8:45 a.m. – 9:25 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:25 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Acts of Folly versus the ‘Reasonable Driver’: Chiocchio, Sanfranyos, and Fordham
Presented by: Sheila Handler, Partner, McCall Dawson LLP
Municipalities are required to prevent or remedy conditions on its roads that create an unreasonable risk of harm for ordinary drivers exercising reasonable care. However, the duty does not extend to remedying conditions that post a risk of harm only because of negligent driving. How can we tell the difference between accidents caused by ordinary drivers making mistakes and acts of folly.
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Coffee Break / Networking
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. The Art of Getting Paid
Presented by: Jason Rabin, Lawyer, BLG Ottawa
Recovering your costs is one of the most challenging parts of litigation. The one with the ‘deep pockets’ is frequently left paying the bill, even after a win in court. This presentation will explore some of the latest legal developments in cost recovery, from the nuts and bolts of security for costs motions, to the rise of adverse costs insurance. We will show you how you can get paid, even against the impecunious.
11:45 a.m. – 12: 00 p.m. Coffee Break / Networking
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. How are Behavioural Insights Applied in the World of Risk Management
Presented by: Sasha Tregebov, Director, Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) Canda
Colloquially known as the “Nudge Unit,” BIT is a globally recognized organization that partners with public sector and non-profit organizations all over the world to generate and apply behavioural insights. In this presentation, Sasha will help us introduce the fundamentals of behavioural insights and explain when and how to apply behavioural insights to risk management and other relevant topics.
1:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Networking / Lunch/ Adjournment