2010 Canadian Conference on Elder Law

Date(s) of Conference:

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.

Call for Papers:

The Canadian Centre for Elder Law and the Law Commission of Ontario welcome submissions for workshops, individual paper presentations and symposia/panel presentations for this year’s exciting conference. The call for abstracts deadline is June 30, 2010, but early expressions of interest are strongly recommended. Submissions will be adjudicated and notifications will be made no later than mid-July 2010.

We encourage submissions from law students, for a potential inclusion in a student panel.

Submissions should be sent to 2010CCEL@gmail.com. Electronic submissions are preferred; however, if you are unable to provide an electronic submission, you may fax your documents to 416-650-8418.

The deadline for submissions is June 30th.

For more information about the theme of the conference, recommended areas of discussion and submission requirements, please read the full brochure here.

Contact Information:

Lauren Bates
Staff Lawyer
Law Commission of Ontario
(416) 650-8100
Toll-free 1-(866) 950-8406



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