The Insurance Institute of Nova Scotia offers a variety of seminar topics for members and insurance professionals. Most of our seminars are also available via webinar and provide CE credits for Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.

If you have seminar topics you are interested in, please email your suggestions to

The Insurance Institute is following the advice of Public Health authorities. Where applicable, we are investigating moving in-person seminars to a webinar format. Updates will be posted as they become available.


We're also working on the following topics for 2020-2021:

COVID: How it Will Impact the P&C Industry
Fundamentals of Employment Law
Jewelry Appraisals
Residential Risk Management
Industry Trends and Predictions


Upcoming seminars and webinars:

  • Dealing with the Impact of COVID-19 at Work - Webinar
    Is your organization prepared to meet changing needs and the impact after COVID-19? If you have concerns about the future of our industry, join us for an interactive session to discuss how to deal with the impact of COVID-19 in the workplace. COVID-19 has impacted everything we do, and dramatically changed the way we do work. In this session we will look at the following: * Managing staff in the COVID-19 workplace * Managing our own workload * Communicating with customers, co-workers and staff w ...

  • Time Management Maximizing Outlook - Webinar
    Maximize results! Enhance productivity and performance! Improve workflow and reduce stress! Time Management is a method of applying more efficient practices in regards to how we manage our work, particularly through the most effective use of our time. This is accomplished through skills and techniques applied in combination with the appropriate tools. Through Time Management training we learn how to be more organized, to prioritize our work in order to get more of the important things done, to m ...

  • Dealing With the Strong Personality - Webinar
    There are a number of people in the workplace who have a strong or forceful personality. This forcefulness can be problematic. These individuals can be a great asset to any team as they tend to be very decisive and typically they are very hard workers. But in some cases, the strong personality can also cause friction with co-workers and can create negative morale and motivation in the workplace. Many people find this personality type intimidating, and in some cases, they can be difficult to deal ...

  • The Auto Industry - Webinar
    This webinar is for anyone who wants a better understanding of the auto industry as a whole. We cover the basics of the industry from how premiums are dervived, issues in the auto industry, trends like ride sharing and automated vehicles and an in depth review of every province and their auto coverage. Seminar Leader: Melanie Needham, FCIP, CRM President, MRD Training & Consulting Inc. Please register no later than December 3 2 CE Credits available for: RIBO Alberta Saskatchewan Manitoba Bri ...

  • Train the Trainer - Webinar
    Train the Trainer Skills for the professional is addressed to supervisory and management positions in the insurance industry. We will cover all aspects of facilitation, including but not limited to facilitator awareness, creating a plan for facilitation, creating a productive and positive environment and dealing with difficult participants. This great webinar is for all professionals in a mentoring position. Not to be missed! Two Part Session: 1 - 4 p.m. Atlantic Part 1 - January 28, 2021 Part 2 ...