Seminars

The Insurance Institute of Southern Alberta offers numerous educational and professional development seminars and training sessions to meet the needs of Southern Alberta insurance professionals.  Delivered in a variety of formats and in various cities in our region, bookmark this page and visit often to keep informed of upcoming opportunities.  We also welcome you to contact us if you have a topic to suggest.

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  • Environmental Loss Management for Oil Spills
    If you are an adjuster, broker, underwriter or manager who deals with environmental or transportation accounts plan to attend this introductory webinar. Insurance professionals in all sectors of the industry will learn about different aspects to consider with environmental accounts, factors affecting clean-up costs, and various case studies will be discussed. Minimal technical background is required. Seminar Topics Include: Why clean-up a spill? Importance of documentation and rapid response Ris ...

  • Auto Claims 101: An Introduction to the World of Claims
    This seminar will increase your knowledge and awareness about Automobile claims, emphasis on personal auto, but with some content about Commercial Auto risk. This will be an interesting discussion about Casualty claims. Attendees can learn more about different types of claims, including negligence and legal liability claims; the complexities once claims move into litigation and how to manage litigation. Joel will talk about some of the unique types of claims that have been presented by policy ho ...

  • Personal Estate Planning Webinar
    Everyone will need a will it is undeniable. Advanced planning is beneficial for everyone, no matter their financial or family circumstances. For people working in the insurance industry, this is especially relevant and will provide information they need to flag issues for their clients and provide appropriate advice or recommendations to get further legal advice. We will dispel some common myths about estate planning and probate, and learn about the other essential elements of an estate plan, in ...

  • Wellsite Abandonment: Understanding the Problem and the Liabilities
    As a broker, underwriter, or adjuster you will gain an understanding of the issues related to Well Abandonment, the Regulations and Inspection requirements. Well Abandonment: The equipment in the well and possible future areas for failure The surface equipment removal requirements Surface Reclamation and restoration Alberta Energy Regulator Directives: Well Suspensions Injection Wells Well Abandonment Oilfield Waste Liability Drilling Waste Management Emergency Preparedness Surface Development i ...

  • Clean Energy: Technology for the Future
    As a broker, underwriter, or adjuster you will gain an understanding of the issues related to the types of Clean Energy being used in Alberta. Technical Topics Include: History and Development Where and to what extent is the energy being currently used and future projections General Economics of each type of energy Applicable Regulations, Provincial and Federal Advantages and Disadvantages of each of the types of energy being used in Alberta Types of Energy: Wind, Solar, Geothermal, Bioenergy &a ...

  • Insuring Medical Marijuana-Property Webinar
    If you are an adjuster, broker or underwriter this webinar will outline the property coverages available within this class, highlighting the insurable and uninsurable risk exposures. Seminar Outline and Features : Understand the insurable risks Understanding the uninsurable risks Understand the coverages available Insuring Biological assets Security and Protection Health Canada - Licensing process Presenter : Daniel Mason is a Senior Business Developer with Burns & Wilcox Canada and has been ...

  • Farm Insurance 101
    Did you know that the farming industry in Alberta is the second largest industry, second only to the oil industry? Many farm policies are undervalued and don't have adequate coverages. Protect yourself and your clients from unexpected and underinsured losses. Canadian farms are unique entities requiring a combination of homeowners, commercial property and commercial liability coverage. This seminar will give you the unique oppertunity to view specialized farm equipment up close and personal at t ...

  • Hazardous Materials Awareness - Webinar
    If you are an adjuster, broker or underwriter this webinar will help to understand mould, asbestos, lead, hazards with rodents and pets and the health concerns and remediation protocols and Radon gas considerations as a new health risk in Canada. To help understand the issues and risks associated with exposures and the causes of contamination. Seminar Topics Include: What mould is, where it is found, causes of mould growth and what mould is a symptom of another moisture issue Asbestos factors as ...

  • Introduction to Condo Insurance - Red Deer
    Who Should Attend? This seminar is designed for all insurance professionals as well as Board members and Property Managers. Learning Outcomes Condominiums are frustrating for everyone when it comes to insurance. From the coverage amounts that the Unit Owners and Corporations require to adjusting claims. Bylaws are often written without legal advice. The attendee will be introduced to the basics to help advise Unit Owners and Boards with respect to the unique aspects of insurance as it relates to ...

  • Condominium Insurance Claims - Red Deer
    This half day seminar is designed for all insurance professionals whether they are underwriters, claims adjusters, brokers, property managers or board members. Both personal and commercial lines will be covered. Seminar Content : General review of how the insurance industry manages Condominium claims followed by a classroom style claims review to better support brokers, underwriters, adjusters and insureds to understand how the policies should respond. Objectives : Understand condominium insuran ...

  • Think on Your Feet
    The ability to organize your thoughts & ideas quickly for clear and concise messages is now a core skill. It means getting your ideas across clearly, concisely, persuasively (and being remembered). Think on Your Feet® introduces you to techniques respond to questions on the spot, get to the point and be more persuasive. Come and learn how to express yourself with Clarity, Brevity and Impact®. Especially under pressure! Here's What You Will Learn: 1. Handle questions quickly, clearly and pers ...

  • Introduction to Condominium Insurance - Medicine Hat
    Who Should Attend? This seminar is designed for all insurance professionals as well as Board members and Property Managers. Learning Outcomes Condominiums are frustrating for everyone when it comes to insurance. From the coverage amounts that the Unit Owners and Corporations require to adjusting claims. Bylaws are often written without legal advice. The attendee will be introduced to the basics to help advise Unit Owners and Boards with respect to the unique aspects of insurance as it relates to ...

  • Condominium Insurance Claims - Medicine Hat
    This half day seminar is designed for all insurance professionals whether they are underwriters, claims adjusters, brokers, property managers or board members. Both personal and commercial lines will be covered. Seminar Content : General review of how the insurance industry manages Condominium claims followed by a classroom style claims review to better support brokers, underwriters, adjusters and insureds to understand how the policies should respond. Objectives : Understand condominium insuran ...

  • Introduction to Condominium Insurance - Lethbridge
    Who Should Attend? This seminar is designed for all insurance professionals as well as Board members and Property Managers. Learning Outcomes Condominiums are frustrating for everyone when it comes to insurance. From the coverage amounts that the Unit Owners and Corporations require to adjusting claims. Bylaws are often written without legal advice. The attendee will be introduced to the basics to help advise Unit Owners and Boards with respect to the unique aspects of insurance as it relates to ...

  • Condominium Insurance Claims - Lethbridge
    This half day seminar is designed for all insurance professionals whether they are underwriters, claims adjusters, brokers, property managers or board members. Both personal and commercial lines will be covered. Seminar Content : General review of how the insurance industry manages Condominium claims followed by a classroom style claims review to better support brokers, underwriters, adjusters and insureds to understand how the policies should respond. Objectives : Understand condominium insuran ...

  • Introduction to Condominium Insurance - Calgary
    Who Should Attend? This seminar is designed for all insurance professionals as well as Board members and Property Managers. Learning Outcomes Condominiums are frustrating for everyone when it comes to insurance. From the coverage amounts that the Unit Owners and Corporations require to adjusting claims. Bylaws are often written without legal advice. The attendee will be introduced to the basics to help advise Unit Owners and Boards with respect to the unique aspects of insurance as it relates to ...

  • Condominium Insurance Claims - Calgary
    This half day seminar is designed for all insurance professionals whether they are underwriters, claims adjusters, brokers, property managers or board members. Both personal and commercial lines will be covered. Seminar Content : General review of how the insurance industry manages Condominium claims followed by a classroom style claims review to better support brokers, underwriters, adjusters and insureds to understand how the policies should respond. Objectives : Understand condominium insuran ...