Summit Schedule


Friday, March 23 and Saturday, March 24 2018


DAY 1: Summit at Osgoode Hall Law School (York U Location)

12:00pm to 3:00pm Resident-led Community Benefits Bus Tour

12:00pm to 3:00pm Academic Poster Presentations Display

3:00pm to 4:00pm   Poster Presentations

4:00pm to 5:00pm   Intermission (bus drop off at DUKE Heights)

EVENING OF DAY 1: Dinner Celebration at Underground (York U Location)

5:00pm to 6:30pm    Dinner and Entertainment

6:30pm to 7:00pm    Keynote, Topic: Community Benefits Creating Opportunities

7:00pm to 7:30pm    Special Guest Speakers

7:30pm to 8:00pm    Tribute to Dean Sossin

DAY 2: Summit at University of Toronto (Faculty of Law Location)

8:30am to 9:00am    Registration and Refreshments

9:00am to 9:10am    Welcome, Introduction, and agenda

9:10am to 9:30am    Opening remarks

9:30am to 11:00am  Topic: Community Benefits 101

11:00am to 11:10pm Coffee Break

11:10pm to 12:00pm          

  • Break out Session 1: “The Black Experience”
  • Break out Session 2: “Indigenous and Grounded”
  • Break out Session 3: “Green Jobs and Climate Justice”

12:00pm to 1:00pm Lunch Break

1:00pm to 2:30pm   Speakers’ Panel: Diversity in the Trades

2:30pm to 3:30pm  

  • Break out Session 4: “I am a Woman”
  • Break out Session 5: ”New to the Country of Many Opportunities”
  • Break out Session 6: "Social Procurement"

3:30pm to 5:00pm   Plenary and Closing Remarks