2012 CCEL Conference Information

“Advocacy and Aging: From Storytelling to Systemic Change”

November 16-17, 2012
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre


There were 2 juried prizes available for nomination:

The 2012 Gregory K. Steele, Q.C. Student Paper Prize

And, new this year, The Arthur Close, Q.C. Outstanding Volunteer Award


World Study Group

The conference pre-day for the World Study Group on Elder Law was held on November 15, providing an opportunity for scholars in this area to present research updates and new work in this important field.

Taking place November 15, 2012, the World Study Group offered Elder Law professors, practitioners and other professionals interested in law and aging issues, research and education, from around the world a chance to meet up with colleagues and exchange ideas on elder law research, issues and teaching.

Conference Location and Accommodations

The conference was held at the Sheraton Wall Centre, Vancouver, B.C. 

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Past sponsors of the Canadian Conference on Elder Law have included Kobo,  the Community Legal Clinics of OntarioStetson University College of Law, the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly, Eldercare Home Health IncRapid Response by Revera Inc., the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee, the Canadian Association on GerontologyJan Goddard & AssociatesIrene Borins Ash, the Law Commission of Ontario, Westminster Savings Credit Union, the Law Foundation of British Columbia, the Law Foundation of Ontario, the Public Guardian and Trustee of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, Whaley Estate Litigation, Hull and Hull LLP, Spry Hawkins Micner, the Ombudsman of British Columbia and the BC Network for Aging Research, Vancouver Coastal Health, Law Commission of Canada, BC Housing, FraserHealth, LexisNexis, McLellan Herbert,and Einfeld Watts.

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