Convocation is a special time to honour the hard work and dedication of the Insurance Institute’s newest graduates of the Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP), Advanced Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP(Adv)), and Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) programs as well as recipients of the Risk Management certificate and the General Insurance Essentials (GIE) certificate. It is an opportunity for the insurance community to come together and commemorate the professionalism of the industry and its people.

41st Annual Convocation
You're invited to celebrate the graduation of our newest CIPs and FCIPs, and network with old and new colleagues at the Insurance Institute of Southern Alberta's 40th Annual Convocation & Awards Ceremony.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Guest Speakers:


10 a.m.      Mimosa Reception and Industry Trade Show
11:30 a.m.      Graduate Group Photo
Noon      Luncheon
1:15 p.m.        Convocation Ceremony

BMO Centre - Palomino Room - Stampede Park
20 Roundup Way SE
Calgary, AB


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Our 2017 40th Annual Convocation Re-Cap

Thank you to our 2017 Event Sponsors:

Arthur J. Gallagher - Trade Show Bag Sponsor 
AVIVA - Jazz Trio Sponsor
Bow Valley College - Master of Ceremonies
Intact - Photographer Sponsor
The Co-operators - Program Sponsor
TMD Adjusters - Flower Sponsor
Wawanesa - Wine Sponsor

300 guests first enjoyed the Mimosa Reception and Industry Trade Show to the smooth sound of the Jazz Trio, guests visited the booths and had the chance to enter a few prize draws, winners were announced during the luncheon. Here's the list of 2017 Trade Show participants:

 Bow Valley College
• Career Connections 
• ClaimsPro
• IRISS Risk
• Jensen Hughes
• MKA Canada
• Paul Davis
• Pinchin West
• Service Master Calgary
• Sharp Insurance
• Rogers Insurance
• The Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company
• The Network
• WICC Alberta

2017 Guest Speakers:

Lynn Oldfield, President & Chief Executive Officer AIG Insurance Company of Canada 
As President and Chief Executive Officer, Lynn Oldfield leads AIG Insurance Company of Canada in executing the company's vision to be its customers  most valued insurer. Lynn joined AIG in 1991as an underwriting manager and since that time she has held a variety of management positions encompassing underwriting, client and broker relationship management as well as sales and marketing before assuming the role of President in 2008.

Sue Deyell, Local Personality
Sue is known for her sense of humour and ability to charm a crowd. Sue is currently the Morning Traffic Announcer on 660 News, and hosts the Evening Show on KiSS 95.9 and is on the Board of Directors for Women Talk Canada.

72 graduates then took to the stage, each greeted with enthusiastic applause by the crowd when they received their framed certificates.