WEBINAR | ENHANCING | MANAGEMENT
Two key factors are impacting
Canada’s P&C insurance industry:
Demographic change and
What are the impacts and how can
the industry better prepare to tackle new challenges?
This fall, the Insurance Institute is
publishing two new important reports:
1. Demographics of the P&C Insurance Industry in
2. A Changing Workforce: Implications of
Technological Disruption for the Insurance Industry in Canada
Join us for the official report launch
on this national webinar, hosted by Margaret Parent, Director,
Professionals' Division and Lead on the Institute's Demographic Research, as
well as Michael Burt, Executive Director, Industrial
Economic Trends, Conference Board of Canada. This webinar will set the stage for
the two reports, and answer questions related to the WHY
and HOW of the research: WHY the Institute
embarked on this important research, and HOW the
research was conducted (identifying the steps in the research process). The
webinar will also provide high-level insights and implications of the research
for the insurance industry in Canada.
**This webinar is recommended as an introduction to the research for all
industry professionals interested in attending local events during the Institute's Multi-City
Tour later this fall.
** Please note that this webinar is
free and open to all, including non-members.
More information about the research is available at www.insuranceinstitute.ca/research
Michael Burt , Director, Industrial Economic
Trends, Conference Board of Canada
In his role with the Conference
Board of Canada, as Director, Industrial Economic Trends group, Michael Burt is
responsible for overseeing the maintenance and production of regular forecasts
for more than 40 different sectors of the Canadian economy. He is also the
project manager for the consulting work that the group completes. Michael
conducts research on a variety of topics related to industrial performance and
has completed many studies examining the impact of socio-economic variables on
the performance of the private sector. Michael is also a spokesperson for the
Conference Board and does presentations on the industrial forecasts to clients
and the public and is often cited in the media.
Michael joined The Conference
Board of Canada in 2004 as the industrial forecasting product was being
developed. As a result, he was deeply involved in the creation of the industry
models and laying the groundwork for how the analysis would be conducted. Prior
to that, Michael worked in the industry forecasting group at Moody's Analytics,
an economic consulting firm in the United States. He has nearly twenty years of
experience conducting industry forecasting and analysis, a Master's degree in
economics from the University of Toronto, and has also completed the Chartered
Financial Analyst program.
Director, Professionals’ Division, Insurance Institute of Canada
Margaret is responsible for the
Institute’s graduate community nationally (CIP Society), for the Institute’s
Research Division, and for promoting careers in the insurance industry through
the Institute’s Career Connections and mycareer career mapping programs. In her
12+ years with the Institute, Margaret has overseen the Institute’s Demographic
Analysis of the P&C insurance industry’s workforce in Canada in 2007, 2012,
and in 2017/18 (study currently in progress). Margaret also directs the
Institute’s Emerging Issues Research Series, publishing insightful research
reports on the issues impacting the P&C insurance industry in Canada.
Previous topics have included cyber risks (2015), automated vehicles (2016), and
sharing economy (2017).
Who should attend
Insurance professionals in various stages of their
career, who are interested in gaining personal insight into how roles and skills
in the industry are changing.
Human resources professionals, who are concerned
about their talent management strategies.
Business owners and managers, who are interested in a
big picture perspective of where the industry is today, and where it is going in
the near future.
who are making important decisions about technology
September 18, 2018
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