• 4 Dec 2023
    • 4 Dec 2024

    Annual Accounting Update, Presented by KPMG


    Session #1: Annual Accounting Update, Presented by PwC

    • IFRS 17 Topical Matters 
    • Pillar 2 Tax and related Accounting Impacts 
    • IAS 1 Updates Impacting 2023 
    • Looking beyond 2023- IASB disclosure initiative project on primary statements 
    • IFRS 17 KPI's and industry views on metrics- 2023 interim observations 
    • ESG Updates- S1, S2 and regulatory developments 

    Session #2: Economic Update, Presented by BMO


    Session #1:

    Matt Wettlaufer, Director, Assurance (PwC) 

    Rida Sheikh, Partner, Assurance (PwC)

    Ubaid Usmani, Senior Manager, Assurance (PwC)

    Session #2: 

    Kris Somers, Managing Director (BMO)

    Annual Accounting Update Recording:

    Recording Price:         $60.00

    • 4 Dec 2023
    • 4 Dec 2024

    Southwestern Ontario Fall Seminar, Presented by EY and Deloitte


    Session #1: "Using AI: Actuarial Intelligence to Your Advantage"
    Presented by Deloitte

    Join Deloitte’s Pricing Center of Excellence as they discuss how small to mid-sized insurers have started to build an internal capability of actuaries and data scientists. Traditional actuarial and data science techniques rely on large amounts of data and highly skilled resources ... How can you compete with such entities that have larger budgets, resources and data? Deloitte specialists will discuss opportunities, risks, and common pitfalls insurers are encountering and help you to think outside the box!

    Session #2: "Generative AI Insights: The Future of Insurance and the Impact of AI."
    Presented by EY

    Don't miss out on the exciting opportunity to learn about the future of insurance and the impact of AI in the industry! Join us for the Generative AI Insights session, presented by EY. Discover how artificial intelligence is revolutionizing insurance and transforming the way we protect our assets. You'll gain valuable insights from industry experts and have the chance to ask questions and network with like-minded professionals. This educational session is a must-attend for anyone interested in the future of insurance and the role of AI in shaping it. Register now to secure your spot and stay ahead of the curve!

     Written by ChatGPT


    Session #1

    Steven PhillipsSenior Advisor, Deloitte Actuarial & Insurance Solutions

    Shayan SenSenior Advisor, Deloitte Actuarial & Insurance Solutions

    Session #2

    Sherif BarradPartner, Digital and Emerging Technologies at Ernst & Young LLP

    Southwestern Ontario Fall Seminar Recording:

    Recording Price:         $60.00

    • 14 Feb 2024
    • 14 Feb 2025

    Annual Tax Update, Presented by KPMG


    Margarita Volkova

    Jason Cooper

    Yakoob Vayani

    Nunzio Tedesco

    Pej Saket 

    Annual Tax Update Recording:

    Recording Price:         $60.00

    • 18 Apr 2024
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Webex

    CIAA Webinar: BDO & RSM 

    Registration Now Open!

    Join us virtually via Webex on April 18, 2024.

    12:00pm - 2:00pm ET. Please see the webinar schedule, session descriptions and speakers below.

    12:00-1:00pm ET : Opening Remarks & The Practical Application of Gen AI in Insurance presented by BDO

    1:00-2:00pm ET : Cybersecurity Outlook for 2024 and Beyond presented by RSM & Closing Remarks

    The Practical Application of Gen AI in Insurance

    We'll dive into how it’s redefining Underwriting, Risk Assessment, and Customer Experience, offering insights into practical applications and the competitive edge it provides. The event promises to move beyond the buzz as you will discover first hand how industry first movers are leveraging Generative AI.

    This session will be presented by Daryl Senick, Emmanuel Florakas, Craig Hill, Joseph Salloum and Alex Ng from BDO. 

     Cybersecurity Outlook for 2024 and Beyond

    This session will be an dynamic exploration of the latest trends in cyber threats, key regulatory updates, and the impact of AI on future cybersecurity strategies. Learn essential defenses against common cyberattacks and how to leverage new technologies for improved security. This session is designed for industry professionals seeking actionable insights and forward-thinking solutions in the evolving cybersecurity landscape.

    This session will be presented by David Mamane, Atul Ojha and Omer Arshed from RSM. 

    Presented by:

    *Link included in calendar invitation within confirmation e-mail.

    • 12 May 2024
    • 16 May 2024
    • Hilton Meadowvale - 6750 Mississauga Rd, Mississauga, ON L5N 2L3
    • 12


    Join industry experts, along with guest speakers, in this 5 day-long intensive program May 12-16, 2024. This course attracts professionals from across Canada and typically has a waiting list. It offers an ambitious business program that covers it all – from strategic planning, to product pricing and underwriting, to investment management and sales and distribution. A variety of proven instruction methods – presentations by industry experts, to interactive sessions and group activities, including a computer simulation model – keep you engaged and challenged.

    Held every two years, this year will be held at the Hilton Meadowvale Hotel in Mississauga,  Ontario. This course hones your skills and increases your proficiency in financial management. It’s designed to help you understand where the industry is going, the challenges it faces and how you can prepare. A certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the course.

    If you are a CPA, this course may qualify for your professional development credits. Please contact your association for information.

    Click here

    From: Sunday, May 12th – program begins at 4:00pm
    To: Thursday, May 16th - program ends ~5:00pm


    Hilton Meadowvale
    6750 Mississauga Rd, Mississauga, ON L5N 2L3

    Registration Fee

    Early Bird - Available until March 15, 2024 

    $3,300 (Plus HST)*

    Regular Rate until May 5, 2024

    $3,500 (Plus HST)*

    * Registration fee includes course materials, meals, refreshments and accommodations for 4 nights. 

    Cancellation Policy

    A cancellation fee of $300.00 applies until March 15, 2024. Between March 15 - May 5, 2024, a cancellation fee of $1500.00 will be charged. Following May 5, 2024 there will be no refunds issued. Substitutions will be allowed at no additional charge. 

    For questions, please contact the CIAA Office:

    (416) 840-5662 or 

    • 30 May 2024
    • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    • KPMG Office
    • 57

    CIAA Seminar: Finance Transformation Post IFRS 17 Adoption

    Registration Now Open!

    CIAA is excited to announce a new seminar taking place on Thursday, March 21st, 2024 at the KPMG Offices in Toronto, ON!

    Please see below for ticket details!


    Members:            $140.00  

    Non-Members:       $190.00 

    More details coming soon!

    Cancellation Policy

    A cancellation fee of $25.00 applies until May 17, 2024, after which no refunds will be provided. Substitutions will be allowed at no additional charge. 

    • 6 Jun 2024
    • 11:00 AM
    • 27 Jun 2024
    • 2:00 PM
    • Online

    CIAA Virtual Fundamentals of Insurance Accounting

    This workshop provides a comprehensive study in the application and theory of P&C insurance accounting, featuring material focused on IFRS 17.

    The Fundamentals of Insurance Accounting Course is our marque learning and development program that attracts insurance finance professionals from all over Canada. This course provides our attendees with a look at every facet of the P&C insurance business and how each function works together. You'll be challenged by experienced instructors and peers throughout the course. The program outline demonstrates our commitment to providing superior L&D programming to both our members and our industry as a whole. This course is a valuable investment for both you and your company.  - Patrick Espeut, Former President, CIAA 

    CIAA 2024 Fundamentals of Insurance Accounting Schedule *

    June 6th 

    11AM - 4PM ET 

    Introduction and Premiums, Instructor Session 

    June 10th 

    12PM - 4PM ET 

    Premiums: Tutoring Sessions (Small Groups) 

    June 12th 

    12PM - 2PM ET 

    Premiums Assignment

    June 13th 

    12PM - 4PM ET 

    Claims, Instructor Session 

    June 17th 

    12PM - 4PM ET 

    Claims: Tutoring Sessions (Small Groups) 

    June 19th 

    12PM - 2PM ET 

    Claims Assignment 

    June 20th

    12PM - 4PM ET 

    Annual Return, Instructor Session 

    June 24th 

    12PM - 4PM ET 

    Annual Return: Tutoring Sessions (Small Groups) 

    June 26th 

    12PM - 3PM ET 

    Annual Return: Assignment, Third Module 

    June 27th

    12PM - 1:30PM ET

    *ESG Reporting Session Hosted by KPMG* (Free Access Bonus Day) 


    * The Course schedule is subject to change.


    Early Bird Rate$1600.00 plus HST  (*Available until May 13, 2024)

    Regular Rate$1900.00 plus HST

    Group Rate Early Bird (5 tickets)$6400.00 plus HST  (*Available until May 13, 2024)

    Group Rate Regular (5 tickets): $7600.00 plus HST


    Fifth registered student from one Organization receives complimentary access to the 2024 Fundamentals of Insurance Accounting Course. Contact for group registration.


    Registration fee includes:

    • Complimentary access to ESG Reporting Bonus Day - June 27! (Hosted by KPMG)

    • Industry required course content focused on IFRS17

    • Cost of instruction and materials

    • A two-year complimentary CIAA membership
      (promo code to be provided after the course)

    • Meal Delivery Voucher for the networking social

    * Attendees must have access to a laptop computer and strong internet for the duration of the course as materials will be accessible online only. 

    * All instructions and tutor sessions will be run online. Registered students will receive login instructions and access to pre-read materials in advance.

    A cancellation fee of $350.00 applies after June 1, 2024. Substitutions will be allowed at no additional charge.

Past events

12 Dec 2023 CIAA Virtual Tax Update (December 12, 2023)
22 Nov 2023 CIAA Annual Accounting Update
25 Oct 2023 CIAA Southwestern Ontario Fall Seminar (October 25, 2023)
10 Sep 2023 2023 CIAA Annual Conference
30 Aug 2023 Toronto Blue Jays Social Event
25 Aug 2023 CIAA 2023 Golf Tournament
17 Jul 2023 CIAA Webinar: ESG DAY (July 17, 2023)
9 Jun 2023 CIAA Virtual Fundamentals of Insurance Accounting Course 2023
22 Mar 2023 CIAA Webinar: Navigating the New Market Reality and the Impact to Insurance Strategy (March 22, 2023)
14 Dec 2022 CIAA Webinar: Tax Update (December 14, 2022)
24 Nov 2022 CIAA Annual Accounting Update & Performance Management and Digitization Session (November 24, 2022)
23 Nov 2022 CIAA Annual Accounting Update Recording
11 Sep 2022 2022 CIAA Annual Conference
15 Jul 2022 CIAA 2022 Golf Tournament
14 Jun 2022 CIAA Virtual Fundamentals of Insurance Accounting Course 2022
26 May 2022 CIAA May Webinar
15 May 2022 CIAA 2022 Advanced Course
28 Apr 2022 CIAA Digital Seminar - Cyber Risk & Fraud
7 Jan 2022 Webinar Recording: Tax Updates (December 2021)
16 Dec 2021 Tax Update
25 Nov 2021 Annual Accounting Update
25 Nov 2021 Webinar Recording: Annual Accounting update
23 Nov 2021 Making Sense of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Trends
23 Nov 2021 Webinar Recording: Making Sense of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Trends
23 Sep 2021 CIAA 2021 Golf Tournament
21 Sep 2021 CIAA Annual Conference
24 Jun 2021 CIAA Exclusive Webinar Series: IFRS17 Day
8 Jun 2021 CIAA Virtual Fundamentals of Accounting Course 2021
27 May 2021 Recording: CIO Panel Discussion, presented by Deloitte
29 Apr 2021 CIAA Webinar Recording: IFRS 17 in Action – Showcasing key elements of a successful IFRS 17 implementation.
25 Mar 2021 CIAA Accounting Update, presented by KPMG
25 Feb 2021 Fast-Tracking IFRS 17 Implementation
28 Jan 2021 Webinar Recording: Digital Labour - Enabling Productivity and Automation in the Digital Age
10 Dec 2020 Recording: CIAA Annual Tax Update, Presented by PwC
26 Nov 2020 CIAA Webinar Recording: CFO Panel Discussion, presented by PwC
29 Oct 2020 CIAA Webinar Recording: Payments Modernization in Canada Presented by Clearpay
30 Sep 2020 CIAA Webinar Recording: The Roaring 20(20)s, presented by Clearwater
22 Sep 2020 CIAA 2020 Golf Tournament
8 Sep 2020 CIAA 2020 Fundamentals of Accounting Virtual Course
27 Aug 2020 CIAA Webinar Recording: EY NextWave Insights, presented by EY
25 Jun 2020 CIAA Webinar Recording: COVID19 and the New Reality, presented by KPMG
24 Mar 2020 CIAA Annual Tax Seminar
5 Mar 2020 CIAA Southwestern Ontario Spring Seminar
20 Nov 2019 CIAA Webinar Recording: Southwestern Ontario Fall Seminar
13 Nov 2019 CIAA Webinar Recording: Fall Technology Seminar, presented by BDO Canada and Moody's Analytics
24 Oct 2019 CIAA 2019 Accounting Update
15 Sep 2019 2019 CIAA Annual Conference: Embrace the Road Ahead
9 Jun 2019 CIAA 2019 Fundamentals of Accounting Course
3 Jun 2019 CIAA Inaugural Southwestern Seminar 2019
26 May 2019 CIAA 2019 Advanced Course
8 May 2019 CIAA Accounting Seminar 2019
26 Mar 2019 CIAA Annual Tax Seminar 2019
28 Feb 2019 CIAA 2019 Technology Seminar

The CIAA's mission is to connect and engage insurance professionals and organizations through thought leadership and enhancement of financial management and insurance accounting.

Contact: Canadian Insurance Accountants Association, 705 - 1 Eglinton Ave E., Toronto, ON M4P 3A1

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