Frontiers of Research in Caribbean Science and Technology (FORECAST) Academic Conference

Frontiers of Research in Caribbean Science and Technology (FORECAST) Conference 2020 is the first joint conference of the Science Faculties of The University of the West Indies (Mona) and the University of Technology, Jamaica.

Frontiers of Research in Caribbean Science and Technology (FORECAST) Conference 2020 is the first joint conference of the Science Faculties of The University of the West Indies (Mona) and the University of Technology, Jamaica. With the theme, “Science and Technology: a D.R.I.V.E.R. of transformation”, the conference will highlight science and technology as a pillar for regional transformation through its provision of new thought, discourse and foundational knowledge and skills, as well as by driving innovation, entrepreneurship, and resilience in the pursuit of greater development.

The conference affords the opportunity to explore how science and technology can facilitate and catalyze transformation through: Development for a sustainable future; Resilience and mitigation strategies; Innovation for productivity; Vision for greater harmony, efficiency and policy; Entrepreneurship for empowerment, poverty alleviation and progress; and Renewal and Research as cornerstones of a progressive society.

The event was live streamed on Facebook Live