Karen MacWilliam | Both Seminars

Insurance Institute of NS

250 Baker Drive, Suite 220, Dartmouth, NS, B2W 6L4 Map
Date and Time: September 10, 2018 9 a.m - 4 p.m.


These seminars are not available by webinar.



This seminar will focus on the nature of cyber risks, how coverage responds and some of the risk management techniques that insurance professionals need to consider.  It will provide an overview of various coverage forms currently offered.

Facilitator Karen MacWilliams will also discuss Canada's Anti-spam legislation and interrelated privacy legislation as it related to risks and insurance coverage.

This session is best for brokers, underwriters, claims professionals and risk managers with a focus on commercial lines.


AFTERNOON:  1 - 4 P.M.


In this seminar, you will focus on an action plan for charting your course in making the transition from personal lines to commercial lines.  The areas you will explore include: application forms and information gathering, dealing with underwriters, client communication, market and economic forces impacting commercial insurance, plus an overview of how various coverages fit together.  You will also learn how to develop a plan for acquiring technical skills in a logical and user friendly sequence to make the transition as smooth as possible.


Karen MacWilliam, BA, FIIC, CRM - Consultant

Karen is an author, self-employed consultant, and executive, specializing in risk management and insurance analysis. She has worked in the insurance and risk management fields since 1986, and has operated a successful consultancy since 1997 with operations in Western and Atlantic Canada. She has lectured at Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre, Vancouver; University of Northern British Colombia, Prince George; and currently teaches risk management at Dalhousie University in Halifax. Ms. MacWilliam is also the author of several articles and books including reference texts for the Canadian Risk Management (CRM) designation program.

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Cyber Risks and Anti-Spam Legislation: 9 a.m. - noon
Lunch: noon - 1 p.m.

Making the Transition from Personal Lines to Commercial Lines: 1 - 4 p.m.

CE Hours:
Alberta #49056 & #49057 - 3 General & Adjuster each
Manitoba #30804 & #30805 - 3 General & Adjuster each
British Columbia - 3 Technical each
Saskatchewan - 3 General & Adjuster each

Cancellations: Sorry, no refunds issued. Substitution of another person is acceptable - please notify us of any changes.  IINS reserves the right to cancel this seminar due to unforeseen extenuating circumstances - in such an event, all fees will be refunded.

The price of this seminar includes snacks, refreshments, and a light lunch.