Date and Time: June 23, 2016 1 p.m. EST - 2:15 p.m. EST
Live National Webinar
To coincide with the new report, Automated Vehicles:
Implications for the Insurance Industry in Canada, this webinar will
discuss the burning questions the insurance industry will face as liability
transitions from the human to the vehicle.
Join this webinar to get a more in-depth understanding of
the extensive changes automated vehicles will bring to road safety and the
Our presenters, subject matter experts in traffic safety and the insurance industry, will discuss the
important topics surrounding the following questions:
Question: What are the levels of
automation and how will it impact the insurance industry and the government?
Presenter: Mark Francis, Co-chair, national
committee on Automated Vehicles for the Canadian Council of Motor Transport
Question: Will traffic collisions, fatalities
and injuries fall significantly? And when?
Panelist: Robyn Robertson, President and CEO,
Traffic Injury Research Foundation
Question: What are the implications for the insurance industry?
And how will responsibility for traffic collisions be
Kovacs, author of the report on behalf of the Insurance
Below are the full bios for our group of panelists:
Mark Francis, Manager, Driver & Vehicle
Licensing at ICBC
In addition to Mark’s current role, in
which he oversees vehicle registration and licensing, and Driver Licensing
policy for the province of BC, Mark also co-chairs a national committee on
Automated Vehicles for the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators.
He is also a member of the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators
Automated Vehicles working group, which has the objective of developing best
practices for U.S. and Canadian jurisdictions in relation to the regulation and
management of automated vehicles. He is also currently serving as the Past
President of the Insurance Institute of BC.
Robyn Robertson, President and CEO,Traffic Injury
Robyn Robertson is the President and CEO of the Traffic
Injury Research Foundation, a charitable, independent, road safety research
institute. During her 16 years in the research field, Robyn has published more
than 100 reports and articles on a broad range of road safety issues with a
focus on policy and program development and evaluation. She has delivered
technical assistance for road safety programs in several countries and is the
author or TIRF’s knowledge translation model. Robyn is well-versed in
implementation strategies and operational practices across transportation,
criminal justice and health systems, and is a member of or serves on several
academic and professional Boards and committees.
Paul Kovacs , author
of the report on behalf of the Insurance Institute (ICLR & PACICC)
more than 35 years Paul Kovacs has been a popular commentator on insurance,
disaster safety and economic policy. He has written more than 200 publications
and articles and he is a passionate champion for insurance, disaster resilience
and adaptation to climate extremes. Paul has worked in private industry, the
public sector and academia. He is a contributing author to the Intergovernmental
Panel on Climate Change, the world's leading forum for the study of climate
issues. He is Co-Chair of the Infrastructure and Housing Working Group of
Canada’s Adaptation Platform. He is Co-Chair of the Science and Technology
Working Group of Canada’s Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction. Paul is also a
member of a number of Boards and Advisory Panels. He is a proud husband and
father, with a growing collection of bow ties.
Tuesday, June 21
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