National Family Law Program


Planning is underway for our 2020 Program in Halifax, N.S. Monday, July 13 – Thursday, July 16, 2020!

Opening Reception and Conference Registration – Sunday, July 12, 2020

Halifax Marriott Waterfront Hotel
Federation of Law Societies of Canada

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSAL:   We must receive your proposal by May 30, 2019.

We are inviting  proposals for Papers/Presentations. If you wish to present at the event, please provide us with:

1.     Summary of topic(s), format of presentation and possible co-presenters

2.     Estimated time for presentation or workshop

3.     Your agreement to participate in other presentations as workshop leader or panelist, if needed.

4.     A copy of your curriculum vitae (and that of your co-presenter if applicable)

If your submission is accepted, you must agree to provide by May 15, 2020:

  • an original written paper on the topic(s),
  • a summary of the topic (250 words maximum), 
  • a bio (250 words maximum) and JPG photo for each presenter to include in conference handbook.

Please submit your Family Law proposal to:

Heather Walker, Program Coordinator (see below for contact information)

Due to the volume of submissions, please indicate the proposal as a submission for the 2020 program in the Re: line of your email.

Note: Presenters will only receive a contribution toward travel and accommodation expenses.


Inquiries about the National Family Law Program:
Federation of Law Societies of Canada
National Family Law Program
Attention: Heather Walker, Program Coordinator
P.O. Box 244,
Woodville, Ontario
Canada K0M 2T0
Tel: 705.879.3082 (messages only)