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
Pat Van Bakel, BA, CIP
President & CEO - Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc.
Pat is a seasoned insurance industry professional with an impressive career that has resulted in a successful leadership journey and impressive business results. Over his 26 years of experience, Pat has developed strong business relationships and is a well-respected leader in the P&C industry.
Pat is a visionary leader focused on developing high performing teams and an engaged employee culture with a laser focus on delivering best in class customer experiences.
Pat is currently President and CEO of Crawford Canada and serves as Chairman of the Board for Origin and Cause; Canada's largest Forensic Engineering and Fire Investigation Consulting Firm specializing in cross-disciplinary forensic expertise. He is also elected to the Board of Governors of the Insurance Institute of Canada.
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.
10 a.m. Mimosa Reception and Industry Trade Show
11:30 a.m. Graduate Group Photo
1:15 p.m. Convocation Ceremony
BMO Centre - Palomino Room - Stampede Park
20 Roundup Way SE
Submit questions to IISAmail@insuranceinstitute.ca.
Thank you to our 2018 Event Sponsors:
AVIVA - Jazz Trio Sponsor
Claim Assist - Master of Ceremonies
Economical - Trade Show Refreshments
Intact - Photographer Sponsor
Peace Hills - Graduate Corsages
The Co-operators - Decore Sponsor
Wawanesa - Wine Sponsor
Here's the list of 2018 Trade Show participants:
• 24/7 Restoration
• April Canada
• Bow Valley College
• Career Connections
• Claim Assist Canada
• Collision Analysis
• FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada
• Field Law
• IRISS Risk
• Litwiniuk & Company
• MKA Canada
• Paul Davis
• Rogers Insurance
• Service Master Calgary
• The Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company
• The Network
• TJ Valley Adjusters
• WICC Alberta