Calendar of Events

UWI Calendar of Events
November 2021

November 10 to December 1 | Online

Workshop: Leveraging The Power of Digital Marketing

More than ever, digital marketing is crucial for organisations seeking to gain the maximum benefit from the online space. This workshop series, hosted by the Business Development Unit of UWI St Augustine’s Faculty of Social Sciences, gives participants the knowledge they need to make the most of digital marketing as well as measure their results. Organised into two core modules, the virtual workshop will teach participants to identify the elements of a compelling brand story, create content for effective communication online, optimise content for specific social media platforms, and measure the impact of digital marketing on achieving business goals. The workshop will be facilitated by Dr Barney Pacheco, Lecturer in Marketing at the Department of Management Studies.

Cost: TT$2,800/US$400

For more information or to register, email

November 23, 24 and 30, December 1 | Online

2021 National Health Research Conference

Diabetes, cancer, mental health issues, and now pandemics like COVID-19 – we are confronted with many health challenges. Research is key to solving them. The UWI’s Faculty of Medical Sciences and Caribbean Centre for Health Systems Research Development, partnering with the Ministry of Health, UTT, the University of the Southern Caribbean, and the Regional Health Authorities, will host the second National Health Research Conference to address these issues. This year’s theme is “Building Resilience through Research in a Pandemic”. The virtual conference will feature 37 oral and 37 poster presentations, and is a forum where local research findings and policy relevant messages can be shared with policymakers. It will take place on the Hubilo platform.

Cost: Students: TT$100 | All Others: TT$200

For more information, email Shelly-Ann Hunte at or Nikisha Headley at .

November 24-26 | Online

Conference on the Economy (COTE 2021)

COTE 2021, one of Trinidad and Tobago and the region’s most important economic/academic conferences, will focus this year on equipping the region for the post-pandemic reality. Hosted by the Department of Economics within UWI St Augustine’s Faculty of Social Sciences, this year’s theme is “Accelerating Caribbean Development: Retooling and Restructuring Caribbean Economies Post COVID-19”.

Discussion will focus on the themes of manufacturing, energy and renewables, new agriculture, the blue economy, and cultural industries. COTE 2021 will take place virtually.

Individual Delegate (3 Days) TT$800/US$114 per delegate TT$700/US$100 per delegate for groups in excess of four people

Individual Delegate (1 Day)
TT$400/US$57 per delegate

Community-Based / Non-Governmental Organisations (3 Days)
TT$400/US$ 57 per delegate

University Student Delegate
TT$100/US$14 per delegate

Secondary School Delegate

For more information, visit the COTE 2021 website at