Entertainment & Media Law Symposium 2019
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Thursday, May 2, 2019 (9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.)

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Alternate date: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 [click to view options]

CPD Hour(s)*
9 h Substantive
40 m Professionalism
50 m EDI Professionalism

Additional Information

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  • Casey Chisick, C.S.
    Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Carlyn KlebucAssistant General Counsel
    Bell Media Inc.

If you are a lawyer in film, television, music, broadcasting, book publishing or new media, this symposium is a must. Our top-notch presenters bring you up to speed on cutting-edge issues and go over the skills and perspectives that matter most to your practice. Don't miss out!

  • Hear about the impact of #MeToo on the entertainment industry
  • Understand how to deal with social media influencers
  • Get a primer on eSports and its evolution into an industry
  • Be aware of the latest developments in entertainment and media law
  • Learn how to deal with entertainment assets post-mortem

Steering Committee

  • Susan AbramovitchGowling WLG (Canada) LLP
  • Gillian AkaiPostmedia Network Inc.
  • Emmanuel EvdemonEntertainment Counsel
  • Angelika HeimStohn Hay Cafazzo Dembroski Richmond LLP
  • David SteinbergDentons Canada LLP
  • Danny WebberHall Webber LLP
  • Astrid ZimmerBlue Ant Media Inc.
  • David ZitzermanGoodmans LLP


  • Susan AbramovitchGowling WLG (Canada) LLP
  • Gillian AkaiPostmedia Network Inc.
  • Kristopher Alexander, PhDHumber College
  • Sean AndersonArtistFinger Eleven
  • Bernie BreenBernie Breen Management
  • Robin BrudnerOrbit Leadership
  • Casey Chisick, C.S.Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Emmanuel EvdemonEntertainment Counsel
  • Jamie FirstenGoodmans LLP
  • Stephen FraserFraser - Entertainment Law
  • Neil GlasbergPBI Sports & Entertainment
  • Angelika HeimStohn Hay Cafazzo Dembroski Richmond LLP
  • Stephen HendersonCassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Monica JeffreyJMJ Workplace Investigation Law LLP
  • Carlyn KlebucAssistant General Counsel, Canadian and In-House ProductionBell Media Inc.
  • Tara ParkerGoodmans LLP
  • Danielle RobitailleHenein Hutchison LLP
  • Damian SchleiferFront Row Insurance Brokers
  • Jaclyn SeidmanGoodmans LLP
  • Victoria ShenACTRA Toronto
  • Kristin TaylorCassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Danny WebberHall Webber LLP

Registration Options

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Price includes registration for both days.

Total CPD Hours for both days = 9 h Substantive + 1 h 30 m Professionalism

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