Hear from some of Canada’s leading insurance professionals at this important LIVE virtual event. Designed to help you grow your business exponentially, this event is also an incredibly effective way to let you network with your peers and other industry leaders.

1:00pm Registration

1:10pm - 1:55pm Opening Keynote Panel: Supercharging your business

Hear from business advisors, sales experts and top brokers on how you can take your business, supercharge it, and reap the rewards.

Unleash the sales potential within you and discover the hidden growth that you can monetize.

• Case Studies
• Secrets from the leaders in the field
• Succesful Lines: What lines are the top brokers cashing in on


Sam Feldman

Sam Feldman, President, Wilson M. Beck Insurance Services (Alberta) Inc. 

Stéphane Lespérance,

Stéphane Lespérance, President, Commercial Risk & Health Solutions, Aon

Karim Chandani

Karim Chandani, Vice President Hospitality, HUB International 

Sheri Clay

Sheri Clay, Director, Private Client Services, J.T. Insurance Services (Canada), Inc.

Paul Lucas

Paul Lucas, Managing Editor, Insurance Business

2:10pm - 2:40pm Cannabis Insurance

Learn about the growing cannabis industry including:

New Regulations
Risks & Exposures
Product liability
Opportunities for Brokers
Specialty coverage - D&O, E&O, Cargo, Workers Comp and more

CCMT-Kelli Hunt
Kelli Hunt, Vice President of Underwriting, Next Wave Insurance Canada

Marcus Sargent
Marcus Sargent, Account Executive, Steer Insurance

David Kerr
David Kerr, Vice President, Gallagher

2:10pm - 2:40pm Cyber Insurance

This panel will address new trends in cyber claims in a ‘work from home’ environment

• What’s actually covered in cyber insurance
• How much do your clients need?
• Silent cyber cover – what do your clients already have in their existing
• Ransomware and Business Email Compromise (BEC)


peter hawley
Peter Hawley, Underwriting Manager, Cyber & Technology, EmergInRisk

Imran Ahmad
Imran Ahmad, Lawyer, Blake, Cassels & Graydon

Greg Markell
Greg Markell, President, Ridge Canada Cyber Solutions

2:00pm – 4:30pm Partner Lounge

Visit the virtual exhibition booths:

• Do business
• Arrange one-to-one chats
• Make new connections
• Network with the industry













2:45pm- 3:15pm  Lloyds Solution Room

Representatives from Lloyd’s Canada join the IBC solution rooms to answer your questions on speciality insurance and services they can provide to your brokerage.


Asima Zahid
Asima Zahid, Complience Officer, Lloyd’s Canada Inc

Marc Lipman
Marc Lipman, President, Lloyd’s Canada Inc.









2:45pm - 3:15pm Risk Managers

Join RIMS Canada in a 30- minute discussion on emerging trends and mitigation within the risk management space. Gain an understanding of how your brokerage can continue to form meaningful relationships with risk managers from across the country.

• Risk management in the age of COVID-19
• New risk areas and mitigation
• Relationship between risk managers and brokers


Edward Robertson
Edward Robertson, Principal, ER Technical Inc - Enterprise Risk Management

Karen Hardy
Karen Hardy, President and Chief Risk Officer, Strategic Leadership Advisors

Chris Mandel
Chris Mandel, SVP & Director, Sedgwick Institute


3:15pm - 3:45pm Personal Lines

Join Tannis and Baldwin to learn more about Wawanesa’s recent product refresh of their personal condominium product. It will go over the basic process of product development as well as highlight some of the solutions designed to address the problems that were identified.


Baldwin Diaz Acosta

Baldwin Diaz Acosta, Personal Insurance Manager, Wawanesa Mutual Insurance

Tannis Wiebe
Tannis Wiebe, Director, Personal Insurance, Wawanesa Insurance

3:15pm - 3:45pm Digital Marketing

Grow your business through digital marketing skills

Getting ahead on Google - best SEO practices
EAT – what is your Authority Ranking? And why does it matter?
Facebook v Instagram v Twitter – what gives you the most bang for your buck


Jacob Reeleder
Jacob Reeleder, Global Digital Manager - SEO and Engagement, Key Media

Tanya Hage Coburn
Tanya Hage Coburn, Communications Manager Sharp Group of Companies, Sharp Insurance


3:45pm - 4:45pm Women and Diversity in Insurance

The insurance industry has come a long way when it comes to its approach to diversity and inclusion. Nonetheless, ensuring that there’s diversity in the workplace is an ongoing journey. In this panel discussion understand why insurance companies can no longer afford to overlook diversity. How companies can support women and minorities into key leadership positions.


Vinita Jajware
Vinita Jajware, President, Toronto Insurance Women's Association

Jacob Campbell, Claims Advisor, National Catastrophe Claims, TD Insurance

Magda Trespalacios
Magda Trespalacios, Organizational Development and Diversity and Inclusion Champion, Insurance Corporation of British Columbia

Sukhdeep Kang
Sukhdeep Kang, CEO, Armour Insurance Brokers




Come and meet the industry, ask questions, find new suppliers – live booths with representatives from:


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Media Partners


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Throughout the event, speed network with randomly selected brokers, or chat live with any of the other attendees.

*Please note that all times listed are Eastern Standard Time.








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