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Established in 1995 as a Unit within the Department of Economics, the HEU, Centre for Health Economics is a Campus Centre of The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago. The Centre’s motto of ‘Making a Difference’ has been at the forefront of the organization’s development and propels its research and publications agenda, training and learning focus and commitment to strengthen the technical expertise and strategic advice to national and regional communities.

The HEU Conference and Training Centre has been developed to further strengthen the training and development pillars of the HEU. In this regards, a state-of-the art facility comprising comfortable, multi-functional accommodation is available for use by academia and business enterprise under a limited use licence.


The Conference and Training Centre is housed on the Ground Floor of the fully air-conditioned Sir George Alleyne Building located at #25A Warner Street, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago. The Conference and Training Centre offers modern, multi-functional rooms, including an Auditorium, Meeting Rooms and an Observation Hub. To keep you connected, wireless internet is available in all of the rooms. The facility is propelled by state-of-the-art equipment and support services. A brief description of the facility is presented below.

The Auditorium comfortably accommodates 200 persons in theatre-style and approximately 125 persons in banquet-style. The adjoining Lobby provides an ideal Reception area for welcoming and greeting participants and the space can also be used for registering participants of the event.

In close proximity is an area for refreshment during breaks and a Food Preparation Room where caterers can have access to a fully outfitted kitchen to place food and drinks, with the comfort of knowing that these items can be kept warm and/or cool until serving is required.

The Auditorium also offers a multimedia system, two large drop-down screens, an audio system and videoconferencing services.

Meeting Rooms
Meeting Rooms are available in different sizes to suit your needs. These can be used for smaller events, as Break-out rooms or as a Secretariat to support larger events. Meeting Rooms can comfortably seat 10-15 persons and 15-20 persons respectively.

These rooms are equipped with tables and chairs, projectors affixed to the ceiling and accompanying drop-down screens. The equipment can be used stand-alone or be synchronized 3 with the Auditorium’s main multimedia system in the event that such feed needs to be dispatched to these rooms.

Observation Hub
One of the unique offerings is the Observation Hub comprising an Observation Room and an adjoining room to house participants who will be under observation. View participants through the one-way wide-span mirrors and gain valuable information for your social research. Discreetly placed audio-visual technology captures data without making participants uncomfortable during sessions.

Click on the link below to view the Licence Agreement & Guidelines:
Licence Agreement & Guidelines for Use of Conference & Training Centre

Click on the link below to download the Request Form for use of the Conference & Training Centre:
Application for Use of Conference & Training Centre

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