IBW Conference 2017

Schedule - Thursday, October 19

  • 7:30 a.m. Registration and Refreshments
  • 8:20 a.m. Opening Remarks

    Mr Marlon Waldron, President, Barbados International Business Association

  • 8:25 a.m. Remarks

    The Honourable Donville Inniss, M.P., Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development

  • 8:30 a.m. Feature Address - The Business of Government and The Government of Business

    Professor Avinash Persaud, Chairman, Intelligence Capital Ltd, UK

  • 8:50 a.m. The Future of Work: Technology and Humanity

    Dr. Ronnie Yearwood, Attorney-At-Law, Trade Specialist, Columnist

  • 9:30 a.m. Artificial Intelligence – Is it bad for business?

    Mr. Philip Lewis, President, Barbados ICT Professionals’ Association

  • 10:10 a.m. Coffee Break
  • 10:40 a.m. Technology Transforming Lifestyles

    Mr. Justin Quinlan, Founder, Quinlan Ventures Inc & Quinlan Ventures Investments Group Limited

  • 11:20 a.m. Business and Health

    Dr. Alafia Samuels, Director, Chronic Disease Research Centre, UWI

  • 12:00 p.m. Networking Lunch
  • 1:30 p.m. Information: Fiction vs. Non-Fiction

    Ms. Kerry Harris, Principal, ReBoot Consulting Group

  • 3:20 p.m. Death of Privacy

    Mr. Christopher Eaton, Senior Manager, Advisory, KPMG Islands Group Cyber Security Leader, KPMG Bermuda

  • 2:50 p.m. Why Cybersecurity Operations and Business Operations are inseparable

    Mr. Niel Harper, Senior Manager, Next Generation Leaders Programmes, Internet Society

  • 3:30 p.m. Digital Currencies

    Mr. Jeremy Stephen, Economist, Lecturer of Banking & Finance, UWI, Cave Hill

  • 4:10 p.m. Cocktail Reception

Schedule - Friday October 20

  • 8:00 a.m. Registration and Refreshments
  • 8:30 a.m. Renewable Energy and Business

    Mr. Carlton Cummins, Co-Founder, Aceleron Ltd.

  • 9:10 a.m. Why Gender Matters

    Dr. Tonya Haynes, Lecturer, Institute for Gender and Development Studies, UWI Cave Hill

  • 9:50 a.m. Successful Economic Adjustment in Small Economies: Four Recent Examples

    Dr. DeLisle Worrell, DeLisle Worrell & Associates

  • 10:30 a.m. Coffee Break
  • 10:50 a.m. Determinants of Caribbean Credit Ratings and International Linkages

    Dr. Winston Moore, Head of the Economics Department, UWI

  • 11:30 a.m. The Changing Dynamics of Foreign Exchange Regulations: Balancing Stakeholder Expectations against Barbados' Economic Realities

    Central Bank of Barbados

  • 12:10 p.m. Developed Market Debt is Rising – What are the Global Implications

    Mr. Sanjay Joshi, Head of Fixed Income, London & Capital

  • 12:50 p.m. The Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent BEPS: Its Implications for Double Tax Treaties

    Mr. Ben Arrindell, Deputy Chairman, Cidel Bank and Trust Inc

  • 1:30 p.m. Global Transformations

    Mr. Joel Alleyne, Chairman, Crucible International Inc

  • 2:10 p.m. Closing Remarks

    Ms. Sandra Payne, CEO (Ag), Invest Barbados

  • 2:15 p.m. Networking Lunch
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