2021 CCCA National Conference

With 19 workshops and sessions on a variety of topics tailored to in-house counsel needs, opening keynote Stephen Poloz on Canada’s economic future, and a plenary panel on the post-pandemic workplace, there is something for everyone. Plus, you can get all your continuing professional development hours for the year in this one event, as all conference sessions will be recorded!


TIME (Eastern Time) EVENT
9:30 am – 10:45 am  CCCA/CBA Welcome Café 
10:45 am – 12:00 pm Opening Keynote: "Adversity to Advantage: Navigating Canada's Economic Future" with Stephen Poloz, Special Advisor to Osler and former Governor of the Bank of Canada (sponsored by Lexis Nexis)
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Concurrent Workshops

  • Workshop 101 – Consumer Protection: Taking Centre Stage (sponsored by Torys)
  • Workshop 102 – Strategy, not Stamina, for the Law Department (sponsored by Catalyst Consulting)
  • Workshop 103 – Your Greatest Asset May Also Be Your Biggest Risk: Practical Steps for Data Protection (sponsored by Ricoh)
1:00 pm – 1:15 pm Movement Break with The Pilates Body Workout instructor
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Concurrent Workshops

  • Workshop 201 – Call in the Accountants: Understanding the Financial and Accounting Implications in your Contracts (sponsored by MNP LLP)
  • Workshop 202 – Hot Calls: Responding to Health, Safety and Environmental Emergencies (sponsored by Lawson Lundell LLP)
  • Workshop 203 – Same Workforces, Different Workplaces: Top Considerations for Adapting to our Remote Work Realities (sponsored by Miller Thomson LLP)
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm Movement Break with The Pilates Body Workout instructor
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Concurrent Workshops

  • Workshop 301 – How to Give an Engaging Legal Briefing – with Analytics (sponsored by LexisNexis)
  • Workshop 302 – The Pandemic’s Impact on Digitization: How Legal Tech Adoption Transformed Overnight (sponsored by DiliTrust)
  • Workshop 303 – Career and Compensation Trends in a Post-Pandemic World (sponsored by The Counsel Network)
3:30 pm – 3:45 pm

Movement Break with The Pilates Body Workout instructor

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Concurrent Workshops

  • Workshop 401 – The Duty of Good Faith in Contractual Relations: Don’t be a Jerk (sponsored by Miller Thomson LLP)
  • Workshop 402 – Virtual Courts and Tribunals: Top Tips from the Front Line (sponsored by Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP)
  • Workshop 403 – The Future of Law (sponsored by Borden Ladner Gervais LLP)
4:45 pm – 5:30 pm Plenary Panel: "Back to Work Does Not Mean Back to Normal" (sponsored by Mondaq)
5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Happy (Half) Hour (sponsored by LawyersInHouse.com)
Available at your convenience in the Conference platform

On-Demand Content

  • Podcast 1 – Employment Agreements: A Tool to Provide Certainty in Uncertain Times (sponsored by Sherrard Kuzz LLP)

  • Podcast 2 – Workplace Harassment Investigations and COVID-19 (sponsored by Sherrard Kuzz LLP)

  • Podcast 3 – Workplace Accommodation and COVID-19 (sponsored by Sherrard Kuzz LLP)

  • Fireside Chat 1 – Being a General Counsel, Being a Special Needs Parent, Being Human (sponsored by LawyersInHouse.com)

  • Fireside Chat 2 – Imposter Syndrome: Acknowledging the Impact & Working Through It (sponsored by LawyersInHouse.com)

  • Fireside Chat 3 – Starting a New In-House Role: Tips for Transitioning (sponsored by LawyersInHouse.com)

  • Webinar 1 – In-House Departments & Law Firms Driving Diversity & Inclusion Together: More Than Just Talk (sponsored by McCarthy Tétrault LLP)