IGPA Faculty Coffee – The Use of Statistics in Insurance: Where to Draw the Line and Why it Matters, a Focus on Gender Discrimination


Mar 7


2:00 pm

3:00 pm


IGPA Office, 1007 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL & virtually



Please Join Us

The Institute of Government and Public Affairs (IGPA) invites you to our next monthly Faculty Coffee on Tuesday, March 7, 2023.

IGPA will be hosting Dean Margarida Lima Rego from NOVA School of Law in Lisbon, Portugal. Margarida will discuss equality and discrimination, in particular gender discrimination. Margarida will explore discrimination bans in insurance, and the use of statistics as a tool for discrimination.

Margarida Lima Rego is Dean of the NOVA School of Law, NOVA University in Lisbon, Portugal and is an active researcher at CEDIS, the School’s R&D Unit, where she founded and coordinates the NOVA Knowledge Centre for Data-Driven Law. Margarida’s main areas of practice are civil and commercial law. She has been a member of the Board of Appeal of the European Supervisory Authorities since December 2021. Previously, she was Of Counsel to Morais Leitão, where she headed the insurance, reinsurance and pension funds cross-practice team.

This is a hybrid event offered on Zoom and at IGPA’s Urbana Office at 1007 W. Nevada St. Urbana, IL 61801. For virtual attendees, the Zoom link will be sent after registration.

To register for the event, please visit the registration link.

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