2024 NICC Agenda

NICC 2023 is accredited by RIBO: 9.5 Hours
Total Management (9.0) | Professional Development (0.5)

Sunday, September 22


Conference Transportation sponsored by Planet

Podcast Booth

HSB Canada - NICC 2024 Golf Tournament

11:00 am

Furry Creek Golf Course

For more information on our golf tournament, click here.

Opening Cocktail Reception Sponsored by Lloyd's

6:15 pm

Welcome Address

Monday, September 23


8 - 9 am

Networking Lounge sponsored by IBM

9 am - 4 pm

Welcome, Acknowledgements & Intro Address

9 - 9:15 am

Joel Baker

MSA Research

Nevina Kishun

MSA Research

EmCee Address

9:15 - 9:20 am

Kathleen Butterfield

General Counsel, Loyalty, Air Canada

The View from OSFI

9:20 - 10 am

Kathleen Butterfield

General Counsel, Loyalty, Air Canada

In Conversation With
Peter Routledge

Superintendent of Financial Institutions,

Networking Break sponsored by DBRS Morningstar

10 - 10:30 am

Concurrent Sessions

10:30 - 11:30 am

A: Coming to Grips with The Evolving Liability Environment

PFAS, Claims Litigation Funding – What’s coming our way from down south.

B: Build Back

Paul Kovacs

Executive Director, Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction

Industry and Builders’ Association

Lunch & Keynote Presentation sponsored by IBC

11:30 am - 1 pm

Concurrent Sessions

1:15 - 2:15 pm

C: Maintaining Independence in Distribution Amid M&A

Bob Tisdale

JR Tisdale Consulting Services

Jill Chua

Managing Director, Raymond James

Paul Jackson

Chief Marketing & Distribution Officer, Gore Mutual

Brokers, MGA’s and Carriers – Private Equity and M&A

D: GISA/FA Data Governance Session

Derek Tupling

VP, Government Relations & Communications, Facility Association

Networking Break sponsored by SLC Management

2:15 - 2:45 pm

Generative AI in Insurance

2:45 - 4:15 pm

Cathy Cobey

EY Global Trusted AI Consulting Leader

Joel Baker

MSA Research

Daniel Shum

Senior Partner, Insurance Practice Leader, IBM

Concurrent Sessions

4:20 - 5:20 pm

E: Cyber Insurance Coming into its Own

Jacqueline Detablan

VP, Specialty,
CNA Canada

Imran Ahmad

Partner and Head of Technology, Co-Chair Data Protection/Privacy/Cybersecurity, Norton Rose Fulbright

F: Established and Evolving Rating Factors

Adam Agius

Vice President,
Insurance & Public Sector, TransUnion Canada

Brad Neilson

Personal Lines Pricing,Intact Financial Corporation

MGAs: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly and Shifting Strategy Towards Captives

5:25 - 6:15 pm

Clinton D'Souza

Product Manager, Insurance Information Services, CGI

Angelique Magi

National VP, Transportation and Strategic Initiatives, Guarantee Company of North America

Phil Baker

President, Creechurch Inernational Underwriters

Cocktail Reception sponsored by Aon

6:30 - 7:30 pm

Gala Dinner Wine sponsored by EY

7:30 pm

Gala Dinner sponsored by Guy Carpenter & Munich Re

7:30 pm

Nightcap Party sponsored by Gallagher Re

10 pm

Tuesday, September 24


7.15 - 8.15 am

Global Economic Outlook

8:15 - 9 am

Dr. Michael Menhart

Global Head of Economics and Sustainability,
Munich Re

Global Leaders' Panel

9 - 10 am

Jean-Paul Conoscente


Networking Break sponsored by DBRS Morningstar

10 - 10:20 am

Concurrent Sessions

10:20 - 11:10 am

G: EQ and update on Flood Program

H: Getting a Handle on Insurance Crime - What's New and What's Needed

Terri O’Brien

President & CEO, Équité Association

Hot, Hotter and Hottest Regulatory and Legal Topics

11:15 - 12 pm

Stuart Carruthers


Koker Christensen


Laurie LaPalme

Partner, National Lead, Corporate & Regulatory Insurance Practice,

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Lunch & Keynote Fireside Chat sponsored by CIP Society

12 - 1:30 pm

Jessica Yellin

Award-winning Journalist & Former CNN Chief White House Correspondent

In Conversation With
Alister Campbell

President & CEO, PACICC

Conference Wrap-Up

1:30 pm