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UWI Calendar of Events : January 2009 - June 2009
World of Work 2009
The University of the West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine, in conjunction
with Republic Bank Limited, will host the annual World of Work programme
(WOW 2009) at the UWI Sport and Physical Education Centre (SPEC) from
February 4th to March 13th, 2009. Registration: Wednesday 28th January
to Wednesday 4th February, 2009.
WOW 2009 will include five main events,as follows:
Resume Writing Workshop
5th February 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
28th February & 7th March
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
11th – 13th March
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
For further information, contact Mr. Chandar Gupta Supersad,
UWI Student Advisory Services at (868) 662 2002 Ext. 2360 or Ms. Sabrina
Pierre Ext. 2325.
First International Criminology Conference: Developing a Caribbean
April 8th – 9th 2009
The Criminology Unit of the Faculty of Social Sciences will host its
first conference at the Institute of Critical Thinking on The University
of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus.
Papers and Panels are invited for the following topics:
- Gender based violence in the Caribbean
- Youth Crime and Juvenile Delinquency
- Theorizing Caribbean Criminal Justice Systems
- Corporate Crime and State Corruption in the Caribbean
- Drugs, Guns, Sex and Human Trafficking in the Caribbean
- Developing a Caribbean Criminology
The deadline for submission of abstracts is February 10th 2009
Deadline for registration: March 16th 2009
Further information can be obtained from the Criminology Unit Office,
St. Augustine Campus, UWI.
Tel: (868) 662-2002 ext. 3353, 3913
Fax: (868) 662-0718
UWI All Inclusive Carnival
tickets to this premier event, please
contact: UWI School: 662-4832;
Michele: 720-2702; Randall: 704-1909;
Andrea: 461-5500; Jewel: 752-9183
ALL PROCEEDS GO TOWARDS
THE BUILDING FUND
Resurrecting Implementation Studies: Problems, Issues, Solutions
19th – 20th March, 2009
The study of implementation is slowly returning on the agenda of Public
Sector Management and Government. There is increasing concern with the
failures of implementation programmers and with looming recessionary
trends the world over, it is to be expected that implementationstudies
will be given a new lease of life. Among other things, this
international conference will address: The links that connect policy to
ultimate outcomes; The role of leadership; A well thought-out
cost-benefit analysis of various strategies; Designing a set of controls
and monitoring mechanisms; The role of NGOs in the implementation
The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 26th February 2009.
For further information
contact the Governance Unit of the Faculty of Social Sciences at
662-2002 ext 2539 or 2617
2009 Call for Papers
8th – 11th June
Elearn 2009 Conference hosted by the University of the West Indies, St.
Augustine Campus will be held at the Hyatt Regency Port of Spain from
June 8th to 11th, 2009. The 2009 conference comes ten years after the
Educational Technology conference held by the University in March 1999.
Elearn 2009 will provide a forum for to showcase progress, understanding
and creativity in using technologies in action in classrooms and
libraries. Feature presenters include Martin Dougiamas, Moodle Founder
and Lead Developer and Brian Copeland, Dean & Professor Faculty of
Engineering, UWI, St. Augustine Campus. All interested persons are
invited to submit proposals for papers, panels, workshops,
posters/demonstrations and corporate showcases/demos. The deadline for
submission of proposals is February 19th, 2009.
For further information please call (868) 662-2002 Ext. 3985, 2611, 2214
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