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Information and registration

Congress Venue

The Westin Harbour Castle Hotel

1 Harbour Square

Toronto, ON, M5J 1A6, Canada

Tel: +1 (416) 869-1600 - Fax: +1 (416) 869-9605



Organizers’ Address

To register for the congress and for any information on the UIA and/or the congress, please contact:


20 rue Drouot - 75009 Paris - France

Tel: +33 1 44 88 55 66 - Fax: +33 1 44 88 55 77




To book your hotel, register for tourist activities and for post-congress programme, please contact:


58 rue Saint Lambert - 75015 Paris - France

Tel: +33 1 56 08 37 37 - Fax: +33 1 56 08 37 38





How to register?

Register online or fill in one registration form per congress participant.

Your registration will only be confirmed after the full payment of the registration fees.

The list is available on the UIA Website:, membership section.

(**) This registration is for young lawyers who are under 35 years old only.

(***) This registration is for judges, government lawyers and for academics that are non lawyers only.

(****) This registration does not provide access to the informal evening.

(*****) This registration does not provide access to working sessions.



The registration fees for UIA members or non-members include the following*:

  • Opening ceremony and welcome cocktail at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel on October 27, 2017,
  • Informal reception at the Hockey Hall of Fame on October 28, 2017, except for law students,
  • Closing ceremony and cocktail at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel on October 30, 2017,
  • Working sessions (main themes, commissions and working groups), except for accompanying persons,
  • Lunches and coffee breaks on October 28, 29 and 30, 2017,
  • Congress bag (for congress participants only),
  • Access to the exhibition area.

All the participants are requested to mention the activities in which they wish to participate, whether or not they are included in the congress registration fees.

For activities that are not included in the registration fees, no registration shall be made until the full payment for the concerned activity has been received.

* Except in the case of one-day registrations or accompanying persons.


Access for People with Restricted Mobility

As the access to some venues might not be very easy for people with restricted mobility, please kindly indicate in the appropriate section of the registration form whether you need any particular attention.

Shuttles / Access

The UIA will provide a shuttle service during daytime between the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel and the Ritz-Carlton and Strathcona Hotels. Transfers to and from your hotel will be provided for the evenings. The shuttle schedules will be available in the congress final programme distributed onsite at the registration desk and posted up in the hotels.


Lunches will be organized so that you have ample time to meet friends and colleagues. They will be served at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel.

Access will be granted on presentation of your badge, and based on the selection you have made on your registration form.

Exhibition Area

The congress partners will be at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel during the entire event to present their products and services. The list of the congress partners and exhibitors will be available on the UIA Website, Toronto congress section.

List of Congress Participants

Once you are registered for the congress you have privileged access to the participants’ list (along with contact details) at any time on the UIA Website, Toronto congress section.

Congress Reports

The reports received in electronic format by the UIA will be available on the UIA Website, Toronto congress section, for all registered participants who have paid their registration fees.

Helpful tip

You will also have the opportunity throughout the congress to download directly all the reports and other documents of the congress scientific sessions, using the Wifi connection that will be available at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel.


In order to obtain credits for continuing legal education purposes, if applicable depending on agreement at the national level, each participant attending the congress may download his / her “Certificate of Attendance” after the Congress ends through “My UIA” section at

For more information, please contact the UIA.

Changes and Additions

Some names and meetings or activities have not yet been inserted in this programme, as the UIA did not receive confirmations in time for printing. We invite you to regularly consult the portal of the Toronto congress on the UIA Website to find out about the changes and additions made in the congress programme. The final programme will be distributed to participants at the congress venue, and will include all updates and logistical information.

Simultaneous Translation

The table below summarises the meetings where simultaneous translation will be provided, according to the information available as of the time of printing. Upon your arrival at the congress, please consult the final programme to check whether simultaneous translation is being provided in other languages or for other meetings.


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