The University of The West Indies, St. Augustine Campus

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

 

ZOOM  

DAY 1

WEDNESDAY 25TH NOVEMBER 2020

OPENING REMARKS

Chair - Dr. Daren Conrad

Welcome – Dr. Daren Conrad, Head,  Department of Economics 

Greetings – Dr. Acolla Lewis - Cameron, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences

1:12pm – 2:19pm

SESSION 1: Macro Economic Profile & Response

Chair – Dr. Lester Henry

Dr. Roger Hosein – Senior Lecturer, UWI St Augustine

Dr. Dalano Dasouza - Lecturer, UWI Cavehill

Dr. Alrick Campbell – Lecturer, UWI Mona

Ms. Tracy Polius – Chief Director Policy, Eastern Caribbean Central Bank

Discussion

2:20pm - 3:27pm

 

SESSION 2: Sectors Response to COVID-19

Chair –Mr. Gregory Mc Guire

Dr. Lystra Fletcher-Paul – Lecturer, UWI St Augustine 

Dr. Kiron C. Neale - EiE Lead Assessor, Oxford Brookes University

Mr. Claudelle Mc Kellar  – Permanent Secretary, Ministry  Public Administration and Digital Transformation

Dr. Stewart Smith - Senior Health Systems Advisor, Ministry of Health

Discussion

3:28pm – 3:32pm Video Abstract – Socioeconomic determinants of Co-morbidity among the elderly population in Trinidad and Tobago: COVID -19 – Althea La Foucade, Gershwin Davis, Nelleen Baboolal, Don Bethelmie, Christine Laptiste, Haleema Ali – Sisbane and Karl Theodore
3:33pm – 3:37pm Video Abstract – The increased incidence of Domestic Violence linked to Mental Health Conditions during COVID -19- The Case of Trinidad and Tobago - Varma Deyalsingh, Althea La Foucade,  Christine Laptiste, Haleema Ali – Sisbane and Vyjanti Beharry 

CLOSE OF DAY 1

DAY 2

THURSDAY 26TH NOVEMBER 2020

Chair: Mr. Roger Mc Lean, Research Fellow, HEU, Center for Health Economics, UWI St Augustine

1:00pm – 1:05pm

RECAP OF DAY 1

1:06pm – 2:13pm

SESSION 3: Not Business as Usual – A View from the Region

Chair – Mrs. Angela Lee Loy 

Mr. Ian John – CEO,  Massy Technology InfoCom

Ms. Lisa Soares Lewis – CEO, Great People Solutions

Mr. Cuthbert Didier - Tourism, Maritime and Financial Analysis Expert

Discussion

2:14pm – 3:21pm

SESSION 4: ARMCHAIR- Arts & Culture. What does the future bring?

Chair: Dr. Jo-Anne Tull

Dr. Deborah Hickling Gordon, Lecturer, UWI Mona  

Mr. Herric Horne – CEO, Island Network

Mr. Jules Sobion - Commander-In-Chief, Caesar’s Army

Discussion

CLOSE OF DAY 2

DAY 3

FRIDAY 27th NOVEMBER 2020

Chair: Dr. Heny Bailey, Lecturer, UWI St Augustine

1:00pm – 1:05pm

RECAP OF DAY 2

1:06pm – 2:13pm

SESSION 5: Youth Panel

Chair – Dr. Roxanne Brizan – St. Martin

Mr. Mikol Mortly – Graduate Student,  UWI Mona (Macro-Economic Perspective)

Mr. Jermie Monrose- Graduate Student, UWI St Augustine (Tourisum)

Mr. Jaron Boyce– Graduate Student, UWI Cavehill (Agriculture)

Mr. Darion Narine – Graduate Student , UWI St Augustine (Creative Sector)

Discussion

2:16pm – 3:34pm

SESSION 6: ARMCHAIR - Where Do We Go From Here

Chair: Dr. Daren Conrad

Mr. Gregory McGuire - Managing Director, VSL Consultants Ltd

Mrs. Angela Lee Loy – Chairman, Aegis Business Solutions Limited

Dr. Jo-Anne Tull- Lecturer, UWI St Augustine 

Dr. Roxanne Brizan – St. Martin, Instructor, UWI St Augustine  

Discussion

3:23pm – 3:25pm VOTE OF THANKS- Dr. Daren Conrad, Head Department of Economics, UWI St Augustine

END OF CONFERENCE