UWI hosts Conference on the Economy (COTE '09)

Event Date(s): 01/10/2009 - 02/10/2009

The University of the West Indies (UWI), St Augustine Campus, is preparing to host a conference highlighting developmental issues facing the country and the wider Caribbean region in light of the present global economic environment.

Organised by the Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economics, the Conference on the Economy (COTE 09) is open to decision makers, policy makers, technocrats, private sector representatives, academics, students and the general public. COTE 09 will be held at The UWI School of Education Auditorium on October 1st and 2nd, 2009.

Speakers at the conference will include Professor Patrick Watson, Director of the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social & Economic Studies (SALISES) and Professor Dennis A. Pantin, Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics, Sustainable Economic Development Unit (SEDU). Lecturers in the Department of Economics, who will also present, include Dr Lester Henry, Dr Roger Hosein and Mr Gregory Mc Guire. Representatives of other regional universities and agencies are also expected to participate in the conference proceedings.

For more information,please visit the official website at http://sta.uwi.edu/conferences/09/cote, or  please contact Ayanna Lewis, COTE 09 Secretariat Office at uwi.cote@gmail.com or (868) 662 2002, Ext. 3852, or contact Roger Mc Lean, Chair, COTE 09 Committee at Roger.McLean@sta.uwi.edu, or (868) 662 2002 Ext. 3055, or (Fax) 662 6555.                  


Open to: | General Public | Staff | Student |


  • COTE 09 Secretariat Office

  • Faculty/Department

    Economics,  Faculty of  Social Sciences

  • Tel.: (868) 662 2002, Ext. 3852
  • Email: uwi.cote@gmail.com
  • Website: visit website