University of Guyana 2020 Conference Calendar

January


Professional Training

5-14

Environmental Management for Oil and Gas Seminar.


Seminars

Visiting Professorial Lecture Series

11

Spatial Analysis as a Decision-making Support Tool for Regional Planning and Development: Methods and Case Studies.

13

The Role of GIS in Land Resource Valuation and Land Management (with a focus on Guyana).


Professional Training

20-24

Using Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) to monitor mangrove forests in Guyana.

February


Exhibition

TBC

Career day highlighting International Year of Plant Health.


Seminar

TBC

Round Table, SPA 3001- Language III


Conference

TBC

University Research Day

March


Seminars

14

MEd Seminar

26

FEH Faculty Seminar


Conference

TBC

University Research Day

April


Workshop

1-9

Improvement of Waste-water Management Policy and Guidance for Guyana.


Conference

17-21

2020 American Educational Research Association AERA Annual Meeting
Moscone Center, 747 Howard St., San Francisco, CA 94103, USA.


Conference

22-24

International Association of Laboratory Schools (IALS) Conference and School Tour


Seminars

25

MEd Seminar

30

FEH Faculty Seminar

May


Conferences

TBC

Public Seminar on Oral Literature

28-1

University of Guyana 2nd Diaspora Engagement Conference:

Investing in Guyana's Emerging Business, Indigenous, Women and Youth Leaders
Arthur Chung Convention Center, Turkeyen, Georgetown

June


Conference

1-5

Caribbean Studies Association Annual Conference
Pegasus Hotel, Guyana


Conference

10-12

CARIBBEAN URBAN FORUM 2020: Urbanization and Urban Policy.


Expert Meeting

TBC

CACHE Board Meeting


Professional Training

TBC

CACHE Student Exchange


Seminar

27

MEd Seminar


Professional Training

TBC

Mobility exchange under Erasmus+ Program

July


Conference

2-3

FAF Annual Staff and Student Conference


Expert Meeting

12-17

Caribbean Plant Health Director Meeting
Antigua


Conference

20-23

CARALL Conference 2020

August


Conference

12

2nd LAMA/FEES Collaborative TeleConference


Expert Meeting

31

Advisory Board Meeting


Exhibition

TBC

The Graduation Exhibition for ART 4003

September


Expert Meetings

TBC

CARDI Board Meeting

TBC

Caribbean Food Crops Society Meeting and CACHE Board Meeting

TBC

Agriculture Planners Forum/ COTED meeting

October


Exhibition

16

World Food Day


Conference

26-28

Agriculture Conference


Exhibition

TBC

Celebrating Agriculture Month/International Year of Plant Health (IYPH)

Conference

TBC

Annual West Indian Literature Conference

November


Conference

18-20

Sustainability in Engineering & the Built Environment Conference
Arthur Chung Convention Centre, Guyana


Conference

TBC

Islands In Between Conference

December


No events.

University of Guyana's Professorial Lecture Series 2020

"Unconventional Conversations"

Featuring the work of University of Guyana Professors

Part 1: In honour of Guyana's 50th Anniversary as a Republic

Every Wednesday from January 29th to February 26th, 2020

Date Venue Start Time End Time Title/ Theme Keynote Speaker
29 January Theatre Guild 6:00 PM 7:00 PM Microbes, an untapped source of Wealth in Guyana: A review of current initiatives Prof. Patsy Francis
5 February Theatre Guild 6:00 PM 7:00 PM Reflecting on the Future of Guyana in the Caribbean Community Prof. Edward Greene
12 February Little Rock Suites,
New Amsterdam
6:00 PM 7:00 PM The Fascinating World of Earthworms and Dynamic Contribution to Ecosystem Management Prof. Abdullah Ansari
19 February Theatre Guild 6:00 PM 7:00 PM Characterising the Republic: Ideological Contentions and Concerns Prof. Leyland Lucas
26 February Lichas Hall,
Linden
5:00 PM 6:00 PM Human Capital Formation and Economic Transformation: The Case of Guyana Prof. Leyland Lucas

Part 2: In honour of Guyana's 55th Independence Anniversary

Every Wednesday from April 15th to May 20th, 2020

Date Venue Start Time End Time Title/ Theme Keynote Speaker
15 April Little Rock Suites,
New Amsterdam
6:00 PM 7:00 PM TBC Prof. Raymond Jagessar
22 April Theatre Guild 6:00 PM 7:00 PM Guyanese Musical Traditions (tbr) Prof. Joycelynne Loncke
28 April Theatre Guild 6:00 PM 7:00 PM Eco-hydrology of Riparian Corridors in Northern Guiana Shield Rivers Prof. Judith Rosales
6 May Lichas Hall,
Linden
5:00 PM 6:00 PM Cyberbullyism in Guyanese Social Media Discourses Prof. Paloma Mohamed
13 May Theatre Guild 5:00 PM 6:00 PM Organic Farming in Guyana Prof. Subramanian Gomathinayagam
20 May Theatre Guild 6:00 PM 7:00 PM Antimicrobial activity of selected plant extracts: A good perspective for national development Prof of Practise
Denis Pieters

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