Upcoming Seminars

  • Upcoming Seminars for Fall 2018
    Be informed and educated on topics of interest in the insurance industry. The Insurance Institute of BC offers seminars for Insurance Institute members and insurance industry professionals. Registration of these seminars are opening soon! Register early to secure your spot as space is limited for selected seminars. Group rates are available, please contact Winnie Hon at whon@insuranceinstitute.ca for details. NEW! Corporate Rate for corporate groups of 8 or more (membership is additional for non ...

  • Ghost Vehicle and Fraudulent Vehicle Claim Investigations
    CLASSROOM | FOUNDATION | TECHNICAL We all have a role in detecting, reporting and reducing fraudulent claims. This seminar will benefit any member of the insurance industry who forms part of the chain involving a vehicle theft claim, from front line sales to SIU, Claims Managers, Auto Appraisers, Adjusters and Auto Claim intake personnel. Learning objectives: Better understanding of Auto Crime; Better fraudulent claim recognition; Importance of the two points of identification; Understand the th ...

  • Insurance in the era of IoT: Risks and Opportunities
    From cars, to buildings, to health devices, to manufacturing and everything in between, the Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way we interact with our environment and each other. Already, connected devices outnumber people on earth and their usage is only expected to increase But what do these social and technical changes mean for the insurance industry in Canada? This seminar will wade through the buzz and get to the bottom of how IoT technologies are poised to disrupt the insurance indu ...

  • Fundamentals of Employment Law for Team Leads, Supervisors and Managers
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT The Employment Relationship Cycle At every step of the employment relationship from advertising an opening, to interviewing a candidate, to hiring and firing an employee, missteps can cause issues that lead to legal action. As a team lead, supervisor or manager you need to be aware of the pitfalls and how to avoid them. Join us to learn more about employment law and how it affects your role in the insurance industry. This half-day interactive presentation is de ...

  • A Changing Workforce: Impact of Technology & Demographics on the P&C Insurance Industry in Canada
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT Two key factors are impacting Canada’s P&C insurance industry: demographic change and technological-driven change Over the next decade, the insurance industry will be redefined by the emergence of innovations in telematics, artificial intelligence, and other digital technologies. At the same time, demographic factors, including retirement trends and a diversifying workforce, are shaping the industry of tomorrow. What are the impacts and how can the industry ...

  • A CHANGING WORKFORCE: Impact of technology and demographics on the p&c insurance industry in Canada
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | MANAGMENT A CHANGING WORKFORCE: Impact of technology and demographics on the p&c insurance industry in Canada MULTI-CITY TOUR FALL 2018 Two key factors are impacting Canada’s P&C insurance industry: demographic change and technological-driven change What are the impacts and how can the industry better prepare to tackle new challenges? This fall, join the Insurance Institute on a multi-city tour to learn about and workshop the findings coming out of two new importa ...

  • Class Action Lawsuits
    Location Change to: Insurance Institute of BC 8am Check-in | 8 - 9am Hot Breakfast Buffet | 9 - 11am Seminar CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Class-action lawsuits are generally complicated as they are costly to initiate, involve a large number of plaintiffs, and are time intensive. What does that mean for the insurance industry? Our legal experts will provide insight on how both insurers and claims professionals can manage the challenges experienced with these types of lawsuits. Brokers can gai ...

  • A CHANGING WORKFORCE: Impact of technology and demographics on the p&c insurance industry in Canada
    A CHANGING WORKFORCE: Impact of technology and demographics on the p&c insurance industry in Canada MULTI-CITY TOUR FALL 2018 Two key factors are impacting Canada’s P&C insurance industry: demographic change and technological-driven change What are the impacts and how can the industry better prepare to tackle new challenges? This fall, join the Insurance Institute on a multi-city tour to learn about and workshop the findings coming out of two new important reports: Demographics of the P& ...

  • A CHANGING WORKFORCE: Impact of technology and demographics on the p&c insurance industry in Canada
    A CHANGING WORKFORCE: Impact of technology and demographics on the p&c insurance industry in Canada MULTI-CITY TOUR FALL 2018 Two key factors are impacting Canada’s P&C insurance industry: demographic change and technological-driven change. What are the impacts and how can the industry better prepare to tackle new challenges? This fall, join the Insurance Institute on a multi-city tour to learn about and workshop the findings coming out of two new important reports: Demographics of the P ...

  • Principles of Risk Management - Cornwall
    The world has changed dramatically over the last 20 years, and as a result the risks faced by organizations have increased dramatically. Climate change, changing technology, increased regulation, workplace harassment and violence and reputational issues have raised the bar for companies to be successful. The ones who can avoid or mitigate the negative impact of this changing risk environment, will survive and thrive. Those who cannot will be acquired at best and at worse cease to exist. To help ...