2018 Mid-Winter Conference 

Jan. 18-19, 2018
Winnipeg MB

Online registration for the 2018 Mid-Winter Conference is now closed.

If you would like to register for the conference, please come to the Registration Desk at the Fairmont Winnipeg in the East Ballroom on Thursday or the West Foyer on Friday morning.  Thank you.


The MBA 2018 Mid-Winter Conference
Thursday, January 18, 2018 to Saturday, January 20, 2018
Fairmont Hotel – 2 Lombard Place - Winnipeg, MB

Thursday, January 18, 2018
Exhibitors Trade Show - 8:00am - 3:30pm

Registration 8:00am - 2:00pm
9:00am - 11:30am Morning Continuing Legal Professional Development Sessions

-         Effective Cross-Examination of Experts
-         Directors’ Liability 
-         Mines & Minerals 
-         Financial Statements 

Working Lunch - 11:45am - 1:45pm - This Changes Everything, Nicole Verkindt, Founder, OMX (Offset Market Exchange) | “Dragon”, Next Gen Den | Panellist, CBCNews, The Exchange

2:00pm - 4:30pm Afternoon Continuing Legal Professional Development Sessions
-         Family Matters: Using Child Specialists, Parenting Coaches, Mediation, and Arbitration
-         Ethical and Legal Considerations when Seeking Disclosure of a Lawyer’s File in Estate Litigation and Cross-Examining a Lawyer
-        Off-Duty Conduct
-        Wikipedia and Legal Research

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

Friday, January 19, 2018 
Registration 8:00am - 2:00pm
9:00am - 11:30am Morning Continuing Legal Professional Development Sessions

-         Family Law – A Year in Review
-         Trial Advocacy 
-         Business Law Issues Arising from Internet Transactions
-         Manitoba Law Reform Commission: Current Areas of Law Reform

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

2:00pm - 4:30pm Afternoon Continuing Professional Development Sessions

-         Current Issues in Tax Law        
-         What’s Diversity Got to Do with It?
-         Technology Skills Every Lawyer Should Master

Accreditation Details:

Full attendance at the CPD Sessions on Thursday, January 18 and Friday, January 19, 2018 of the 2018 Mid-Winter Conference can be applied towards your entire 12 hour yearly mandatory Law Society of Manitoba's continuing professional development requirement (including 2 hours of ethics).

Saturday, January 20, 2018 
MBA Council Meeting - 9:30am

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