Day 1 - February 7

8:00 am
Registration Opens

8:00 am - 8:45 am
Breakfast

8:45 am - 9:00 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks

Laura Twidle

Speaker
Laura Twidle
President and CEO
Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc.

Speaker
Jim Abraham
President
ClimAction Services Ltd.

Marjorie Brans

Speaker
Marjorie Brans
Global Catalyst
The League of Intrapreneurs

9:00 am - 9:15 am
2022 CATs in Review

The conference will begin with an overview of catastrophes that occurred in 2022. This comprehensive review will include a chronology of events, geographic footprints of impacted areas, related media and insured loss estimates provided by CatIQ.

Laura Twidle

Speaker
Laura Twidle
President and CEO
Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc.

9:15 am - 10:15 am
Modelling the Future Climate

James Waller

Moderator
James Waller

Research Meteorologist
Guy Carpenter

Steve Bowen

Speaker
Steve Bowen
Chief Science Officer
Gallagher Re

Brandon Katz

Speaker
Brandon Katz
Executive Vice President, Member
KatRisk LLC

Speaker
To Be Announced

Aon

10:15 am - 10:45 am
Networking Break

Session Sponsor

Morning Concurrent Session A
10:45 am - 11:45 am
Claims and Inflation

Jason Machtinger

Moderator
Jason Machtinger

Senior Vice President
Aon

Paul Gilbody

Speaker
Paul Gilbody
SVP, National Property and Specialty Claims
Aviva Canada Inc.

Speaker
James Swayze
Executive
CoreLogic

Cortney Young

Speaker
Cortney Young
VP Contractor Connection
Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc.

Morning Concurrent Session B
10:45 am - 11:45 am
Weathering the Storm: Ensuring Good Mental Health in Your Workplace

Greg Smith

Moderator
Greg Smith

President, Canada
Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc.

Speaker
To Be Announced

11:45 am - 1:15 pm
Keynote Address
Lunch and Keynote

Afternoon Concurrent Session A
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Atmospheric Rivers, Derechos, and Other Scary Things - Meteorology 101

Steve Bowen

Moderator
Steve Bowen

Chief Science Officer
Gallagher Re

Caroline Floyd

Speaker
Caroline Floyd
Director
CatIQ

Speaker
To Be Announced

Afternoon Concurrent Session B
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Indigenous Communities and Insurance

Marjorie Brans

Moderator
Marjorie Brans

Global Catalyst
The League of Intrapreneurs

Brandon Baglien

Speaker
Brandon Baglien
Vice President, Account Executive
Aon

Kevin Smart

Speaker
Kevin Smart
Owner
Risk Mitigation Strategies Inc.

Afternoon Concurrent Session A
2:35 pm - 3:35 pm
West Coast Earthquake - The Known Unknowns

Moderator
Alister Campbell

President & CEO
PACICC

Speaker
Tiegan Hobbs
Research Scientist
Natural Resources Canada

Sara McBride

Speaker
Sara McBride
Research Social Scientist
U.S. Geological Survey

Afternoon Concurrent Session B
2:35 pm - 3:35 pm
The Lytton Recovery

Moderator
Rob de Pruis

Director, Consumer & Industry Relations, Western
IBC

Trevor Grieve

Speaker
Trevor Grieve
Director Personal Strategy
Wawanesa Insurance

James Heigh

Speaker
James Heigh
Recovery Project Manager
Village of Lytton, B.C.

3:35 pm - 4:05 pm
Networking Break

Session Sponsor

4:05 pm - 5:05 pm
The BC Floods - Local Perspectives

Moderator
To Be Announced


Bobby Sekhon

Speaker
Bobby Sekhon
Warning Preparedness Meteorologist, Prediction Services - West
Meteorological Service of Canada, ECCC

Speaker
To Be Announced
Mayor

Speaker
To Be Announced

5:05 pm - 5:30 pm
Student Delegate Presentations

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Cocktail Reception

Session Sponsor

Day 2 - February 8

8:00 am
Registration Opens

8:00 am - 8:45 am
Breakfast

8:45 am - 9:45 am
Federal View on Disaster Risk

Jason Clark

Moderator
Jason Clark

National Director, Climate Change
Insurance Bureau of Canada

Speaker
To Be Announced

Speaker
To Be Announced

9:45 am - 10:15 am
Networking Break

Session Sponsor

Morning Concurrent Session A
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Insurance Adjusting Challenges and Opportunities

John Neville

Moderator
John Neville

Vice President National Commercial Accounts
WINMAR

Hall Noble

Speaker
Hall Noble
Senior Manager CAT Response, National Catastrophe Claims
TD Insurance

Kyle Winston

Speaker
Kyle Winston
Chair
CRU Group Inc.

Morning Concurrent Session B
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Getting Out of Harm's Way with Managed Retreat

Brent Doberstein

Speaker
Brent Doberstein
Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Environmental Management
University of Waterloo

11:20 am - 12:20 pm
The BC Floods - Claims Perspective

Moderator
Dipika Deol

Head P&C Treaty Underwriting, Canada & English Caribbean
Swiss Re

Shana Johnston

Speaker
Shana Johnston
Senior Claims Manager, Catastrophe & Vendor Relations
BCAA Insurance Corporation

Speaker
Emily Pietropaolo
Vice President, Recovery
Canadian Red Cross

12:20 pm - 2:00 pm
Keynote Address
Lunch & Keynote - Has the Time Come for CAT Bonds in Canada?

2:00 pm - 2:20 pm
2023 CAT Forecast

Steve Bowen

Speaker
Steve Bowen
Chief Science Officer
Gallagher Re

2:20 pm - 2:30 pm
Closing Remarks

Laura Twidle

Speaker
Laura Twidle
President and CEO
Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc.