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UWI Calendar November - December 2018

Climate Change Impacts on Food and Nutrition Security Conference
November 12 to 16
Radisson Hotel, Port of Spain

The Faculty of Food and Agriculture (FFA) hosts the Climate Change Impacts on Food and Nutrition Security Conference which aims to collate and share new research experience and findings in sustainable agriculture and climate change through interactions and publications. Interested persons can still register to attend the Conference.

For more information, visit the Conference’s website:

Call for Abstracts – Schools of Education Biennial Conference
Deadline: November 19

The Schools of Education will host their Biennial Conference on February 19 to 21, 2019 under the theme, Education Beyond Borders: Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges

They have issued a Call for Abstracts with the deadline for submissions on November 19, 2018.

Proposals should provide new theoretical and epistemological frameworks, promote best practices and interrogate how we can revise education for all learners- global citizens in the 21st century and beyond.

For more details, please visit or email :

DCFA – Season of the Arts
November and December

The Department of Creative and Festival Arts (DCFA) presents their Season of the Arts featuring 16 events throughout November to December.

Look out for concerts and plays involving dance, chorale, guitar and more as well as symposia and colloquia delving into Art, Education & Tourism and Cultural Research. There’s something for everyone!

For more information, please contact 272-DCFA (3232) or email To see the details of all the events, visit

Calling on Parents and Teachers – Share your Opinions
November 15 to 16
The UWI St. Augustine Campus

The Rights for Children and Youth Partnership: Strengthening Collaboration in the Americas (RCYP) is conducting a study on The Education System in T&T, and its Role in Children and Youths’ Wellbeing.

Share your experiences and/or opinions (all information is confidential) by calling 662-6965 or email

The data collection is part of the 13th Annual Caribbean Child Research Conference under the theme: Leaving No Child Behind: The 2030 Agenda hosted by Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES), in partnership with the Institute of International Relations (IIR) and the Institute for Gender and Development Studies.

The featured speaker for the conference is Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes (ORTT), President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

For more information about the Conference, please visit

Industrial Engineering and Management Conference
December 7 and 8
The UWI St. Augustine Campus

The Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering will host the fourth Industrial Engineering and Management Conference under the theme, Striving for Performance Excellence with Quality Management and IEM Practices.

The Conference aims to change the way the members of the audience think about performance excellence and productivity. In financially challenging environments, this Conference will show that industrial engineering ‘systems’ may be the lowest cost and least destructive means of sustainable enterprise and institutions. The messages and follow-up action can potentially impact a wide range of industries, individuals and jobs.

For more information, visit the Campus Events Calendar at

3rd Biennial Oil and Gas Law Conference
March 27 to 29, 2019
Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre

The UWI, St. Augustine’s Faculty of Law has issued a Call for Papers for the 3rd Biennial Oil and Gas Law Conference and the Just Transition Initiative Conference.

The conference takes place March 27 to 29, 2019.

For more information, visit the Campus Events Calendar at