Schedule

Thursday, October 17

Broker attendees are eligible to receive 0.5 CE hours for participation in the luncheon, and 2.5 CE hours for participation in the AGM.

11 a.m.

Delegation Registration BeginsĀ 

Arrive early and network with the industry’s movers and shakers.

11:30 a.m.
Welcome Luncheon & Keynote Speaker

David Coletto, CEO, Abacus Data

Kick-off Convention with a buffet lunch while hearing from one of Canada's foremost experts on the impacts of generational change. David will explore some of the key trends impacting different demographics and consumer segments, and will help tie it back to what it could mean for your brokerage in the years ahead. Oh, and we’ll make sure to ask him about the federal election, too!

1 p.m.

IBAS AGM Registration Begins

Don’t be relegated to ‘standing room only.’ Our Annual General Meeting always is a full-house, so head right on over after the luncheon.

1:30 p.m.
2019 IBAS Annual General Meeting

The IBAS AGM is your opportunity to stay informed on the issues and activities driving the association forward. Members will be electing the 2019-20 board slate and will receive important updates on regulatory changes, member-driven advocacy initiatives, and IBAS’s strategic plan . They will also have the opportunity to take in presentations from the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada, the SGI Auto Fund, and the General Insurance Council of Saskatchewan.

5:30 p.m.
Trade Show

The Outlaws & Pioneers of ‘The New Frontier’

Dust off your boots, grab your hat, and break out your western wear for the 2019 Convention Trade Show. Make sure to pick up your trivia card and visit with all the exhibitors for your chance to win $2,000 in cold, hard cash, courtesy Midwest Claims Services.

8:30 p.m.
Hospitality Night

Presented by Wawanesa & SGI CANADA

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Friday, October 18

Broker attendees are eligible to receive 2.0 CE hours for participation in the two morning sessions, 0.5 CE hours for participation in the luncheon, and 2.5 CE hours for participation in the three afternoon sessions.

8 a.m.

Breakfast

Presented by Lydale

Rise and shine! Start the day with a delicious, nutritious breakfast, and connect over coffee with your peers.

9 a.m.

The State of the Insurance Industry
9:45 a.m.
Coffee Break

10 a.m.

Insurer Executive Panel Discussion #1

Andrew Cartmell, President & CEO, SGI CANADA
Carol Jardine, President, Canadian P&C Operations, Wawanesa Insurance
Debbie Coull-Cicchini, Executive Vice President, Western Canada, Ontario & Atlantic Canada, Intact Insurance

11:30 a.m.
Awards Luncheon & Keynote Speaker

Manjit Minhas, Canadian Entrepreneur & Dragons’ Den Investor Celebrate our annual Broker Service Awards, as well as the accomplishments of our CAIB graduates, after taking in one of Canada’s most sought-after speakers on entrepreneurship, empowerment, corporate social responsibility, and business adaptation. Manjit started out as a 19-year-old with $10,000 and a dream. Today, her brewery is the 10th largest in the world, and she’s seen more than 1,000 pitches in her four seasons as a judge on Dragons’ Den.

2 p.m.

Insurer Executive Panel Discussion #2
3:15 p.m.
Coffee Break
3:30 p.m.
The Saskatchewan Economy: Where We Go from Here

Steve McLellan, CEO, Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce

4:15 p.m.
Staying atop the Evolving Cyber Security Threat

Sean Devin, Partner, MNP LLP / Former CEO, SaskTel International

5 p.m.

Chair's Reception

Presented by Intact

6:30 p.m.

Chair's Banquet & Entertainment

Steve Patterson, Comedian & Host of CBC’s The Debaters joins hundreds of senior-level representatives from across the insurance industry for one of our marquis events of the year. We will also be making the inaugural presentation of the IBAS Community Leadership award, sponsored by Saskatchewan Blue Cross.

9 p.m.

CEO's Saloon & Riders Gameday Watch Party

Presented by Red River Mutual, Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance, and Portage Mutual

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