapore PL Regional Symposium, 21 August at the Singapore Cricket Club!