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 ...

  • Understanding Canadian Cyber Risk – Selling the Product - Webinar (EST)
    With the significant increases in cybercrime activity over the last several months, insurance professionals must stay abreast of the ins and outs of cyber insurance and how it can protect the results of illicit cyber activity. The misconception that cyber liability is just for big companies is quickly translating into a threat that is real for all business owners and people around the globe. Join us for this engaging webinar, where we take a closer look at the rapidly increasing threat of cyberc ...

  • Maximizing Your Underwriting Potential - Webinar - (EST)
    If you want to learn how to outperform your competition and improve your time management and negotiation skills, this practical and interactive seminar is for you. Your company will benefit from your increased productivity and advanced risk selection which should lead to lower operating costs and more profitable underwriting results. Learn the tools and techniques that will immediately improve your underwriting results at work through this comprehensive seminar. Seminar materials, worksheets and ...

  • 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 May 7, 14, 21 & 28, 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: Introduction ...

  • Insurance coverage for virtual events - Webinar (EST)
    In the event planning business, the benefits of event insurance are clear and understood. But what about risks associated with virtual events, such as virtual AGMs, conferences or social events? In this special presentation, you’ll learn about how existing coverages could respond to losses associated with virtual events, as well as special coverages available. Led by Andrew Spencer, this session will cover: - Available policies for virtual and hybrid events, including: - Event cancellation insur ...

  • Mitigating sewer backup and basement flood claims - Webinar (EST)
    Water damage has become the most prevalent source of claims for personal property insurers in Canada. Water damage can be caused by anything from burst pipes, to faulty toilets, to leaky dishwashers and failed hot water tanks. However, damage to basements from heavy rainfall and sewer backup can be the most expensive type of damage, costing Canadian insurers hundreds of millions of dollars in recent years. In this valuable session Glenn McGillivray, Managing Director of the Institute for Catastr ...

  • At the Forefront: Exceptional Customer Experiences in a Virtual World - Webinar (EST)
    The world of service is changing around us. As selling and service touchpoints become increasingly more virtual, insurance professionals need to think about how to shift and adapt to this new reality while also balancing the need to provide a human connection in times of crisis. In this open and engaging talk, Erin Fischer, SVP Chief Claims and Regional Operations Officer - Canada , Wawanesa Insurance will share key behaviours that insurance professionals need to deliver exceptional customer exp ...

  • Insurance Claims Landscape 2021 Webinar (EST)
    WEBINAR | ENHANCING | TECHNICAL As the world transitions through the pandemic era, the insurance industry is adapting to new ways of doing business. From supporting customers remotely to altering notice provisions, insurers and insurance brokers are facing a new set of challenges. At the same time, there is rapidly increasing demand for software and artificial intelligence to keep up with an increasingly remote world. Even insurance litigation has had to modify its practices, with hearings remot ...

  • Class action litigation in the COVID era: one year update - Webinar (EST)
    The pandemic has been disrupting force across industries and around the world. A year ago, class action litigation was expected to be a preferred vehicle to advance claims related to personal injury, property and economic losses associated with the pandemic. In this webinar, lawyers Glenn Zakaib and Edona Vila, of Borden Ladner Gervais LL.P will provide an update on the current state of pandemic-related class actions. You’ll get an inside look at the current state of COVID-19 litigation in Canad ...

  • Cyber Liability: Exposures, Coverages and Emerging Trends - Webinar (EST)
    Canadians are embracing the use of cyberspace in every aspect of their lives – but are we adequately prepared to deal with the increasing risk of cyber-attacks? With both the frequency and severity of cyber-attacks increasing, the insurance industry needs to be poised to understand, recognize, and advise clients on the risks, potential impacts, and available coverages. Join us for this engaging seminar, where a closer look at privacy law, how its evolving, recent cases and emerging trends on cyb ...

  • Virtual Musical Bingo (EST)
    Reconnect, re-energize and have fun with your colleagues other industry attendees at our first-ever Name that Tune Bingo. It’s the classical game you know and love with a modern, musical twist. No dabber required! We’ll crank out some music, and you match up the title with the song names on your bingo card (feel free to sing along too!) Register as a group to generate some fun and spirited competition—you’ll each get your own bingo card to play along! In true bingo spirit, the winner will take h ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...