UWIFIC 5IR Annual Research Conference

DAY TWO - MAIN CONFERENCE

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Session

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8:30 AM

CONFERENCE DAY TWO - OPENING

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9:00 AM


KEYNOTE ADDRESS:

Empowering the Caribbean with Generative AI for Good

Bharat N. Anand, Ph.D. (Main Auditorium)

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9:30 AM


OPENING PANEL:

Unleashing the Tourism Potential: Revolutionizing Experiences through Generative AI & Technology 5.0 Innovations Mr. Colin James (Moderator), Dr Luz Longsworth, Hon. Charles Henry Fernandez, Jeff Wellemeyer (Main Auditorium)

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10:15 AM

REFRESHMENT BREAK

10:40 AM

4A

Advancing Maritime Frontiers: Integrating GenAI and 5IR Technologies for the Economic Development of Oceanography and Blue Economy Dr. Legena Henry, Ms. Patricia Estridge, Laleta Davis Mattis (Main Auditorium)

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10:40 AM

4B

Safeguarding the Future: Fortifying Cybersecurity and Protecting Data Privacy in the Caribbean - Brian Kent (Moderator), Renee Forney, Donavan Johnson, Jacques Sexton., Stephen Lee (Music Room)

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10:40 AM

4C

Fintech for the Future of Banking in the Caribbean - Uday Akkaraju, Nigel Edwards, Jonas Anderson (Cafeteria)

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11:25 PM

REFRESHMENT BREAK  

11:30 AM


PLENARY PANEL

AI for Good: Reimagining Education and Socio-economic Development Hon. Daryll Matthew, Victoria Galan-Muros, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Dr Wayne Wesley (Main Auditorium)

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12:15 PM

LUNCH BREAK 

1:30 PM

5A

AI Startup Ecosystem: Navigating the World of Venture Capital Jeff Wellemeyer, Ronald Caishe Falls, Jr., Dr. Muhammad Ali Khan[Virtual], Ray Quintana (Music Room)

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1:30 PM

5B

Navigating Legal Frontiers in the Age of Generative AI Sandrea Maynard (Moderator), Bevil Wooding, Professor Letlhokwa George Mpedi, Mr. Kevin Khelawan (Main Auditorium)

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1:30 PM

5C

Securing the Caribbean: Innovating Crime Prevention and the Impact of AI on National Security Louisa Quashie, Professor Derick Chadee, Richard Wall (Cafeteria)

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2:15 PM

WORKING GROUP EXERCISE

Fostering Innovation Ecosystems

Synthesizing the Discussions, Identifying Key Actions


4:00 PM

Charting the Path Forward: Inspiring Reflection and Embracing the Conference's Key Insights

(Main Auditorium) 

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4:45 PM

CONFERENCE DAY TWO - CLOSING

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