The UNIVERSITY of GUYANA invites you to participate in the FIRST DIASPORA ENGAGEMENT CONFERENCE 2017 from July 23 to 28, 2017 at the Ramada Georgetown Princess in Georgetown, Guyana.
Share and benefit from invaluable educational sessions allowing you to network with policymakers, businessmen, academics, and civic leaders.
Start by indicating your interest to register by CLICKING HERE.
The theme, Dreaming Diaspora Engagement, Doing Diaspora Engagement has been chosen in recognition of the fact that much has been said in the last two or three decades about the potential of the diaspora in national and regional development. Indeed, many Caribbean countries have introduced policies and programmes aimed at mainstreaming their diaspora into nationals and regional growth and development. There, however, remains a need for more dialogue and investigation into how the various policies and intents can be actualized.
The conference will host a number of panels, business roundtables and multimedia presentations on key thematic issue areas such as:
The objectives for this conference are to:
There would be 3 - 4 presenters in every session. Presentations will be limited to 15 minutes each.
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