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The Conference will be delivered over 3 days from 1 October to 3 October 2020. All presentations will be delivered online via unrecorded livestream, via recorded livestream, or as a pre-recorded video. All registered attendees will receive a private link to the various sessions on Thursday 1 October 2020.

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Thursday, 1 October 2020

10am - 4pmAnimal Law Education WorkshopInvitation only
4pm - 5.30pmPublic Lecture: Animal Law Education
  • Dr Rajesh K Reddy
    Director, Animal Law LLM Program, Center for Animal Law Studies, Lewis & Clark Law School

Friday, 2 October 2020

9am - 9.15amOfficial welcome
  • Professor Nick James and Professor Rachael Field
    Co-Directors, Centre for Professional Legal Education
  • Professor Natalie Skead
    Chair, Australasian Law Academics Association

9.15am – 10.30am

Plenary Panel
Is legal education over-regulated or under-regulated?

  • Emeritus Professor Sandford Clark
    Former Chair, Law Admissions Consultative Committee (LACC)
  • Professor Lesley Hitchens
    Dean, Faculty of Law, UTS; Chair, Council of Australasian Law Deans
  • Professor Alex Steel
    Director Teaching Strategy, University of NSW
  • Associate Professor Kate Galloway
    Griffith University; Editor-in-Chief, Legal Education Review
  • Professor Caroline Strevens
    Head, School of Law, University of Portsmouth; Academy Chair, Association of Law Teachers (UK)

10.30am – 11.00am

Morning tea break

 

11.00am – 12.30pm

Livestream sessions

See schedule

12.30pm – 1.30pm

Lunch break

 

1.30pm – 3.00pm

Livestream sessions

See schedule

3.00pm – 3.30pm

Afternoon tea break

 

3.30pm – 5.00pm

Livestream sessions

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Saturday, 3 October 2020

9.15am – 10.30amPlenary Debate
You had One Job!: Law Schools are failing at preparing graduates for practice
  • Professor Sally Kift
    President, Australian Learning and Teaching Fellows; former Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), James Cook University
  • The Hon Michael Lavarch AO
    Emeritus Professor and former Dean of Law, QUT
  • Luke Murphy
    President, Queensland Law Society
  • Ann-Maree David
    Executive Director, College of Law
  • Assistant Professor Tanya Atwill
    Director, Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Bond University
  • Matthew Roach
    Director, Parampara

10.30am – 11.00am

Morning tea break

 

11.00am – 12.30pm

Livestream sessions

See schedule

12.30pm – 1.30pm

Lunch break

 

1.30pm – 3.00pm

Livestream sessions

See schedule
3.00pm – 3.45pm

Plenary Presentation: Trauma, stigma and compassionate engagement: The need for reform in legal education, training and practice

 

  • Dr Colin James
    ANU College of Law
3:45pm – 4.00pm

Official closing

  • Professor Nick James and Professor Rachael Field
    Co-Directors, Centre for Professional Legal Education
  • Professor Natalie Skead
    Chair, Australasian Law Academics Association