Upcoming Events

Spring Workshops, Presentations and Community Outreach

CCEL is pleased to speak at various up and coming events including:

CLEBC and CCEL in collaboration present

The Journey of Aging — the Law and Beyond

2-Day Conference – Thursday & Friday, November 12 & 13, 2015

DAY 1: Connecting Across Discipline and Geography

Join practitioners from law, social work, health care, finance, non-profit and other sectors from across the country and around the world to talk about the challenges and issues involved in working with older adults.

DAY 2: Key Practice Challenges and Hot Topics in Legal Practice

Explore issues engaged in powers of attorney and substitute decision-making, health care decision-making and end of life care, mental capacity and dementia, elder abuse and neglect, and other challenging subjects that arise in representing older adults and their families.

Read more about the 2015 Conference

Stakeholder Invitation

Keynote Address with Minister Wong

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 1:00- 1:45 P.M.
UBC Faculty of Law, Allard Hall
1822 East Mall, Terrace Lounge 4th floor
Vancouver, B.C.

Join the Canadian Centre for Elder Law for a keynote speech from the Minister of State (Seniors) Alice Wong on social isolation of seniors.

Social isolation touches many aspects of seniors’ lives, including access to information and services, active participation in the community, healthy aging, income security and caregiving. The Government of Canada has a number of programs and activities aimed at creating awareness and addressing the impact of this growing issue. Aligning the priorities of these programs and activities will have the best impact on social isolation of seniors.

To register for this free event please email rdickinson@bcli.org.

International Women’s Day 2014 Event

The Canadian Centre for Elder Law is once again hosting an international Women’s Day event focused on the experiences on March 6, 2014

Read more about details of the event

World Elder Law Study Group 2013

The World Elder Law Study Group allows elder law professors, practitioners and other professionals from around the world interested in law and aging issues, research and education, a chance to meet up with colleagues and exchange ideas on elder law research, issues and teaching.

The 2013 World Elder Law Study Group is being held on November 11 in Waikiki, Hawaii, United States. The event is being held in the Hale Koa Hotel on the beautiful and internationally renowned Waikiki beach, located on the island of Oahu.

Learn more about the World Study Group 2013.

International Elder Law Conference with a Veterans Focus

The International Elder Law Conference with a Veterans Focus, presented by the University of Hawaii Elder Law Program at the William S. Richardson School of Law, is scheduled to take place November 12th and 13th, 2013. Two full days of presentations will feature judges, lawyers, veterans, medical doctors, psychiatrists and caregivers on insightful and timely issues facing elders, especially elder veterans.

The event will take place at The Hale Koa Hotel on Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawai’i.

Online registration will close at 11:59 PM on November 5, 2013. On-site registration will be available on November 12, 2013. For registration inquiries, please contact Amy Nye, University of Hawaii Conference Center, at anye@hawaii.edu or 808-956-8204.

Read more about the event at the University of Hawai’i Elder Law Program’s website

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