Heritage Buildings: Complexities & Cost Impacts - Webinar (PT)

CIP Society Webinar

Insurance Institute of BC, BC [Map]
Date and Time: March 10, 2021 9:00 am - 11:15 am PT

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While more modern and newer structures can have replacement cost values created with standard software programs, heritage structure replacement costs are much more complex. This engaging session will help insurance professionals understand the ramifications of heritage status on replacement cost and repair values.


  • Define and identify different types of heritage sites
  • Determine the appropriate course of action when dealing with heritage buildings
  • Identify tips on how to predice heritage structure costs more accurately
  • Discuss a claims adjuster's challenges when dealing with heritage buildings
  • Explain a broker's challenges when insuring heritage buildings and setting limits
  • Examine the current practice for fixing sums insured on first party property policies and the challenges in upgrading this practice for heritage buildings


    Nicholas Charlton, PQS, AssocRICS, GSC, Director - J. S. Held
    Nicholas has been providing building science services for over 30 years across Canada and Europe for new construction and building restoration to a broad array of public and private sector clientele, including Fortune 500 companies. This experience includes exposure to a variety of building types, including Municipal, Industrial, Institutional, Commercial/Retail, Historical, Residential, Condominium, Long-term Care Facilities, Entertainment, and Recreation.

    Dale Hackett, FCIP, Team Leader - Energy, Property, Construction Legal entity (XL Specialty Insurance Company, XL Catlin) - AXA XL
    Dale is the Team Lead for AXA XL's Energy, Property and Construction claims group. His 37 years of claims experience on both the company level and as an independent adjuster include, manager of Property and Marine claims at ACE INA, and The Dominion of Canada General Ins. Co. (now Travelers), holding responsibilities for Claims Audit, Ombudsman, Manager of Canadian Indemnity run-off, as well as Manager of Casualty and Property Claims in their largest regional office.

    Andrew Hernandez, Vice President, Chartered Insurance Practitioner, ACII, FCIAA National Technical Lead-Claims - Aon Reed Stenhouse
    Andrew's role at Aon is advocating on behalf of clients primarily in the industrial, mining, power generation and construction industries. As a National Technical Specialist, he supports Aon Canada's claims team on losses under first party property, machinery breakdown and business interruption policies. Andrew has 37 years of experience in the industry primarily on the claim side and before moving to Aon's Toronto office, was BC regional manager and executive general adjuster at an international adjusting firm.

    John Fitzgerald, BComm, CIP, CFEI, General Adjuster - Global Technical Services - Crawford & Company
    John is a large and complex loss adjuster with the Crawford & Company Global Technical Services team and specializes in commercial property claims, including product liability, builder's risk, course of construction and wrap-up liability claims. He has also been involved in international and domestic catastrophe experiences, including a deployment to the Bahamas to handle losses following hurricane Irene. John is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator and currently handles large commercial and residential fire losses throughout BC.

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    Number of Continuing Education Credits:  2 Technical CE Credits
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    Registration Deadline Extended: Tuesday, March 9, 2021

    Fees - before tax . Insurance Institute membership required.

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    $75.24 IIBC Member
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