The Presiding Judge, Lagos Division, His Lordship, Hon. Justice Benedict Kanyip and His Lordship, Hon. Justice Nelson Ogbuanya of Porthacourt Judicial Division have been selected as speakers for the 59th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) scheduled to hold at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria, from 23rd to 29th August 2019.
Succinctly, the twin of globalization and technology has evolved exponentially over the years and has disrupted every fiber of society. Artificial intelligence, blockchain, financial technology, cloud computing, electronic documentation, and electronic discovery are a few of the technologies that have directly and would continue to impact the manufacturing and services sector including legal and justice sub-sectors.
Justice Kanyip and other experts will be speaking on Monday 26th August 2019 on “Modern Trends in Evidence: Gathering, Preserving and Presenting Evidence in the Digital Age” while Justice Ogbuanya will join Justice Alaba Ajileye-Judge, Kogi State High Court, Dr. Tammy Danagogo -Secretary to the Rivers State Government, and two others to speak on “Leveraging Technology in Justice Administration: Issues and Challenges.”
The Conference will interrogate the current legal regulatory environment, lawyers’ response to technology and preparedness to harness these tools for efficient legal services delivery and a technology-driven judiciary.
With an average of over 11,000 delegates comprised of lawyers, business leaders and a large youth population at the NBA Annual Conferences, the 2019 Conference is the place to be.