1. Will the conference be held in person?

The conference will be held in person at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law in Toronto, Ontario. After holding the event virtually in 2020 and 2021, we are very excited to finally reconnect with participants in the real world.

The conference will adhere to all local public health rules and guidance that may be in effect. The organizers are committed to ensuring a safe conference. Detailed health and safety rules will be shared with participants closer the event, and will depend on current covid conditions.

2. When does the conference take place?

The Canadian Animal Law Conference will take place in person, September 16-18, 2022. Friday, September 16 is devoted to the Student Animal Law Conference, and the North American Animal Law and Policy Scholars Track.

3. Will the conference be streamed online?


We do not currently plan on streaming the conference online. However, we may include several virtual-only sessions for presenters who are unable to attend the event in person for pandemic-related reasons. Potential speakers are asked to review the call for submissions and advise of any such restrictions when submitting.

4. Will the conference shift online if necessary?

We will continue to monitor the state of the covid pandemic closely as the event approaches. If necessary, we are prepared to shift the conference to an online format offering a high-quality experience for speakers and attendees, with multiple opportunities for learning and engagement. 

5. I'm a speaker. Do I still have to register?

Yes. All attendees must register at their own expense, including speakers and moderators. Registration will open in spring 2022. To stay up-to-date on conference registration, please join the Animal Justice mailing list.

6. Can I sponsor the conference?

Yes! For information about sponsorship opportunities, please email conference@animaljustice.ca.