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Human Rights and Accommodation Conference

April 4 - 5, 2018
The Westin Harbour Castle


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Wednesday, April 4, 2018


Registration and Breakfast 7:45 AM - 8:45 AM  
Introductory remarks by Co-Chairs 8:45 AM - 9:00 AM  


Panel 1


Elk Valley and Disability-Related Misconduct: Did the Supreme Court get it right?

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

BREAK (with refreshments)

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Wednesday, April 4, 2018


Registration and Breakfast 7:45 AM - 8:45 AM  
Introductory remarks by Co-Chairs 8:45 AM - 9:00 AM  


Panel 2


Roads to Recovery: Experts debate current best practices for alcohol dependency treatment

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

NETWORKING LUNCH

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Wednesday, April 4, 2018


Registration and Breakfast 7:45 AM - 8:45 AM  
Introductory remarks by Co-Chairs 8:45 AM - 9:00 AM  


Keynote Address


A Medical Expert Clears the Smoke: Interactive session on cannabis in the workplace

12:45 PM - 1:30 PM

Wednesday, April 4, 2018


Registration and Breakfast 7:45 AM - 8:45 AM  
Introductory remarks by Co-Chairs 8:45 AM - 9:00 AM  


Panel 3


Boomers, Gen X and Millennials: Overcoming age discrimination

1:35 PM - 2:45 PM

BREAK (with refreshments)

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Wednesday, April 4, 2018


Registration and Breakfast 7:45 AM - 8:45 AM  
Introductory remarks by Co-Chairs 8:45 AM - 9:00 AM  


Panel 4


At the Breaking Point: Practical strategies for dealing with workplace stress

3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

END OF DAY ONE

4:15 PM

NETWORKING RECEPTION

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Thursday, April 5, 2018


Breakfast 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM  


Panel 5


Major Caselaw and Legislative Update: Undue hardship, family status, damage awards, and more

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

BREAK (with refreshments)

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Thursday, April 5, 2018


Breakfast 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM  


Panel 6


The New Act in Town: Meeting your obligations under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

NETWORKING LUNCH

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Thursday, April 5, 2018


Breakfast 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM  


Panel 7


Indigenous Traditions: Understanding spiritual practices and alternative approaches to dispute resolution

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

Thursday, April 5, 2018


Breakfast 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM  


Panel 8


Stop Genderalizing!: Supporting gender identity and expression in the workplace

1:50 PM - 2:50 PM

BREAK (with refreshments)

2:50 PM - 3:05 PM

Thursday, April 5, 2018


Breakfast 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM  


Panel 9


Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: Accommodating chronic and episodic disabilities

3:05 PM - 4:15 PM

CONFERENCE ENDS

4:15 PM

Keynote Speakers


Tuesday, April 3, 2018



Advanced Topics in Accommodation: Responding to complex disability, family status, and religious practice claims

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM



Friday, April 6, 2018



Accommodating Employees with Mental Health Disabilities: A skills training session

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM



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