Programme of Activities

 

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DAY 1 – Wednesday, 6 April 2022

Opening ceremony

8:30 a.m.: 

Prayer

 

Address:

8:35 a.m.:

  • Timothy N. J. Antoine, Governor, Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB)

8:45 a.m.:

  • Chamberlain Emmanuel, Head of Environmental Sustainability Division (ESD), Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission

8:53 a.m.:

  • Lilia Burunciuc, Director for the Caribbean Region, The World Bank

9:05 a.m.:  PANEL DISCUSSION I

Moderator: Dr Wayne Archibald, Director - Green Solutions International SKN Incorporated

Theme: Accelerating the Transition to Renewable Energy to Drive Climate Change Resilience and Mitigation  

1.        

ECCB’s Renewable Energy Initiatives,

Kieran St Omer, Senior Project Officer, ECCB

2.       

OECS Renewable Energy Initiatives,

Judith Ephraim, Sustainable Energy Programme Director, OECS Commission

3.       

Role of Renewable Energy in Sustainable Development,

Stephanie Gill, Practice Manager of the Energy group for Latin America and the Caribbean Region, The World Bank

10:08 a.m.:

BREAK: CHAIR YOGA 

10:20 a.m.: PANEL DISCUSSION II

Moderator: Dr Avion Bamodu, Programme Director of Health - OECS Commission

Theme: Climate Resilience and Health & Nutrition

1.        

Mitigating the Impacts of Climate Change on the Region’s Human Health,

Dr Laura-Lee Boodram PhD, MSc (Epi), Head CR-FLTEP , Caribbean Public Health Agency

2.       

Developing and Financing Climate Resilient Health Systems

Dr Daniel Buss, Advisor on Climate Change and Health, Pan American Health Organiszation/ World Health Organization

3.       

Climate Change, the Environment, and the Impact on the Food We Eat

Dr Cheryl Holder, Associate Dean, Florida International University

11:25 a.m.:   PANEL DISCUSSION III

Moderator: Karolin Troubetzkoy, Executive Director - Anse Chastanet  & Jade Mountain Resorts

Theme: Global Climate Change and Tourism – The Way Forward for Mitigation and Resilience

1.        

Linking Early Warnings to Early Response Mechanisms

Dr Roche Mahon, Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology

2.       

Transforming Tourism for Climate Resilience

Amanda Charles, Sustainable Tourism Specialist, Caribbean Tourism Organisation

3.       

A Resilient Tourism Framework for the OECS/ECCU

Yira Mascaro, Practice Manager for Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation group, The World Bank

12:25 p.m.

KEY TAKEAWAYS/THE WAY FORWARD AND CLOSE OF DAY I 

 

DAY 2 – Thursday, 7 April 2022

CLIMATE RESILIENCE DATA CHALLENGE

8:30 a.m.: 

Announcement of the Start of Day II

8:35 a.m.: 

Opening Address,

Dr Curtis B. Charles, Director of Academic Affairs, Interim Head, School of Science, Computing and Artificial Intelligence, UWI, Five Islands Campus

8:45 a.m.: 

Overview of The Challenge and Introduction of Finalists and Judges (The UWI)

9:40 a.m.: FINALIST I

1.        

Presentation 

2.       

Questions from judges

10:30  a.m.: FINALIST II

1.        

Presentation 

2.       

Questions from judges

11:20 a.m.: FINALIST III

1.        

Presentation 

2.       

Questions from judges

12:20 p.m.: FINALIST IV

1.        

Presentation 

2.       

Questions from judges

1:10 p.m.:

LUNCH (with edutainment)

Importance of Protecting The Region’s Ecosystem/Bio-Diversity or Climate Resilience-Proofing the Region’s Ecosystem 

2:30 p.m.: 

Presentation by Judges

Winning Prototype and Award of Prizes  

3:00 p.m.: 

Vote of Thanks and Closing Remarks

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