Presentations

JEUDI / THURSDAY PROGRAMME/AGENDA
9:30 – 10:15 AM

Salle 1205 / Room 1205

IS / SI

Allocution d’ouverture: La culture de l’innovation

Conférencière : Nathalie Bondil, directrice et conservatrice en chef, Musée des Beaux-arts de Montréal

Opening Presentation: The Culture of Innovation

Speaker: Nathalie Bondil, Director and Chief Curator, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

10:45 AM – 12:15 PM Ateliers / Workshops
 

Atelier / Workshop #1
Salle 1205 / Room 1205
IS / SI

Building Capacity for Justice Innovation: Measuring the Impact of Public Legal Education and Information on Access to Justice

Speakers: Dr. Lesley Jacobs, Director, Professor of Law & Society and Political Science and Director of the Institute for Social Research at York University, Joanna Birenbaum, Lawyer at Ursel Phillips Fellows Hopkinson LLP and McMurtry Fellow, Osgoode Hall and Julie Mathews, Executive Director, Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)

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Responding to Needs: Innovation, Dispute Resolution & A2J
Speakers: Nicole Aylwin, Assistant Director, Winkler Institute for Dispute Resolution and Executive Director, Canadian Forum on Civil Justice, and Dr. Trevor Farrow, Professor & Associate Dean, Osgoode Hall Law School, Academic Director, Winkler Institute for Dispute Resolution, Chair, Canadian Forum on Civil Justice

Atelier / Workshop # 2
Salle 303 / Room 303
Développement des habiletés innovatrices en matière d’accès à la justice
Speakers: Donald Tremblay, Ph. D., Fondateur et directeur général de la Clinique juridique itinérante / Founder & Executive Director Mobile Legal Clinic and Anne Saris, D.C.L., LL.M., Professeur au Département des sciences juridiques de l’UQAM / Professor of Law, Département des sciences juridiques UQAM
 

Atelier / Workshop #3
Salle 204 / Room 204

Adapting Existing Technology for Community Solutions: MyLawBC and Clicklaw Wikibooks

Speakers: Brenda Rose, Director of Community Engagement, Courthouse Libraries BC, Drew Jackson, Executive Director, People’s Law School, and Sherry MacLennan, Director, Public Legal Information and Applications, Legal Services Society BC

 

Atelier / Workshop #4
Salle 200 / Room 200

Improving Access to Family Justice by Increasing the Supply of Family Law Lawyers: The Calgary Family Law Incubator Pilot Project

Speakers: Gillian Marriott, Executive Director, Pro Bono Law Alberta and Counsel at Widdowson Kachur Ostwald Menzies LLP, John-Paul Boyd, Executive Director, Canadian Research Institute for Law and the Family and Kelly Ann Fenney, Assistant General Counsel, Calgary Board of Education and Co-Chair of the Alberta CBA Access to Justice Committee

1:30 – 3:00 PM Ateliers / Workshops
 

Atelier / Workshop #5
Salle 204 / Room 204
IS / SI

Comment outiller les avocats et avocates pour qu’ils soient plus innovants dans la prestation de services juridiques? (How to Equip Lawyers So That They Will Provide More Innovative Legal Services)

Speakers: Éric Beauchesne, Joli-Cœur Lacasse, avocats et Pierre Boucher, Observatoire des Services Professionnels

Atelier / Workshop #6
Salle 200 / Room 200
Teaching the System, Teaching the Problem: Building the Access to Justice Game
Speakers: Jessica Reekie, Executive Director, Ontario Justice Education Network and Michelle Thompson, Program Manager, Ontario Justice Education Network
 

 

Atelier / Workshop #7
Salle 1205 / Room 1205

BC’s Civil Resolution Tribunal
Speaker: Shannon Salter, Chair, British Columbia Civil Resolution Tribunal
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Speakers: Diana Hunt, Director, Criminal/POA Policy and Programs, Court Services Division (MAG), Office of the Attorney General of Ontario and,
Nuno Silva, Senior Project Management Consultant, Innovation Office (MAG), Policy and Innovation Division, Office of the Attorney General of Ontario———————————————————–Cyberjustice Access to Justice InitiativesSpeaker: Nicolas Vermeys, Professeur, Université de Montréal, Directeur adjoint du Laboratoire de cyberjustice/Professor of Law, University of Montreal, Assistant Director, University of Montreal Cyberjustice Laboratory
Atelier / Workshop #8
Salle 303 / Room 303
Restorative Justice Circle, Nishnawbe Aski Legal Services

Speakers : Celina Reitberger, Executive Director, Nishnawbe Aski Legal Services, Member of Fort William First Nation and Carol Buswa-Kakegabon, Talking Together Program Manager, Nishnawbe Aski Legal Services, Member of the Long Lake #58 First Nation

3:15 – 4:30 PM

Salle 1205 / Room 1205
IS / SI

Showcases:

1.     Shared Steps – A TAG Story

Sabreena Delhon, Manager, The Action Group on Access to Justice, Law Society of Upper Canada and Julie Mathews, Executive Director, Community Legal Education Ontario

2.     Measuring Access to Justice for Self-Representing Litigants –A National Survey of Canadian Administrative Tribunals
Dr. Lilian Ma, Associate Chair, Landlord and Tenant Board / Présidente associée, Commission de la location immobilière, Alternate Executive Chair, Social Justice Tribunals Ontario / Présidente Exécutive Suppléante, Tribunaux de justice sociale Ontario
3. Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario : 3 initiatives en matière d’accès à la justice
Andrée-Anne Martel, Directrice générale, Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario / Centre d’information juridique d’Ottawa, et Alexandra Waite, Chargée de projets juridiques, Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario
4.     Trusted Intermediaries and Online Interactive Tools
Erik Bornmann, Staff Lawyer, Community Legal Clinic – Simcoe, Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes

 

 

VENDREDI / FRIDAY PROGRAMME / AGENDA
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM Ateliers / Workshops
 

Atelier / Workshop #9
Salle 304 / Room 304

Benchmarking for Innovation: Developing and Implementing National Legal Aid Benchmarks

Speakers: Dr. Melina Buckley, Co-Chair of the CBA/ALAP Working Group on National Legal Aid Benchmarks and Gaylene Schellenberg, Lawyer, Legislation and Law Reform, Canadian Bar Association

 

Atelier / Workshop #10
Salle 1205 / Room 1205

Learning from Evolving Stories of Justice System Experiments: BC’s Family Justice Innovation Lab and Chicago’s Justice Entrepreneurs Project and More
Speakers: Kari Boyle, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Mediate BC Society, Jane Morley, Lawyer and Mediator, Restorative Solutions, and Kelly Tautges, Director of Pro Bono & Court Advocacy, The Chicago Bar Foundation, Chicago, USA
 

 

Atelier / Workshop #11
Salle 100 / Room 100

 

Innovating Access to Justice with Law Students: Opportunities, Lessons and Strategies

Speakers: Professor David Wiseman, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law and Professor Suzanne Bouclin, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law

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Leveraging Law Schools: Breaking Down Silos to Enhance Access to Justice

Speaker: Professor Doug Ferguson, University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law, Director, Community Legal Services Clinic

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Creating Capacity for Innovation in Emerging Legal Professionals: The Gift and Promise of Reflective Practice and Action Research in Fostering Access to Justice

Speaker: Michele M. Leering, Executive Director, Community Advocacy & Legal Centre and PhD Candidate, Faculty of Law at Queen’s University

1:30 – 3:00 PM Ateliers / Workshops
 

 

Atelier / Workshop #13
Salle 1205 / Room 1205
IS / SI

Outreach Legal Services to People with Complex Needs: What Works?

Speakers: Lynn Burns, Executive Director, Pro Bono Law Ontario and Lee Ann Chapman, Lawyer at Pro Bono Law Ontario at SickKids

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Extending the Reach of Legal Aid and Expanding the Role of Trusted Intermediaries: Challenges and Opportunities Moving from Incubation to Scaling of the Legal Health Check-Up Project

Speaker: Colleen Sym, Lawyer and Executive Director, Halton Community Legal Services

 

Atelier / Workshop #14
Salle 100 / Room 100

What Shifts are Required for Justice Sector Innovation at the Pace of a Start-Up? How Do We Build Multidisciplinary Environments Where Lawyers Don’t (and Shouldn’t) Do It All? An Interactive Design Session

Speakers: Sarah McCoubrey, Access to Justice Strategist, Calibrate Inc., and Karin Galldin, Project Director, Legal Futures Initiative and Reaching Equal Justice, Canadian Bar Association

Atelier / Workshop #15
Salle 303 / Room 303
Increasing Access to Justice for Self-Represented Individuals by Providing Legal Information Support Through Community Volunteers – The Public Navigator Project in NS

Speaker: Heather de Berdt Romilly, Executive Director, Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia

 

Updated the November 10, 2015 at 3:32 pm.