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Monday, October 22, 2012

Canadian Conference on Elder Law 2012

I recently received this notice from the National Initiative for Care of the Elderly.


Canadian Conference on Elder Law 2012

The British Columbia Law Institute and The Canadian Centre for Elder Law presents: Canadian Conference on Elder Law 2012
Vancouver, B.C. Nov. 16-17, 2012

Advocacy and Aging: From Storytelling to Systemic Change
A must-attend event for professionals working in the field of aging: The critical issues affecting older people and the laws that support their needs. This year's conference, Advocacy and Aging: From Storytelling to Systemic Change, will focus on issues of capacity, capability, support, public/private guardianship, monitoring, accreditation, inter-jurisdictional recognition,
mobility, standards and law reform.

Keynote Address:
Madam Justice Marion Allan (Supreme Court of B.C., Retired)

Distinguished Lecture:
Candace Heisler (Professor and Elder Abuse Consultant, U.S.A.)

Select Experts include:
Kim Carter, Ombudsperson of B.C.
Jay Chalke, Q.C., Assistant Deputy Minister (Canada)
Catherine Romanko, PGT BC (Canada)
Jan Goddard (Canada)
Sue Field (Australia)
Rebecca Morgan (U.S.A.)
Kim Whaley (Canada)
Ian Hull (Canada)
Douglas Melville, Ombudsman for Banking Services and
Investments (Canada)

Special Study Stream:
Women and Aging: legal issues impacting older women, partly funded by the United W! ay of the Lower Mainland

Who Should Attend:
Lawyers and students practicing in estates or with older adults as clients, Professors and other academics with an interest in aging issues, Healthcare professionals, change advocates, financial planners, social workers, government and regulatory professionals.

What you Will Learn:
Participants will learn about legislation and caselaw relevant to guardianship, property and IP law, housing law and ethics. Participants will also learn about issues related to human rights, elder abuse and emerging legal issues related to the rapidly aging population.

Cost: $525 per person plus HST
When: November 16 - 17, 2012
Where: Sheraton Wall Centre, Vancouver, B.C.

Credits: Eligible for 11.25 CPD credits including 2 hours of Ethics

Register Today!
Space is Limited

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