Mid-Winter Conference

The annual Mid-Winter Meeting is our premier two-day legal conference designed especially for our Manitoba members. This event offers well-rounded professional development, networking, special events and much more.

MBA 2024 Mid-Winter Conference
Thursday, January 18, 2024 to Friday, January 19, 2024
Fairmont Winnipeg - 2 Lombard Place

Thursday, January 18, 2024
9:00am - 11:30am Morning Continuing Legal Professional Development Sessions
-     Significant Family Law Cases 2023
-     Notable Cases for Civil Litigators 2022-2023 
-     Trade Secrets: The Bid Protest Mechanism under Domestic Trade Agreements
-     Enforcement of Indigenous Laws

11:45am - 1:45pm - EPPM session - The Case of Fulfilment: Can the Legal Profession learn from Medicine's Burnout Crisis?

2:00pm - 4:30pm Afternoon Continuing Legal Professional Development Sessions
-      Delay in Administrative Proceedings 
-      Family Law Dispute Resolution Processes - What Works for Your Clients and When? 
-      Current Issues in Tax Law 
-     Tackling Homelessness in Manitoba: Learning from the Nordic Experience  

4:30pm - 6:30pm - Bench & Bar Reception

Friday, January 19, 2024
9:00am - 11:30am Morning Continuing Legal Professional Development Sessions
-    Practical Resources to Support Your Career 
-    Overview of Testamentary Trusts – Understanding the Fundamentals to Draft, Implement and Advise
-    The Supreme Court Considers An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis Children, Youth and Families in Attorney General of Québec, et al. v. Attorney General of Canada, et al.
-  Creating a Culture of DEI in the Workplace: A discussion on human rights and accessibility laws, obligations and best practices 

Awards Luncheon - 11:45am - 1:45pm

2:00pm - 4:30pm Afternoon Continuing Professional Development Sessions
-     Common Conveyancing Pitfalls at Land Titles – Why Your Registrations are Getting Rejected and What You Can Do About It 
-     Bill C-40 
-     Women, Emerging Technologies, and the Law 
-     Research Trends & Best Practices 

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