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How to be positively disruptive

  • Tue 19 Dec 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Having the ability to challenge existing norms; to identify opportunities and bring these to the workplace are invaluable for companies, but it's a fine line between being Disruptive and a positive disruptor. In this topic we will discover how to avoid being mediocre: but a positively disruptive, invaluable member of your team.

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How to design your vision and align your life

  • Tue 12 Dec 10:00 am – 11:30 am
  • Online
    • Caroline Martin, Enabling Wings

Caroline is a huge believer in exploring possibilities and dreaming big! She is not only an International Bestselling Co-Author but has also recently featured on the front page of the latest Rapport Magazine, the industry magazine for the Association for Neuro Linguistic Programming for sharing her magical methedolgy on 'How to design your vision and align your life' Gift yourself 90 minutes dedicated to your own development to ignite your reticular activator into setting yourself up for success in 2024. This session is suitable for all levels of development. Please have your camera on and be open to working with others.

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Hawkins Webinar - Finding Evidence of Fraud & Deliberate Fire Setting

  • Thu 07 Dec 9:30 am – 10:15 am
  • Online
    • Russ Smith, Hawkins

Russ will cover the identification of physical evidence that identifies fires as being started deliberately, alongside evidence that identifies where fires and other peril claims are potentially fraudulent.

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Hawkins - Corrosion in the Power Industry

  • Thu 30 Nov 9:30 am – 10:15 am
  • Online
    • Dr Giuseppe Scatigno, Hawkins

Giuseppe will focus on two widespread corrosion mechanisms that routinely lead to large business interruption claims in the power industry: Corrosion Under Insulation, and Microbiologically Induced Corrosion. He will discuss causes of these degradation mechanisms, as well as how to recognise and prevent them.

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Will Trusts Seminar hosted by Jan Tyler

  • Tue 28 Nov 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Howes Percival
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Intl Men's Day - Session 4 - Men's Mental Health in 2023 (Panel Discussion)

  • Fri 24 Nov 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Online
    • Andrew Goate, IICSE
    • Christopher Johnson, IICSE
    • Brian Harris, PFS, IICSE
    • Jesse Johal, PFS, IICSE

In our final lunchtime virtual session for International Men's Day, delegates can listen to a panel discussion with industry professionals from across the local financial services industry, where we will delve into the world of men’s mental health, how our speakers have recognised the signs of poor mental health and what they do to protect their mental health. Please note that to aid the flow of discussion, this session will not be recorded.

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Intl Men's Day - Session 3 - Stress Readiness (George Zielinski)

  • Thu 23 Nov 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Online
    • George Zielinski, Grow Myself

In the third and penultimate of our lunchtime virtual sessions for International Men's Day, please join George Zielinski of GROW Yourself where delegates can leverage insights from behavioural science to help better manage and renew physical, mental and emotional energy.

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Hawkins Webinar - Investigating Fires Involving Biomass Boilers

  • Thu 23 Nov 9:30 am – 10:15 am
  • Online
    • Camilla Gosling, Hawkins

Hawkins has investigated many fires associated with biomass boilers, but over the past few years there has been a noticeable increase in instructions of fires relating to their use. In this webinar, Camilla discusses what biomass boilers are, how they work, and how they can cause fires.

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Intl Men's Day - Session 2 Men's Total Mind & Health (Ollie Martin)

  • Wed 22 Nov 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Online
    • Ollie Martin, Nick Thomas & Associates

In the second of our lunchtime virtual sessions for International Men's Day, please join Ollie Martin of Nick Thomas Associates where delegates will learn to understand what works and what does not and what they can do about their health and performance in the here and now. This interactive workshop will be interspersed with short practices and tests to support engagement and illustrate and support learning.

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Intl Men's Day - Session 1 - From Pain to Performance - (Kieran Mote)

  • Tue 21 Nov 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Online
    • Kieran Mote, Sports Rehab Lab, Southend-on-Sea

In the first of our lunchtime virtual sessions for International Men's Day, please join Kieran Mote of Sports Rehab Lab (based in Southend-on-Sea) where delegates will learn about how to improve their physical health by developing a consistent approach to exercise, how to overcome injury and pain management, why physical activity is essential to a healthy lifestyle and how exercising regularly improves your physical health as we age.

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The Insurance Institute of Norwich Annual Dinner 2023

  • Fri 10 Nov.
  • Assembly House

We are delighted to confirm the annual dinner will take place on Friday, 10th November 2023. The venue is The Assembly House, Theatre St, Norwich, NR2 1RQ.

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Hawkins Webinar - Push-fit Fittings & Statistical Analysis

  • Thu 09 Nov 9:30 am – 10:15 am
  • Online
    • Dr Gerald Deshais, Hawkins

Gerald will discuss examples where Hawkins has investigated escapes of water caused by a fault in a push-fit fitting, and how laboratory inspection can be conducted to generate data that allows us to compare the characteristics of exhibit and exemplar fittings, in order to determine the cause of failure.

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PFS Norfolk Autumn Conference

  • Tue 07 Nov 8:45 am – 3:00 pm
  • Sprowston Manor Hotel, Norwich
    • James Bird, Fidelity
    • Claire May, Zurich
    • Phil Griffin, Quilter
    • Karl Steadman, JUST
    • Sarb Thind, PortfolioMetrix
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Management Success with Michael from Kataholos

  • Thu 26 Oct 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

How to add real value and move beyond being busy

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Webinar: A Neurodiversity Journey

  • Thu 12 Oct 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Online
    • Vic Mazonas, GAIN (Group for Autism, Insurance, Investment and Neurodiversity)

Neurodiversity is becoming a big topic among thought leaders in the insurance industry, but it's also a new topic to many people.   What is neurodiversity?  Why does it matter?  And how can individual allies, line managers, recruiters, HR teams and leaders actually make a difference for their neurodivergence colleagues?   In this online webinar hosted on Teams, Vic Mazonas of GAIN will guide you through the topic including their own personal journey, share the incredible impact good management had on their career as a neurodivergent person, and leave you with simple, actionable ways you can create a neuroinclusive workplace.

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Hawkins Webinar - Leaking Pipes & Cylinders – Common Themes between the Industry and the Airing Cupboard

  • Thu 12 Oct 9:30 am – 10:10 am
  • Online
    • Dr Philippa Moore, Hawkins

Reflecting on common themes that lead to leaks and failures in high-integrity industries, or the pipework in your home. The topics divide into: · Materials and Methods – specifications and established fabrication procedures · Installation Skill – how individuals demonstrate competency Service Conditions – corrosion and stresses over time causing failure

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Introduction to LinkedIn - get started, feel confident and get results

  • Wed 11 Oct 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Sandra Lewin, Pair2Grow

Do you want to LinkedIn with confidence? If so, this session is for you. During this event, you will be exploring the world of LinkedIn and its increasing popularity in the insurance industry. The session will feature a comprehensive overview of the latest LinkedIn trends, sharing critical steps for setting up your LinkedIn profile, building a network that works, and establishing a social media plan that won't lead to burnout. Finally, the speaker will share top tips to remain consistent on LinkedIn without feeling overwhelmed, along with a list of people to follow in the insurance industry for inspiration and guidance.

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Communication online and offline

  • Thu 28 Sep 11:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • The Forum (The Auditorium)
    • Michael Quigley, Kataholos

How to be efficient and value focus your communication: online, face-to-face, and in hybrid working environments

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Hawkins Webinar - Fibre Reinforced Composite Pipes & Tanks/Pressure Vessels

  • Thu 28 Sep 9:30 am – 10:10 am
  • Online
    • Dr Amir Hajdaei, Hawkins

Amir explains what a fibre reinforced composite is, where they are used, and some of the methods for manufacturing pipes and tanks made from composites. He will also discuss the reasons why they are becoming ever more popular and some of the failures that can occur in pipes and tanks/pressure vessels.

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