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Webinar on Artificial Intelligence

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Date: June 7, 2024 / 11:30 am
Price per person: Free if you register for the CCAT Symposium and the CIAJ National Roundtable on Administrative Law — Webinar only: CCAT or CIAJ Members: $50 / Non-members: $95 / Students: $10
Location: Online: 90-minute webinar beginning at 11:30 am ET

In English with simultaneous interpretation
Participation in this program is accredited in provinces where CLE requirements for lawyers are mandatory.

Navigating the Legal Landscape of Artificial Intelligence: Understanding the Present and Anticipating the Future

As AI continues to permeate various sectors, from healthcare to finance, legal considerations become increasingly paramount and the intersection of Artificial Intelligence and the law more intricate.

Join us for an illuminating webinar to explore the existing legal frameworks governing AI technologies while also peering into the future to anticipate the evolving legal landscape.

Our panel of experts will lead a comprehensive discussion covering a spectrum of topics, including:

  1. Current Legal Frameworks
  2. Ethical and Regulatory Challenges
  3. Emerging Trends and Future Projections
  4. Practical Strategies

Whether you’re a legal professional, AI researcher, policymaker, or industry stakeholder, this webinar offers invaluable insights into the evolving legal landscape of AI. Don’t miss this opportunity to stay ahead of the curve and join the conversation shaping the future of AI and the law. Register now to secure your seat!




  • Ashley Shaffer, Member of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

Ashley Shaffer was appointed as a Member at the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada in 2017 and currently holds this role. Most recently, Ms. Shaffer was the first Ontario regional lead for the Gender-Related Task Force. This was a quality initiative aimed at advancing equity in decision-making and applying a gendered lens to refugee claims. Ms. Shaffer was also a Coordinating Member on other projects that increased access to justice through improved operational efficiency, such as the transition to remote hearings.

Prior to becoming an adjudicator, Ms. Shaffer practiced as a lawyer in both administrative law and civil litigation. She is a member of the Ontario bar and earned law degrees from both the University of Ottawa and the Universite de Montreal. She also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from McGill University and a Master of Science degree from the University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies.

Outside of work, Ms. Shaffer is an active volunteer in the various communities to which she belongs. Notably, she is the Chair of a local community law society, a board member of her local resident’s association, a volunteer at the Canadian Council of Administrative Tribunals and a volunteer at her children’s school. Ms. Shaffer’s career focus is in increased access to justice at tribunals, including through the use of AI.


Participant type Regular
Participant at the CCAT Symposium and the CIAJ National Roundtable on Administrative Law Free
Webinar only – CCAT or CIAJ Member $ 50$
Webinar only – Non-members $ 95
Webinar only – Students $10

Broadcast time across Canada (Friday, June 7, 2024):
PT 8:30–10:00 am
MT 9:30–11:00 am
CT 10:30 am–Noon
ET 11:30 am–1 pm
AT 12:30–2 pm
NT 1–2:30 pm


For further information, please contact the Project Manager of Multidisciplinary Programs, Mary Plagakis
Tel.: 514-731-2855, extension 4
Email: mary.plagakis@ciaj-icaj.ca

Cancellation Policy:

  • 30 days or more before the event: Administration fees of $40
  • 7 days or more before the event: 50% of registration fees
  • Less than 7 days before the event: No refund

At any time, a participant may be replaced by another person without charge

COVID-19 Requirements

To protect everyone’s health, the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice requests that participants, CIAJ staff, faculty members and speakers are vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they benefit from a recognized medical exemption. This request is in addition to any restrictions or vaccination requirements that may be in force in the jurisdiction or at the venue where the event is being held. Masks are strongly recommended.