Connect, Create, Communicate 2016: PLEI and A2J
LawConnect Ontario and The Action Group on Access to Justice proudly present Connect Create Communicate: Public Legal Education and the Access to Justice Movement. This conference will address current issues in public legal education and information (PLEI) and the push for access to justice (A2J) in Ontario.
Connect Create Communicate is co-presented by LawConnect Ontario and The Action Group on Access to Justice of the Law Society of Upper Canada (TAG).
We welcome participation from legal professionals, community workers, students, and other people working in access to justice and doing PLEI. The program will feature both plenary sessions and smaller break-out workshops, which will focus on introducing participants to new ideas or practical skills.
A working program is available at https://theactiongroup.ca/2016/10/connect-create-communicate/.
The standard registration rate for Connect Create Communicate is $200. Registration fees include a light breakfast, a full lunch, and coffee/tea throughout the day. Vegetarian options will be available. Special dietary restrictions can be accommodated; please leave a note in the "Comments" section of your registration or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are pleased to offer a special rate of $150 to community agencies with an operating budget of under $1 million annually.
Students are invited to email us directly if they are interested in attending. We are looking for a small number of student volunteers, who will be welcome to attend in the conference for free in exchange for a few hours of help.
The Chestnut Residence and Conference Centre is conveniently located in downtown Toronto. Nearby hotels include the Doubletree Hilton, the Sheraton Centre Hotel, the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre, and others. Further information will be available at http://www.lawconnectontario.ca.
The conference venue is fully accessible and located on major subway and streetcar lines. Paid parking is available at the venue.