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Introducing the Maiden Africa Legal & Tech Network Summit in Nigeria

The Africa Legal & Tech Summit is an annual international summit of legal and technology experts, and knowledge vendors drawn from the legal and business communities across the continent, under the aegis of the Africa Legal & Tech Network (ALT Network). The ALT Network is an online community at the intersection of technology and legal services in Africa. It is a hub for collaboration, creativity, information and opportunities for African legal services providers, tech entrepreneurs, regulators, policymakers and investors.

The Nigerian Chapter of ALT will host the inaugural summit in Lagos on September 19, 2019 following on the success in Kenya and Uganda earlier this year. The theme of the Lagos summit is “Addressing Technological Disruption in Law and Technology.” The summit seeks to bring together key players within the law and technology ecosystems, including legal jurists, legal practitioners, innovators, legal technologists, academics, law students, regulators, Nigerian tech companies and other stakeholders. This summit is designed to feature leading names in the ecosystem drawn from both the private and public sectors.

Day One of the summit will touch upon many topics, such as big data, artificial intelligence, fintech, agrotech, healthtech, online dispute resolution, privacy and data protection, cybersecurity, technology and access to justice, legaltech automation, blockchain. These issues are at the core of ongoing conversations around innovation and disruption within the legal and technology ecosystems.

The summit has been organised in collaboration with LACIAC and LawPavilion and is supported by notable brands like Africa Legal Practice (ALP), LawyardGarnet Law Practice, FINT, Everlaw Associates, Duale, Ovia, Alex-Adedipe (DOA), Aelex, and Famsville Solicitors.

Some of our confirmed speakers for the event include: Ope Olugasa (MD, Lawpavilion Business Solutions), Alice Namuli Blazevic (Partner, KTS, Uganda), Odun Eweniyi (Co-Founder & COO, Piggyvest), Muchu Kaingu (CEO, AppTorney, Zambia), Wale Micaiah, (Head, Risk Management, Interswitch), Nankunda Kataganza (Co-Founder, ALT Network), Davidson Oturu (Partner, Aelex), Dr Adekemi Omotubora (Lecturer, Faculty Of Law, University Of Lagos), Francis Osifo (VP Engineering, 54 Gene), Naomi Amobi (Legal Counsel, Paystack), Joe Al-Khayat (Co-founder, Resolve Dispute Online (RDO), Australia) and other exciting line-up speakers.

To attend the event, you can register here.

Further details of the Summit are as follows:

Date: Thursday, 19th of September 2019

Time: 8:00am

Venue: Commerce House, 1 Idowu Taylor Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Payment link: https://paystack.com/pay/altng2019

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