Upcoming Events/Seminars

  • 2015 Awards of Excellence in Brain Injury Rehabilitation

    The Ontario Brain Injury Association in collaboration with the Personal Injury Alliance (PIA Law) is pleased to announce the 2015 Awards of Excellence in Brain Injury Rehabilitation!

    These awards will be presented by the Ontario Brain Injury Association to recipients who have been selected by their peers for providing exceptional service to the brain injury community in the following six categories:


  • PIA Law Strides for Change in Support of MADD Canada

    Date: Sunday, June 7, 2015

    Time: 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Location:  JC Saddington Park in Mississauga (Port Credit)

    Thomson, Rogers, as a proud member of PIA Law, is pleased to support MADD Canada's Strides for Change event.

    Strides for Change is MADD Canada's annual walk/run. The annual 5 km walk/run supports Chapters and Community Leaders in their efforts to educate the public about the dangers of impaired driving and to help victims in their communities. The campaign is also an opportunity to keep safe and sober driving top of mind during the spring and summer months when the rate of impaired-related crashes are traditionally higher.

    Bring your friends, family, and your co-workers.Enjoy a health and safety fair, kid’s zone, tribute and survivor area and much more both before and after the walk!


    EARLY BIRD registration is now available until May 24th: www.StridesForChange.ca

    MADD Canada's Strides for Change PIA Law Strides for Change

    PIA Law and MADD Canada | Working together to keep our roads safer for your loved ones.



  • BIST/OBIA 11th Annual Mix & Mingle 2015

    Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2015

    Time: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

    Location: Steam Whistle Brewery - 255 Bremner Blvd., Toronto, ON M5V 3M9

    This annual ABI community event aims to raise awareness of brain injury while bringing together professionals for an evening of entertainment.

    The success of this event allows BIST and OBIA to carry out vital programs needed to support individuals with brain injury.

    Click on the following link to Purchase tickets online for the BIST/OBIA Mix & Mingle

    To download a form click HERE.

    For more information, please click on the following link: BIST/OBIA 11th Annual Mix & Mingle 2015. 



  • PIA Law Practical Strategies Conference: Rehabilitation Challenges of the Invisible Injury

    Date: Thursday, June 11, 2015

    Time: 7:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

    Location: The Carlu, 444 Yonge Street, Toronto

    Conference Goals
    This conference will enable participants to:

    • Discover the impact of the latest legal decisions on your rehabilitation practice.
    • Increase awareness and understanding of the serious impact of an invisible injury.
    • Discover emerging trends in the diagnosis and treatments of invisible injuries.
    • Network with leaders in their field in an informal cocktail reception following the program.

    Presenting on behalf of Thomson, Rogers will be personal injury lawyers: Wendy Moore Mandel, Sloan Mandel and Robert Ben.

    Click on the following link to view the Practical Strategies Conference AGENDA

    PIA Law Practical Strategies Conference 2015

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  • NRIO Breakfast Seminars - A Survivor's Perspective on Rehabilitation after a Catastrophic Brain Injury

    Date: Friday, June 19, 2015

    Time: 9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

    Location: Etobicoke Clinic, 59 Beaver Bend Crescent, Etobicoke, ON

    Each spring, NRIO offers a series of Breakfast seminars to anyone involved in the field of Rehabilitation and Acquired Brain Injury. Speakers present on topics related to current issues facing professionals, families and survivors. Seminars are free of charge. 

    Leonard Kunka, partner at Thomson, Rogers, and Glenn Fincham, brain injury survivor, will be presenting "A Survivor's Perspective on Rehabilitation after a Catastrophic Brain Injury." A compelling and successful rehabilitation and legal journey.

    The following highlights will be discussed:

    • Immediate investigation;
    • Instituting timely medical and rehabiliation treatment; and,
    • Treatment supplemented by professional long-term medical and rehab brain injury programs.

    Click on the following link to Register for NRIO Breakfast Seminars

    For more information, please call Christine Romanenchuk at 416-231-4358 or email nrioadm@gmail.com

    NRIO Breakfast Seminars

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  • Acquired Brain Injury Provincial Conference 2015

    Date: November 11-13, 2015

    Location: Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, 5875 Falls Avenue, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 3K7 (Across from the Rainbow Bridge)

    Accommodations: For reservations click HERE (receive special convention rate by booking before OCTOBER 11, 2015).

    Thomson, Rogers is proud to be the Diamond Sponsor of the 2015 Acquired Brain Injury Provincial Conference hosted by the Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) in collaboration with participating Community Associations.

    This year's Conference theme is: "Innovate, Integrate, Motivate"

    The conference curriculum will appeal to ABI rehabilitation professionals such as Case Managers, Legal Professionals, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Psychologists, Researchers, Speech and Language Pathologists and persons living with the effects of ABI.

    The main conference includes 2 days of multi-disciplinary educational sessions as well as the following distinguished keynote speakers:

    Dr. Herman Lukow II - Efficacy of an Intervention to Enhance Resilience
    Dr. Heather Lee Kilty - The Therapeutic Use of Humour
    Dr. Donald Stein - How Brain Injury Effects all Parts and Functions of the Body
    Denis Morrice - Advocacy: It’s All About Connecting the Dots

    For more information, please click on the following link: Acquired Brain Injury Provincial Conference 2015