Flood Risk: How brokers can help their clients - Member Bonus Webinar
Date and Time: February 20, 2019 1 p.m. EST - 2 p.m. EST
In this one-hour webinar, you’ll learn simple ways to help
clients understand how climate change is increasing risk and simple ways to help
prevent a flood from occurring in their homes, all while earning a CE technical
Climate change is real. Catastrophic natural events are
occurring more frequently, and the associated damage and repair costs are also
increasing. Community and home development plans are being revised to take new
realities into account but there are still actions homeowners can take to
further reduce their risk.
- What can homeowners do
outside their homes to reduce risk of flood?
- What about inside their
- How can
we best prepare to prevent a flood and minimize damage?
will give you a brief introduction into the human influence on climate change
and extreme weather and simple ways to lower basement flood risk.
this session being able to:
- Describe the link between climate change, extreme weather
and human activity.
Explain impacts of extreme weather losses on the P&C industry and
individuals who are impacted by an event.
ways to reduce basement flood risks.
With this new knowledge you’ll be able to help clients reduce their
risk, provide effective insurance solutions and minimize losses for insurers
while developing your career and business.
Head, Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, University of Waterloo, where he is
also Associate Professor. The Intact
Centre is an incubator for research and knowledge mobilization, with an aim to
limit the negative impacts associated with climate change and extreme weather
events in Canada. The Intact Centre was made possible through the generosity of
Intact Financial Corporation.
Previous positions Blair has held include Vice President,
Sustainable Development, Bank of Montreal; Director, Sustainable Development,
OPG; Partner, Sustainable Investment Group/YMG Capital Management; and
President, Sustainable Systems Associates.
He is Chair, Federal Government of
Canada Expert Panel on Climate Adaptation and Resilience Results. He is also
Chair, Electricity Transmission and Distribution Adaptation Standard, Canadian
Standards Association; he serves on other flood mitigation Standards committees
for CSA. He is former Chair of Pollution Probe, and he was Chair/Founder of the
Sustainable Electricity Program, Canadian Electricity
- Prices below are for
- Link to webinar sessions will be sent out 24hr prior
to the sessions.
1 CE hour will be available. Attendance in tracked, only
those who remain logged in for the entire duration of the session will be
To ensure you are
able to get the most out of the webinar, it is
highly recommended that as a mininum, you have the following:
- Browser: Firefox or Internet Explorer
10 (or higher)
- Operating System: Windows 7
- Flash Player: 11.7 (or
- Connect Add-In: 11.2.369.0 (or higher)
- Built-in AUDIO on your
computer (USB headset or speakers)
- Wired high speed internet
If you have any
questions or for assistance with registration, please e-mail