UWI Calendar June 2011 - October 2011
The Caribbean Tertiary Level Personnel Association (CTLPA) hosts its 14th Annual Conference, themed, "CTLPA: Bringing More to Student Learning and Professional Development in Higher Education."
For further information, please contact Chandar Gupta Supersad at Chandar.email@example.com, or at 662-2002, ext 2360
Must Come See Productions in collaboration with Flying by Foy, Nevada, USA, presents its seventh full-length musical, Peter Pan. Flying by Foy is a world renowned expert in theatrical flying and will assist MCS in bringing theatrical flying to Trinidad and Tobago for the first time.
This celebration of the diversity of mango features a mango market, milking exhibitions, grafting demonstrations, a children’s corner, horse and pony rides, games, competitions and other entertainment. Under the theme of “A Celebration of Diversity and Utility of the Mango,” the Festival has grown significantly in its third year. Tickets are priced for adults at $10, and for children over 12, $5, while under 12s pay nothing.
For further information, please call Gia Gaspard-Taylor at IICA, 640-9141.
Arts-in-Action, the Applied Creative Arts Outreach Unit of the Department of Creative and Festival Arts (DCFA), hosts its annual Discovery Camp for children between the ages of five and 13. In keeping with the UN declaration of 2011 as the year for people of African descent, this year the theme will be “SARAKA!”
Campers will enjoy a camp experience inclusive of Mas-making, storytelling, drama, folk-dancing, drumming and music workshops and performance. Weekly visits to the pool and field trips are included in the camp package.
Are you looking for ideas, technologies and know-how which will ultimately affect your bottom line? Would you like to learn about energy efficiency and how you can achieve it in all aspects of your business? The Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business addresses these questions and more at its upcoming conference titled, “Sustainable Energy Path: Emerging Trends in Sustainable Energy for the Caribbean.”
For further information, please contact 645-6700 ext 299, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Bolivarian Section of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects (IUSSI) holds its eighth research conference, which is a forum for the discussion of research results and organizational questions relating to social insects in Latin America and the Caribbean. The languages of the conference will be English, Portuguese and Spanish.
This year’s Conference of the Economy (COTE 2011) will focus on the challenges facing regional economies as these seek to establish a path to sustainable growth and development in the existing volatile economic environment. COTE 2011 will highlight the key economic, and related developmental issues facing the region in this context.
For further information, please contact The Department of Economics at 662 2002 ext. 3231, 3582, or via e-mail at email@example.com.
30th Annual West Indian Literature Conference
The Office of the Campus Principal at The UWI, St. Augustine Campus, hosts a publication and film launch, first the publication, “Decades of Research: UWI St. Augustine at 50” then the screening of the film, “An Oasis of Ideas, Leadership and Learning UWI St. Augustine at 50.” This film was directed by Professor Patricia Mohammed, Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies and Campus Co-ordinator
of the School for Graduate Studies and Research at The UWI, and Francesca Hawkins, television and radio broadcaster. This event is open to the public.
To find out more, please contact Shelley-Ann Patrick-Harper, Campus Principal’s Office, at 662-2002 ext 2635, or Roxanne Maloney-Eddy, School for Graduate Studies & Research, at 662-2002 ext 4186.