CPBI Pacific Continuing Education Series: Group Benefits Underwriting 101

TBA Pacific Blue Cross, Burnaby, British Columbia
Area of Interest: Benefits, Networking Format: In Person

CPBI Pacific Continuing Education Series 
Group Underwriting Benefits 101

*Please note that this session has been rescheduled to Fall 2017.

PLEASE NOTE:   We have changed the format of our continuing education sessions based on feedback from our membership. The continuing education session will be held over two lunch time sessions instead of a single half day session. Sessions will be offered as a 2-part package over the lunch hour and will include lunch.



Group Underwriting Benefits 101


This session has been rescheduled to the Fall 2017


Registration - 11:45AM to 12PM

Session - 12PM to 1:30PM


Pacific Blue Cross, 4250 Canada Way, Burnaby, BC V5G 4W6

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Session description  

This session will provide an overview on group underwriting benefits and will arm you with an overview of Group Benefits plan design, funding arrangements and basic underwriting principles including:

  • Fundamentals
  • Plan Design
  • Underwriting & Pricing
  • Renewal Calculations
This session will provide particularly useful information for those interested in gaining general knowledge of group underwriting benefits.

This session will be offered in two parts:

  • Part 1 - Wednesday, June 14, 2017 
  • Part 2 - Wednesday, June 21, 2017 



Sarah Arsenault,
Account Executive, Group Business
Pacific Blue Cross

Sarah Arsenault has 15 years of service and sales experience in the insurance industry. Before joining Pacific Blue Cross in December 2014, she held an Account Executive role at two other insurance carriers, and prior to these roles she began her career in Group Benefits as a Service Representative. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of British Columbia, and a Group Benefits Associate (GBA) designation.

John Gerbrecht
Director Corporate Accounts, Group Business
Pacific Blue Cross

John leads the Major Accounts and Group Client Support teams to deliver the highest standards of service excellence and value. John holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia and has more than 27 years of experience in employee benefits gained at major Canadian health and financial services brands. He is a seasoned leader and brings a wealth of knowledge in customizing benefits solutions for plan sponsors from all sectors.

Materials will NOT be the same for both sessions. Please register if you can attend BOTH sessions.

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We hope to see you there !

Fees and Registration
Membership TypesRegular Price
Regular membership$40.00 CDN
Plan Sponsor Individual Membership$40.00 CDN
Associate$40.00 CDN
Student$40.00 CDN
Non Member$65.00 CDN
Cancellation Policy