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New dates: October 1-2, 2018

Are you on top of the most significant recent regulatory developments and tribunal/judicial decisions in administrative law?

Attend this celebrated annual program to enhance your understanding of key current issues and their practical implications. It’s a must for administrative lawyers and tribunal counsel, or any lawyer advising the Crown in a public law capacity.

  • Overview of Key Developments in Administrative Law 2018: What’s New, What’s Important?
  • Tribunal Reform: the new Condo Tribunal, OMB reform, the License Appeal Tribunal and more
  • Artificial Intelligence & Regulatory Law: accountability, asserting jurisdiction and ensuring compliance
  • Developments in Disability & Human Rights (including discussion of Stewart v. Elk Valley (2017)
  • Liability of Administrative Tribunals and Regulators: Exploring the Curious Case of Ernst [2017]
  • The Standard of Review 2008-2017: From Dunsmuir to Edmonton East (and Beyond)
  • Reconciliation and Administrative Justice
  • Nuts and Bolts of Administrative Justice Ethics
  • The Duty of Fairness in a Changing World
  • Reviewing Commercial Arbitration
  • Jurisdictional Questions Writ Large



  • Sean Gaudet, Senior Counsel, Public Law Section, Justice Canada
  • Lorne Sossin, Dean, Osgoode Hall Law School
  • Brendan Van Niejenhuis, Stockwoods LLP Barristers
  • Raj Anand, WeirFoulds LLP
  • Steven M. Barrett, Goldblatt Partners LLP
  • Robert A. Centa, Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP
  • Joseph K. Cheng, Counsel, Public Safety & Defence Division, Department of Justice (Canada)
  • Tom Curry, Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP
  • Ian Darling, Chair, Condominium Authority Tribunal
  • Aviv Gaon, Instructor, Legal Process, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University
  • Avvy Yao-Yao Go, Metro Toronto Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic
  • Kate Glover, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law and Faculty of the School of Graduate and Postgraduate Studies, Western University
  • Sean W. Hanley, Counsel, Constitutional Law Branch, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)
  • Katherine Hensel, Hensel Barristers
  • Matthew Horner, Counsel, Ontario Human Rights Commission
  • The Hon. Justice Freya Kristjanson, Superior Court of Justice (Ontario)
  • Andrew K. Lokan, Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP
  • P. David McCutcheon, Dentons Canada LLP
  • Nicholas McHaffie, Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Kim A. Mullin, WeirFoulds LLP
  • Jimoh A. Ovbiagele, Co-founder/Chief Technology Officer, Ross Intelligence
  • Tess Sheldon, ARCH Disability Law Centre
  • Voy T. Stelmaszynski , Ontario Labour Relations Board (& Past President, Society of Ontario Adjudicators and Regulators (SOAR))
  • Gary Yee, Chair, Toronto Licensing Tribunal



Fees include attendance, program materials, continental breakfast, lunch and break refreshments.

Group Discounts

OsgoodePD offers group rates for both on site and webcast formats. Please note these are only available when registering for members of the same organization, at the same time, and payment is made with one invoice.

Program Changes

We will make every effort to present the certificate program as advertised, but it may be necessary to change the dates, location, speakers or content with little or no notice. In the event of program cancellation, York University and Osgoode Hall Law School’s liability is limited to reimbursement of paid fees.

Cancellations and Substitutions

Substitution of registrants is permitted at any time. If you are unable to find a substitute a full refund (less $75.00 administration fee) is available if a cancellation request is received in writing 5 days prior to the program date. No other refund is available.

Technical Support

In the event you experience technical difficulties, please contact opdsupport@osgoode.yorku.ca for assistance.


Have questions? Read our FAQs.

Program Details

Questions on program registration?
Please contact the Registration Team at osgoodepd@osgoode.yorku.ca

Questions on the program content?
Please contact the Program Lawyer:
Paul Truster at ptruster@osgoode.yorku.ca

Program Details

Date & Time

Day 1: October 1, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST

Day 2: October 2, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST

In Person and Webcast

Online Replay
November 1, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST
Register for the Online Replay Day 1.

November 2, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST
Register for the Online Replay Day 2.

Register for the Online Replay Both Days.


Osgoode Professional Development Centre,
1 Dundas St. W., 26th Floor Toronto, ON

Fee per Delegate

Fee Per Delegate
One Day: $825 plus HST
Both Days: $1595 plus HST

Government Rate
One Day: $650 plus HST
Both Days: $1195 plus HST
*To receive the government rate, please register using the Printable Registration Form below.

Register for Both Days

Printable Registration Form

Eligible CPD Credit Hours


Who Should Attend

  • Administrative lawyers in the public and private sector
  • Litigators who appear before tribunals
  • Tribunal members

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“Congratulations. Exceeded expectations, very informative”
Fulvio Fracassi, Laurentian Pilotage Authority

“Overall, superb”
Daniel Chitiz, Chitiz Pathak LLP

“All presenters were very good…smart, knowledgeable…relevant topics”
Andrew Roman

“Very practical information and cases that are recent and relevant to working in administrative law”
Christine Langill, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

“This program is essential for me to have an overview and keep up to date….excellent!”
Patricia Pledge, Justice Canada

Hotels & Parking

If you require accommodations in downtown Toronto, OsgoodePD has arranged Corporate Rates with several hotels within walking distance of our downtown conference centre.

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