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2nd Biennial Science and Technology Conference

2nd Biennial Science and Technology Conference & 3rd International Conference Caribbean Welcome

“Science & Technology Driving development: Competitive edge for Caribbean Entities

November 6 – 8, 2012
Grand Ballroom,
Jamaica Pegasus Hotel


The SRC Conference 2012

The Scientific Research Council (SRC) is pleased to announce its 2nd Biennial Science and Technology  Conference.  Co-hosted this year with the 3rd International Conference – Caribbean Welcome  Project, this event will be staged at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel,  Knutsford  Boulevard, Kingston 5, November 6 – 8, 2012.

The Conference theme is  “Science and Technology driving development: Competitive edge for Caribbean Entities”.

The event will provide a forum for local business persons , policy makers, as well as scientists/technologists among others,  to take stock of developments over the years,  assess  results  and exchange views and ideas  on how   research results have  impacted  businesses, in particular as Jamaica enters its 50th year of independence.

We invite you to join us  at SRC CONFERENCE 2012  and explore with our stakeholders how we can “learn from the past” and move forward towards  converting  years of research results and experiences  into wealth creation.


The  SRC is  also accepting proposals for Papers and Posters for Conference 2012 . We encourage the submission of papers that address the Theme “  Science and technology driving development: Competitive edge for Caribbean Entities”  and the various subthemes.


Sub Themes

The Subthemes of the Conference include:

  • Research, Education and Industry interactions – analyses of the needs, services, dissemination of knowledge to firms in the Caribbean.
  • Legacy of Science and Technology on Caribbean economies – takes a look at the rich history of Science and Technology in the Caribbean. Examines models of co-operation between industry and academia. Discusses the challenges as well as successes in moving from Research to Commercialization.
  • Driving business with Science, Technology and Innovation – links research, technology and innovation to Intellectual Property Rights.
  • Outstanding research done by Young Scientists/Technologists – presents research done by leading scientists/technologist under the age of 30.
  • ICT impacting the bottom line – presents various scenarios of how ICT can improve business and other sectors


Speakers’ Spotlight || For full roster of presenters click here

Dr. Cardinal Warde, a Barbadian,  joined the faculty of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1974, where he is currently Professor of Electrical Engineering. He holds a bachelor’s degree in physics (with high honor) from the Stevens Institute of Technology and M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in physics from Yale University. Robert Rashford, a Jamaican and an outstanding innovator, is an internationally known Aerospace Engineer who makes tools for use in outer space. He is President and CEO
of Genesis Engineering Company and has worked
closely with a team of scientists to repair the first
Hubble Space telescope and restore 20/20 vision.


Why you should be there?
Attendance at SRC Conference  2012 will enable you to:

  • access unique, high-quality information
  • profit from the inter-disciplinary content
  • hear World class speakers and leading researchers share information on  how the application of Science, Technology  and Innovation results can lead to wealth creation
  • keep up to date on  State of the art science and technologies and their applications to private as well as public businesses.
  • network with an interdisciplinary group –  researchers . business persons,  innovators from all fields related to science, technology and business
Scientific Research Council (SRC)
Hope Gardens
Kingston 6, Jamaica
Tel : 876-927-1771-4

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