Conferences


2020 BCCAT Education Conference

Embracing Change in a Pandemic Era

October 26-27, 2020

Registration Now Open!
2020 has been quite a year. Join BCCAT for our Annual Education Conference as we discuss the changes that tribunals and boards have embraced and will continue to embrace. From holding procedurally fair online hearings, to enhancing diversity at your board or tribunal, to advancing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action, to adjusting to a new standard of review and to exploring the future of AI in decision making, this conference has you covered for the next step in your tribunal’s or board’s evolution.

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The BCCAT conference is where influential tribunal leaders, lawyers, politicians, scholars, and practitioners come together to share information and insights about changes and trends affecting tribunals.

Each Conference session is anchored in the experience of todays tribunal; what tribunal chairs, managers, and members face each day and how knowledge about the changes and research about the changes can open the lines of dialogue ensuring that tribunals and participants in the administrative justice system remain up-to-date with today’s landscape of administrative law.

Conference participants:

  • Learn about the experiences of other tribunals that have implemented clustering
  • Network and compare strategies with some of the most effective tribunals, researchers, and professionals in the community
  • Strengthen communication and contact among members of tribunals
  • Develop awareness of issues in administrative justice
  • Become knowledgeable about available resources
  • Have a one of kind learning experience, driven by the most current information in a learning friendly format conducive to learning and sharing knowledge and experience
  • Secure the bulk of your continuing professional development credits

Our Mission is to create the most tribunal relevant conference in the  country.

BCCAT has spent the last 20 years creating and designing conferences with the memberships interests in mind.

We believe the memberships central goals at conferences are learning about new trends and directions affecting tribunals within our jurisdiction and across the country, discovering new and useful information to help them better perform their duties, and creating a community of learning and connection.

We want our members to get the most out of the conference.  Here are the 4 basic principles that governed our program design.

  • Provide relevant and current information to our membership
  • Social experiences are crucial – allow for time to connect.
  • Create an environment that is conducive to adult learning
  • Create a space for honest dialogue

 

Excellent lineup of speakers
Sessions offered were a nice mix of theoretical/ high level topics and sessions that provided me with tools to use in my job
Some great and valuable topics, discussions and networking

During the COVID-19 pandemic, BCCAT will be providing course instruction via video conferencing. More information