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Spring CIP classes have started, but you still have options
Distance learning: All CIP courses are always available via distance learning – providing you with the flexibility of independent study combined with tutorial support. Learn more.
Member Bonus: Complimentary for IIO Members!
Our Member Bonus Series webinars are open to all IIO members, no matter what chapter you belong to. They cover basic insurance topics you could benefit from clarification on, and offer 1 Technical RIBO hour (pending). Stay tuned for announcement of our program for 2017!
Symposium West Date Announcement - August 17
We're pleased to announce that the third annual Symposium West will be returning to Cambridge, Ontario on Thursday, August 17. Registration opens May 1 - save the date now, and register early to avoid disappointment. Learn more.
Membership: why do you need it?
As was mandated by those that formed the Institute, we rely on the support of members like you to be able to achieve the goals that have been set for us. And in return, we’re able to provide you—and the industry—with many benefits. Learn about the benefits.
Must-attend events and seminars
Risk Forum 2017 - June 7
As insurance professionals, it's vital that we are up-to-speed on local and global emerging risks, because it's not just about managing risks today--it's also about anticipating and preparing for future risks. Are you up-to-date on the latest in risk management? Go here for more info.
6th Annual Adventure Car Rally 2017 - June 8
We have prepared a different kind of networking event that will be a little unpredictable and a whole lot of fun while raising funds for the John E. Lowes Insurance Education Fund. Go here for more info.
Photos from recent events
We are now posting pictures from 2017 events, such as the Axe Tournament and Volleyball Tournament.
Check out more of our upcoming events and seminars.
Get your RIBO hours OnDemand
You know we provide local seminars to help you get your hours, but help is also here with CE OnDemand, a new catalogue of online continuing education courses designed by the Insurance Institute of Canada for brokers and agents. Take a one-hour CE OnDemand course from wherever you are, anytime during the day or night. There's also special introductory pricing. Learn more.
CIP student? Download the Institute's free mobile app!
Available through Google Play and the App Store, IIC Mobile Learning is a study tool that contains the Dictionary of Insurance, free practice questions for C11 students, and you can also access and edit your member profile and course records. And if you're a C11 or C13 student, additional practice exam questions are also available for in-app purchase. Discover how this app can help you with your study and professional needs.
Connecting you with the latest industry news
The CIP Society offers a wide range of free online resources for our members and the industry at large, including monthly Trends Papers on topics like Uber and the Internet of Things, as well as research reports on topics like Cyber Risks and Automated Vehicles. Visit our Trends Paper page for the full library of papers and our Insights and Research page for the full listing of research reports.
Follow us on Twitter!
For all the latest Chapter updates, check out @IIOSouthWest.
Did you know?
Living Outside of Canada?
Registration for virtual classes is available for International Students. Enrol in the course of your choice by contacting our member services team at 1-866-362-8585.
RIBO Hours Available
Did you know that students taking CIP courses in Ontario are eligible for 16 RIBO technical hours, except for C16 and C132, which are eligible for 20 management hours? Contact your local chapter for details. Continuing education credits from seminars will vary depending on the type and length of seminar. More information is available on each of the seminar information pages.
If your goal is to set yourself up for an exciting insurance career, the Insurance Institute is where you belong. Take your education and career to a whole new level. Membership with the Insurance Institute will give you the edge you need to succeed.