2nd day (Friday, 4 September 2009)  

09.00 – 11. 00             Professional Workshops 

Workshop A: “Appeals versus the decisions, performance or failures of election commissions”

Chair:Kazimierz W. Czaplicki, Secretary, National Electoral Office of Poland

Moderator: Zsolt Szolnoki, Director of Operations, ACEEEO

Special facilitating: BRIDGE course of “Election disputes and conflict management for EMBs” and facilitators 

 

Workshop B: “Mechanisms for restoration of active electoral rights and judicial protections” 

Chair: Zenonas Vaigauskas, Chairman, CEC of Lithuania

Moderator: Manuel Carillo Poblano, Chief of International Relations, Federal Electoral Institute (IFE), Mexico 

11.00 – 11.30             Coffee break

11.30 – 13.10              Lunch in honour of the Sociologists                                 

13.10 - 13.50               Plenary session: Workshop summaries & conclusions (A-B) 

Chair: Stanislav V. Vavilov, Vice-President, CEC of Russian Federation 

Speakers: Moderators of the workshops (A-B) 

13.50 – 14.50              Plenary session: International experience of applying sociology in Electoral processes

Chair: Dr. Zoltán Tóth, Secretary General, ACEEEO 

Speakers:

András Keil, Research Fellow, Republican Institute, Hungary

Manuel Carillo, Federal Electoral Institute (IFE), Mexico

SCYTL

Aaron Adibekyan, Head of the Centre of Sociological Researches  “Sociometr”, Armenia

Gevorg Pogosyan, Chairman, Association of Sociologists of Armenia 

14.50 - 15.10              Coffee break 

15.10 – 15.50             Plenary session: International experience of applying sociology in Electoral processes

Chair: Dr. Zoltán Tóth, Secretary General of the ACEEEO 

Speakers:

Mariam Darchiasvili, lecturer of political science, Ilia Chavchavadze State University, Georgia

SMARTMATIC CORP.

Csaba Tiberiu Kovacs, Secretary General, Permanent Electoral Authority of Romania presents Mr. Mihai Milca’s research

Stanislav V. Vavilov, Vice-President, CEC of Russian Federation (TBC) – Sociological approach of the practice of distant e-voting in the Russian Federation 

15.50 – 16.10             Development of the recommendations of the Sociologists

Moderator: András Keil, Research Fellow, Republican Institute, Hungary                                   

Speakers: Lecturers of the plenary sessions of the Sociologists 

16:20                          Tour to Geghard Monastery and Garni Temple (Group photo in front of Garni Temple)

20. 00                         Dinner in honour of the sponsors (Restaurant “Aragast”)