Class Actions are exploding. Are you prepared for the next wave?

With constantly-evolving case law, legislation, and procedures come new challenges—and opportunities. Get the knowledge you need to navigate a complex class actions practice.

For two decades, OsgoodePD has been the premier forum for class actions debate in Canada. For our 20th anniversary, we are bringing together leading judges and practitioners in both government and private practice to guide you through the most critical issues in class actions.

Hear from both plaintiff and defence counsel on the latest class actions developments across Canada, thorny procedural challenges, managing carriage of multiple actions, developing trends in class actions, and much more.

Join us in-person in downtown Toronto, watch live online, or register for the online replay.

Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll Learn

Special address by Justice Paul Perell, Ontario Superior Court of Justice

Class actions developments from east to west

Communicating with class members: how much is too much?

Judges’ Panel: A View from the Bench, from British Columbia to Newfoundland

Coordinating carriage between multiple actions

New developments in employment class actions

Navigating platform liability class actions

Live demonstration: artificial intelligence tools in practice

The Great Debate: what case should have been certified, but wasn’t?

Procedural challenges in complex class actions

Post-certification considerations and trial preparation

Behavior modification: does it fit with the other goals of class actions?

DON’T MISS! Keynote address by Judge Jed Rakoff, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York

Thank you to our sponsors

Who Should Attend

Plaintiff and defence counsel practicing in class actions

Government litigators

In-house counsel

Liability insurers

Notice and settlement specialists


Planning Committee

Claire E. Hunter, K.C.

Hunter Litigation Chambers

Catharine Moore

Senior General Counsel, Department of Justice Canada

Emmanuelle Rolland

Audren Rolland LLP (Montreal)

H. Michael Rosenberg

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Margaret L. Waddell

Waddell Phillips P.C

Keynote Speaker

Judge Jed Rakoff

U.S. District Judge, Southern District of New York

Special Address

The Hon. Justice Paul Perell

Superior Court of Justice (Ontario)



Day One

Welcome and Introduction from the Program Chairs

The Great Debate Concludes

Day Two: Friday, April 26, 2024

Welcome from Chairs


Recorded: Apr 25, 2024

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Total9h 50m
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