2017 APBC Programme

Day 1 : 30 September 2017

Conference Sessions

Location: Westlane Place, Petaling Jaya, Kuala Lumpur

Contact Phone: +60 3-7932 3878
Google Map Link

8:00am - 8:30am REGISTRATION (Lobby Westlane Place)
8:30am - 9:30am BALLROOM
Welcome Address & Cultural Performance
9:30am - 10:30am BALLROOM
Plenary 1: Strengthening Pro Bono Culture: Unity and Diversity
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10:30am – 11:05am BALLROOM
10:30am - 10:35am Introduction of Key Note Speaker by Glenn Cooper Partner at Herbert Smith Freehills

10:30am – 10:35am Introduction of Key Note Speaker by Glenn Cooper Partner at Herbert Smith Freehills

10:35am - 11:05am Key Note Address from George Varughese, Malaysian Bar President

10:35am – 11:05am Key Note Address from George Varughese President of the Malaysia Bar

11:05am – 11:30am MORNING REFRESHMENTS (4th Floor Westlane Place)
11:30am – 1:00pm BREAKOUT SESSIONS
Pro Bono Culture Development in Malaysia : The Historical Foundation, Current Diverse Climate and Future Path (Ballroom Westlane Place)
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Pro Bono Asylum, Refugees and Statelessness (Breakout Room 1 Level 2 Westlane Place)
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Pro Bono and People with Disabilities (Breakout Room 2 Level 2 Westlane Place)
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Developing and Strengthening Pro Bono Practice and Culture in Large Law Firms (Breakout Room 3 Level 3 Westlane Place)
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Pro Bono, Drug Users and Access to Justice in Asia: Developing a Network (Breakout Room 1 Armada Hotel PJ)
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Pro Bono and In-House Counsel: Developing a Synergistic Pro Bono Programme (Breakout Room 2 Armada Hotel PJ)
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1:00pm – 2:15pm LUNCH (4th Floor Westlane Place)
2:15pm – 3:45pm BREAKOUT SESSIONS
Pro Bono 101: The Incredible Diversification of Pro Bono Options (Ballroom Westlane Place)
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The Role of Government and Bar Associations in Developing and Strengthening Pro Bono Culture (Breakout Room 1 Level 2 Westlane Place)
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Developing and Maintaining a Pro Bono Practice: Sole Practitioners and Small Firms: How They Do It (Breakout Room 2 Level 2 Westlane Place)
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Why We Do Pro Bono: Inspiring vs. Convincing (Breakout Room 3 Level 3 Westlane Place)
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Monitoring and Evaluation Pro Bono Impact and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Proving Pro Bono Makes a Difference and Impact (Breakout Room 1 Armada Hotel PJ)
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3:45pm – 4:15pm AFTERNOON REFRESHMENTS (4th Floor Westlane Place)
4:15pm – 5:15pm BALLROOM
Plenary 2: Collaborative Pro Bono Models: Strength and Unity in Collaboration
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5:15pm- 5:30pm CLOSING OF DAY 1

Representing Pro Bono Clients in a Client Centered Lawyering Manner Workshop

Launch of the PBN4U (Pro Bono Network for Users) – Optional Event

6:45pm - 8:15pm ARMARDA HOTEL (Merchant Live Restaurant Armada Hotel PJ)

Contact Phone: +60 3-7954 6888
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Launching of the (PBN4U) Pro Bono Network for Users (Optional Event)

Regional Report & Reception (Optional Event)

Student Led KL City Tour – Optional Event

7:30pm - ONWARD

Meeting Place at: LRT Asia Jaya, Petaling Jaya, Kuala Lumpur

Contact Phone: +60 3-7932 3878
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7:30pm -Onward Student guided Kuala Lumpur city walking tours (optional)

Refer to Student Guide Tour Book

Faces of the Asia Pro Bono Movement