Agenda Overview

Times for sessions are show in IST (UCT+1) and all information is subject to change. Check back regularly as more details, including speakers, will be listed as they becomes available.

For those who cannot attend the Forum in person, we are offering options for virtual participation in the Forum. Sessions that will be available for live streaming are noted below. Learn more about this virtual option here.

October 17, 2022
9:30 am

Welcome and Check in

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Global Meeting of Law Firm Pro Bono Professionals

In partnership with APBCo, this meeting is open only to those coordinating and working on pro bono in a law firms.

You must register for this meeting when you register for the Forum and your registration information will be checked to ensure you are participating in the right meeting. If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected]

This meeting will not be held at Radisson Blu Royal Hotel. It will be held offsite at the office of a law firm in Dublin.

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Global Meeting of Pro Bono Clearinghouse Professionals

This meeting is open only to staff working in clearinghouses and other pro bono initiatives.

You must register for this meeting when you register for the Forum and your registration information will be checked to ensure you are participating in the right meeting. If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected]

This meeting will not be held at Radisson Blu Royal Hotel. It will be held offsite at the office of a law firm in Dublin.

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Global Meeting of In-house Counsel Pro Bono Professionals

This meeting is open only to those coordinating and working on pro bono within a company.

You must register for this meeting when you register for the Forum and your registration information will be checked to ensure you are participating in the right meeting. If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected]

This meeting will not be held at Radisson Blu Royal Hotel. It will be held offsite at the office of a law firm in Dublin.

2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Joint Meeting of Pro Bono Clearinghouses, In-house Counsel and Law Firm Pro Bono Professionals

This meeting is open only to pro bono staff working at law firms, companies, or clearinghouses and other pro bono initiatives.

You must register for this meeting when you register for the Forum and your registration information will be checked to ensure you are participating in the right meeting. If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected]

This meeting will not be held at Radisson Blu Royal Hotel. It will be held offsite at the office of a law firm in Dublin.

6:00 pm

Global Forum Welcome Reception

Open to all Forum participants

Trinity College Dublin
October 18, 2022
8:15 am

Check in

9:00 am

Welcome and Opening Plenary

Keynote Speech

Interview: Can Big Law Help the Environment?

This session will be available to virtual participants

10:30 am

Coffee Break

11:00 am

Correcting the Power Imbalance: Equitable Partnerships in Pro Bono and Beyond

This session will be available to virtual participants

12:30 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Inspiring the Next Generation: Collaborations Between Law Schools and NGOs

1:30 pm

How & Why the ESG Agenda is Reshaping the Business World

This session will be available to virtual participants

2:30 pm

Coffee Break

3:00 pm

Best Practices for Representing Children in the Justice System

3:00 pm

Every Stakeholder at the Table: Pro Bono Impact in Latin America

This session will be available to virtual participants

3:00 pm

Roundtable Discussion: Will ESG & Other Trends Impact Your Pro Bono Practice?

4:30 pm

Coffee Break

5:00 pm

The Role of Lawyers in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

5:00 pm

Legal Aid & Access to Justice for Refugees & Hosts in Uganda

This session will be available to virtual participants

5:00 pm

Cross Border Collaborations & Sustainable Partnerships

7:30 pm

PILnet Global Awards Dinner

Learn more about the PILnet Global Awards

Guinness Storehouse
October 19, 2022
9:00 am

Check in

9:30 am

Morning Plenary

Spark Talks

This session will be available to virtual participants

11:00 am

Coffee Break

11:30 am

Law Firm Anti-Racism Alliance: A New Model to Address a Substantial Social Justice Issue

11:30 am

Pro Bono Lawyering at the Intersection of Culture & Crisis

This session will be available to virtual participants

11:30 am

Planning for the Next Crisis: Lessons Learned and Looking Ahead

1:00 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm

Harnessing Tech to Support & Enhance Pro Bono

2:00 pm

Financial Risks Confronting Civil Society: How Corporate Legal Expertise Can Catalyze Change

This session will be available to virtual participants

2:00 pm

Lessons in Litigating to Decriminalize Poverty & Status in Africa

3:30 pm

Coffee Break

4:00 pm

Understanding the Global Data Protection Landscape

4:00 pm

The Road to Reproductive Freedom: Lessons from Ireland for the World

This session will be available to virtual participants

4:00 pm

How Whistleblowers Can be Protected to Effectively Raise Concerns in the Public Interest

5:00 pm

Closing Plenary

5:15 pm

Closing Wine Reception