Writer Christie Blatchford, along with Justice Annemarie Bonkalo (author of report on paralegals) and Justice David Steinberg, on “How to Fix the Family Court Crisis.”
Academic Michael Saini on “How I Lost My Neutrality”
Justice Steinberg on “Unified Family Court Retrospective”.
WORKSHOP TOPICS INCLUDE:
- The Mediator’s Survival Handbook
- Getting Past Impasse
- Technology and Distance Mediation
- Voice of the Child Reports
- Mediation Advocacy
- Child Protection Mediation
- Marketing Your Practice
- Elder Mediation
- Parenting Coordination
- Grandparent Access Mediation
- Power Imbalances & Family Violence
- Income Determination for Support Purposes
- Ethical Issues &
- Live Role Play
FEATURED EVENTS INCLUDE:
- November 20th Cocktail Reception!
- Silent Auction!
- FMC & FDRIO AGMS
- Book Launch: Settling Family Law Cases
Accommodations & Flights:
There are a limited number of rooms available at the DoubleTree by Hilton available for November 19th and 20th, 2017 at the special rate of $159 per room per night. Contact Matthew Smith at Hilton Hotels for more information.
If you are coming from out of town, FDRIO has secured an airfare discount with WestJet: 10% off Econo or 15% off Plus base fares. To take advantage of this offer, you will need to enter the coupon code MP1DYGF and promo code YYZ03 if you are booking with a Travel Agent.
The FDRIO AGM will be held over the lunch hour on November 20th.
The FMC AGM will be held over the lunch hour on November 21st.
All registered attendees are welcome to attend the cocktail reception on November 20th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The evening will feature the FDRIO and FMC awards as well as the launch of Lorne Wolfson’s book “Settling Family Law Cases” to be published by Thomson Reuters this fall.
On November 20th there will be a silent auction of items to be donated by FDRIO and FMC members and guests. All donations will receive a charitable receipt.
The Live Role-Play for FMC Certification on November 21st from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. requires pre-registration. Please tick the appropriate box on the Conference Registration Form for more information.
Applications for CPD hours are pending.
The Early Bird rate is available until October 6th, 2017.
Registration Opens: 7:30am
Networking Breakfast: 8:00-9:00am
Program Begins: 9:00am sharp!