SCHEDULE

CONFERENCE DAY 1: THURSDAY OCTOBER 4, 2018

7:30 a.m.Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:20 a.m.Ceremonial Welcome
8:30 a.m.Hosts’ Welcome
8:40 a.m.Opening Remarks: The Right Honourable Chief Justice Richard Wagner
9:00 a.m.Plenary 1 (1.25 CPD)
Action in Access: Cross-Country Round Up
10:15 a.m.Morning Break
10:30 a.m. ‘Cross-Country Initiatives’ Workshops (1.5 CPD)

A – Less is More: Access by Unbundling
B – Unlocking the Professional Development of Pro Bono
C – Pro Bono in Law Schools: The Next Generation
D – Tech Tools for #A2J
12:00 p.m. Lunch Panel (1.0 CPD)
Pro Bono Serving Truth and Reconciliation
1:30 p.m. ‘Acting on Truth and Reconciliation’ Workshops (1.5 CPD)

A – Connecting with Clients: Cultural Competency for A2J
B – Decolonizing and Expanding Pro Bono Service for Indigenous Peoples
C – Innovations in Service Delivery to Rural and Remote Communities
D – Helping Abuse Survivors and the #MeToo Movement
3:00 p.m.Afternoon Break
3:15 p.m. Plenary 2 (1.25 CPD)
Regulating in the Public Interest to Increase Access to Justice
4:30 p.m.Conference Adjourns


CONFERENCE DAY 2: FRIDAY OCTOBER 5, 2018

8:00 a.m.Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m.Plenary 3 (1.25 CPD)
Reflecting on the Politics of Access to Justice
10:15 a.m.Morning Break
10:30 a.m. ‘Pro Bono in Times of Austerity and Disparity’ Workshops (1.5 CPD)

A – Frontline Family Law: Targeting the Greatest Need
B – Collaborating for A2J: Working with Social Service Providers
C – Setting the Stage for Pro Bono Counsel
D – Measuring Success: Evaluation and Outcomes for Pro Bono Initiatives
12:00 p.m. Lunch Panel (1.0 CPD)
Keynote Speaker
1:30 p.m. ‘Getting Real with Access to Justice’ Concurrent Workshops (1.5 CPD)

A – First on the Scene: Advocacy in Administrative Tribunals
B – Finding Funds for Pro Bono Programs
C – New Models of Service to Self Represented Litigants
Truth and Reconciliation Blanket Exercise
3:00 p.m.Afternoon Break
3:15 p.m.Plenary 4 (1.0 CPD)
Evolving Adjudication for A2J
4:15 p.m. Closing Remarks: The Honourable David Eby, QC
4:30 p.m. Conference Concludes
Workshop Streams:

A – Accessible Practice CLE
B – Building Capacity for Service
C – Clients and Communities
D – Delving into Details