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Computational creativity

2022 Professional Legal Education Conference | 28-30 SEPT

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Creative Practice Roundtable - Research Week 2018

As the capacity for AI to engage in higher-level thinking increases, AI will inevitably have a significant impact upon industries, professions, and disciplines where creativity and creative thinking play important roles. Bond University’s Faculty of Law, Centre for Professional Legal Education (CPLE), and Faculty of Society and Design have collaborated to bring together leading thinkers in the field of AI and stakeholders from a variety of sectors to explore the potential impact of AI upon creativity, creative thinking, and creative practice in Australia.

The invitation-only, half day roundtable began with a keynote address from Professor Simon Colton (Queen Mary, University of London/Monash University), a leading expert in the field of computational creativity, regarding the ability of AI to engage in genuine creativity, followed by facilitated sessions exploring the positive and negative consequences of AI augmenting, or possibly replacing, human creativity in the cultural industries and professional services. Read more.


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Wellness For Law Forum 2021

Assuring Professional Competence: The Regulation of Legal Education in Australia (A Twilight Seminar) | 22 July 2021 @ 5PM


2020 Professional Legal Education Conference

Bond University‚Äôs Centre for Professional Legal Education (CPLE) was¬†proud to host the 2020 Professional Legal Education conference on the theme of ‚ÄėHarmonising Legal Education: Aligning the Stages in Lifelong Learning for Lawyers‚Äô, in partnership with the Australasian Law Academics Association (ALAA), the Law Wellness Network and Voiceless.

The 2020 Professional Legal Education Conference was a virtual conference, with registration free of charge. Speakers were able to deliver their presentations online, and attendees were able to view the presentations, ask questions and provide feedback remotely. The program was delivered as a combination of live streaming and pre-recorded videos able to be watched at any time.

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2019 Animal Law Education Workshop

Voiceless and the Centre for Professional Legal Education coordinated and ran Australia's only animal law teacher professional development forum - the annual Animal Law Education Workshop (ALE). The workshop was held in Sydney and hosted by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.

The ALE workshop provides animal law teachers with the opportunity to share ideas and learn from the experiences and expertise of their peers. 

Read more about Voiceless and the Workshop


2019 Australasian Law Academics Association (ALAA) Annual Conference

The 2019 Conference was surrounded by theme of 'Real' Laws in the Post-Truth World and was held at Southern Cross University on the Gold Coast.  'Real' Laws in the Post-Truth World was chosen to engage and question emerging dialogues on 'post-truth' - their influence on policy and social debate, and how post-truth practices are shaping laws and how truth is and isn't part of legal and socio-legal dialogues.

The Centre for Professional Legal Education was a proud supporter and an exhibitor at the Conference. The Centre also had a number of members speaking at the conference. 

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2019 Research Week - Legal Research at the Frontiers 

In October 2019, the Faculty of Law in conjunction with the Centre for Professional Legal Education, showcased 11 presentations highlighting research topics including internet jurisdiction, how social licenses are beginning to intrude into Australia’s trade and investment, and comparing approaches to discrimination law.

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2019 Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Sport - Wellbeing in Sport: A Multitude of Perspectives

Bond University, through the Centre for Professional Legal Education, the Centre for Commercial Law, Faculty of Law and the Bond Business School, hosted the Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Sport in February, 2019.

Keynote speakers included Betsey J. Grey and Ian Prendergast. Betsy Grey is the Jack E. Brown Chair in Law in the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and faculty fellow with the Center for Law, Science and Innovation at Arizona State University. Ian Prendergast is the CEO & Managing Director | Rugby League Players Association (RLPA).

Papers presented covered topics such as: Athlete Wellbeing; Holistic Wellbeing Strategies; and Sports Anti-Doping Rules in the Context of Legal Protections.

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