CIP Society Symposium - Southern Alberta

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019 | 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Hotel Arts | 119 - 12 Avenue SW, Calgary

The second Annual IISA Symposium event will be held in Calgary, with the theme “Resilience”. The event will bring together world class leaders to share their thoughts and strategies on some of the most critical emerging risks of our time.

“ Great variety of subject matter. Excellent speakers.
“ Great way to get your CE credits when you live and work remotely. I come back every year.
–  Symposium 2018 Attendees

Early Bird Pricing Ends March 15, 2019!

Keynote Speakers
Discussion Panel
Seminar Sessions
CE Credits


Registration Closed, please contact our office with any questions 403-266-3427


Thank you to our generous sponsors! 

Gold Sponsor:
Western Medical Assessments

Silver Sponsors:
Alberta Fire and Flood
Crawford Canada
Global Forensics
Intact Insurance
MBC Bourret
Paul Davis Calgary
ProStar Cleaning and Restoration
Service Master Calgary
TJ Valley Adjusters



 7:30  –  Registration & Breakfast
Morning Keynote Speaker
Seminar 1
Morning Networking Break
Seminar 2
Lunch Break
Afternoon Keynote Speaker
Panel Discussion
Afternoon Networking Break
Seminar 4
  4:15 – Adjourn


“Disaster Risk Management and Business Continuity” - Tom SampsonChief - Calgary Emergency Management
Tom Sampson was appointed Chief of the Calgary Emergency Management Agency (CEMA) in 2015, and has spent a combined total of 22 years working in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) with over 11 of those years as Chief of Calgary EMS. During this time, he worked to establish the Calgary Regional EMS Partnership and the EMS Chiefs of Alberta and Canada. He has provided leadership in several emergencies and disasters in and around Calgary including the Slave Lake wild fires in 2011, the June 2013 floods in Calgary and the 2016 wildfires in Fort McMurray.


“Alberta's Economy 2019: 1 thing that matters a little and 5 things that matter a lot” - Todd HirschChief Economist - ATB Financial
For over 20 years, Todd has worked as an economist at numerous organizations including the Canadian Pacific Railway, the Canada West Foundation and the Bank of Canada. For almost a decade, Todd taught economics at the University of Calgary. Todd provides economic commentary for many Canadian media outlets. He has served on the University of Calgary Board of Governors and is the chair of the Calgary Arts Academy. He also serves on the board of the Glenbow Museum.


Jeff Somerville, FCIP, MBA, President - SUM Insurance
Bob Bousfield, Vice-President - SUM Insurance
Brent Serediak, FCIP, FRM, B.Admin, Executive Adjuster - ClaimsPro
Anastasia Dubois, CIP, Executive Council - Insurance Institute of Southern Alberta


How to Weather Risk 
The weather is unavoidable, but analytics provides insurers with a better understanding of risk, a better weather forecast, and quality assurance.
Cyrena-Marie Arnold, Vice-President - Athenium Analytics

The Future of Insurance
Let’s delve into what consumers actually want, digital communication, customization, disruption in the industry, innovation and regulation.
Celyeste Power, Vice-President - Western – Insurance Bureau of Canada 

The Impact of Cannabis on the Insurance Industry
With the legalization of recreational cannabis and regulations for edibles soon to come, those in the insurance industry will need to understand how cannabis laws impact them.
Erika Carrasco, Partner – Field Law 

CE Credits

6 CE Hours - General, Adjuster and Life
and sign-out required


Final Registration Deadline April 5, 2019
$350+gst Graduates
$375+gst Regular

No refunds. Substitutions welcome.


T: 403.266.3427