Event Date(s): 05/06/2013

Location: Hilton Trinidad Hotel and Conference Centre, Port-of-Spain

"INSCITED: International Conference on Science and Technology for Economic Diversification", will take place June 5-7, 2013, at the Hilton Trinidad Hotel and Conference Centre, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.

INSCITED is a platform for engagement and collaboration between national and international experts, policy makers and researchers in science and technology, higher education, training and labour markets. Its aim is to promote policy guidance and solutions to support economic transformation and sustainable development.

The main topics are "Inclusive Growth and Economic Diversification", and "Human Capital Development in a Globalised Setting".

It will feature 27 international, regional and local speakers. Key speakers are:

- The Hon. Dr. Rupert Smith, Minister of Science and Technology, Trinidad and Tobago

- Dr. Kailan Rojas, Vice Minister of Science and Technology, Costa Rica

- Jwala Rambarran, Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago

- Dr. Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando, Chairman, Malta Council for Science and Technology

- Professor Prakash Persad, Chairman, National Institute of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (NIHERST)

Registration fee is US$200. To register, visit http://www.niherst.gov.tt/s-and-t/projects/inscited/About.html.

INSCITED is hosted jointly by NIHERST, the Ministry of Science and Technology of Trinidad and Tobago, the Organisation of American States, the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, The Ministry of Trade Industry and Investment of Trinidad and Tobago, and the National Institue of Science, Technology and Development Studies (NISTADS), India.  

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