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 at every session 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 ...

  • Leading Insurance Coverage & Liability Cases (2021) - webinar (EST)
    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 Council 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 2020-2021 dealing with the following issues: Coverage Interpretation under the Commercial General Liability Policy Coverage Interpretation in persona ...

  • 2021 Scholarship Event: Featuring Douglas Porter, Chief Economist, BMO Financial - Webinar (EST)
    Since 1993, the John E. Lowes education fund has awarded scholarships to Ontario residents pursuing post-secondary education that includes the study of property and casualty insurance. Join us this fall as we recognize this year’s John E Lowes, Lloyd King and Toronto Insurance Council scholarship recipients. Attendees will enjoy a memorable scholarship presentation, followed by a keynote talk by Douglas Porter, Chief Economist of BMO Financial Group. Proceeds from this event will support future ...

  • 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 ...

  • At the Forefront: From the ground up: Lessons from building an insurer from scratch - Webinar (EST)
    Building an insurance company from scratch in Canada might seem like an insurmountable task, but Mike George, CEO, Tokio Marine Canada has spent his 30-year career doing just that. In his first-ever At the Forefront event, Mike share his thoughts and ideas on strategies and techniques that helped him start, grow and lead successful companies.   He’ll touch on universal topics like: - Building a strong corporate culture of excellence - Acquiring and leading the ideal team - BHAGs - Big Hairy Auda ...

  • 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 ...

  • Applications of Enhanced Care Coverages & Accident Benefits - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | ENHANCING | TECHNICAL Gain a deeper understanding of ICBC's new Enhanced Care model introduced on May 1, 2021. The session will provide a thorough review and application of the Basic Vehicle Damage Coverage and other coverages. The Enhanced Accident Benefits will be discussed in-depth, including when they are accessible to British Columbians injured in an automobile crash. Please note that a basic understanding of the Enhanced Care changes is required. This webinar can be useful for th ...

  • Employee Satisfaction Interrupted - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | MANAGEMENT Employee Satisfaction Interrupted: Assessing the Pillars of Recruitment, Engagement, Retention While the ‘war for talent’ is not new to the insurance industry, the myriad impacts of the pandemic now include: a workforce entirely at home, 100% in the office, or some combination of both, with staff experiencing various levels of comfort and satisfaction; a ‘virtual’ work environment that has removed geographical barriers like never before, resulting in employers act ...

  • Global Change, Catastrophic Loss and the Insurance Professional - Webinar (EST)
    Climate change and catastrophic loss affect every nation on the globe. Whether at a micro or macro level, understanding the affects of these natural events is critical to all professionals in the industry. Join the Insurance Institute for an informative and engaging session that will give you up-to-date knowledge on how the industry is responding. It will provide an overview of recent meteorological events, an exploration of the relationship between human activities and recent catastrophic event ...

  • Crime & Fidelity Insurance - Webinar (EST)
    Workplace crime can be disruptive to daily operations and can have devastating impact on a company and its bottom line. It's crucial to help your clients protect their businesses from the threat of crime by employees and outsiders. In this webinar, you'll take a good look at all crime and fidelity coverages including: employee theft or forgery/alteration, theft, robbery and burglary (inside premises), theft and robbery (outside the premises), Fraudulent money orders and counterfeiting, and the 3 ...

  • Property damage claims: new practices and innovations - Webinar (EST)
    COVID-19 has been a significant driver for technological change in property damage claims. When adjusters and claims professionals were forced to work from home, they turned to technology to collect information about claims and speak with insureds. In this one-hour session, consultants from J.S. Held will guide you on the latest technology trends and innovations in claims from around the globe. Presenters will touch on topics like: Ways the industry is adapting to current challenges How technolo ...

  • 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 ...

  • Condominium Insurance - Webinar (EST)
    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. Condo sales aren’t showing signs of slowing down soon and a condo is often the first time homebuyer’s step into the real estate market. Helping customers identify their needs and ensure proper coverage will go ...

  • Virtual Survey Says: Fast-paced team building event (EST)
    Have you dreamt of being selected to participate in a game show? Do you catch yourself shouting answers at the TV? Would you definitely win if you were playing? If so, grab a drink, your quick wit and join our first-ever Virtual Survey Says, where teams will compete to answer a wide variety of questions. The team with the top answer on the board wins! Enjoy some laughs, collaboration, and competitive fun with your team. Register as a group or individually for this exciting event! Suggested team ...

  • Finance for the non-financial professional - webinar (EST)
    Being able to read and interpret a company’s financial statements is an essential skill for any insurance professional, particularly those working in the commercial insurance space. Whether you’re looking to dip your toes into financial statements for the first time, or you’re just looking to brush up your understanding of current practices, this session is for you. Facilitator Melanie Needham, FCIP, CRM will cover the basics of reading and understanding financial statements, including, but not ...

  • Insuring Life Leases - Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Life lease housing is a relatively new yet rapidly growing form of tenure in Canada. Do you know how to insure a new life lease purchase? It is widely misunderstood by both the purchaser and the insurance industry. This seminar will give you a basic understanding of life lease terminology, process of development, ownership issues, as well as how the industry is responding with respect to coverage. Brokers: Learn what questions to ask to understand your customer’s e ...

  • 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: Feb 4, 11, 18, 25, 2022) 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: Introducti ...

  • Cutting through the myths of forest fires in Canada - Webinar (EST)
    From an early age, we have been taught that fire is bad. Nothing good comes from fire, or so we are told, including fire in the wildlands. But when we speak of Canada’s boreal forest, nothing could be farther from the truth. Without fire, we wouldn’t have the boreal ecosystem or, perhaps, any ecosystems at all. We need fire on the landscape, so we must, therefore, learn to coexist with fire. Join Glenn McGillivray, Managing Director of the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) and Adj ...