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• CCEL will participate with in-person education and keynote sessions.
One of the anticipated highlights of the AGE-WELL / CCEL collaboration
will take place during Toronto Health Innovation Week, April 9–13,
2018. During this national and international event, industry leaders
and stakeholders from Canada and from all around the world come
together to connect new researchers, startups, venture capital investors
and world leaders with the goal of driving health innovation. The week
includes keynotes and panels from innovators and industry leaders.
AGE-WELL and CCEL will host a session at this prestigious event, with
top experts from the Toronto offices of Norton Rose LLP and Torys LLP
taking the stage alongside AGE-WELL network leaders to explore the
legal intersections of artificial intelligence, machine learning and
• In June, CCEL and AGE-WELL will jointly host an event in honour of
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Laura Tamblyn Watts will deliver
the keynote address, highlighting the many ways in which technology
and aging are linked with elder abuse, including challenging issues
related to privacy, ownership of data, machine learning and cyberbullying.
• Each year, AGE-WELL network members gather for a conference and
knowledge exchange. This year, the conference is being held in Vancouver
from October 16–19, 2018. Members of the public may also register
for the conference. CCEL will be hosting a number of exciting
events and sessions. Additional information about AGE-WELL and the
2018 conference can be found at <www.agewell-nce.ca> or at <www.
If you are interested in the legal issues at the nexus of aging and technology,
and might like to get involved with this exciting work, please contact
Laura Tamblyn Watts at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
1. Consultation reports are planned on three projects:
Employment Standards Act reform, Builders Lien Act
reform and the Strata Property Act reform project’s
third report, which will address governance and
other issues. In addition to the final reports that will
be published following the release of the three consultation
reports, final reports are planned for two
CCEL projects: “Health Care Consent, Aging and
Dementia: Mapping Law and Practice in British
Columbia” and “Inclusive Investing: Respecting the
Rights of Vulnerable Investors through Supported
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