P&C Insurance Essentials

This unique, one-day program, hosted annually in November, is for senior leaders and corporate board members who are new to property and casualty insurance.

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Don't miss out on the upcoming P&C Insurance Essentials program on November 28. Register now to secure your spot and receive complimentary adission to the At the Forefront breakfast the following day, November 29. Guest speaker Andy Hollenberg, Regional Chief Operating Officer from Chubb Canada, will be discussing the topic of mergers and acquisitions in the insurance industry.

Delivered by high-profile, C-suite executives from the industry, program attendees will gain valuable insights and well-informed perspectives on current insurance trends, priorities and emerging issues in six areas: 

• Insurance concepts & foundations   • Risk management & underwriting
• Capital & capacity   • The changing face of distribution
• Regulations & governance   • Claims process impact


Our esteemed panel for the November 28 program includes:

""Lynn Oldfield
President and Chief Executive Officer | AIG Canada

As President and Chief Executive Officer, Lynn Oldfield leads AIG Insurance Company of Canada in executing the company’s vision to be its customers’ most valued insurer. Lynn joined AIG in 1991as an underwriting manager and since that time she has held a variety of management positions encompassing underwriting, client and broker relationship management as well as sales and marketing before assuming the role of President in 2008.

""Bob Tisdale
President and Chief Operating Officer | Pembridge Insurance

Bob Tisdale is President and Chief Operating Officer of Pembridge Insurance Company, Pafco Insurance Company, Ivantage Insurance Brokers Inc. and Vice President of Allstate Canada Group. Bob also holds several volunteer positions as Chair Facility Association; past Chair of the Board of Governors for the Insurance Institute of Canada prior Chair of the CIP society, and past President of the Insurance Institute of Ontario.

""Carol Jardine
Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer | Wawanesa

Carol Jardine joined Wawanesa Mutual Insurance as the Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer in 2016.  In her role, she leads Wawanesa's innovation and business transformation teams as the company invests in the future technology, services, distribution channels and products required for its life and property & casualty businesses in Canada and the USA.  With a career spanning over 30 years, Carol has held the roles of President and Chief Operating Officer of Canadian Northern Shield as well as CUMIS General Insurance;  Vice President of Personal Lines and Claims at RSA Insurance and Vice President Claims at TD Insurance. 

This program is designed for senior leaders who have experience outside the industry. These may be individuals who hold the title of:

  • Director
  • Associate Vice President
  • Vice President
  • Executive Vice President
  • Senior Vice President
  • President / CEO
  • Board of Directors members


Early bird (register by October 26):
$1,350.00 + tax

Full price (registration after October 26):
$1,500.00 + tax

Groups of two or more will receive a 20% discount. To register with the group discount, please call 416.865.2702.

Event details:

November 28, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Insurance Institute of Canada
18 King St. East, 16th Floor
Toronto, ON M5C 1C4


For more information about program options, Member Services at iicmail@insuranceinstitute.ca, 1-866-362-8585.

This program is also available as a custom offering that can be tailored to the unique needs of your organization.

The Insurance Institute offers the program on an open basis periodically for organizations that may not have enough participants to hold a custom session.

To learn more about customization of the program, please contact Member Services at iicmail@insuranceinstitute.ca, 1-866-362-8585.