General Notices

Transportation Symposium 2021

Posted Thursday, April 29, 2021

The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of The West Indies is hosting a three-day Transportation Symposium 2021: “Towards A Sustainable, Efficient Transportation System” on 17th – 19th May 2021 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. This is a follow-up to the Transportation Symposium 2019 which began the conversation on the key issues facing the transportation sector of Trinidad & Tobago. The Symposium will address subject areas such as:-

(i)                 Revitalising Towns

(ii)               Road Transport Safety

(iii)             Private Sector Participation in Public Transport Services

(iv)             Green Transport Solutions

(v)               Role of Intelligent Transportation Systems in Future Mobility.


The structure of the Symposium is as follows:

·         Day 1 – Presentations of Sub-Themes

·         Day 2 – Interactive Workshops

·         Day 3 – Presentation of Action Agendas


Symposium speakers:

·         The Caribbean – One Region, Many Islands – Same Problems .

Mrs Cheryl Bennett-Inniss, Chief Technical Officer, Ministry of Transport, Works and Water Resources, Barbados

·         Revitalising Towns 

Professor Mark Raymond, Director Graduate School of Architecture, University of Johannesburg

·         Road Transport Safety

Eng. Lacey Williams, Managing Director, Caritrans Ltd.

·         Private Sector Participation in Public Transport Services

Eng. Selena Mohammed-Wilson, Transportation Consultant, SMW Consultancy, Jamaica

·         Green Transport Solutions

Eng. Curtis Mohammed, President, NGC CNG Company Ltd. & Vice President, Sustainable Energy Development, National Energy Corporation

·         Role of Intelligent Transportation Systems in Future Mobility

Professor Maria Attard, Head of Geography and Director of the Institute for Climate Change and Sustainable Development at the University of Malta.


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