Programme: 15th International Electoral Symposium and International Awards Ceremony 2018

4th-6th December 2018, Dead Sea, Jordan





Sunday, 3rd  December 2017

Arrivals throughout the day
18:30 – onwards  Welcome Reception

Monday, 4th December 2017


From 08:00

Shuttle bus from the Kempinski hotel to the Centre King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Centre

08:30 – 09:00 Registration and Networking Reception
09:00 – 09:30

Chair’s Welcome and Opening Address

09:30 – 10:00 Opening Keynote - Royal Cabinet
10:00 – 10:30 Group Picture | Coffee and Networking Break
10:30 – 11:15 Panel Discussion 1: Fostering Regional Cooperation and Regional Networks
11:15 – 11:45 Presentation
11:45 – 12:45 Panel Discussion 2: Preventing, Managing and Mediating Electoral Violence
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch | Shuttle bus to the Kempinski Hotel
14:00 – 14:45 Workshop 1
14:00 – 14:45 Workshop 2
14:45 – 15:45 Panel Discussion 3: The role of Training and Development of EMB’s to Promote Democracy and Build Trust among Voters
15:45 – 16:00 Coffee and Networking Break
16:00 – 17:00

Panel Discussion 4: Engaging Youth Electorate and Attracting First - Time Voter

17:00 – 17:15 Chair’s closing remarks
19:00 - onwards Evening programme and dinner

Tuesday, 5th December 2017

09:30 – 09:40 Chair’s recap of Day 1
09:40 – 10:00 Opening Address
10:00 – 10:30  Presentation
10:30 – 11:30  Panel Discussion 1: Managing Threats and Opportunities in the Digital Age: The Role of Social Media, Cyber Threats and Digitalisation on Election
11:30 – 11:45 Coffee and Networking Break
11:45 – 12:45 Commissioners Round Table
12:45 – 13:00 Chair’s closing remarks
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch and close of Symposium
19:00 – onwards  International Electoral Awards 2017 Ceremony and Official Dinner

Wednesday, 6th December 2017

09:00 – 18:00 Excursion
Departures throughout the day