9:45 am
Opening Remarks

10:00 am
Flood Task Force Update

Public Safety Canada will provide an update on the new national flood insurance program that will aim to provide support to those that live in high-risk flood areas. This program has been created by a task force made up of government leaders and stakeholders and is set to be released in late spring.

Speaker
Matthew Godsoe
Director of the Resilience and Economics Integration Division
Public Safety Canada

11:15 am
Climate Change Implications & Insurability for Vulnerable Populations

Shawna Peddle

Moderator
Shawna Peddle

AVP, Citizenship
The Co-operators

Speaker
Mallika Bender
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) Staff Actuary
Casualty Actuarial Society

Speaker
Jason Thistlethwaite
Associate Professor of Environment and Business, School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED)
University of Waterloo

12:30 pm
Concerns Facing Agriculture Insurance

Moderator
To Be Announced


Elaine Wheaton

Speaker
Elaine Wheaton
Senior Research Scientist, Department of Geography and Planning, School of Environment and Sustainability
University of Saskatchewan

Speaker
To Be Announced

1:45 pm
Keynote Presentation: The Human Impacts of the Catastrophic Loss Ecosystem

Speaker
Amy Elizabeth Avis
Chief, Recovery and General Counsel
Canadian Red Cross

Speaker
Shelley Cardinal
Director, Indigenous Relations
Canadian Red Cross

Speaker
Emily Pietropaolo
Vice President, Recovery
Canadian Red Cross

Speaker
Sarah Sargent
Vice President, Canadian Operations Programming
Canadian Red Cross

Sharonya Sekhar

Speaker
Sharonya Sekhar
Director, Humanitarian Diplomacy, Policy and Movement Relations
Canadian Red Cross