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The International Journal of Clinical Legal Education (IJCLE), published by Northumbria University and the Association for Canadian Clinical Legal Education (ACCLE), are delighted to invite you to our joint 2016 conference, The Risks and Rewards of Clinical Legal Education Programs. The conference will be held at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, from July 10 - 12, 2016.
The conference theme encourages participants to reflect on the balance between the risks and rewards of clinical legal education programs for the various stakeholders: students, clients, communities, supervisors, law faculties and the broader University.
NEW! Full conference program is now available!
The joint IJCLE / ACCLE Conference will run for 2.5 days. Registration opens at 10:30 on Sunday, July 10. A welcome lunch will be served from 12:00 – 1:00 pm, followed by our opening Keynote address. The conference program will conclude at 6:00 pm on July 12, 2016, followed by a closing reception.
Conference registration fees include lunch on all three days and breakfast on the two full days, July 11 and 12. Also included is a ticket to the post-conference reception.
Please check this Event page and ACCLE’s website for updates on the Conference Schedule and program.
Optional Conference Events:
Note: you must select each additional event you want to attend on the registration menu when completing your registration and making a payment.
There are two optional conference dinners available for an additional cost. On the evening of July 10, 2016, all participants are invited to join us for a casual barbeque dinner on the back lawn of the law school. The formal Conference Dinner will be held at Hart House, University of Toronto, on July 11, 2016.
For attendees who are able to stay on after the conference, a full-day outing to the majestic Niagara Falls – one of the world’s most impressive natural wonders - is planned for July 13, 2016.
Further details about these events can be found on the registration page.
Unfortunately, due to our own limited resources, the IJCLE and ACCLE are not able to offer any travel subsidies to assist participants in attending. We do have a very limited number of conference fee waivers available to presenters. If you wish to request a waiver, please send us your written request by February 29, 2016 at email@example.com.
Toronto is a very popular tourist attraction during the summer months and there are several large conferences taking place that the same time as this one. Confirm your accommodation plans as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
1. Holiday Inn Yorkville 280 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON M5S 1V8 - Conference rate rooms sold out
2. Park Hyatt Toronto 4 Avenue Road, M5R 2E8 Toronto, Canada
The current conference rate is $255/night, but this will likely increase as we get closer to the conference date.
Ask for the University of Toronto rate by quoting that you are Faculty of Law International Journal of Clinical Legal Education conference participant.
Tel: +1 416 925 1234
3. Other nearby hotels:
Holiday Inn Yorkville 280 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON M5S 1V8
Hotel Intercontinental Toronto Yorkville 220 Bloor Street West, M5S 1T8 Toronto
Chelsea Hotel 33 Gerrard Street West, M5G 1Z4 Toronto
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto 475 Yonge Street, M4Y 1X7 Toronto
1. Victoria University Residences - Many of the conference events are taking place in Victoria College, which is part of the University of Toronto.
Rates: Single occupancy: $69/night and Double Occupancy: $93/night
Booking: You can use Victoria College's online registration or complete an application form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Indicate that this is for the Faculty of Law’s International Journal of Clinical Legal Education/ACCLE conference.
2. Massey College, another college at the University of Toronto, also has summer residence rooms available for rent. Massey College is a very short walk away (less than 10 minutes) from the Faculty of Law and University College, where the Conference is taking place.
Rates: Single occupancy: $70/night and Double Occupancy: $100/night.
3. Chestnut Residence, a University of Toronto residence located in the heart of downtown, also has limited single rooms available. This residence is a 20 minute walk or short subway ride to the conference location.
Toronto is Canada's largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. It's a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world's most livable cities.
Toronto is one of the most multicultural cities in the world. Over 140 languages and dialects are spoken here, and just over 30 per cent of Toronto residents speak a language other than English or French at home.
To request a refund of any part of your registration fees (including dinner, etc.), please contact us via email at email@example.com. The deadline to request a refund is Wednesday, July 6. After this date, refunds will only be extended at the discretion of the Conference Planning Steering Committee.