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The NBA Annual General
Conference kicks off in 3 days and we are so excited about it. According to Mr.
Kunle Edun, the NBA Publicity Secretary, over 15,000 lawyers have registered
for the conference, a number significantly higher than the 2019 conference.

As we get ready for the
conference, here are 3 things you can do in anticipation.

1.     
Look
through the list of speakers

Visit
the NBA Conference Website and scroll through the list of speakers, you will
definitely find a number of speakers who spark your interest and whom you will
like to listen to. Some include Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo GCON;
the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila; Hon. Justice Tanko Muhammad, Chief Justice of
Nigeria; Governor Nyesom Wike, Governor of Rivers State; Lord Angus Glennie, QC,
Of the Privy Council & Judge Of the Appellate Court of Scotland and Steven
Richman, Former Chair, American Bar Association Section of International
Law, just to mention a few. You can find the list of speakers here.

 

2.      Check
out the Sessions

The NBA Conference website lists some of the
sessions scheduled to hold at the Annual General Conference, some of these
include the sessions on the State of the Nation; Of Layoffs, Furloughs and
Redundancy, a discussion on recent developments on labour and employment issues
in light of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and A Dialogue on Insolvency
and Economic Recovery. You can find the list of sessions here on the NBAAGC Forum.

 

3.      Network
and Engage on the NBA Forums

The NBAAGC Website showcases forums for each of the
sessions where lawyers can network and engage. The Forum allows you connect
with many of the 15,000 delegates who have registered form various parts of the
world and diverse practice areas. The Forums are also platforms to meet up with
old friends and buddies. You can join some of the forums here.

So
what are you waiting for? If you are yet to register, log on to the NBA Website
here
https://conference.nigerianbar.org.ng/

@Legalnaija

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