The 2024 Public Law Conference – Register now!

Faculty of Law - Common Law Section

By Common Law

Communication, Faculty of Law

Poster advertising the Public Law Conference 2024
The 2024 Public Law Conference, to be held at the University of Ottawa, is the latest in a series of major international conferences on Public Law. Register now!

The Public Law Conference series has become the pre-eminent regular forum for the discussion of public law matters in the common law world since the inaugural conference in the University of Cambridge in 2014. On July 2-5, 2024, the University of Ottawa will co-host the fifth instalment of this series for the first time on Canadian soil, marking the Conference’s tenth anniversary.

The 2024 Public Law Conference boasts over 90 speakers and presenters. Some of the most notable include high court judges from Canada, Australia, and South Africa, as well as internationally renowned scholars. Participants will benefit from quality debates and discussions on a range of issues, ranging from fundamental principles to current affairs, fostering intellectual curiosity and enhancing comprehension of the intricacies of public law.

Click here to access the conference program.

Conference registration includes all conference sessions, a welcome reception at the Supreme Court of Canada on July 2, coffee/tea breaks and a light lunch on both July 3 and 4. July 5 will be a half day, and includes a morning coffee/tea break.

Click here to register for the conference.

Registration is operating on a sliding scale fee structure. Please make sure you choose the category that best describes your current position and whether you wish to attend the gala dinner.