Upcoming Events

All events are open to the public and free unless otherwise noted.

Lunchtime events in Fauteux Hall include a sandwich lunch.

Most events do not require RSVP, but see event descriptions for exceptions.


Stigma and the Role of Courts: The Disquieting Case of AIDS

Justice Edwin Cameron
Constitutional Court of South Africa
Video conference from University of Calgary.
Pizza dinner included.
March 20, 6:15–7:30 pm
Fauteux Hall 102


An Afternoon of Interdisciplinary Conversation between Health and Law Researchers

Please join us as scholars from Law, Philosophy, Health Sciences, and Medicine explore common interests and synergies. Speakers will share the aims of their research, their motivations and experiences, and perspectives on the social and ethical aspects of generating new knowledge and promoting its value to society.
Amir Attaran
Health Law
Stuart Nichols
Ethics of Cluster Trials
Janet Squires
Organ Donation
Katherine Wayne
Ethics of Assistive Technologies
March 23, 12:30–3:30 pm
Roger Guindon Hall
451 Smyth Rd.
Room 2022


Patient Safety in Nursing Homes

Lorian Hardcastle
Faculty of Law, University of Calgary
March 29, 11:30 am–1:00 pm
Fauteux Hall 302


Is Two-Tier Care the Future? Private Finance in Canadian Medicare Conference

April 6, 4:45–
April 7, all day
University of Ottawa
Keynote speakers:
Greg Marchildon 
Ontario Research Chair in Health Policy and System Design
Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
Martha Jackman 
University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics
Danielle Martin 
Vice President Medical Affairs and Health System Solutions
Women’s College Hospital, Toronto
Free public keynote & reception on evening of April 6.
Registration required for full conference—see conference website linked above.


Annual Ottawa–McGill Graduate Student Colloquium in Health Law, Policy and Ethics

May 4, 5, all day
University of Ottawa, room TBD
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