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Agenda Day 1 – 28 September 2017

Agenda is in draft stage and is subject to amendment

07:30 AM - 08:30 AMRegistration
08:30 AM - 08:50 AMNATIONAL ANTHEM AND
PRAYER
08:40 AM - 08:50 AMOPENING REMARKS
CAJO CHAIR, The Hon.
Mr. Justice Adrian Saunders, JCCJ
08:50 AM - 09:15 AMGREETINGS
Minister of Security and Justice of Curacao
09:00 AM - 09:10 AMWELCOMING REMARKS
The Hon. Chief Justice Mme Justice Eunice Saleh of Curacao
09:10 AM - 09:40 AMCULTURAL ITEM
09:40 AM - 09:45 AMINTRODUCTION OF KEYNOTE SPEAKER
The Rt. Hon.
Sir Dennis Byron,
President of the Caribbean Court of Justice
09:45 AM - 10:30AMKEYNOTE ADDRESS
Prof. Sir Hilary Beckles
10:30 AM - 10:40 AMQ&A for Keynote speaker
Prof. Sir Hilary Beckles
10:40 AM - 11:00 AMCOFFEE BREAK
11:00 AM - 11:15 AMJURIST PRESENTATION
11:10 AM - 12:30 PMPLENARY SESSION:
“INNOVATIVE, INDEPENDENT, RESPONSIVE-THE MODERN COURT"

Reflections on the work of Supreme Courts.

Chairperson: the Rt. Hon. Sir Dennis Byron, President of the Caribbean Court of Justice
Panelists: Justice Maarten Feteris, President of the Dutch Supreme Court in The Hague
12:30 PM - 01:30 PMLUNCH
01:30 PM - 02:50 PMBREAKOUT SESSIONS
1. GENDER SENSITIVE ADJUDICATION

The panel (sponsored by UN Women) discusses ways in which judicial officers can enhance their adjudicatory skills by being gender sensitive.
2. RESPONSIVE APPROACHES TO SEXUAL OFFENCES

The panel (sponsored by the Commonwealth) discusses best practices for the treatment of sexual offences.
3. RESPONSIVE APPROACHES TO SEXUAL OFFENCES

The panel (sponsored by the Commonwealth) discusses best practices for the treatment of sexual offences.
02:50 PM - 03:10 PMCOFFEE BREAK
03:10 PM - 04:30 PMBREAKOUT SESSIONS
1. MAXIMISING THE USE OF STATISTICS AND PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT TOOLS
2. APPROPRIATE STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR IN A WORLD OF SOCIAL MEDIA
3. JUDICIAL MINDFULNESS
04:30 PM - 05:30 PMMAGISTRATES' FORUM
04:30 PM - 05:30 PMREGISTRARS
AND COURT ADMINISTRATORSFORUM
04:30 PM - 05:30 PMRETIRED JUDICIAL OFFICERS' FORUM