2010 Canadian (International) Conference on Elder Law
June 2, 2010
BY Alison Taylor
In conjunction with the Law Commission of Ontario
“Developing an Anti-Ageist Approach to the Law”
October 28-30, 2010
Delta Chelsea Hotel
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The Canadian Centre for Elder Law and the Law Commission of Ontario, with the support of the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly, is hosting the 5th annual Canadian (International) Conference on Elder Law in Toronto, Ontario.
The conference will bring together Canadian and international experts, academics, lawyers and advocates to promote and advance the discussion of elder law issues.
The theme of this year’s conference is “Developing an Anti-Ageist Approach to the Law”. The conference will explore issues of elder rights, ageism and the law, access to justice, and law reform for older persons. The Advocacy Centre for the Elderly, a pioneer in promoting and protecting access to justice for older persons, will bring its unique expertise and perspective to the conference, developing a stream of conference programming.
The conference pre-day for the World Study Group on Elder Law will be held on October 28th, and will provide an opportunity for scholars in this area to present research updates and new work in this important field.
The conference will be held in the heart of downtown Toronto, close to shopping, sightseeing, and nightlife.