Findex II Consensus Conference in Cologne
2nd June 2023
European project: Find an Expert II
Participate in the next consensus conference organised
by the European Institute of Expertise and the Expert and EuroExpert
We are pleased to invite you to the consensus conference, which will take place on 2 June 2023, at the Higher Regional Court in Cologne. Organised in the framework of the Find an Expert II project.
The main focus of the day will be the public debate in the form of a question-and-answer session, European exchange of views between all participants, the co-chair and the members of the jury after the presentation of results of the work of
the working groups.
The jury is composed of 10 stakeholders from the European judicial arena
Katrin SEIDEL and Guido ALPA
Head of Knowledge Unit Directorate for Administrative Law Council of State
Kurt P JUDMANN
President of the Main association of Generally Sworn and Court-Certified Experts, court-certified Expert in IT
Vice-President of the High Court of Justice, Counsellor at the Court of Cassation
Michel de WOLF
This Consensus Conference aims to select and to formulate common recommendations on the following topics related to judicial expertise:
Define the criteria that allow to qualify a person as judicial expert.
Define common standards to be met by the bodies that manage experts’ lists,
Define the procedure of registration and re-registration of judicial expert on a list.
Find ways of convergence between the nomenclatures of experts' specialities or areas of expertise of the Member States, and define a process that includes a regular updating of a common nomenclature at EU level.
Propose processes to support the interconnection of national registers and to establish a European search engine for judicial experts. Proposals to ensure the sustainability of the project will also be treated.
Your participation is essential, because on that day the Jury will collect all the information provided by the participants of the Conference. During the presentaions and debates, the members of the Jury will note the points of agreement and disagreement, as well as any other particular elements such as the main gaps that could give rise to research topics.
You can choose to participate:
Face to face: The one-day conference will take place at the Higher Regional Court in Cologne,
Remotely: The presentions will be broadcasted live, you will be able to watch them thanks to a personal connection link, sent to your email address before 2 June.
Participating is a unique opportunity to reflect together on harmonising and improving expertise in Europe!