Seminar Program

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The Insurance Institute of British Columbia offers numerous educational and professional development seminars and training sessions to meet the needs of insurance professionals.  Delivered in a variety of formats and in various locations. Most of our seminars provide CE credits for the broker and adjuster licences.  Bookmark this page and visit often to keep informed of upcoming opportunities.  We welcome you contact us if you have a topic to suggest.

  • Earthquake Damage & Recovery: What to Expect From the Unexpected
    CLASSROOM | ENHANCING | TECHNICAL A major earthquake in Canada can cause an economic ripple effect through the Canadian insurance and financial economy. Overall insured losses will be impacted by proper loss assessment on structural damages which is largely dependent on the type and location of the earthquake. The coordination of municipality response plans and recovery through earthquake insurance play a significant part in helping Canadians get back on their feet. From the epicentre to the seq ...

  • What's Yours is Mine: Insuring the Peer-to-Peer Economy
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL This seminar will examine the intersection between several leading parts of today’s sharing economy and their spiritual ancestor: insurance. Insurance needs arise in the context of the legal and financial risks that upstart business models such as Airbnb and Uber run. The panel of underwriters and lawyers will cover legal and insurance issues arising out of the peer-to-peer economy. SEMINAR TOPICS Define what is the new economy Explore home and office sharing Exa ...

  • Motor Truck Cargo in the Canadian Marketplace
    CLASSROOM | BUILDING | TECHNICAL As a product common across the Canadian marketplace, motor truck cargo coverage comes with certain nuances and at times, requires specific knowledge. Several MTC specific topics helpful to underwriters, brokers and adjusters will be reviewed. The seminar will delve into jurisdictional issues within Canada and when cargo crosses the border. Presenters will discuss claims issues involving freight forwarders, connecting carriers and liability defences, and the impli ...

  • Symposium BC: Resilience
    Visit the official SymposiumBC page for registration and full details.