9th World Women Lawyers’ Conference: Women in leadership

11 Sep - 13 Sep 2022 The Odd Fellow Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark

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A conference presented by the IBA Women Lawyers' Committee, supported by the IBA Access to Justice and Legal Aid Committee, the IBA Arbitration Committee, the IBA Closely Held and Growing Business Enterprises Committee, the IBA Corporate and M&A Law Committee, the IBA International Commerce and Distribution Committee, the IBA Law Firm Management Committee, the IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum, the IBA European Regional Forum, the IBA Latin American Regional Forum and the IBA North American Regional Forum

We are extremely pleased to announce the next World Women Lawyers’ Conference. For this, the ninth interaction of this successful conference, the IBA Women Lawyers’ Committee members will be physically together again after a number of successful webinars and launch of WLC Virtual Café and WLC LinkedIn Group. To view the scholarship outline and terms and conditions please click here. The conference where participants will, for the ninth time, meet in person – this time in Copenhagen! The conference with the theme "Women in Leadership" is an exciting and unique opportunity to expand your personal and professional networks while discussing essential issues of general interest and in relation to female empowerment in the company of leading speakers from a vast variety of industries and jurisdictions, experts in different fields, and participants from all over the world accompanied by a social program that includes a canal cruise in the heart of beautiful Copenhagen, a casual dinner by the sea at restaurant Salt, and a cocktail reception and formal dinner at Langelinie Pavillonen, as well as a lunch at the Royal Danish Playhouse. The conference will serve the purpose of empowering women lawyers through the opportunity to engage, network, share knowledge, and develop business opportunities. Please note that we welcome and encourage the participation of all genders.

 

Topics include:

  • Women in leadership positions: leaders in the profession making an impact
  • Launch of IBA Women Lawyers’ Committee Mentoring Toolkit: what works, what doesn’t and why they are a must for breaking the glass ceiling
  • Inside a hostile takeover: how far can defensive strategies go?
  • What’s new in arbitration and litigation? Insight into changed practices
  • ESG/sustainability in practice: will sustainable finance/investments do the job?
  • Roundtable discussions on data protection, press freedom, private equity, project finance, investments in infrastructure, how women can enjoy business social clubs, fintech,  investment protection, cloud services, life sciences and the gender gap in sports

The conference will also feature:

  • Two keynote addresses
  • A fireside chat on what is needed for female attorneys to get an equity partnership/seat at the leadership table
  • A social program that includes a lunch at the Royal Danish Playhouse, a canal cruise, casual dinner by the sea and cocktail reception as well as a formal dinner

Important Dates

08
Aug

Cancellation deadline

Cancellations are subject to an admin charge as stated in the conference programme. After this date, no refunds can be made.

08
Aug

Early bird deadline

Register by this date to receive early bird discounts.

19
Aug

Delegate search

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13
Sep

Online registration deadline

Registration may still be possible after this date via the IBA office, but is subject to availability. Please contact confs@int-bar.org for further information.

16
Sep

Online amendment deadline

No further amendments can be made to your booking after this date. Please contact confs@int-bar.org for further information.

Online registrations received:

  Until 16 September

Young lawyers (under 30 years)

€1,255

Academics / judges (full-time)

€1,255

Public lawyers

€1,255

Corporate counsel**

€1,255

IBA member

€1,030

Non-member*

€1,255

After 16 September Registrations must be received in hard copy at the IBA office


Hard copy registration forms and fees received:

  After 8 August

Young lawyers (under 30 years)

€1,395

Academics / judges (full-time)

€1,395

Public lawyers

€1,395

Corporate counsel**

€1,395

IBA member

€1,145

Non-member*

€1,395

* By paying the non-member fee, we welcome you as a delegate member of the IBA for the year in which this conference is held, which entitles you to the following benefits:

  • Password access to certain parts of the IBA website.
  • Receipt of IBA E-news and access to online versions of IBA Global Insight.
  • Pay the member rate

** A reduced rate is offered to IBA Corporate Group Members. Please register online to obtain a 25 per cent discount on the IBA Member fee

Headline social event sponsor
 
 
 
 
 
 
Conference canal cruise & informal dinner sponsor
 
Conference reception sponsor
Conference luncheon sponsor
Conference refreshment break sponsor

In order to ensure your safety and comfort throughout the event, the IBA will be following a Code of Conduct and adhering to both local and national guidelines and governmental regulations.

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