Seminars

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  • At the Forefront Subscription
    Our At the Forefront series gives you the c-suite perspective on the most pressing issues facing our industry today. This year, we’re hosting bi-monthly talks with some of the industry’s most passionate and dynamic leaders. Join the discussion every month by becoming a regular subscriber to the series. As an ‘At the Forefront’ subscriber, here’s what you’ll get: Save money : Save up to 30% off the cost of an individual registration. Stay connected : As a subscriber, you'll stay engaged with what ...

  • Ethics for the Modern Broker - Member Bonus Webinar (EST)
    Brokers are trusted by both insurers and consumers, and rely on word of mouth for success. Having a reputation for being ethical is essential. In this one-hour webinar, you’ll learn how to identify and address ethical dilemmas, while earning your Ethics CE credit requirement. A reputation for being knowledgeable, professional and trustworthy is an invaluable asset in serving clients and building your book of business. The Broker Code of Conduct exists to detail and remind brokers of their duties ...

  • Diversity & Culture in the Workplace - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | PERSONAL Diversity in the workplace leads to a plethora of benefits – both from an internal and external perspective. However, that doesn’t mean implementing diversity initiatives at work isn’t without its unique set of challenges. Join us as we talk about understanding the importance of diversity and culture, learning to communicate with different cultures and how to diffuse cultural differences. All this skills can be used on your team and with clients! Seminar Leader : Me ...

  • Understanding Directors' & Officers' Liability - Webinar (EST)
    Understanding the duties and responsibilites of Officers and Directors is not always clear. The pandemic and post pandemic period will present unique challenges and potential liabilities for Officers and Directors.Today, under increased public scrutiny and in light of significant regulatory developments, corporate directors must fully grasp every aspect of their strategic, fiduciary and legal roles and brokers must ensure that they recommend appropriate coverage’s to their corporate clients. Whe ...

  • Ethics for the Modern Broker - Member Bonus Webinar (EST)
    Brokers are trusted by both insurers and consumers, and rely on word of mouth for success. Having a reputation for being ethical is essential. In this one-hour webinar, you’ll learn how to identify and address ethical dilemmas, while earning your Ethics CE credit requirement. A reputation for being knowledgeable, professional and trustworthy is an invaluable asset in serving clients and building your book of business. The Broker Code of Conduct exists to detail and remind brokers of their duties ...

  • Understanding Garage Auto Liability - Webinar (EST)
    Do you need some talking points to explain to your clients why they need a Garage Liability policy?  Are you unclear about where an Auto/Property and General Liability policy ends and a Garage Liability policy begins? This webinar is designed to give a quick refresher on Commercial Auto as well as how a Garage Liability interacts with other policies and how best to discuss it with your prospect or client. This multi-pronged policy is often considered confusing in terms of why it's needed and wha ...

  • Occupiers' Liability Update: Legislative Reform and Recent Case Law - Webinar (EST)
    In early 2021, Ontario enacted legislative changes to the Occupiers' Liability Act requiring plaintiffs to provide notice of an intention to commence a claim within 60 days of an accident arising from ice and snow. Join us for a presentation on these changes from a legal defence perspective. Natalie Kolos, Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and Christine Kucey, Associate, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP will review this legislative reform, along with some possible interpretations by the Courts, and ri ...

  • Virtual Escape Room (EST)
    Grab a drink and a device and escape the monotony of virtual work with a fun team building experience that blends collaboration, creativity and a dash of competition. Escape rooms are a popular game for people looking to use logic and puzzle-solving capabilities to "escape" from some "scary" situations. Usually played in person, you can now take on the challenge virtually wherever you are located! Compete against other Ontario industry personnel in a true ‘battle of the brains’. Register as a gr ...

  • Business Interruption Claims: A Canadian and International Key Jurisprudence Trends - Webinar (EST)
    Join us for a dynamic cross-jurisdictional perspective as to the state of COVID-19 business interruption jurisprudence in Canada and two common law jurisdictions: the United Kingdom and the United States. Edona Vila, Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, will be moderating this discussion with Amy Churan, Partner, Robins Kaplan and Julian Miller, Partner, DAC Beachcroft, covering international perspectives and Doug Smith, Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, covering updates on the Canadian landsca ...

  • At the Forefront: A Look Back and the View Forward for Facility Association - Webinar (EST)
    Most of us who have dealt within the auto insurance space, either as brokers, underwriters or claims personnel have heard of the Facility Association (FA) and its unofficial title as the ‘insurer as last resort’. But have you ever wondered why such an organization exists, and how they endure in the marketplace? In this session, President and CEO Saskia Matheson will offer a glimpse into the inner workings, challenges and opportunities within FA. She’ll be sharing more about how FA has changed ov ...

  • Developing the Leader Within - Module 1, 2 & 3 - Webinar (EST)
    Are you looking to develop your leadership skills? If so, this three-module program is for you. This program consists of 3 half-day modules as follows: MODULE 1 - Leadership Lid and Emotional Intelligence - October 13, 2021 | 12:30 - 4:15pm EST - MODULE 2 - Mindset, Core Values and Effective Communication - October 26, 2021 | 12:30 - 4:15pm EST MODULE 3 - Intentional Leadership, Coaching and Leading Through Change - November 3, 2021 | 12:30 - 4:15pm EST MODULE 1 - Leadership Lid and Emotional In ...

  • Virtual Reality: How the Online World is Shaping the Future of Liability - Webinar (EST)
    The large shift to and increase of online communication has resulted in a surge of actions by and against individuals, private corporations and government entities in recent years. It has also raised a number of interesting questions about the balance between the autonomy of posting online with the potential implications of doing so. Recently, the Ontario Superior Court recognized a new tort for online harassment and the Supreme Court offered its first insight into Ontario’s anti-SLAPP ("Strateg ...

  • Virtual Teaching & Presentation Techniques (4-day program) - Webinar (EST)
    Do you need to enhance your teaching and facilitation skills for virtual presentations? If so, this four-day certificate program is for you. (Course takes place 4 days: Nov 4, 12, 19 & 26, 2021) This instructional course will give you the resources needed to understand your audience, prepare your lessons and outcomes and be an overall better virtual trainer or instructor. This program is also used to develop instructors for the Insurance Institute CIP virtual class programs. Section 1: Intro ...

  • Understanding Bodily Injury (1.5 days) Webinar (EST)
    As a claims professional, you know the role of an adjuster has changed with regard to bodily injury claims. There is a greater focus on bodily injury claims management. To be successful, you want to boost your claims management skills and heighten your credibility. The Bodily Injury Seminar responds to an industry need for claims professionals to increase their bodily injury claims knowledge. If you are looking to enhance your or your staffs’ knowledge of how to handle Bodily Injury claims, this ...

  • IIO Uncorked: Virtual wine tasting (EST)
    By popular demand, our virtual wine tasting is back for a second time! Just like last time, registrants will be shipped 3 bottles of specially selected wine from local wineries right here in Niagara, Ontario. On the event day, we’ll open the bottles together via webinar. A Wine Expert will discuss the tasting notes, recommended stemware, wine origin and production in Niagara region, suggested food pairings, and how to make delicious cocktails with the selected wine. The event will include some c ...

  • Industry Trends & Predictions: 2022 - Webinar (EST)
    Join us virtually for our highly-anticipated Industry Trends & Predictions: 2022 , featuring respected p&c consultant Phil Cook. Phil will take a look back at significant events that have impacted our industry. In addition to his usual review of recent events impacting our industry and his analysis of developing trends for the immediate future, Phil will offer some personal observations on the most significant events that have shaped our industry over the last several years, and “crystal ...