National Annual CPD Fall Conference: Videos coming soon!

English In Person - Toronto
Nov 26, 2015
  • 10 Substantive Hours
  • 0 Professionalism Hours
English only

Session Overview

On November 26 and 27 we host our interactive, CPD-accredited National Annual CPD Fall Conference!

This two-day event will feature several different morning sessions and two large afternoon plenaries, with subject-matter experts from across Canada and the United States. The conference will take place at the Hyatt Hotel in downtown Toronto. Participants are invited to attend a session of their choosing on one or both days, and are invited to participate in the plenaries. The conference sessions will each feature analysis and debate, presentation of key case studies, lectures and an opportunity to interact with former Supreme Court Justices, legal experts, renowned professors and our esteemed faculty.

Update: Videos

Thank you for joining us at our Fall CPD Conference! Recordings of all sessions will soon be up on our site. Please contact us at to pre-order your copies.

Please find the agenda below:

Thursday November 26, 9:30am – 12:00pm

Room 1: Business and Human Rights with Ian Binnie, Yousuf Aftab, Penelope Simons and Scott Fairley (30 minutes of Professionalism Content and 2 hours of Substantive Content)

Room 2: Mental Health in the Legal Profession with Doron Gold, Orlando Da Silva and Melanie Banka Goela moderated by Jodi Kovitz (2 hours of Professionalism content and 1 hour of Substantive content)

Plenary session on Perspectives from the Bench hosted by The Hon. Ian Binnie, The Hon. Gloria Epstein and The Hon. John Evans from 2:00pm-3:30pm (20 minutes of Professionalism content and 1 hour and 10 minutes of Substantive content)

Kirsch Institute Conference Reception from 3:30pm – 5:00pm.

Friday November 27, 9:30am – 12:00pm

Room 1: Cross-border Litigation  with John Lorn McDougall, Matthew Milne-Smith and Mary Thomson (1 hour of Professionalism content and 1 hour and 30 minutes of Substantive content)

Room 2: Professional Responsibility of Crown Lawyers with Murray Segal and Howard Leibovich (1 hr 45 mins of Professionalism Content and 45 minutes of Substantive content)

Room 3: Privacy with Barbara MacIsaac, Ryder Gilliland, Michael Power and Wendy Wagner (CURRENTLY POSTPONED: we are planning to hold this session in the next few months. Please contact us for further information:

A plenary session on Diversity in the Legal Profession will be hosted by Raj Anand, Julie Soloway and Lai-King Hum and moderated by Tamara Morgenthau from 2:00pm-3:30pm.

CPD Accreditation

Venue: Hyatt Hotel

Hyatt Regency Toronto
370 King Street, M5V 1J9

Available session formats and materials
  • English
  • In Person