NBA-AGC 2017: Programme of Events

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The Annual Bar Conference 2017 commences on the 18th of August, 2017 at the Landmark Event Centre in Lagos with the theme: African Business: Penetrating through Institution Building

Below is the programme guide for the week long event

Date Time Event
Friday 18th August 12.30pm -2.00pm Jumat Service
2.30pm-4.00pm NSE Visit – Ringing the Bell
Saturday 19 August 2017   4.00pm-6.00pm NBA Novelty Match
7.00pm-9.00pm Opening Friendship Centre & LOC

Welcome Party

Sunday 20 August 2017 


9.00am-10.30am Thanksgiving Sunday Service
2.00pm-4.00pm NEC Meeting
6.00pm-7.00pm Welcome Cocktail
7.00pm-9:00pm Opening Ceremony
Monday 21 August 2017  8.00am-8.45am Medical Screening
9.00am-10.30am                Plenary Session 1

Conversation with the Vice-President

10.30am-11.00am Coffee Break
11.15am-12.30pm             Plenary Session 2

Justice or its Machinery

12.30pm-2.00pm Lunch
2.30pm-4.00pm Break-Out Session 1

·Economic Growth and Recovery Plan;

· Military Business: Civilian use of Military Inventions;

· Energising Institutions;

· Women Leadership in Institution Building

  4.00pm-6.00pm Sports & Tours
7.00pm-9.00pm Theatre (Wakaa the Musical)
Tuesday 22 August 2017                8.00am-8.45am ILFA Angaza Presentation / Medical Screening
9.00am-10.30am Break- Out Session 2

· African Business: Travelling within the Continent;

·Lawyers participation in creating secondary markets investors;

· Attracting and Retaining Business: Essence of a strong Legal brand;

· The Rise of the Digital Economy and the Law Firm it needs;

· De-Risking Nigerian Infrastructure;

·Being Relevant in Emerging Practice Areas.

10:30am-11.00am Coffee Break
11.15am-12.30am Break-Out Session 3

· The Business of Cyber Law, Internet policy, Privacy Right and Internet of things;

· What’s the Plan? Managing Clients Expectations;

· Nigeria’s hidden Weapons: Generation X

· The Systems Approach to Law and Management: Separating Practice and Operations;

· Succession planning and Managing Talents.

12.30pm-2.00pm Lunch
2.30pm- 4.00pm               Plenary Session 3 –

“The Great Economic Debate” – We Need Help to Grow.

  4.00pm-6.00pm Sports & Tours
Wednesday 23 August 2017       


8.00am-8.45am Medical Screening
9.00am-10.30am Break- Out Session 4

·Legislation: Tool for Sustainable National Planning and Policy Making;

· Governance and Ethics;

·  Home Baked, Home Made;

· Opening-up the Nigerian Legal Space;

· Tips for building a 360 you.

10:30am-11.00am             Coffee Break
11.15am-12.30am Break-Out Session 5

· Maintaining Stability through the Financial System;

· Pathway to the Top: Gender related Challenges;

· Life After Law;

· Institutionalising African Business;

· Legalism or Realism: The Business of Dispute Resolution

12.30pm-2.00pm  Lunch
2.30pm- 4.00pm               Plenary Session 4

Institutionalising African Investment

4.00pm-6.00pm Sports & Tours
7.00pm-12.00am Rock the Bar Pop Concert
Thursday 24 August 2017              8.00am-8.45am Medical Screening
8.00am-10.30am Meetings of Sections & For
11.15am-2.00pm Annual General Meeting
2.30pm-4.00pm Communique & Press Conference


7.00pm-9.00pm Presidential Bar Dinner


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