The Conference and Gala held on November 23, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Toronto marked the 20th anniversary of AIDWYC (Association In Defence of the Wrongly Convicted). Ralph Steinberg, AIDWYC Co-President, welcomed everyone on behalf of the board of directors of AIDWYC, the AIDWYC Foundation, staff, clients and volunteers to this momentous day.
The Traditional Indigenous Opening was presented by Vern Harper.
The Association In Defence of the Wrongly Convicted is a non-profit organization dedicated to identifying, advocating for, and exonerating individuals convicted of serious crimes that they did not commit and to preventing such injustices in the future through education and reform. This event was brought to you by the AYDWYC Foundation. The AIDWYC Foundation is a registered charity which supports the casework and legal education programs of the Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted.
Reception Sponsor: Greenspan Humphrey Lavine
Keynote Sponsor: Brian King.
Refreshment Breaks Sponsor: Sutts, Strosberg LLP.
Pens, Paper and Bags Sponsor: Data Impeccable
"Champion of Justice" Sponsor: Penmore
"Champion of Justice" Sponsor: CooperRock
"Champion of Justice" Sponsor: Douglas A. Grace
"Champion of Justice" Sponsor: David G. Bayliss
"Champion of Justice" Sponsor: Lockyer Campbell Posner
Please contact AIDWYC to access the video sessions as they are private and require a password.