*Speaking at the event NBA President, Akpata; African Bar Association President, Hannibale Uwaifo; Founder Of Primera Africa Legal, Boma Alabi, SAN, and many others
The 2021 Young Wigs conference is set to hold at Amani Event Centre, Kano, from 27th to 28th of September, 2021.
The conference-themed “TECHONOMY” shall be both physical and virtual. It is open to both 4th and 5th and Law School students.
Read details below
INVITATION TO THE YOUNG WIGS CONFERENCE 2021
We wish to invite you to the Young Wigs Conference, 2021 on the 27th and 28th September 2021.
WHO WE ARE: The Young Wigs Conference was birthed in the year 2015 by Inemesit Joy Dike Esq, a legal practitioner and admitted member of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and the New York Bar, United States of America. She is an alumnus of the University of Lagos, the Abuja Law school and she has designed the Young Wigs Conference as a platform to bridge the skills gap between young, upwardly mobile Lawyers and the realities of the practice of Law while encouraging innovation and creative skills for effective use of technology in today’s legal sphere.
This Conference is targeted at Lawyers and Law students who are at the bottom of the revenue pyramid. It has become a 10,000 strong community whose annual highlight is the gathering of young lawyers, learning, sharing knowledge and helping one another.
THE 2021 CONFERENCE:
The theme “TECHONOMY” combines the word “Technology” and “Economy” This reflects our ethos that technology is inextricably entwined with the economy of legal practice. This Conference is designed to foster multidisciplinary dialogue for the benefit of 4th and 5th Year Undergraduate law students and students at the Nigerian Law School, Young Lawyers who are between 1-7 Years of Call & Senior Members of the Bar who are interested in evolutions in Law.
THEME : TECHONOMY: WHAT LAW SCHOOL DOESN’T TEACH YOU
LOCATION: AMANI EVENT CENTRE, NASARAWA ROAD GRA, KANO ,NIGERIA
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
On the 27th September, 2021 in Kano, the event kicks of with a serious of virtual workshops from 9am -2pm. Notable international speakers will be giving insights on various aspects of TECHONOMY.
Thereafter, the first ever Young African Lawyers and Technologists (Y.A.L.T) Local Content Roundtable is scheduled to hold. We would be discussing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement and the necessary steps to be taken by young lawyers and technologists. The objective of the Pan-African engagement includes:
• To institutionalize peer review mechanism on local content for law and technology, as a key development imperative for domestication and sustainable growth of Africa’s resources.
• To discuss practical steps to promote intra-African trade by African SMEs and startups through the leveraging of existing opportunities as well as future provisions of the agreement.
• Participants will work on strategic ideas to facilitate urgent engagement between the public and private sectors.
TIME: 4.00 PM- 6.00 PM
LOCATION: AMANI EVENT CENTRE, NASARAWA ROAD GRA, KANO, NIGERIA
*PLEASE NOTE: 27th September 2021 is completely virtual and Only registered persons can participate *
On the 28th September, 2021, the focal technical session of the Young Wigs Conference is scheduled to take place with outstanding industry leaders within the law, academia, tech industry and in business. Time is between 8 am-2 pm.
In attendance are industry leaders such as;
MR. OLUMIDE AKPATA ,President, Nigerian Bar Association
MR. HANNIBAL E. UWAIFO President,African Bar Association
Mrs. BOMA ALABI,SAN
Founding Partner,Primera Africa Legal
Mr. Bolaji Balogun
Chairman ChapelHill Denham
Executive Director, SystemSpecs
Executive Secretary – Secretariat of the National Action Committee on AFCTA
ENGR. SIMBI KESIYE WABOTE
Executive Secretary, NCDMB
Mr. BASIL UDOTAI
Managing Partner, Technology Advisors
ABDUL HAKEEM AJIJOLA Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD),
Founder, Start Up Arewa
And many more.
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