"Academic Life: Finding Our Place" - 2013 DCL student retreat


Thomson House Ballroom, 3650 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA

The annual doctoral law students retreat. All DCL students welcome!


08:45 – 09:30:  Welcome Breakfast & Registration

09:30 – 10:45:  Panel 1: Life as a Citizen
with Anna Lise Purkey, Professor Margaret Somerville, and Professor Shauna Van Praagh

10:45 – 11:00:  Morning Break

11:00 – 12:15:  Panel 2: Life as a Researcher
with Professor Hoi Kong, Francis Lord, and Professor Lionel Smith

12:15 – 12:30:  Introduction to Reading, Research and Writing Groups
with Blair Major, and David Syncox (Skillsets) 

12:30 – 14:00:  Buffet Lunch 

14:00 – 15:15:  Panel 3: Life as a Professor
with Isabelle Deschamps, Professor René Provost, and Dr. Mariela Tovar (Teaching and Learning Services) 

15:15 – 15:30:  Afternoon Break 

15:30 – 16:45:  Panel 4: Life as a Lawyer/Advocate
with the Honourable Nicholas Kasirer, Justice of the Quebec Court of Appeal, Professor Robert Leckey, and Jeffrey Smith

A reception will follow in the Stephen Scott Room, hosted by Professor Angela Campbell, Ass. Dean of Graduate Studies in Law