Upcoming Caribbean Conferences: October Update

Our thanks to Peter Jordens for compiling this update on upcoming conferences for our readers. The abbreviated list is below. To download the list with additional information about the conferences listed click here: Caribbean conferences 2011: October Update

October 2011 – June 2012

October 5-7, 2011.  Nassau, Bahamas

8th Annual Conference of the Caribbean Area Network for Quality Assurance in Tertiary Education (CANQATE): “Enhancing Access to Tertiary Education in a Globalized Environment: The Quality Imperative”

Website http://www.canqate.org

October 6-8, 2011.  Nassau, Bahamas

Conference of the Caribbean Association of Judicial Officers (CAJO): “Bringing the Law Closer to the People”

Website http://thecajo.org

October 12-14, 2011.  La Habana, Cuba

Memorial Conference on Eric Williams’s Centennial

Contact Eduardo Torres Cuevas at tcuevas@ffh.uh.cu or Graciela Chailloux Laffita at gchailloux@cubarte.cult.cu

October 12-14, 2011.  Runaway Bay, Jamaica

International Conference: “Engendering Growth: Sustainable Development in Business, Hospitality and Tourism Management”

Website http://www.utech.edu.jm/FOBM_Conf

October 13-14, 2011.  Leiden, the Netherlands

International Conference: “Contested Mobility: People, Commodities and Policies across Latin America and the Caribbean”

Website http://www.nalacs.nl

October 13-15, 2011.  Kingston, Jamaica

Inaugural Rex Nettleford Arts Conference: “The Arts: Catalyst for Caribbean Development”

Website www.emcartsconference.org

October 13-15, 2011.  St Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago

30th Annual West Indian Literature Conference: “I Dream to Change the World: Literature and Social Transformation”

Website http://sta.uwi.edu/news/ecalendar/event.asp?id=1352, Weblog http://caribbean.commons.gc.cuny.edu/2011/03/11/30th-annual-west-indian-literature-conference

October 19-20, 2011.  Mona, Jamaica

Caribbean Child Research Conference 2011: “Promoting Child Rights with Equity: Our Children in Post-Independence Times”

Website http://www.unicef.org/jamaica/promoting_child_rights_20898.htm

October 20-23, 2011.  San Juan, Puerto Rico

46th Annual Conference of the Latin-American Council of Schools of Management (CLADEA): “Innovation and Entrepreneurial Development: The Economic Future of Latin America”

Website https://www.cladea2011.com

October 21-22, 2011.  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

3rd Biennial (des)articulaciones Conference: “(In)visible Cosmovisions: Dialogues in Afro and Indigenous Latin America and the Caribbean”

Website http://www.hispanic.pitt.edu/graduate/conference.php

October 24-26, 2011.  Fort-de-France, Martinique

1st International Caribbean Congress of Psychiatry and Addictology: “Frantz Fanon 50 Years Later / Advances in Research in Psychiatry and Addictology”

Website http://www.caribcongres.com/Presentation-Presentation_a210.html

October 27-29, 2011.  Montego Bay, Jamaica

CariBizTech 2011: Caribbean SME Business Technology Exposition and Conference: “Game Changers Impacting SME Businesses and Brands”

Website http://caribiztech.wordpress.com

Contact Aldo Antonio at amkcommunications@gmail.com

October 28-29, 2011.  Stanford, California, USA

International Conference: “The Black Atlantic: Colonial and Contemporary Exchanges”

Website http://stanfordfas.wordpress.com/conference

November 1-6, 2011.  La Habana, Cuba

12th International Conference on Caribbean Literature (ICCL): “An Intimate Connection with the Authors and People of Cuba”

Weblog http://pedroperezsarduy.blogspot.com/2011/08/12th-iccl-in-cuba-november-1-6-2011.html

November 2-4, 2011.  Cave Hill, Barbados

6th Tourism Human Resources Conference: “Enhancing Caribbean Human Resources through Partnerships and Innovation”

Website http://www.onecaribbean.org/eventsandcalendars/conferences/hrconf2011.aspx

November 2-5, 2011.  Santa Marta, Colombia

1st Congress of the Caribbean Economic History Association (AHEC): “Stability, Instability and Progress in the Caribbean (16-20th centuries)”

Weblog http://ahecaribe.wordpress.com

November 3-5, 2011.  St George’s, Grenada

14th Annual Eastern Caribbean Island Cultures Conference: “The Islands in Between: Languages, Literatures and Cultures of the Eastern Caribbean”

Website http://humanidades.uprrp.edu/ingles/students/resources/islandsinbetween.htm

November 3-5, 2011.  Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Interdisciplinary Conference: “Comparative Caribbeans”

Weblog http://french.commons.gc.cuny.edu/2011/08/23/comparative-caribbeans-an-interdisciplinary-conference

November 9-11, 2011.  St George’s, Grenada

21st Annual Conference and General Meeting of the Association of Caribbean Tertiary Institutions: “Austerity Measures and Higher Education: Programs, Policies, Practices and Student Services”

Website http://www.acticarib.org/events.php

November 10-12, 2011.  Kingston, Jamaica

23rd Annual Conference of the Haitian Studies Association: “Haiti at the Intersection of the Caribbean: Tracing the Past, Mapping the Future”

Website http://www.haitianstudies.umb.edu or http://www.haitixchange.com/index.php/forums/viewthread/6326

November 15-18, 2011.  Nassau, Bahamas

2011 Caribbean Regional Conference of Psychology: “Psychological Science and Well-Being: Building Bridges for Tomorrow”

Website http://www.caribbeanpsychology.org

November 15-18, 2011.  Needham’s Point, Barbados

43rd Annual Caribbean Monetary Studies Conference

Website http://www.ccmfuwi.org

November 16-18, 2011.  Cave Hill, Barbados

7th Cave Hill Philosophy Symposium (CHiPS): “Conversations VII: Social and Political Philosophy”

Website http://www.cavehill.uwi.edu/fhe/histphil/Philosophy/ChiPS

November 16-19, 2011.  Paramaribo, Suriname

38th Annual Conference of the Caribbean Association of Indigenous Banks: “Growth and Profitability in the Banking Sector: Incorporating Risk, Leadership, Ethics and Governance”

Website http://www.caibinc.info

November 18-21, 2011.  Nassau, Bahamas

2011 Caribbean HIV Conference: “Strengthening Evidence to Achieve Sustainable Action”

Website https://www.2011caribbeanhivconference.org

November 30 – December 2, 2011.  New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

35th Annual Conference on the Caribbean & Central America

Website http://www.c-caa.org

December 1-2, 2011.  Port-of-Spain, Trinidad & Tobago

21st Annual Caribbean Actuarial Association (CAA) Conference: “Tailoring Actuarial Practice to Caribbean Reality”

Website http://www.caa.com.bb/caa_conferences.html

December 8-9, 2011.  La Habana, Cuba

5th International Conference “Whither Caribbean Integration?”

Cátedra de Estudios del Caribe, Universidad de la Habana, Coordinadora Regional de Investigaciones Sociales y

Contact Milagros Martínez at milagros50@rect.uh.cu or Omar Everleny Pérez at everleny@uh.cu

January 13-15, 2012.  Montego Bay, Jamaica

International Conference: “Dying to be Beautiful? Body Image, Eating Behaviours and Health in the Caribbean”

Weblog http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/socsci/announcements/call-papers-psychology-international-conference

February 2-3, 2012.  Kingston, Jamaica

Fifty-Fifty Conference: “Law and Justice in the Post-Independence Era: Reflecting on the First 50 Years, Projecting Beyond”

Weblog http://thesalises5050project.blogspot.com

February 9-11, 2012.  Needham’s Point, Barbados

International Conference: “The Accountant’s Role in Promoting Sustainable Development”

Website http://www.cga-caribbean.org

February 15-17, 2012.  Mona, Jamaica

International Reggae Conference 2012 (including the Annual Bob Marley Lecture)

Website http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/proffice/ecalendar/events/4314

February 24-25, 2012.  Christ Church, Barbados

International Conference: “Mothers and Mothering in a Global Context”

Website http://www.motherhoodinitiative.org/barbadoscfp.pdf

March 1-2, 2012.  Port-of-Spain, Trinidad & Tobago

Caribbean Regional Compliance Association (CRCA) Conference: “Compliance: The Elephant in the Room”

Website http://www.crcaconference.com

March 7-9, 2012.  Curaçao

2nd International Conference on Governance for Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

Website http://www.sidsgg.com

March 15-16, 2012.  San Juan, Puerto Rico

8th Quest for Global Competitiveness Conference: “The Changing Face of Global Competitiveness: Academia Making the Connection”

Website http://quest.uprrp.edu

March 15-18, 2012.  Rochester, New York, USA

43rd Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA): “Beyond Writing Back to the Empire: Second Wave of African and Caribbean Writers”

Website http://www.nemla.org/convention

March 21-23, 2012.  Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Fifty-Fifty Conference: “Surveying the Past, Mapping the Future”

Website http://www.ucciconference.ky, Weblog http://thesalises5050project.blogspot.com

March 22-24, 2012.  San Juan, Puerto Rico

3rd International Conference on Negritude / Afro-Latin American Studies

Website http://www.negritud.com/conference.html

March 23-24, 2012.  Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Conference: “On Exile and its Variations”

Weblog http://blogs.uprm.edu/ceacc

March 23-25, 2012.  Augusta, Georgia, USA

3rd Caribbean Arts and Culture Symposium: “The Politics and Positioning of Caribbean Arts and Culture”

Website http://www.caribbeansymposium.com

April 2-4, 2012.  Georgetown, Guyana

13th Annual Caribbean Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development (STC 13)

Website http://www.onecaribbean.org or http://caribbeanstc.com

April 12-16, 2012.  Santiago, Cuba           

12th International Conference of African and Afro-American Culture

Website http://www.afrocubaweb.com/ortizafrican12.htm

April 19-21, 2012.  Cayman Islands

57th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Caribbean Health Research Council (CHRC)

Website www.chrc-caribbean.org

May 8-12, 2012.  Paramaribo, Suriname

International Conference of the Association of Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars (ACWWS): “The Caribbean, the Land and the People: Women’s Efforts, Women’s Lives”

Website http://www.acwws.org or http://www.creativecaribbeannetwork.com

May 14-18, 2012.  Curaçao

44th Annual Conference of the Association of Caribbean Historians (ACH)

Website http://www.associationofcaribbeanhistorians.org

May 28 – June 1, 2012.  Le Gosler, Guadeloupe

37th Annual Conference of the Caribbean Studies Association (CSA): “Unpacking Caribbean Citizenship(s): Rights, Participation and Belonging”

Website http://www.caribbeanstudiesassociation.org

May 29 – June 1, 2012.  Tortola, British Virgin Islands

Islands of the World XII Conference 2012: “Globalisation: Islands Adapting to Change”

Website http://www.hlscc.edu.vg/islandsxii

June 20-24, 2012.  Charles Town, Portland, Jamaica

4th International Maroon Convention: “Independence”

Website http://maroons-jamaica.com

Further ahead

August 20-25, 2012.  Mona, Jamaica

Fifty-Fifty Conference: “Critical Reflections in a Time of Uncertainty”

Weblog http://thesalises5050project.blogspot.com

October 24-28, 2012.  Albany, New York, USA

20th Anniversary Conference of the Puerto Rican Studies Association (PRSA): “Boricuas and Other Border-Crossers: Of Diasporas and Latinidades”

Website http://www.puertoricanstudies.org

November 2-4, 2012.  Bridgetown, Barbados

18th General Assembly and Conference of the Caribbean Academy of Sciences (CAS): “Hazard Mitigation: Protecting Caribbean Infrastructure – Securing Caribbean Communities”

Website http://www.caswi.org


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