Conference Information


General Information

  • The 8th IOJT Conference will be held on November 5-9, 2017 at the Shangri-la at The Fort, Bonifacio Global Center, Manila, Philippines, with the Supreme Court of the Philippines through the Philippine Judicial Academy as host.
  • English is the official language of the Conference. There will be simultaneous translations into English, French and Spanish at the plenary sessions and all concurrent sessions held in the main hall during the course of the day.
  • The official currency of the Conference is the US Dollar (USD $). The currency used to purchase in the Philippines is the Philippine Peso (Php). click here.

CONFERENCE POLICIES AND HOUSE RULES

  • All participants and accompanying persons must wear their name badge at all times throughout the Conference for access to all Conference educational programs, meals and social events. If you lose or misplace your name badge during the conference, the replacement fee will be USD $25.
  • All participants must sign the attendance roll before each Plenary session and chosen concurrent session throughout the Conference.
  • All participants must be seated in the plenary/session hall five (5) minutes before each session starts.
  • Presenters of papers and lectures should bring PowerPoint /Presentations to the Conference on a USB memory stick or similar device. There will be a computer-compatible projection equipment in each session room. Technical persons will be available throughout the Conference to assist all speakers with their presentations.
  • Cell phones and other electronic gadgets must be put on silent mode during the Conference.
  • During the Conference sessions, all questions from the plenary should be made through microphones provided for simultaneous interpretation to take place.
  • Business attire is required throughout the Conference except during the Day Trip to Tagaytay City on November 7, 2017.

MEALS AND SOCIAL EVENTS

Welcome Reception:

  • Sunday, November 5, 2017
  • Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Dress Code: Business
  • Venue: Bonifacio Hall A, 4F Shangri-la at The Fort
    Cocktails and Hors d’ oeuvres

Official opening with Words of Welcome from:

  • Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P. A. Sereno, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines and Honorary President of the 8th IOJT Conference
  • Dr. Eliezer Rivlin, President of the International Organization for Judicial Training (IOJT)
  • Justice Adolfo S. Azcuna, Chancellor of the Philippine Judicial Academy and Working President of the 8th IOJT Conference
  • Dr. Mary McQueen, IOJT General Secretary

Cultural Night:

  • Monday, November 6, 2017
  • Time: 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
  • Dress Code: Business
  • Venue: Grand Ballroom B, 3F Shangri-la at The Fort

Day Trip to Tagaytay City

  • Tuesday, November 7, 2017
  • Time: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Dress Code: Business Casual

Closing Dinner:

  • Wednesday, November 8, 2017
  • Time: 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
  • Dress Code: Business
  • Venue: Grand Ballroom B, 3F Shangri-la at The Fort

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