Upcoming Seminars

  • AI and Big Data: Implications for the Insurance Industry in Canada CIP Society Webinar
    WEBINAR | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT/LEADERSHIP This March, the Institute launched a new research report,  AI and Big Data: Implications for the Insurance Industry in Canada. The report provides an important analysis of the challenges and the opportunities presented by machine learning, artificial intelligence and big data analytics. The report puts forward fresh ideas and approaches to leverage digital transformation to address the changing needs of Canadian consumers and make insurance better. Joi ...

  • Appraisals: Dispute Resolution for Property Claims Webinar (PT)
    WEBINAR | ENHANCING | TECHNICAL See how appraisal/alternative dispute resolution (ADR) works in action! Multiple mock Appraisal Tribunals will be used to demonstrate how this alternative dispute method can provide a less expensive but more efficient and accessible way to resolve issues. WEBINAR OBJECTIVES Review the appraisal/alternative dispute resolution process Determine the effective use and selection of appraisers and the umpire Identify the difference between how an umpire acts versus a ju ...

  • Coping with Burnout- Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | MANAGEMENT There’s no denying the pandemic has upended our personal and professional lives, creating challenges that are stressful and often times difficult to deal with. While much of this stress cannot be avoided, it can be dealt with in a healthy and productive manner. In this engaging webinar, facilitator Melanie Needham, FCIP, CRM will share strategies and techniques to help you manage and deal with stress. You’ll learn about: Warning signs and symptoms of stress Common ...

  • Effective People Management - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | 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 sty ...

  • Insurance coverage for virtual events - Webinar (EST)
    In the event planning business, the benefits of event insurance are clear and understood. But what about risks associated with virtual events, such as virtual AGMs, conferences or social events? In this special presentation, you’ll learn about how existing coverages could respond to losses associated with virtual events, as well as special coverages available. Led by Andrew Spencer, this session will cover: - Available policies for virtual and hybrid events, including: - Event cancellation insur ...

  • Mitigating sewer backup and basement flood claims - Webinar (EST)
    Water damage has become the most prevalent source of claims for personal property insurers in Canada. Water damage can be caused by anything from burst pipes, to faulty toilets, to leaky dishwashers and failed hot water tanks. However, damage to basements from heavy rainfall and sewer backup can be the most expensive type of damage, costing Canadian insurers hundreds of millions of dollars in recent years. In this valuable session Glenn McGillivray, Managing Director of the Institute for Catastr ...

  • Finance for the non-financial professional - Webinar (EST)
    This 3-hr session is addressed to all positions in the insurance industry. Webinar leader Melanie Needham will cover the basics of reading and understanding financial statements, including, but not limited to, the main four financials: - Income Statement - Balance Sheet - Cash Flow Statement - Statement of Changes in Shareholder Equity These items will be covered and explained in the context of insurance and how they’re used in underwriting the risk. This webinar will include review of worksheet ...

  • Class action litigation in the COVID era: one year update - Webinar (EST)
    The pandemic has been disrupting force across industries and around the world. A year ago, class action litigation was expected to be a preferred vehicle to advance claims related to personal injury, property and economic losses associated with the pandemic. In this webinar, lawyers Glenn Zakaib and Edona Vila, of Borden Ladner Gervais LL.P will provide an update on the current state of pandemic-related class actions. You’ll get an inside look at the current state of COVID-19 litigation in Canad ...

  • Cyber Liability: Exposures, Coverages and Emerging Trends - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | ENHANCING | TECHNICAL Canadians are embracing the use of cyberspace in every aspect of their lives – but are we adequately prepared to deal with the increasing risk of cyber-attacks? With both the frequency and severity of cyber-attacks increasing, the insurance industry needs to be poised to understand, recognize, and advise clients on the risks, potential impacts, and available coverages. Join us for this engaging seminar, where a closer look at privacy law, how its evolving, recent ...

  • Cyber Liability: Exposures, Coverages and Emerging Trends - Webinar (EST)
    Canadians are embracing the use of cyberspace in every aspect of their lives – but are we adequately prepared to deal with the increasing risk of cyber-attacks? With both the frequency and severity of cyber-attacks increasing, the insurance industry needs to be poised to understand, recognize, and advise clients on the risks, potential impacts, and available coverages. Join us for this engaging seminar, where a closer look at privacy law, how its evolving, recent cases and emerging trends on cyb ...