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2018 Annual Legal Aid Ontario Refugee Law Office Conference

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Jackman Law Building, University of Toronto Faculty of Law

78 Queen's Park West

Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C5

Canada

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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Legal Aid Ontario’s Refugee Law Office is pleased to present the 2018 Refugee Law Office Conference, taking place at a new venue, the Jackman Law Building, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, 78 Queen's Park West, Toronto, Ontario.

We will be bringing an exciting lineup of speakers and panelists discussing a wide range of topics pertaining to the evolving state of refugee law in Canada and abroad.

Topics

  • RPD: What is Working and What Is Not (conversation with RPD Deputy Chairperson, Shereen Benzvy Miller)
  • Jurisprudence for your Back Pocket
  • Emerging Issues in Refugee Law
  • Everything You Need to Know about Humanitarian and Compassionate Applications
  • Law Society Tribunal Decisions on Refugee Matters: Key Findings and Tips for Your Practice
  • Managing a Busy Refugee Practice: Burnout and Mental Health
  • Access to Services for those With and Without Status

Attending

Due to the high costs associated with running this conference, we began charging attendance fees in 2016. This year's full fee is $100.



Reduced admission is available for refugee panel lawyers, clinic staff and lawyers, and students. If you are a member of one of these eligible groups, use the following referral links to have a discount applied.




Catering

We are pleased to be providing attendees with a full lunch, breakfast refreshments, and an assortment of snacks and drinks during the morning and afternoon breaks. If you have a dietary restriction or allergy, please indicate this at the time you register for the conference.

Online and in-person

Choose to participate online through our webcast or attend in-person.

CPD hours

We expect to receive LSO accreditation for 6.5 hours of CPD time, including 1.5 hours of professionalism hours. We will notify participants once we receive the confirmed accreditation.

Contact

Conference information

Samantha Chochla
Refugee Law Office
Legal Aid Ontario
Email: rloconference@lao.on.ca

Technical support (billing, registration, accessibility requirements)

Please contact communications@lao.on.ca or use the 'contact the organizer' links located on this page.



FAQs

What are my transportation/parking options getting to the event?

Public transit

The Jackman Law Building at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law is located at 78 Queen's Park West.

The Faculty of Law is easily accessible by public transit. Exit at Museum subway station on Line 1 and take the southwest exit. The law school will be directly in front of you, just south of the Royal Ontario Museum. The law school is also only a short walk away from the Bay and St. George stations on the Bloor-Danforth Line 2 subway line.

Bike

If you're arriving by bike, ample post and ring parking is available immediately in front of the Jackman Law and Flavelle House buildings.

Uber / Taxi / Rideshare

Ask your driver to provide drop-off service at the roundabout in front of Flavelle House at 78 Queen’s Park West.

Driving

If you choose to drive to the conference, we recommend consulting the University of Toronto mapping service to locate an available parking lot. There is a Green P parking garage located at the northeast side of Bloor and Bedford Rd. Please note: The parking lot at 78 Queen’s Park is reserved for faculty and staff only.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes. Once registered, you can transfer your registration between the in-person and the webinar session as long as there is available space in your preferred session. If you transfer to an already full session, you may be placed on a waitlist and lose your spot entirely. Transfers cannot be made from one individual to another.

What is the refund policy?

Please contact us as soon as possible. We are unable to complete refund requests submitted within one week of the conference.

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Jackman Law Building, University of Toronto Faculty of Law

78 Queen's Park West

Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C5

Canada

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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