Upcoming Seminars

  • Upcoming Seminars
    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 6 or more (membership is additional for non ...

  • Builders Risk Policies & Construction Insurance Law
    CLASSROOM | TRENDS | TECHNICAL There is never an end to new construction no matter what city you live in. We know that this continuous growth and expansion is made possible by the protection provided by the insurance industry. So what are the coverages included in a COC or Builders Risk policy and what types of losses generally occur? Attend this seminar and learn more about this important aspect of our industry and our economy. SEMINAR OBJECTIVES Understand the purpose of a COC policy Define wh ...

  • Industry Trends & Predictions:2019
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT Join us for our highly-anticipated Industry Trends & Predictions: 2019 , featuring respected p&c consultant Phil Cook. Phil will take a look back at significant events that have impacted our industry, and give us his predictions for the next year and beyond. He always delivers a fascinating and thought-provoking presentation – book now to secure your space. Special Guest Speaker Philip H. Cook, MBA, FCIP Chief Executive Officer Omega Insurance Holdings ...

  • Legalization of Cannabis: Emergent Insurance Issues & Potential Fire Risks
    8:30am Check-in | 8:30 - 9:30am Hot Breakfast Buffet & Networking | 9:30 - 11:30am Seminar CLASSROOM | TRENDS | TECHNICAL With the legalization of cannabis on October 17, 2018, the recreational cannabis business is booming and is predicted to continue to grow. This change in the law requires Insurers to consider how much risk they are willing to assume given the new realities. Not only is it more prevalent & available, there is an increase in potential hazards associated with the legaliz ...

  • A CHANGING WORKFORCE - Impact of Technology and Demographics on the P&C Insurance Industry in Canada
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT Insurance is rapidly changing—demographic factors including retirement trends and a diversifying workforce are shaping the industry of tomorrow. If you share concerns about the future of talent in our industry, join us for an interactive session to discuss the impacts of both demographic and technological change, and how the industry can better prepare to tackle new challenges. The Institute’s latest research reports have shed light on our industry’s changing w ...

  • Breakfast - Fireside Chat
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT Your chapter has lined up an amazing group of industry professionals for a panel discussion on hot topics. This event is presented as a part of the Insurance Institute’s " National Education Month ". The theme to our discussion will be: TBA Do you have a question you wish the panel to discuss? Please submit your questions to: HamiltonNiagaramail@insuranceinstitute.ca Whether you are an organizational leader or an upcoming insurance professional, you will find v ...

  • Oil & Gas: From Exploration to Production to Insurance
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL As a broker, underwriter, or adjuster are you involved in Oilfield Risks? Do you ever wonder exactly what processes are involved in the oil industry in Alberta? Have you ever been confused by oilfield terminology? Are you confused by figuring out the insurance coverages? If so we’ve planned the perfect two day session for you with two topic sections: O&G-The Technical Side and O&G-The Insurance Side. O&G-THE TECHNICAL SIDE: We will first delve into th ...

  • Leading Insurance Coverage and Liability Cases
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL In the dynamic and evolving world of p&c insurance, it’s vital that you stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends. Join Mario Fiorino, Senior Council of the Insurance Bureau of Canada as he updates us on the most current and relevant information over the past year. You will navigate through the leading coverage and liability decisions of 2018-2018 dealing with the following issues: Coverage Interpretation under the Commercial General Liability Policy Co ...

  • Effective People Management
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT Management responsibilities are becoming more complex and managers require a variety of skills to be effective. This three day program has been designed to enable managers to develop new skills and enhance their management capabilities. Effective People Management is a three day program that uses online pre-work, engaging facilitation with contemporary video, and personalized objectives to create superior learning experience.Participants learn how to read the s ...

  • PROedge Seminar - Directors' & Officers' Liability
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | TECHNICAL Seminar Description: Corporate misfeasance both in the United States and Canada has resulted in significant legislative and judicial responses aimed squarely at the conduct of corporate directors and officers. This has highlighted the importance and need for directors’ and officers’ insurance and for understanding this seemingly complex area of regulation and liability. This course will provide an overview of the duties of directors and officers, the exposures f ...