Conferences & Workshops

The Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social & Economic Studies (SALISES) will host its18th Annual Conference, to take place in Trinidad and Tobago over the period April 26-28, 2017. The theme of the Conference is "Small Nations, Dislocations, Transformations: Sustainable Development in SIDS". Read more.....

Recent Conferences


Small Nations, Dislocations, Transformations: Sustainable Development in SID


Population Planning for Development in Jamaica: Theory, Practice and Policy for the Post-2015 Development Agenda

2016 Population Issues and Dynamics in T&T: Theory, Practice and Policy for Post 2015 SDGs.

Revolution, Socio-Economic Change and Freedoms, SALISES, Cave Hill Campus


Development Strategy and Policy for Small States in the Context of Global Change, SALISES, Mona Campus

2014 Caribbean Development: Standing still or Standing tall? Theoretical, Empirical and Policy Challenges.
2011 The Sustainable Development of Coastal Communities: Challenges and Solutions
2010 Turmoil and Turbulence in Small Developing States: Going beyond Survival
2009 Turtle Conservation, Ecotourism and Sustainable Community Development Conference
2009 3rd Biennial International Conference on Business, Banking & Finance
2007 Crisis, chaos and change: Caribbean Development Challenges in the 21st Century
2005 Governance, Institutions and Economic Growth: Reflections on W. Arthur Lewis’ Theory of Economic Growth
2004 The CARICOM Single Market and Economy: Legal, Political, Economic and Social Dimensions.
2002 Independent Thought and Caribbean Freedom: Testimonial Conference in Honour of Lloyd Best.


Governance in the Contemporary Caribbean -The Way Forward