ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2018
28 Nov - 1st DECEMBER, 2018, MOMBASA
“Continental Free Trade Area: Challenges and Opportunities for the Legal Profession”
Message from the Chairperson, 23rd Annual Conference Committee
Welcome to East Africa Law Society 2018 Annual Conference.
This year we host our members and guests in Mombasa, the gateway to East Africa. Mombasa is a sea port and home to many sea front hotels and resorts, as well as numerous tourist attraction sites. Its rich history and attractive sceneries will, no doubt, enrich your experience during the exciting conference.
Once again, welcome to the 23rd Annual Conference of the East Africa Law Society. I look forward to meeting you in Mombasa. Karibuni Sana!
Maria Mbeneka, Vice President EALS
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|1||In-House Counsel’s Forum||09:00 AM||Arabuka Conference Hall|
|2||Leading Law Firms’ Forum||09:00 AM||Shimba Conference Hall|
|3||Networking Dinner (exclusive to Leading Law Firms and In-House Counsel Forum delegates)||06:00 PM||Pride Inn Waterside Garden|
|1||Young Lawyers’ Conference||09:00 AM||Arabuka Conference Hall|
|2||Women Lawyers’ Forum||09:00 AM||Shimba Conference Hall|
|3||Welcome Reception||06:00 PM||Jambo Grill|
|4||Extractives Industry: Social and Economic Perspectives|
|1||Annual Conference Keynote & Opening Ceremony||Donald Kaberuka||08:30 AM||Arabuka Conference Hall|
|2||Intellectual Property as a Facilitator for Regional and Continental Trade||R Santhanakrishnan||2:00 PM||Shimba Conference Hall|
|3||International Trade Law and Policy: Intersection of the EAC Common Market and the Continental Free Trade Agreement||11:00 AM||Arabuka Conference Hall|
|4||Rule of Law and Good Governance for Efficient Trade in Africa||02:00 PM||Arabuka Conference Hall|
|5||Business and Human Rights: Agenda 2063 in Perspective||11:00 AM||Shimba Conference Hall|
|6||Gala Night & Awards||6:00 PM||Pride Inn Beach Gardens|
|7||Dispute Resolution under Continental Free Trade Area & the EAC Common Market||11:00 AM||Dodori Conference Hall|
|8||Regional and Continental Migration and Movement of Labour and Services: Challenges and Opportunities||4:00PM||Dodori Conference Hall|
|9||Capital Markets and Cross-Border Listings for Homegrown Corporations & Multinationals: Opportunities and Challenges||2:00PM||Dodori conference hall|
|1||Annual General Meeting||09:00 AM|
Mombasa is served by road, railway, sea and air. Delegates from any part of the region can access Mombasa easily.
We have negotiated competitive rates for air travel through the conference flag carrier, Kenya Airways. Delegates travelling from any part of the region served by Kenya Airways can easily enjoy this discount by quoting the promotion code EAFLSO2018 during the time of booking.
We are currently negotiating further discounts with our other partner airlines and will update this section soon.
The conference center is served by several hotels. The host facility, Pride Inn manages the conference center as well as the nearby Flamingo Beach Resort. The 5-star Serena Beach Resort sits adjacent to the conference center.