Canadian Elder Law Conference
Save the Date!
The 2017 Canadian Elder Law Conference will be held on November 2-3 in Vancouver, BC.
Building on the success of the 2015 conference, we are again hosting the event in collaboration with the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC (CLEBC).¬†Please contact CLEBC to register.
If you have any questions regarding agenda topics or sponsorship, please contact CCEL National Director Krista James at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submit an abstract to speak at the conference.
Coming of Age: Elder Law in Canada and its Future
Date: November 2-3 2017
Location: Vancouver, BC
- Jan Goddard, Godard Gamage Stephens LLP (Toronto)
- Hugh McLellan, McLellan Herbert (Vancouver)
- Geoffrey W. White, Geoffrey W. White Law Corporation (Kelowna)
Topics and Themes
Elder law is a multi-faceted topic touching on diverse areas of practice, including:
- Wills and estates
- Family law
- Pensions and benefits
- Healthcare rights
- Privacy law
- Criminal law practice
The conference provides
- Practical skill-based sessions enhancing our capacity to serve older adults
- Updates on hot topics in elder law and aging policy
- Discussions of current research on law and aging-related topics
Our conference, like the practice of elder law, is inter-disciplinary. Past presenters have included legal experts and also physicians and health professionals, social workers, practitioners from justice and policing and financial sector professionals.
Expect sessions on hot topics such as:
- Mental capacity law
- Substitute decision making
- Physician-assisted death
- Cross-border issues
- Financial abuse
- Intersections between legal and health policy
Gregory K. Steele QC Student Prize
Submit a paper relating to law and aging¬†and win the chance to present it at this year’s Canadian Elder Law Conference!¬†Learn more
2015– The Journey of Aging – ¬†The Law and Beyond
2012– ¬†Advocacy and Aging: From Storytelling to Systemic Change
2010 – Developing an Anti-Ageist Approach to the Law
2008 –¬†Aging Citizens, Evolving Practices