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The Insurance Institute of Nova Scotia offers a variety of seminar topics for members and insurance professionals. Most of our seminars are also available via webinar and provide CE credits for Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.

If you have seminar topics you are interested in, please email your suggestions to


The Insurance Institute is following the advice of Public Health authorities. Until further notice we have moved in-person seminars to a webinar format.


We're also working on the following topics for 2020-2021:

COVID: How it Will Impact the P&C Industry
Fundamentals of Employment Law
Jewelry Appraisals
Residential Risk Management
Industry Trends and Predictions


Upcoming seminars and webinars:

  • How the Insurance Industry Can Help With Fire Safety - Webinar
    If you wonder how to reduce the safety risks for occupants and fire fighters, not to mention the dollar value lost each year due to the fire, water, and fire suppression damage, this webinar is for you. The Insurance Industry can help prevent fires, fire damage, and fire-related deaths. Join Roy Nolan of the Saint John Fire Department as he discusses the following: * Introduction: An overview of statistical findings * Who: Key Stakeholders * What: Any occupiable structure * Where: Every jurisdic ...

  • Dealing with the Impact of COVID-19 at Work - Webinar
    Is your organization prepared to meet changing needs and the impact after COVID-19? If you have concerns about the future of our industry, join us for an interactive session to discuss how to deal with the impact of COVID-19 in the workplace. COVID-19 has impacted everything we do, and dramatically changed the way we do work. In this session we will look at the following: * Managing staff in the COVID-19 workplace * Managing our own workload * Communicating with customers, co-workers and staff w ...

  • The Auto Industry - Webinar
    This webinar is for anyone who wants a better understanding of the auto industry as a whole. We cover the basics of the industry from how premiums are dervived, issues in the auto industry, trends like ride sharing and automated vehicles and an in depth review of every province and their auto coverage. Seminar Leader: Melanie Needham, FCIP, CRM President, MRD Training & Consulting Inc. Please register no later than December 3 2 CE Credits available for: RIBO Alberta #54165 Saskatchewan Manit ...

  • How to Conduct a Corrective Conversation with Staff
    An important part of managing staff involves having corrective conversations in cases where team members are not performing to expectations, or where they are exhibiting problematic behavior. The purpose of the corrective conversation is to get the necessary behavior change to resolve the issue. But the prospect of confronting employees and having these conversations to get the required behavioral changes is intimidating to many managers and supervisors. The good news is, with the proper skills, ...

  • Train the Trainer - Webinar
    Train the Trainer Skills for the professional is addressed to supervisory and management positions in the insurance industry. We will cover all aspects of facilitation, including but not limited to facilitator awareness, creating a plan for facilitation, creating a productive and positive environment and dealing with difficult participants. This great webinar is for all professionals in a mentoring position. Not to be missed! Two Part Session: 1 - 4 p.m. Atlantic Part 1 - January 28, 2021 Part 2 ...