THE LEGAL INNOVATIONS CONFERENCE 2020WHAT TO EXPECT AT LAICON:
FIRESIDE CHATS
SHOWCASE OF LEGAL INNOVATIONS
IMMERSIVE PRESENTATIONS AND NETWORKING

ABOUT LAICON 2020

Theme: “Exploring new innovations to enhance Access to Justice amidst COVID 19 Pandemic”

Join us for informative presentations, show-cases, and networking sessions with stakeholders.

LAICON is an annual event and platform where best practices and innovations in legal aid are shared with a creative approach towards access to justice as a necessary catalyst to improve legal aid service provision. It will provide a space for sharing current progressive thinking and will enable key actors to recognize and implement innovations in legal aid service delivery especially low cost initiatives that increase efficiency in accessing justice.

Check Schedule
Location

Virtual

Kampala, Uganda

Speakers

Professsional Speakers:
2 International speakers
3 Domestic speakers

Date & Time

October 21st - 22nd, 2020

PARTNERS

BarefootLaw, LASPNET
DGF, HiiL,JLOS

WHY SHOWCASE

AT LAICON 2020

~ To get recognition and publicity for your innovation
~ To exchange information and experiences with other innovators
~ To meet and network with potential funders and partners
~ To receive tips and advice on how to improve your innovation
~ TTo learn best practices from seasoned legal professionals

REGISTER YOUR INNOVATION

WHY ATTEND

LAICON 2020

~ To see amazing and creative legal innovations
~ To learn about innovations in Uganda and how you can participate and contribute
~ To interact with the innovators and share tips with them
~ To participate in dialogues with leading players in the legal innovations industry and benefit from it
~ To meet various legal aid service providers and get legal information and assistance

REGISTER TO ATTEND

REGISTRATION

For innovators who wish to show-case their innovations, please fill out the form below.

Registration Closes 10th October.

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FAQ

Here is a list of answers to frequently asked questions about the conference.

What is the Legal Aid Innovations Conference?

The Legal Aid Innovations Conference is an annual event and platform where best practices and innovations in legal aid are shared with a creative approach towards access to justice as a necessary catalyst to improve legal aid service provision. It will provide a space for sharing current thinking and other key actors to recognize and implement innovations in legal aid service delivery; especially low cost initiatives that increase efficiency in accessing justice.

Who is behind the Legal Aid Innovations Conference?

The Legal Aid Innovations Conference is being convened by BarefootLaw in partnership with JLOS, LASPNET , with support from DGF and HiiL-Innovating Justice.

Who can submit innovations to the Legal Aid Innovations Conference?

Anyone who is feels they are carrying out progressive and creative activities and ideas that are transforming access to justice and improving legal aid service provision. To submit an innovation to the Legal Aid Innovations Conference, go to the “Home” page and click the “Submit” button. Follow the steps provided to submit your innovation. .

Does an innovation have to be tech based?

No, your innovation does not have to be tech based. Even though we will happily accept tech based innovations, non tech based innovations are also very welcome. Some of the best innovations that would help transform the legal aid sector are simply ideas that have not been implemented into the current systems.

Can an innovation be simply an idea that has not been implemented yet?

Yes, we encourage innovators to share ideas that they believe are necessary in improving the legal aid sector that are not in practice yet. This way more work can be done to improve the sector in order that it may benefit the public more. .

Who can submit their legal aid innovations?

Anyone, who is interested in sharing new ideas that can broaden and improve access to justice and the law, is welcome to submit their innovations for the Legal Aid Innovations Conference. The greatest ideas that can cause transformation often come from the most unexpected people.

Do I have to be part of the legal sector or the legal aid sector to submit an innovation?

No, you do not have to be part of the legal sector or the legal aid sector to submit an innovation. We encourage the general public who want to see positive transformation in the access to justice and law to share their innovations.

What is the theme for the Legal Aid Innovations Conference 2020?

The theme for the Legal Aid Innovations Conference 2020 is “Exploring new innovations to enhance Access to Justice amidst COVID 19 pandemic”.

Does my innovation have to be in line with the 2020 theme?

Yes, your innovation has to be in line with the Legal Aid Innovations Conference 2020 theme; “Exploring new innovations to enhance Access to Justice amidst the COVID 19 Pandemic”

What is the deadline for submission of innovations?

The deadline for the submission of innovations is 10th October 2020.

I have filled in the Innovators’ Registration Form. Do I have to fill in the Attendees’ Registration form in order to attend the Legal Aid Innovations Conference?

No, because you have already filled in “Innovators’ Registration Form” you will automatically be registered to attend the event.

What is the Legal Aid Innovations Conference?

The Legal Aid Innovations Conference is an annual event and platform where best practices and innovations in legal aid are shared with a creative approach towards access to justice as a necessary catalyst to improve legal aid service provision. It will provide a space for sharing current thinking and other key actors to recognize and implement innovations in legal aid service delivery; especially low cost initiatives that increase efficiency in accessing justice.

Who is behind the Legal Aid Innovations Conference?

The Legal Aid Innovations Conference is being convened by BarefootLaw in partnership with JLOS, LASPNET with support from DGF and HiiL-Innovating Justice.

Who can attend the Legal Aid Innovations Conference?

The Legal Aid Innovations Conference is open to legal practitioners and members of the public who are interested in the promotion of legal aid and innovation in access to justice and law.
In addition, participation is open to Justice Law and Order Sector actors, legal aid innovators and Civil Society organizations who include Legal Aid Service Providers in Uganda who have spearheaded innovations and/or practices to enhance access to justice for poor and vulnerable persons.

Who should I contact if I have a question regarding the Legal Aid Innovations Confrence?

In case you have any questions regarding the Legal Aid Innovations Conference, please forward your queries to admin@laicon.org.

Who can attend the Legal Aid Innovations Conference?

The Legal Aid Innovations Conference is open to legal practitioners and members of the public who are interested in the promotion of legal aid and innovation in access to justice and law.
In addition, participation is open to Justice Law and Order Sector actors, legal aid innovators and Civil Society organizations who include Legal Aid Service Providers in Uganda who have spearheaded innovations and/or practices to enhance access to justice for poor and vulnerable persons.

Can I register a group or organisation to attend the Legal Aid Innovations Conference?

No, you will not be able to register to attend the Legal Aid Innovations Conference as a group or organisation. You can, however, register each individual within your group to attend the event.

What is the theme for the Legal Aid Innovations Conference 2020?

The theme for the Legal Aid Innovations Conference 2012 is “Exploring new innovations to enhance Access to Justice amidst COVID 19 Pandemic”

Am I able to register for one or both days of the conference?

The first day of the Legal Aid Innovations Conference is aimed at bringing together innovators and stakeholders. The second day of the Legal Aid Innovations Conference will be open to those that would have registered to attend the event.

Will meals be provided during the events?

Yes, lunch will be served on the main conference day.

My plans have changed. How do I cancel my attendance?

You can cancel your attendance by sending an email to this effect to admin@laicon.org

I would like to cancel my attendance and have someone else come in my place. Can I transfer my place to a friend or colleague?

Yes, you can transfer your place to a friend or colleague. However, you will have to send an email to this effect to admin@laicon.org with details on the name and contact if the person who will be taking your place.

If you still have unanswered questions after reading this page, please contact us.

PARTNERS

THE LEGAL AID INNOVATIONS CONFERENCE WOULD NOT BE POSSIBLE WITHOUT THE COLLABORATION OF THE FOLLOWING PARTNERS

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