Alberta Auto DCPD for Adjusters - Member Bonus Webinar (PST)


Insurance Institute of BC, BC [Map]
Date and Time: December 07, 2021 8:30am - 11:00 am PST


Audience: Adjusters

Learning Outcomes

This session will provide background and specific details on the Direct Compensation for Property Damage (DCPD) changes that will impact Alberta automobile policies. This mandatory coverage will form a part of the auto policy as of January 1, 2022. We will review the legislative changes, fault determination collision scenarios in detail and discuss a few other factors that will influence automobile policies.

Session Outline

• Overview and basics of DCPD 
• Applicable legislation
   - Insurance Act - Section 585.1
   - DCPD Regulations
   - SPF 1 
   - SEF's, Certificates & Application
• Benefits of DCPD 
• Deductibles & how they apply
• DCPD fault determination collision scenarios
   - Details on the specific collision scenarios
   - Explain each applicable scenario
• Subrogation & permitted indemnifications situations
• Trailers
   - When DCPD applies to trailers & types of trailer
• Other applicable changes
   - Exclusions relating to impaired driving
   - Loss of use by theft changes
• Q&A

Webinar Presenter

Rob de Pruis, FCIP(Hons.), CRM, CPPA, ACC(Ins.), ACS, WRT, FSRT

With over 25 years in the insurance industry, Rob has held various senior management roles in claims and risk management at some of Canada’s leading insurance companies. Rob joined IBC in May 2016 as the Insurance Industry Claims Liaison, serving as the primary claims contact for the property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry in the aftermath of the Fort McMurray wildfires. In this role, Rob was instrumental in communicating insurance information to those affected by the disaster.

In his current role as Director, Consumer and Industry Relations, Rob directs the activities of IBC’s Consumer Information Centre for the Western and Pacific regions. He liaises with IBC’s member companies and consumers to negotiate solutions on issues that affect both parties and provides insurance insight to consumers. Rob also facilitates collaboration between the P&C insurance industry and relevant stakeholders on special projects and initiatives.

Rob is passionate about lifelong learning and holds numerous professional insurance industry designations. Rob has also served as a guest lecturer at the Insurance Institute of Canada and MacEwan University.

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Number of Continuing Education Credits: 2.5 Technical CE Credit (BC)
Please be aware that tardy log-in or early log-out to/from the webinar will preclude IIBC from issuing a CE certificate for this education session.
* If you require CE credits for licensing renewal requirements in provinces other than BC, please check with you provincial licensing regulator for validity.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Fees: This webinar is complimentary for current Insurance Institute members .  +$85 membership for new members or membership renewals.

Cancellation Policy:   Participant substitutions accepted up to 24 hours prior to webinar (substitute must be current member). IIBC reserves the right to cancel the webinar due to unforeseen circumstances.

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Insurance Institute of BC
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