Agenda

Below is a draft agenda of the 2020 Forum. Further details will be added as plenary speakers and parallel sessions are confirmed.

 

DAY 1 | SUNDAY | 19 JANUARY 2020

8:00 - 09:00
Arrival and registration of participants
9:00 - 10:30
Opening plenary: Welcome remarks
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00
Keynote Speech: Why do we need better migration data? What are the main knowledge gaps on migration and how can data help address those gaps?
Speaker:
Mr. Ronald Skeldon
Emeritus Professor, University of Sussex
Professor of Human Geography, Maastricht University
12:00 - 13:30
Lunch break
13:30 - 15:00
Parallel Sessions A
15:00 - 16:30
Plenary Session: Best practices on the production and use of migration data: country perspectives 
16:30 - 17:00
Coffee Break
17:00 - 18:30
Parallel Sessions B
18:30 - 19:30
Cocktail reception for all participants
 

DAY 2 | MONDAY | 20 JANUARY 2020

9:00 - 10:30
Plenary Session: Measuring progress on migration-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and other global commitments 
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30
Parallel Sessions C
12:30 - 14:00
Lunch break
14:00 - 14:30
Poster session
14:30 - 16:00
Plenary Session: Communicating Migration Data for Policy
16:00 - 16:30
Coffee break
16:30 - 18:00
Parallel Sessions D
 

DAY 3 | TUESDAY | 21 JANUARY 2020

9:00 - 10:30
Plenary Session: Harnessing data innovation for migration research and policymaking (panel presentation followed by Q & A)
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30
Parallel Sessions E
12:30 - 14:00
Lunch break
14:00 - 15:30
Parallel Sessions F
15:30 - 17:00
Closing Plenary: The future of migration data