UWI Calendar April 2013 - June 2013
The Department of Management Studies, in collaboration with the Caribbean Centre for Money and Finance (CCMF), Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago and the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) hosts the 5th Biennial International Business, Banking & Finance Conference themed “Re-engineering growth: Doing business in the new global environment.” This year’s conference serves as a forum for the exchange of ideas on critical business, banking and financial issues currently facing the Caribbean region.
For more information, please contact the BBF5 Conference Secretariat at 465-0433, or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The UWI, St Augustine’s Faculty of Engineering & the Engineering Students Society host the first Startup Weekend Trinidad. The event provides hands-on experience through real-time entrepreneurial activity to software developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts and aims to initiate aspiring entrepreneurs in the use and practice of lean methodologies when starting their businesses.
For further information, please contact Abeni McDonald at 662-2002 ext. 82603, e-mail email@example.com, visit http://trinidad.startupweekend.org/ or http://www.swtrinidad.eventbrite.com. You can also visit their Facebook page:
The Faculty of Medical Sciences is hosting this fund-raiser, which is meant to support various organisations, such as the UWI Student Support Fund, Autistic Society of T&T and Persons Associated with Visual Impairment (PAVI). The cost is TT$3,500 per team, inclusive of dinner and drinks at the prize-giving ceremony.
For further information, please contact the Secretariat at the Faculty of Medical Sciences: 645-2640 ext. 5025, 5009; Millennium Lakes; 640-8337; or Richard Lara: 681-9864.
The UWI Sport and Physical Education Centre (SPEC), in collaboration with First Citizens Sports Foundation host their first sports conference entitled “Science, Higher Education, Business: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Sport Studies, Research and Development.”
For more information or to register, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The 30th West Indies Agricultural Economics Conference, themed “Agribusiness Essential for Food Security: Empowering Youth and Enhancing Quality Products” will be held jointly by the Caribbean Agro-Economic Society, the Caribbean Food Crops Society (CFCS) and the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS).
Miss Miles – woman of the world, written by Tony Hall, is a powerful vehicle to engage young Trinidad & Tobago in the fight against corruption. The Gene Miles character created by Cecilia Salazar portrays the values of courage, patriotism, honesty and integrity. On Friday, May 17, at 11 am there will be a special secondary schools’ performance sponsored by Republic Bank and on Saturday May 18, the show will be at 8pm while on Sunday, May 19, it begins at 6pm.