Programme

17th International Electoral Affairs Symposium &  International Electoral Awards

27th-30th January 2019

 

Sunday, 27th January 2019

 

Arrivals throughout the day

 

18:30                         Welcome Dinner

 

Monday, 28th January 2019

 

08:30 – 09:30         Registration and Networking Reception

 

09:30 – 09:45         Chair’s Welcome and Opening Address

                                 Welcome from Matt Gokhool, Chairman, ICPS

                                  

09:45 – 10:45         Opening Keynote from the Electoral Commission

 

10:45 – 11:00         Coffee and Networking Break

 

11:00 – 11:45         Panel Discussion 1: The Role of Elections in Promoting Democracy

 

11:45 – 12:15         Presentation

 

12:15 – 13:00         Panel Discussion 2: Preventing Post Electoral Violence

 

13:00 – 14:30         Lunch

 

14:30 – 15:10         Workshops

 

15:10 – 16:00         Panel Discussion 3: Engaging the Youth Electorate and Attracting First - Time Voters

 

16:00 – 16:15         Coffee and Networking Break

 

16:15 – 16:50         Panel Discussion 4: Building Trust and Confidence in Election Management Bodies Ahead of Elections

 

16:50 – 17:00         Chair’s closing remarks

 

19:00                       Evening programme and dinner

 

Tuesday, 29th January 2019

 

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: The Impact of Social Media and Digital Technology: Assessing External Cyber and Political Influence on Elections

 

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                     International Electoral Awards Ceremony and Official Dinner

 

Wednesday, 30th January 2019

 

10:00 – 17:00      Excursion

 

Departures throughout the day

 

 

**Programme subject to change