Seminars

The Insurance Institute of British Columbia offers numerous educational and professional development seminars and training sessions to meet the needs of insurance professionals.  Delivered in a variety of formats and in various locations. Most of our seminars provide CE credits for the broker and adjuster licences.  Bookmark this page and visit often to keep informed of upcoming opportunities.  We welcome you contact us if you have a topic to suggest.

  • Upcoming Seminars for Fall 2018
    Be informed and educated on topics of interest in the insurance industry. The Insurance Institute of BC offers seminars for Insurance Institute members and insurance industry professionals. Registration of these seminars are opening soon! Register early to secure your spot as space is limited for selected seminars. Group rates are available, please contact Winnie Hon at whon@insuranceinstitute.ca for details. NEW! Corporate Rate for corporate groups of 8 or more (membership is additional for non ...

  • A Changing Workforce: Impact of Technology & Demographics on the P&C Insurance Industry in Canada
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT Two key factors are impacting Canada’s P&C insurance industry: demographic change and technological-driven change Over the next decade, the insurance industry will be redefined by the emergence of innovations in telematics, artificial intelligence, and other digital technologies. At the same time, demographic factors, including retirement trends and a diversifying workforce, are shaping the industry of tomorrow. What are the impacts and how can the industry ...

  • Hoarding Awareness: Dealing with the Complex Issue of Obsessive Compulsive Hoarding Disorder!
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Since the development of Building and Fire Codes in Canada, the risks associated with fatal fires have significantly reduced. However, one of the most serious outliers in terms of fire fatalities, loss, and injury is the emergence of the disorder known as Hoarding. Hoarding isn’t new but it is a causal link in many preventable high loss/fatal fires. An estimated 3-6% of the population suffers from the disorder known as Obsessive Compulsive Hoarding. Although Hoar ...

  • Class Action Lawsuits
    Location Change to: Insurance Institute of BC 8am Check-in | 8 - 9am Hot Breakfast Buffet | 9 - 11am Seminar CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Class-action lawsuits are generally complicated as they are costly to initiate, involve a large number of plaintiffs, and are time intensive. What does that mean for the insurance industry? Our legal experts will provide insight on how both insurers and claims professionals can manage the challenges experienced with these types of lawsuits. Brokers can gai ...

  • Introduction to Business Interruption Insurance (Kelowna)
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL Do the words Business Interruption Insurance cause you to shiver? This important type of insurance can be perceived as highly technical requiring years of study and many questions tend to be left unanswered. Through the use of simple numerical examples, this seminar will provide you the tools and confidence you need to understand the concepts and methodology relating to a business interruption loss. SEMINAR OBJECTIVES Understand business income, profits, earnings ...

  • Top Cases in P&C Insurance (Victoria)
    CLASSROOM | TRENDS | TECHNICAL Stay up-to-date with current legal decisions and industry developments within P&C insurance. Join our legal expert as they review key cases and other developments that have occurred over the past year that impact you. This seminar will benefit all insurance professionals, including claims adjusters, third party administrators, brokers, and underwriters. SEMINAR OBJECTIVES Understand the latest legal developments in P&C insurance Discuss new cases and update ...

  • Top Cases in P&C Insurance (Vancouver)
    CLASSROOM | TRENDS | TECHNICAL Stay up-to-date with current legal decisions and industry developments within P&C insurance. Join our legal expert as they review key cases and other developments that have occurred over the past year that impact you. This seminar will benefit all insurance professionals, including claims adjusters, third party administrators, brokers, and underwriters. SEMINAR OBJECTIVES Understand the latest legal developments in P&C insurance Discuss new cases and update ...