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All Lines Seminars
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In this fun, informative and practical webinar, you’ll learn how to properly issue certificates of insurance. Along the way, you’ll discuss the implications of incorrect documentation and how to avoid problems.
Who Should Attend: All brokers at all levels.
14 Mar 18
Web Broadcast
2PM - 4PM (PST)
  • Exploring Alternate Risk Assessment and Mitigation -New-
  • 3 Technical Credits
  • Royston Colbourne of Xpera
Risk can only be reduced when it’s identified, illustrated, realistic, and accepted. In this fascinating, high-level seminar, you’ll learn how working from the perspective of aggressors and envisioning things that can and do go bump in the night results in providing opportunity for corrective measures and risk mitigation. You’ll explore a variety of topics, including: use of open-source information in risk assessment, relevant due-diligence techniques, examples of vulnerability identification and corresponding mitigation measures, methods and styles of assessment, effective mitigation strategies, how mitigation can often be achieved at very low or zero cost, and how it all fits in with insurance coverage.
Who Should Attend: Level 2 and Level 3 insurance brokers and other experienced industry professionals interested in risk reduction and exploring different approaches to risk assessment.
06 Mar 18
Executive Hotel
1PM - 4PM
In this webinar, you’ll learn how to make sense of financial reports and discover what they really mean. No prior knowledge of finance or accounting required! You'll quickly master financial-statement fundamentals, develop a comprehensive understanding of how they work, learn how to interpret them accurately, and discover how to use them to make better-informed assessments of your clients’ insurance needs. You’ll learn how to decipher general accounting terminology, interpret balance sheets, income statements and cash flow statements, and use financial ratios to analyze trends, conduct industry comparisons and predict financial problems.
Who Should Attend: While of primary benefit to commercial lines brokers, this webinar is also relevant to personal lines brokers. Strata corporation financials will be discussed to educate brokers who service the insurance needs of condominium unit owners.
28 Feb 18
Web Broadcast
2PM - 4PM (PST)
What’s meant by liability imposed by law and how does it connect to the insured? In this seminar, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the Canadian legal system and how it relates to liability insurance. Along the way, you’ll define negligence, duty of care and reasonable conduct, identify different types of liability and available defenses, determine available coverages for different types of liability exposures, and consider basic underwriting considerations for various types of liability exposures.
Who Should Attend: Beginner to intermediate brokers.
27 Feb 18
Executive Hotel
9AM - NOON
In this webinar, you’ll learn first about agency relationships and the doctrine of vicarious liability as these concepts apply to insurance brokers. In the second half, you’ll learn about the duty of care imposed on insurance brokers. Along the way, you’ll hear about interesting legal cases that deal with the various issues. You’ll examine more recent applications of the principles found in key cases, highlighting the willingness of the courts to find brokers liable and impose a more onerous duty of care. 
Who Should Attend: All insurance brokers at all levels.
28 Mar 18
Web Broadcast
10AM - NOON (PST)
  • The Futurescape of Insurance -New-
  • 3 Technical Credits
  • Nick Batistic
In this fascinating webinar, you’ll take an in-depth investigation of various issues rocking the B.C. insurance world and set to become the major points of discussion for the foreseeable future. These issues include: earthquake concerns, the intricacies of building bylaws, valuing and insuring tall-frame buildings, building maintenance challenges, water-damage loss prevention, mediation and claims, and the role of government and its questionable effectiveness.
Who Should Attend: While this seminar is of interest and benefit to all brokers, it’s especially valuable for intermediate to senior-level brokers.
08 Mar 18
Quality Hotel & Conference Centre
1PM - 4PM
  • What If? – Resolving Coverage and Ethical Dilemmas -New-
  • 3 Technical Credits
  • Karen MacWilliam
In this seminar, you’ll examine a series of coverage and ethical dilemmas that brokers often face. You’ll discuss professional obligations, legal requirements, and possible strategies to keep things moving forward in a positive way. Issues explored will include: potential dishonesty of the insured, lack of insurance to value, issues discovered during site visits, practical application of “functional replacement cost”, undiscovered material changes, and errors in the application. You’ll be invited to share your own perspectives via group discussion and voting on proposed solutions
Who Should Attend: All brokers at all levels.
08 Mar 18
Ramada Lodge Hotel
1PM - 4PM