Toronto: Toronto: WAITLIST ONLY IN-PERSON Network Like a Pro! IN-PERSON Rehumanizing the Workplace: AI, Mental Health, and the Law

Date and Time

Starts:10/24/2024 5:30 PM

Ends:10/24/2024 8:30 PM

Registration Closes:10/21/2024 8:00 AM

Event Type: Professional Development

1.5 Hour(s)

The Eglinton Grand 400 Eglinton Avenue West Toronto,


Members FREE | Non-Members: $105+HST

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Additional Information

This is an IN-PERSON event. Registering online in advance is required. Registrations will not be accepted at the door.

A $35 + tax “no show/late cancellation” fee will be charged if cancellation is not provided to at least 3 business days in advance. No exceptions.

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What once seemed like science fiction is quickly becoming reality. Artificial Intelligence ("AI") applications such as ChatGPT (which generates text in response to user prompts) and MidJourney (which generates images in response to user prompts) are rapidly growing in both the prevalence of their use and the sophistication of their output. As the use and adoption AI continues to grow, so does the imperative for workplaces and managers to become literate in the uses, advantages, and pitfalls of these technologies. This talk takes off from 2 thought-provoking premises: (i) the workplaces of 2019 are a relic of the past; and (ii) increased adoption of AI will demand that workplaces become more human, not less. Integrating psychological insights with legal principles, the talk will outline a modern blueprint for workplace culture that balances the need for performance with the fundamental need for connection in the workplace. The talk aims to provide participants with practical strategies to implement in their organizations when it comes to adopting and overseeing AI, and to spark a conversation on how AI can make the future of work more human-centric.

  1.  Attendees will gain a core understanding of modern generative AI, including how these technologies work, their limitations, and the opportunities and challenges they present for workplaces.
  2. Attendees will learn about the key laws, legal risks, mental health impacts, and ethical issues that define the big questions and challenges to be faced by organizations when it comes to the role and use of AI in the workplace.
  3. Attendees will learn critical tools for approaching the psychology of both intrapersonal and interpersonal workplace dynamics, with a focus on applying these tools to effectively facilitate healthy and high-performing workplace teams.


530 PM Registration and Dinner
630 PM Presentation
800 PM Concludes

Registration Difficulties or Questions? Please reach out to our Chapter Experience Coordinator, Tammy Williams

Speaker bio(s)
Maciej Lipinski, Associate

Maciej Lipinski is an associate in the Toronto office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and a member of the Labour and Employment Group. Maciej was a summer student and an articling student at BLG before joining the Firm as an associate in 2016. Education / Bar Admissions: Juris Doctor, Osgoode Hall Law School, 2015; PhD, University of Toronto, 2013; MA, University of Toronto, 2008; BSc, University of Toronto, 2007 Ontario, 2016 Professional Involvement: Member, Canadian Bar Association; Member, Ontario Bar Association; Member, American Psychological Association; Instructor, History of Psychology, University of Toronto, 2012-2016