Special Events

OBA'S INSTITUTE 2017 SPECIAL EVENTS

CPD program registrants have complimentary access to a wide array of lunches, networking and special events on each day you attend OBA's Institute 2017. Just looking to network? Our special events and lunches can be attended individually for a nominal fee. 

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TORONTO & OTTAWA EVENTS

TORONTO EVENTS

THE MINDFUL LAWYER CPD SERIES

Technology and Its Distractions: Reducing Digital Overload

Explore the effects of multitasking on stress and hear advice on how to improve your concentration. Hear strategies on when to be “on” and responsive, and when to turn “off” without neglecting your clients. Gain practical advice on how to leverage technology to be more productive and balanced!

CHILD & YOUTH LAW/ FAMILY LAW

Meet the New Children’s Lawyer: Marian Jacko

In November 2016, Marian Jacko took over the reins as the new Children’s Lawyer for Ontario. Ms. Jacko was most recently legal counsel to the Motherisk Commission, providing advice on Indigenous issues. She previously spent 17 years at the Office of the Children’s Lawyer.

OFFICIAL LANGUAGES

From the Courtroom to International Arbitration and the United Nations Security Council

Don't miss this excellent opportunity to hear from the Honourable Yves Fortier who will discuss the role of the advocate in its various forms during our bilingual reception organized by the OBA's Official Languages Committee. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and beverages while connecting with your colleagues and expanding your network.

OTTAWA

RECEPTION

Ottawa

Those attending INSTITUTE in Ottawa this year are invited to attend nightly reception events, designed to connect old colleagues, meet new contacts and discuss the latest events within the legal industry. Don’t miss these exciting opportunities to network in the Ottawa area.