Critical Issues in Caribbean Urban Planning- Conference Agenda

Event Date(s): 08/01/2009 - 10/01/2009



DAY ZERO - Jan 7th 2009 

8:30am- EduLink Project Business Meeting 

12:00pm - 1:00pm-LUNCH 

1:00pm- EduLink Project Business Meeting cont’d 4:00pmCLU Advisory Group Meeting 

4:00pm – 7:00pmConference Registration* at Normandie Hotel *Registration continues from 8am on Jan 8th.                       



DAY ONE – Jan 8th 2009  8:30amOpening Session 

9:00am – 9:45am Key note Address:Evolving Demands on Planning in the Caribbean Speaker TBD 

9:45am – 10:15am-COFFEE 

10:15am - 12:15pmPanel Session I:Participatory Governance, Institutions & (Sustainable) Livelihoods in Caribbean Countries 

12:15pm – 1:15pm-LUNCH 

1:15pm – 3:15pmPanel Session II:Caribbean Disaster Mitigation & Adaptation: Response of Urban Planning in the Region 

3:15pm – 3:45pm -COFFEE 

3:45pm – 5:45pmPanel Session III:Evolution of the Planning Process in the Caribbean 

7:00pm-Launch of:- Caribbean Network of Land and Urban Management

- UWI Working Paper Series





DAY TWO – Jan 9th 2009  

8:30am - 10:30amPanel Session IV: Informality, Housing and Caribbean Land Markets 

10:30am – 10:45am -COFFEE 

10:45am – 12:45pmPanel Session V: Infrastructure, the Caribbean Built Environment & Energy 

12:45pm – 1:45pm-LUNCH 

1:45pm – 3:45pmPanel Session VI:Changing Paradigms in Planning Education and Training   

3:45pm – 4:00pm-COFFEE 

4:00pm – 6:00pmReview of Proposed Planning Programme for the Southern Caribbean 

6:00pmClosing Session 





DAY THREE – Jan 10th 2009  

8:30am – 10:00am-EduLink Project Business Meeting (optional) 

10:30am – 2:00pm -Technical Tour of Port-of-Spain

- OR -

 All dayTechnical Tour of Tobago (additional cost)


  • Same as Before