It’s the morning of the BLSA Canada 25th Anniversary Conference and YBP is getting ready to bring you some great live coverage in the days ahead!
Yes, that is right folks, we are BACK!!
The past year has been a wonderful opportunity for us to further develop local relationships with key partners, however it did take away time to update content on our digital platforms on a frequent basis.
This year the annual conference is being held in fabulous Toronto (February 12th to 14th, 2016) at the Double Tree by Hilton. The event will bring black law students from all across the nation to network and learn, so if your interested in law this is the perfect space to meet actual students who were able to successfully navigate the path to law school.
If your in Toronto, it’s not too late to come out! We highly recommend that you check out the event, there will be workshops running FRIDAY and also on SATURDAY! A brief breakdown is offered below:
✦✦✦✦✦RAISING THE BAR: STRIDING TOWARD EXCELLENCE✦✦✦✦✦
WORKSHOPS AND PANELS.
➨BLSA Canada’s workshops and panels will provide students with the practical tools they need to acheive their career goals.
➨Five Teams are competing this year: come witness the litigation skills of your peers! For the first time, ever, the final round will be held at the Ontario Court of Appeal!
NETWORKING AND MENTORING.
➨We’ve heard you! This year many more time is allocated to networking! Don’t be afraid to speak to lawyers and legal professionals present. They are here for you!
LEGAL CAREER FAIR.
➨ Big Law, governement or social justice: come meet 15 legal organziations to learn more about the opportunities they have to offer. Do no hesitate to ask all the questions you may have. Put all the chances to get an article or a job on YOUR side!
➨A black tie affair! As this year is the 25th anniversary, the gala will be a truly HISTORIC celebration. Members from our American counterpart will be present to congratulate us! Futhermore, it finishes early enough to enjoy the night time programming of the NBA All Stars Weekend (We got you).