Conference Date

05 June, 2018  –   06 June, 2018

Time Left To Conference

Conference Overview

The NCIA invites participation from the private sector, diplomatic community, development partners, legal fraternity and arbitration practitioners from across the country interested in exploring investment opportunities in Kenya.

Top 5 reasons to participate
  • Be part of the 1st NCIA ADR National Conference and contribute to the future of ADR in Kenya.
  • Encourage general ease of doing business in Kenya.
  • Exceptional opportunity to enhance brand visibility among delegates and leaders who will attend the conference.
  • CEOs round table – We will host and live stream a breakfast round table to debate various topics on ADR.
  • Enhance commercial ADR Knowledge.

Conference Schedule

08:30 – 08:45

Registration & Coffee

09:15 – 10:00

Welcome Address

Arthur Igeria – Chairperson of the NCIA Board

Welcome and opening comments

09:15 – 10:00

Opening Keynote Speech

Chief Guest – Hon’ P. Kihara Kariuki

Attorney General – Republic of Kenya

Seeing beyond the horizon: dispute resolution for the future.

10:00 – 10:25

Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:25

Session 1

NCIA, BIAC, CAJAC-JBG

Arbitral Institutions as a driver of structure & innovation in dispute resolution: convenience, efficiency, efficacy.

11:15 – 12:15

Session 2

Hon’ Justice Stephen G. Kairu, Hon’ Justice Ochieng, SHIAC, Michael Kuper, Gladys Wamaitha

The Role of Judiciary in inculcating a pro-ADR culture:

12:15-13:00

Session 3

Noella Lubano – Oraro & co., Njeri Kariuki, Bryan Muindi – TrippleOKlaw, SCIA, GOK

Who pays the cost: the cost of dispute settlement to disputants and the economy.

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00-15:00

Session 4

Kananu Mutea – Daly & Figgis, Jimmy Muyanja, Ken Melly, NIFCA

The young, digital and inventive: is the market bracing for a change?

15:00-16:00

Session 5

NCIA, Kairu Mbacia JBC – Council, Paul Karekezi – Gibbs Africa

Lessons from the Construction Sector: integrating resolution into contracts – risk identification and allocation

16:00-16:15

Session 6

Question & Answer Session

16:15

Tea/Coffee Break

08:30 – 09:00

Registration

09:00-10:00

Session 7

Dr. Kariuki Muigua

Towards an overarching policy: understanding Kenya’s ADR landscape & culture

10:00 – 10:30

Tea/Coffee Break

10:30-11:15

Session 8

Allen Gichuhi (LSK), Calvin Nyachoti, Prof. Sikuta

The role of professions: training a convergence of interests and approaches:

11:15-12:20

Session 9

Plenary – Lawrence Ngugi, Dr. Fuyong, Michael Kuper, Dr. Kariuki Muigua, Hon’ Justice Fred Ochieng

Shaping the future of structured ADR the way forward.

12:20-13:00

Session 10

Hon’ Justice Stephen G. Kairu, Dr. Eva Sinare, John Ohaga

Moot Competition.

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00-15:00

Session 11

Hon’ Justice Stephen G. Kairu, Dr. Eva Sinare, John Ohaga

Moot Competition.

15:00-16:00

Session 12

Kenneth Ogeto, CBS Solicitor – General

Closing ceremony.

Our Speakers

CHEN Siwei
Deputy Legal Counsel, Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration
Mr. HUANG Wen
Deputy Secretary-General and arbitrator, SIAC
Dr. CHEN Fuyong
Deputy Secretary General, Beijing Arbitration Commission
Bryan Muindi
Senior Associate, TripleOKLaw Advocates LLP
Noella Lubano
Lawyer
Gladys Wamaitha Karanja – Kinyanjui
Partner, Messers Kittony Maina Karanja & Company Advocates
Allen Waiyaki Gichuhi
President, Law Society of Kenya
Lawrence Muiruri Ngugi
Registrar, NCIA

Our Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

KENGEN
KENGEN Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited, KenGen is the leading electric power generation company in Kenya, producing about 75 percent

Bronze Sponsors

IDLO

GOK

Strategic Partners

AFRICA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY

MOI UNIVERSITY

JKUAT

EGERTON UNIVERSITY

KABARAK UNIVERSITY

CUEA

UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

RIARA UNIVERSITY

KENYATTA UNIVERSITY

Become a Sponsor

This event offers an unrivalled opportunity for you to raise your corporate profile to an audience of 400+ senior executives and legal practitioners. With such a distinguished audience participating sponsors and participants at the conference will result in greater networking, increased brand/product recognition and improved business opportunities for your company.

Conference Venue

(+254) 020-222 4029

(+254) 020-224 0377

Intercontinental Hotel

Nairobi, Kenya