PANEL DISCUSSION: Does an ICT Industry exist in Barbados and the Caribbean?

EVENT: Members Meeting hosted by the Barbados ICT Professionals’ Association (BIPA)

PANEL DISCUSSION: Does an ICT Industry exist in Barbados and the Caribbean?

LOCATION: Shell Suite, Solution Centre, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, St. Michael

DATE: Monday, April 24th, 2017

TIME: 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Does An ICT Industry Exist In Barbados & The Caribbean?

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Dear Colleagues,

You are cordially invited to a members meeting of The Barbados ICT Professionals’ Association (BIPA) on Monday, April 24th, 2017beginning 6:00 p.m., at the Shell Suite, Solution Centre, UWI, Cave Hill.

It is envisioned that ICT perspectives impacting the region’s economy, more specifically Barbados’, will drive the discussion, while rationalizing prospects for home grown potential, emanating from right here at home, i.e. University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados Community College and Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic graduates.
Ultimately, thought processes should be engaged in determining whether economic growth is being channeled via ICTs, nurturing requisite financial gains, or whether ICT activity are simply spinning tops in mud?

The panelists for the evening’s discussion are drawn from Academia, The Economic Sector, The Public Sector, The Private Sector.

The panelists include:

– Prof. Winston Moore – University of the West Indies, Cave Hill
– Mr. Philip Lewis – Northpoint Consulting Inc.
– Dr. Seon Levius – Caribbean Export Development Agency
– Ms. Alicia Trotman – Barbados Telecommunications Unit
– Mr. David Smith – University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

The evening’s panel discussion will be moderated by Trustworthy Systems CEO and long standing BIPA member, Mr. Andy Parris.

Come and be a part of this riveting conversation.

Light refreshments will be served at the end of the meeting during the networking session.[UNIQID]

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