Insurance Loss Reduction Webinar

Date: May 15, 2017

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. (please connect at 11:45 a.m. so the webinar can start at noon)

Cost: No charge

Presenters: Kevin Swabey, ALS and Mark Sampson, BBA, FCIP

The following will be discussed during the webinar:
  • Overview of the insurance process (why it is required, how it works, responsibilities of insurer, adjuster, broker)
  • The types of insurance required by a surveyor (including Professional Liability, General Liability, Equipment Insurance, UAV Aviation Liability)
  • Common surveyor professional liability errors with examples and suggestions on ways to avoid them
  • What to do if you have a claim
  • Retirement or sale of your business – how is the surveyor protected from liability?
  • UAVs – Key exposures to loss and how to protect yourself

Presenter bios:

Kevin Swabey, ALS is the President of Midwest Surveys Inc. Kevin is currently a member of the Professional Liability Insurance Committee, has been in the survey industry for over 20 years and an Alberta Land Surveyor for 17 years.

Mark Sampson, BBA, FCIP is the Senior Vice President of Commercial Insurance for Arthur J. Gallagher Canada – formerly known as The CG&B Group. Mark is the insurance broker who is responsible for the professional liability insurance program for Professional Surveyors Canada.

Mark has been in the insurance industry for 20 years and specializes in developing professional association group errors and omissions liability programs.

Arthur J. Gallagher, operates in every province and is widely regarded in the insurance industry as one of the leading brokerages for professional liability insurance.

Please register at:



After registering, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the webinar. You will also receive reminders the day before and one hour before the webinar.


You will need a microphone and speakers (VoIP), a headset is recommended.


Please note that, since the Association of Ontario Land Surveyors is assisting us with the online GoTowebinar, the e-mails you receive regarding it will show as being from Julia Savitch. They will contain the link to connect to the meeting so you may need to check your Junk E-Mail folder for them.


Please contact Kerry Barrett at barrett@alsa.ab.ca if you require assistance.

10020 - 101A Avenue
Suite 1000
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3G2
1-800-665-2572 (Toll Free)

The Alberta Land Surveyors' Association (ALSA) is a self-governing professional association legislated under the Land Surveyors Act. The Association regulates the practice of land surveying for the protection of the public and administration of the profession.