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

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Upcoming seminars and webinars:

  • FREE - Choose Your Licensing Education Path (IINS)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Choose Your Licensing Education Path Not sure how to go about getting your General License? This session will help you to determine which is the best path for you. In this session, you will learn about different paths to become licensed in Various Provinces for General Level 1, 2 & 3. With recent changes to the CIP Equivalencies that were announced by AIC in October 2019, there have been updates in the required courses which we will review during this session. Ellipsis

  • Behind the Scenes of a Fire Forensic Investigation: From Loss to Litigation Webinar (IINS)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Every fire claim comes with variables and uncertainties, understanding a forensic investigation is no different. The requirements and the challenges faced by claims staff can either aid an investigation by laying the proper groundwork to increase the probability of a successful file or result in disaster from the very beginning. WEBINAR OBJECTIVES • Understand the process of a forensic investigation • Discuss the requirements for a successful file from a forensic a Ellipsis

  • Climate patterns & extreme weather- Webinar (IINS)
    This is the registration page for IINS members. Please register with your local Institute office for : IINB , IINL , IIPE , Across Canada, natural catastrophes (excluding fire) have cost $33 billion in insured damages since 1998. In 2022 severe weather in Atlantic Canada alone resulted in $865 million in insured damages. The trend is clear: Canada is experiencing more and bigger floods, wildfires and other natural – all influenced by climate change – costing billions of dollars in property damag Ellipsis

  • Free - Educational Planning for Insurance Professionals (IINS)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL In this seminar, p articipants explore the various insurance professional education resources and programs available . L earn how they complement each other, and discover effective planning strategies that enhance their continuing professional development. Participants improve their understanding of the various learning programs available and learn how to effectively map their education direction. Programs discussed will include: Chartered Insurance Professional (C Ellipsis

  • Advanced Investigating/Statement Taking- Webinar (IINS)
    ADVANCED INVESTIGATING/STATEMENT TAKING This is the registration page for IINS members. Please register with your local Institute office for : IIPE , IINB , IINL , IISK WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Investigative Interviewing and Statement Taking  (2.0 hours) Wonder what are the stages of an Advanced investigative interview or statement taking? Would you like to learn how to properly prepare and what approach should be taken in conducting it? Are you a telephone adjuster, field adjuster, examin Ellipsis

  • Jump Start 4 day program -Atlantic
    This is the registration page for IINS members. Please register with your local Institute office: IINB , IINL , IIPE WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Jump Start your Insurance Career! Jump Start program is a popular, multi-day program designed to launch the careers of newly licensed agent/brokers and new underwriters with the technical knowledge and professional hands-on skills required for them to be successful in their new roles. Who the course will benefit: New agents & brokers Those trying Ellipsis

  • Inflation, Rates & Turbulence - How do we navigate 2023? (IINS)
    This is the registration page for IINS members. Please register with your local Institute office for IISK IISA IINL WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Together we're watching property risk evolve rapidly for Canada's insurance market. Inflation and recession present a dual economic threat, made worse by geopolitical turmoil. Meanwhile, extreme climate events are accelerating in Canada and across the world. These changes make it more urgent, yet harder, to maintain insurance-to-value across property Ellipsis

  • Farm Insurance Whole Series (Part 1-4) IINS
    This is the registration page for IINS members. Please register with your local Institute office: IINL , IIMB , IINB , IISK , IIO-Southwestern , IIO-Conestoga . The CE Credits Hours are only valid in Manitoba. Canadian farms are unique entities requiring a combination of homeowners, commercial property and commercial liability coverage. To equip yourself with more farm insurance knowledge, you won't want to miss our 4-part Farm Insurance Series Webinar Speakers Ken Worsley, CIP, CRM, FPT Chief O Ellipsis

  • Slip, trip, and fall claims- Webinar (IINS)
    This is the registration page for IINS . Please register with your local Insitute : IINB , IIPE , IINL , IISK Slip, Trip and Fall Falls are the second leading cause of accidental death. This webinar takes a look at how we answer questions like: -Does the building meet the building code? -Is the floor surface too slippery? -Did the environment contribute to the fall? Finding the answer to these questions allows attendees to identify the potential variables that are or are not relevant to a person Ellipsis

  • Smaller and Tougher: D&O Claims in Strata & Not-for-Profits Webinar (IINS)
    This is the registration page for IINS members. Please register with your local Institute office: IISK , IIBC WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL How do good intentions wind up in court? Hear about current and emerging major challenges for non-profit and strata governance. Learn what does and doesn't matter in D&O claims, and how to better navigate towards successful outcomes. Webinar Objectives • Identify key issues in non-profit and strata governance; • Explain the scope of personal liability Ellipsis

  • Disaster Site Safety - Webinar (IINS)
    This is the registration page for IINS . Please register with your local Insitute: IINB , IIPE , IINL We understand the importance of speed and response in the aftermath of a catastrophe. It is also important to know your resources and have experience on hor to handle disaster site safety. Join us on May 9th to learn more on: • 1st & 2nd Responder Duties • Disaster Site Classification • Identifying Safety Hazards • Mitigating Injury Risk • Protective Equipment Overview • Psychology of Disast Ellipsis

  • Atlantic Symposium 2023
    Atlantic Symposium 2023! Join us at the Harbourfront Marriott on May 18 for a full day of thought-provoking and engaging seminar sessions to energize you and your team. OUR PRESENTING SPONSORS: Stewart McKelvey | AON | Crawford General Registration - $165 plus HST For groups of 5 or more contact or call us at 902-433-0070 *Only 150 Seats Available Join us after Symposium for the return of our annual . Spring Networking Fling ! Register or find more information on S Ellipsis

  • Condominium Insurance- June 7/23 (IINS)
    Condominium Insurance Technical Condo insurance is an often misunderstood product. Misconceptions are common and many stem from confusion about coverage provided by the Condo Corporation's insurance vs. the unit owner's condo insurance. Whether you're a Broker, Underwriter or Adjuster, learn about this in-demand product. Webinar Leader : Melanie Needham, FCIP,CRM President MRD Training & Consulting Inc. If you need any assistance registering please contact : Jessica Hache, Education Administ Ellipsis

  • Underlying Risks of Solar Panels- June/19/23 IINS
    This is the registration page for IINS, please register with your local Insitute: IINB , IINL , IIPE Underlying Risks of Solar Panels Through the years we are more engaged in protecting the environment by "going green" Did you know that the number of solar panels on roofs has been increasing by 50% every year since 2010? This webinar aims to help you learn more on how to scrutinize the risks of roof-mounted and ground-mounted solar panels. A forensic review of several cases has revealed that all Ellipsis

  • Water Water Water- June 27/23 (IINS)
    Water Water Water! This interactive session teaches you almost everything you need to know about water! We will learn basic terminology around water, floods and coverage. O nce we know the basics we will dive into the policy wording of a homeowners policy, Sewer Back-Up and Overland Water and Flood. Once we are done you will be so comfortable with the peril of water and be able to confidently explain why each coverage is required, what is covered and excluded and how to ensure your client unders Ellipsis