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.


Other seminars/webinars we're planning for 2020-2021:

Cannabis: Insurance & Risk Management Implications
Fundamentals of Employment Law
Jewelry Appraisals
Residential Risk Management
Industry Trends and Predictions


Upcoming seminars and webinars:

  • Emerging Issues in Cyber Risk - Webinar (ADT)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Cyber attacks are no longer something that happens somewhere else or to someone else. From Lifelabs and Desjardins to the City of Stratford, Toronto's Michael Garron Hospital and the government of Nunavut, there is a growing understanding that cyber attacks will be experienced by both private and public organizations even with the best protective efforts in place. Cyber insurance can play an essential part in how your clients manage these risks. Join our panel of e ...

  • Coaching Through Cultures - Webinar (ADT)
    Our business environments are changing rapidly and the needs of both organizations and management have changed irrevocably. In order to provide excellence in coaching we must integrate knowledge of cultural differences and corresponding organizational structures as they influence us in a multicultural work environment. Awareness of cultural differences can be the key that leads to success or failure in the multicultural business context, and mastering culturally relevant coaching skills may be a ...

  • Leading Insurance Coverage and Liability Cases - Webinar (ADT)
    * NEW DATE * * NOW AVAILABLE BY WEBINAR * THE CIP SOCIETY OF NOVA SCOTIA IS PLEASED TO PRESENT MARIO FIORINO OF IBC 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 Counsel 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 2019-2020 dealing with the followi ...

  • Advanced Automobile Forensics - Webinar (ADT)
    Now, more than ever, digital data such as cell phone use (text, calls, etc), GPS track logs, and various recorded vehicle events can shed light on an incident – particularly when you have a suspicious or tort claim on your hands. The most cutting edge forensic automotive technology can now give claims and legal professionals more information that historically was not recorded by EDR/black boxes or diagnostic trouble codes. Topics to be discussed: * Infotainment system downloads: the emerging tec ...

  • Wild about Watercraft Insurance - Webinar (ADT)
    Do you have clients and/or prospects who love the water and watersports like boating, sailing or cruising? Then don't miss this highly informative session on Watercraft Insurance! This interactive session touches on almost everything you need to know about Watercraft Insurance from a selling, underwriting and claims perspective. We will learn basic marine terminology, explore different types of watercraft and examine their uses. Once we know the basics we will delve into the policy wording of a ...

  • Understanding the CGL - Webinar (ADT)
    BUILDING | WEBINAR | TECHNICAL Are you new to commercial insurance, or interested in moving from personal lines to commercial lines? This seminar will take a practical introductory look at the commercial general liability policy, providing insight for the less experienced brokers, underwriters and adjusters working in commercial insurance. Participants will learn the foundations of a commercial general liability policy section by section including discussions on coverages and extension. This sem ...

  • Builder's Risk and Wrap Up Liability - Webinar (ADT)
    BUILDING | WEBINAR | TECHNICAL When building construction occurs as either ground-up new or renovation of an existing structure, there are many complex exposures and coverage options the underwriter, broker and risk manager must consider. They must also ensure the project is in compliance with the contract of the risk presented. In the event of a claim that arises during or after completion of a project, the adjuster must also be aware of available protections and clauses that may play a role in ...

  • Time Management Maximizing Outlook - Webinar (ADT)
    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 (ADT)
    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 ...