Canada’s largest, and now award-winning, legal CPD event returns in 2017 running from February 7 – 11. Once again, OBA’s Institute will offer programming in Toronto and Ottawa, with all programs broadcast live online. Choose from over 30 timely CPD programs offered over 5 days and developed to give you the information and tools you need for continued success.

Connect with thought leaders, visionaries and the larger legal community as you discover innovative ideas, engage in lively discussions and learn fresh approaches to the challenges facing today’s lawyer. Plus, attend nightly special events to mix and mingle with colleagues and friends, old and new alike. Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of Canada’s largest legal CPD event – register today!


ABOUT Locations

OBA’s Institute is for everyone, and can be accessed everywhere. Choose to attend in either Toronto or Ottawa and be a part of one of the year’s largest gatherings of Ontario’s legal community. If you can’t attend in person, you can still be a part of the event by choosing to participate online as all programs at OBA’s Institute will be webcast live. This year, experience OBA’s Institute your way.

Toronto – Join us in person and choose from over 30 specialized programs to fulfill all of your CPD needs. Take part in interactive seminars, in-depth discussions, exciting networking and social events, all hosted at Twenty Toronto Street Conference & Events, the Toronto Board of Trade, and 1 King West.

Ottawa – We are excited to bring the energy of OBA’s Institute back to the Ottawa region for 2017. Join your local area colleagues in person, and connect with your fellow online and Toronto attendees as our award-winning Institute Live Link erases distance and joins you with speakers and fellow participants from all locations together. Plus, don’t miss the special receptions and events exclusively for Ottawa attendees. All Ottawa events will be held at the Rideau Club.

Webcast – Based on last year’s success we are once again broadcasting all programs at OBA’s Institute live online. Whether you watch from the office or the comfort of home, online access means OBA’s Institute comes to you.  Take advantage of this opportunity to enjoy the benefits of our in-depth and timely programming from anywhere with an internet connection.

ABOUT Materials

Your program registration includes complimentary online access to the full electronic materials from all programs offered at OBA’s Institute. Available in PDF format, you will be able to follow along on your smart phone, tablet or computer, or print your materials in advance of your programs.

Hard copy materials won't be available prior to OBA’s Institute but will be available for purchase after February 11.

ABOUT The Ontario Bar Association

The Ontario Bar Association is a branch of the Canadian Bar Association, representing more than 16,000 lawyers, judges, law professors and law students across Ontario. The OBA provides continuing professional development, undertakes public legal education and advocates for improvements to the law in the interests of the profession and the public. www.oba.org