The ICLR seeks to strengthen the insurance community’s awareness of the risks associated with natural hazards. Each month, we host an informal discussion of current research and industry issues related to natural hazards. Attendance is limited to ensure that participants can directly contribute to the discussion. The cost is $75 for meambers, $150 for non-members, space permitting.Dress is business casual.

Friday Forums


Diagnosing and reducing basement flooding in existing and new homes;
Barbara Robinson, Norton Engineering (PDF)
Hail imapacts on automobiles:A state-of-the-art review;
Adam Blaxejowski, Western University (PDF)
2017 Hurricane Briefing; Bob Robichaud, Canadian Hurricane Centre (PDF)
Wildfire season forecast 2017; Kerry Anderson, Canadian Forest Service (PDF)
Lot-Level approaches to control urban flood risk and mitigate basement flooding; Binns &
McBean, U of Guelph (PDF)
Practical issues in updating IDF curves for future climate;
Slobodan Simonovic, Western University (PDF)
National wildfire interface mapping for Canada; Lynn Johnston, CFS (PDF)
Great Cascadia megathurst earthquakes: Past, present and future; Kelin Wang, GSC (PDF)





znd Basement Flood Symposium;
Toronto Board of Trade (September 1g, 2013)
Protecting Canadian homeowners and communities from wildfire in a changing climate;
Toronto Board of Trade (March 20, 2012)
Canadian Seismic Risk Network earthquake workshop;
Toronto Board of Trade (January 13, 2012)
Basement flood symposium;
Toronto Board of Trade (May 26, 2011)