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AFCC 2023 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Transforming Family Justice in Alberta

March 16 & 17, 2023     

Westin Hotel (Downtown Edmonton) 

Join us in Edmonton on March 16 - 17, 2023, at our in person and virtual annual conference, Transforming Family Justice in Alberta. The AFCC Alberta Chapter will bring together leading practitioners, researchers, teachers and policymakers in the Family Court arena. Join us as as we discuss key issues facing the Alberta family justice system now and the vision for the future, family violence and shared parenting (the disconnect between research and reality), transforming family justice through trauma informed practice, and more. 

Featuring keynote speaker Dr. Michael Ungar, PhD;

Building Resilience of Children and Families: The Role of the Family Court. 

Program coming soon

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March 16

8:00 a.m. Welcome Attendees 8:35 a.m. Acknowledgements 8:50 a.m. Dr. Michael Ungar, PhD Building the Resilience of Children and Families: The Role of Family Court 12:00 p.m. Lunch 1:00 p.m. Honourable Justice Gaylene Kendell, Diana Lowe, KC, and Deanne Sowter, BFA, MFA, JD, LLM PhD Candidate & Vanier Scholar - Transforming Family Justice in Alberta: Where are we Going? 3:00 p.m. Professor Beth Archer-Kuhn, Glenda Lux, M.A., R. Psych. - Family Violence & Shared Parenting: The Disconnect Between Research & Reality 4:10 p.m. AFCC Alberta Chapter Annual General Meeting 4:40 p.m. Cocktail Hour

March 17

8:00 a.m. Conference Opens 8:35 a.m. Welcome and Acknowledgements 8:50 a.m. Christina Johnson, Executive Director of the Sanare Centre and Family Law Lawyer, Jonathan Tieman - an interactive exploration of Trauma Informed Practice with a view of Transforming Family Justice Through Trauma Informed Practice: From Theory to Practice 12:00 p.m. Lunch 1:00 p.m. John-Paul Boyd, KC - The BC Experience with Parenting Coordination 3:00 p.m. The Honourable Justice Cheryl Arcand-Kootenay Best Interests in the Divorce Act: From Theory to Practice 4:30 p.m. Conference Ends

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March 16 & 17 2023

Early Bird Registration starts October 31, 2022 through to December 15, 2023.

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REGISTRATION
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Early Bird In Person
One day ($300) / Two days ($500)
One day ($350) / Two days ($600)
Early Bird Virtual
One day ($225) / Two days ($400)
One day ($275) / Two days ($500)
In Person
One day ($350) / Two Day ($600)
One day ($400) / Two days ($700)
Virtual
One day ($275) / Two days ($450)
One day ($325) / Two days ($550)

Group discounts of $50.00 per ticket for groups of 5 or more

A very special thank you to our sponsors

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Sneak Peak at our Keynote Speaker, Dr. Michael Ungar, PhD
Resilience Theory: What Works

Who Should Attend

Opportunities

● AFCC members ● Members of the Judiciary and Alberta Government ● Collaborative Family Law Lawyers ● Mediators ● Arbitrators ● Med-Arb Practitioners ● Negotiators ● Psychologists ● Educators, Researchers & Academics ● Counselors ● Court Administrators & Commissioners ● Custody evaluators ● Psychiatrists ● Parenting Coordinators ● Financial Professionals ● Students

● Interactive Sessions ● Scholarships ● Networking ● Materials Relevant and Applicable to Alberta ● Professional Development Hours (note this course is not accredited) ● Mentoring ● Brand Placement (sponsorship)