OBA's Institute is pleased once again to provide increased access and interactive formats for attendees and viewers across Ontario. Choose to attend live in either Toronto or Thunder Bay and be a part of one of the year’s largest gathering of Ontario’s legal community.

Plus, for your convenience we are excited to announce that all programs at OBA’s Institute will be live webcast for online viewing. You don't have to miss a thing you can enjoy OBA’s Institute from wherever you practice.


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 Board of Trade and One King West.

Twenty Toronto Street Conferences & Events
200 - 20 Toronto Street | Toronto, ON M5C 2B8

One King West Hotel & Residence
1 King Street West | Toronto, ON M5H 1A1

Toronto Board of Trade
First Canadian Place 77 Adelaide Street West | Toronto, ON M5X 1C1

Programs & Special Events

All Toronto programs are held at Twenty Toronto Street Conferences and Events with the following exceptions:

Welcome Reception
One King West Hotel & Residence - Tuesday, February 6th

Municpal Law
Toronto Board of Trade - Friday, February 9th

Thunder Bay VENUE

New for 2018! We are excited to bring the energy of OBA’s Institute north to Thunder Bay. Join your local area colleagues and participate via the award-winning Live Link where you can interact with fellow participants and speakers both in Thunder Bay and in Toronto.

The Chanterelle on Park
206 Park Avenue | Thunder Bay, ON P7B 1C2

Programs & Special Events

All Thunder Bay programs are held at The Chanterelle on Park. The following is a list of programs in Thunder Bay:

Aboriginal Law
The Chanterelle on Park - Thursday, February 8th

Child & Youth Law
The Chanterelle on Park - Wednesday, February 7th

Education Law
The Chanterelle on Park - Wednesday, February 7th

Family Law
The Chanterelle on Park - Friday, February 9th

Sole, Small Firm & General Practice Breakfast
The Chanterelle on Park - Thursday, February 8th

Women Lawyers Forum
The Chanterelle on Park - Wednesday, February 7th

Young Lawyers Division
The Chanterelle on Park - Thursday, February 8th

British Columbia VENUE

Clark Wilson LLP 9th Floor - 885 West Georgia Street | Vancouver, BC | V6C 3H1


Joint CBA BC and OBA Program
Clark Wilson LLP - Wednesday, February 7th


Again this year, all programs offered at OBA’s Institute will be broadcast live online. Wherever you happen to tune in, online access means OBA’s Institute comes to you.  Take advantage of this interactive format and enjoy the benefits of our in-depth and timely programming from anywhere with an internet connection.