42nd Annual Convocation & Awards Ceremony - Insurance Institute of Southern Alberta

BMO Centre - Palomino Room - Stampede Park

20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary, AB [Map]
Date and Time: November 27, 2019 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Please join the Insurance Institute as we honour the prestigious achievement of this year's FCIP, ACIP, CIP Graduates, Risk Management and GIE recipients.

Mimosa Reception and Industry Trade Show - 10:00am

Enjoy a welcome Champagne and OJ and mix and mingle with this year's Graduates. Enter the great door prize draws and speak with the Industry Trade Show representatives from various companies and organizations.

NEW for 2019! All graduates will have the opportunity to have a proffessional head shot done during the event. Kick off your professional journey as a CIP with an updated profile image to use wherever you need.

Graduate Group Photo - 11:30am

Luncheon - 12:00pm

Let the smooth jazz sounds take you from your mimosa all the way through the luncheon.... enjoy a gourmet meal served with a delightful glass of wine to toast the Graduates.

Guest Speakers:

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. 

Graduate Ceremony - 1:00pm

Celebrate the culmination of many years of hard work and dedication as we congratulate each Graduate and Award Winner. Each Graduate and Award Winner will receive a photograph memento of receiving their certificate or award - each one will receive this keepsake a few days after the event.

Event Details

  1. Tickets - $90 (includes tax) per person, tables seat 8 or 10
  2. No paper tickets are issued
  3. Dress - business
  4. BMO Centre - Palomino Room, Stampede Grounds
  5. November 27, 2019, 10:00am to 3:00pm
  6. Pay parking available on the Stampede Grounds


Thank you to our 2019 event sponsors:

Aviva Canada - Jazz Trio Sponsor
The Co-operators - Decore Sponsor
Intact - Event Photography Sponsor
Peace Hills  - Graduate Corsage Sponsors
Wawanesa - Wine Sponsor