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Agenda Day 2 – 29 September 2017

Agenda is in draft stage and is subject to amendment

08:30 AM -
08:35 AM

INTRODUCTION OF KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Justice Evert van de Poel

08:35 AM -
10:00 AM

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
Fragility of Trust. The importance of judicial stability in national and international political turmoil.
[followed by Q&A]


Prof. Ernst Hirsch Ballin

10:00 AM -
10:05 AM

STRETCH BREAK

10:05 AM -
11:10 AM

PLENARY PRESENTATION:

CYBER CRIME

Chairperson: Justice Sonya Young
Panelist: Dr. Michael Bourke and Mr. Anthony Teelucksingh

Two international experts will present on the phenomenon of cybercrime with specific examples and the legal response to it,
including best practices for strengthening international cooperation

11:10 AM -
11:30 AM

COFFEE BREAK

11:30 AM -
12:45 PM

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

1.ONLINE ADJUDICATION

Justice Willem Jan Noordhuijen
Justice David Fraser
Mr. Bevil Wooding

Panelist/Chair: Ivor Archie CJ

2. COURT OFFICE EFFICIENCY-THE PATH TO PUBLIC TRUST AND CONFIDENCE

Jacqueline Graham
Michelle Austin

Chairperson: Dame Pereira

In this session the panellists will juxtapose what court consumers expect as against what is often delivered by the court office. The session will explore the manner in which re-engineered processes, modern ICT, appropriate physical accommodation and continuous attention to the customer satisfaction can make a vast contribution to improving efficiency in the Court Office resulting in enhanced public trust and confidence.

3. JURIES ON TRIAL

Magistrate Nalini Singh
Justice Jacob Wit

Chair: Justice Sylvia Hinds-Radix

This panel takes a critical look at the jury system as expressed in the Anglophone Caribbean (and the USA). Is it broken?
Does it contribute positively to the achievement of justice? Should we abolish the jury system? Attendees at this session will hear the panellists interrogate these and other issues regarding the jury system.

12:45 PA -
01:00 PM

GROUP
PHOTO SHOOT OF CAJO ATTENDEES

1:00 PM -
02:00 PM

LUNCH

02:00 PM -
04:00 PM

CAJO BUSINESS MEETING

04:00 PM -
05:15 PM

CAWJ Forum