Events Calendar

Entrepreneurship
The UWI Alumni Association presents another Soft & Life Skills Series Webinar exploring the principles and concepts of entrepreneurship with Christopher Harper, an entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience.

You can join the Zoom meeting with the information below. 
Meeting ID: 916 1817 5226
Passcode: 515031

Click the link to register. 

Thu, April 01 - 7:00pm

Join NLS for the screening of .GIF Stream, a project of the 2020 Curatorial and Art Writing Fellow Ada M. Patterson, followed by a live conversation between Ada M. Patterson and Daniella Rose King.
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Register on Eventbrite via the link. 

Fri, April 02 - 12:00pm

The Team Jamaica programme is an initiative of the Tourisism Product Development Company (TPDCo) aimed at providing persons within or associated with the hospitality and tourism industries with the propper training on how to opperate within the industry. There will be two exciting workshops available which will both be focused on customer service, product knowledge, cultural and environmental awareness.

 

 

2021 Team Jamaica Certification Outline

Call or WhatsApp (876)217-6650
teamjamaicatraining@gmail.com
Workshop A - April 6th, 8th, 9th & 13th, 14th, 15th

April 6 : Tourism Awareness, Marketing of Jamaica, Customer Relations

April 8 : Police Community Relations, Self Development, Self Development (Team Building Activity), History of Jamaica (Part 1)

April 9 : History of Jamaica (Part 2), World Famous Jamaicans, Cultural Awareness (Part 1), Cultural Awareness (Part 2)

April 13 : Jamaica’s Flora & Fauna, Environmental Awareness, Geography of Jamaica

April 14 : Local Attractions, Safety & Security Community Tourism, Programme Evaluation and Review, Group Quiz/Individual Assessment 

April 15 : Individual Assessment continued

 

Workshop B - April 27th, 28th, 29th & May 4th, 5th, 6th

April 27 : Tourism Awareness, Marketing of Jamaica, Customer Relations

April 28 : Police Community Relations, Self Development, Self Development (Team Building Activity), History of Jamaica (Part 1)

April 29 : History of Jamaica (Part 2), World Famous Jamaicans, Cultural Awareness (Part 1), Cultural Awareness (Part 2)

May 4 : Jamaica’s Flora & Fauna, Environmental Awareness, Geography of Jamaica

May 5 : Local Attractions, Safety & Security Community Tourism, Programme Evaluation and Review, Group Quiz/Individual Assessment 

May 6 : Individual Assessment continued 

See the flyer for further details.
 
 

Tue, April 06 - 9:00am

Customer Service is the core of any business and Real World Technology Training and Solutions is here to ensure thet your business has the best possible customer service with their Excellence In Customer Service Training program. The course will be delivered as an Instructor-Led Live Online course.

Click the link above for more information or click here to see the course outline

Tue, April 06 - 9:00am

The Jamaica Technology & Digital Alliance will be exploring 'How Better Training can Minimize Future Data Security Risks' on this live streaming of their Comunity Forum. This panel of speakers features prominent Tech Academics:

Dr. Gunjan Mansingh, HOD & Senior Lecturer at the Department of
Computing at The University of the West Indies, Mona.

Professor Sean Thorpe, Head Of School of Computing at University of Technology, Jamaica.

Mr. Damion Mitchell, Assistant Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer and Information Sciences - NCU.

They will be sharing their thoughts on how we can best train and prepare tech professionals to mitigate data security risks. You don't want to miss out on this insightful conversation. 
 

Tue, April 06 - 6:00pm

Mayberry Investments invites you to another live streaming of its Weekly Virtual Investor Forum featuring Guest Speaker, Alexander Melville, Managing Director of Tropical Battery Co. Limited. 
You can watch live on Instagram, Facebook and YouTube @Mayberry Investments Limited.

Wed, April 07 - 6:00pm

If you're a Backgammon Pro and think you have what it takes to top the ranks then you should check out this Backgammon Tournament. There's $150,000 up for grabs plus many other prizes. 

Check out the flyer for more details.

Thu, April 08 - 10:00am

The University of the West Indies in association with the Centre for Reparation Research and the Depertment of History & Archiology, The UWI Mona presents a special lecture in the Commemoration of Cheif Takyi's 1760 War against African Enslavement.

This event promisies to be an insightful experience. 

Click the link to register now.

Thu, April 08 - 4:30pm

“Arts Beyond The Classroom” is an amazing event that will feature creative organisations in the Caribbean and their perspectives on alternative community learning in the visual and performing arts. The panel of presenters will include members from InPulse Art Project (Jamaica), The Hub Collective (St. Vincent & the Grenadines), and Arts-in-Action (Trinidad & Tobago).

Click the link to register via zoom.

Thu, April 08 - 5:00pm

Join The UWI Alumni Association on Thursday for an opportunity to learn how to Define your Personal Identity to Excel in your Community. Their presenter will be Marketing Mentor, Brand Strategist and Founder of Brand Good Time Lauren Bordelon. This promises to be an informative webinar geared towards your personal and professional development.

Click the link to register. 

Thu, April 08 - 8:00pm

Registration for the Jamaica Library Service National Reading Competition 2021is still open. To register or get more information please click the link above.

“Stay Connected and Read” will be the theme for this year's staging and the competition will run up until August when the 2021 champions will be names.

The age groupings for the competition are; 6-8, 9-11, 12-14, 15- 20, and 21 and over.

Fri, April 09 (All day)

The Jamaica College and St. Georges College Old Boys Associations of Florida will be hosting a Virtual Fundraising Sound Clash. The "True Blue Sound Clash" will be in aid of the JC COVID-19 Rescue Plan and streamed live on the VP Records Youtube and Facebook pages.

For information on how you can make donations visit the website link above.

Sat, April 10 - 7:00pm
The National Child Month Committee presents the Virtual Launch of Child Month.

The Guest Speaker will be the Honourable Robert Nesta Morgan, MP, Minister of State, Ministry of Education, Youth and Information. 

 
Click the link above to join via Zoom:
Meeting ID: 847 2674 1329
Passcode: 927164

You can also stream this event via:
- Ministry of Education's YouTube channel and Facebook page
- Institute of Jamaica's YouTube channel 

Tue, April 13 - 10:00am

This will be the final JTDA Live Community Forum,.

The forum is a space that allows for the discussions issues on trending topics in Technology that impact us all.

Stacey Hines, President of the JTDA will be leading the discussion alongside  experts in the field of Data Privacy and Law including:

Georgia Henlin of Henlin Gibson Henlin and Attorney-at-Law Chukwuemeka Cameron of Design Privacy, founder of Design Privacy as well as Industry & Thought leaders Matthew McNaughton Founder of the Slashroots Foundation
and Trevor Forrest CEO of 876 Solutions.

The discussion will be followed by an audience Q & A.

Register at the link provided to submit your question.
You may also join in on the JTDA Facebook page to watch the session LIVE.

Tue, April 13 - 6:00pm

The UWIAA New York, Florida, Washington DC, Toronto and Ottawa Chapters, along with the American Foundation for the University of the West Indies (AFUWI) and the International Consortium of Caribbean Professionals (ICCP) will be hosting a special Webinar titled "COVID-19: Impacts & Vaccination in the Caribbean Diaspora". 

This webinar will address the impact of COVID-19 on immigrants of Caribbean descent in the Diaspora and by extension, their families and friends in the Caribbean

Click the link to register.

Tue, April 13 - 6:30pm

Here's an opportunity to learn how to be intentional about your personal growth and reach your full potential. The UWI Alumni Relations will be hosting another session in their Soft & Life Skills Series Webinar. The presenter for this Live session will be Certified John C. Maxwell Speaker &Trainer, Karen Tomlinson.

You don't want to miss out on this. 
Click the link above to register now. 

Tue, April 13 - 7:00pm

Join Art of Surgery's live free webinar! Breast cancer remains the foremost cancer diagnosed among Jamaican women. An expert panel will share the latest in breast cancer management, reconstruction surgeries, and clinical features.

Tune in via Zoom by Clicking the link or Visit www.artofsurgeryja.com for more details!
 

Wed, April 14 - 5:30pm

If you have considered migrating, the process can be complicated and overwhelming but it is manageable if you have the facts. Join The UWI Alumni Association for an opportunity to learn how to dispel the myths surrounding US Immigration to make your transition easier. Their  presenter, Attorney- at-Law, Nadine Atkinson Flowers will be giving us the facts. You definitely don't want to miss out on this opportunity for further personal growth..  

Click the link to register. 

Wed, April 14 - 7:00pm

SamSharpe Teachers' College & the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce & Industry invites you all to a webinar where the discussion will be focused on Digital Currency. 

Presenting will be a panel of industry professionals; Novelette Panton Ph. D., JP
Division Chief, Financial Markets, Bank of Jamaica and Allison Peart, FCA, FCPA, BSc Managing Director, A. Peart Advisory Services Ltd. as well as the Principal, the Principal Lecturer of Sam Sharpe Teachers' College, and the President of the Montegobay Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

Join them via Zoom:
Meeting ID: 97377252878
Password: DCurrency

Thu, April 15 - 5:00pm

Plié for the Arts will be offering training in dance for children ages 5 to7 years and ages 10 to 18 years. The Dance styles offered for these sessions will be Modern Contemporary, Pop, and Ballet. There are limited spaces available as there will be strict Covid-19 protocols in place.

See the flyer or call for more details.

Fri, April 16 (All day)

WIGTON WINDFARM 
Renewable Energy Training Lab 2021 Course Calendar

Courses run from 9am - 5pm each day

April 19-23
PHOTOVOLTAICS 
A detailed overview of the methods and procedures for correctly designing, sizing, installing and operating solar photovoltaic systems as well as the legal and financial considerations of commissioning a system. 

June 21-25
WIND ENERGY 
An overview of wind resource assessments, wind turbine functions and the evaluation of the structural and logistical requirements of wind farms. 

August 30 - September 3
SOLAR THERMAL ENERGY 
A thorough introduction to solar thermal technologies and an examination of procedures for designing and sizing safe and reliable solar thermal systems. 

November 8-12
BIO-ENERGY 
An introduction to biomass and biofuels developments and processes and an assessment of their sustainability as viable energy options.

** Courses are CITY & GUILDS ASSURED **

Visit the linked website for more information.

Mon, April 19 - 9:00am

To celebrate 420, Jesse Royal & Jacana invites you to celebrate a day for cannabis lovers and appreciators around the globe at their recently opened Portmore retail location.

All Covid-19 protocols will be observed.

RSVP: call (number attached above) or email Abigail Rowe:  abby@theprrowe.co 

 

Tue, April 20 - 3:00pm

The UWI Alumni Association presents a Soft and Life Skills Series Webinar featuring Safety and Health Officer with the Labour Department in Barbados and a graduate of the UWI Cave Hill Campus Nia Salankey-Payne. The UWI Alumni Association hopes that all will participate in this important webinar geared towards personal growth and protection.
Click the link for more information or to register.

Tue, April 20 - 7:00pm

Island Space Museum will be hosting a special 4-20 day panel discussion focusing on Cannabis Culture and The History of Herb. The event will be streamed via Youtube and Facebook.

Panelists:
* Dominic McDowell - Ganjapreneur, Activist and Consultant (Jamaica, Caribbean Economics)
* Dr. Machel Emanuel - Researcher, Professor- University West Indies-Jamaica (Dominica)
* Mitchell Colbert - Cannabis Advocate and Lobbyist (California- US Legislation and Initiatives)
Host:
Andrea M. JohnBaptiste –Radio Talk Show Host, Member- Board of Directors, Island SPACE

Tue, April 20 - 7:00pm

With the support of the Foreign & Development Office in the UK, the Caribbean Policy Research Institute will launch a report on the impact of #COVID19 on vulnerable groups in the Caribbean.
Join them for the launch via the YouTube video linked below or visit their website for more information.

Tue, April 20 - 7:30pm

For anyone who has an emerging brand or is looking to adapt their current one to suit the new environment, the Pandemic of Performance Webinar Series is the event for you.  Join the panel of most innovative global thinkers as they will discuss Inspiration in these trying times as well as how o be more innovative and creative in their business and personal lives.

There are limited spaces so register early. Click the link to register now.

Wed, April 21 - 8:00am

The Caribbean’s leading creatives will interface with some of the world’s most renowned influencers in the global animation sphere at this year’s KingstOOn Virtual. Connect with key movers and shakers in the animation industry, including presenters from DISNEY, SONY ANIMATION, HIT ENTERTAINMENT & PIXAR, who will expound on all aspects of the creative and the business sides of animation. At this event, you can join a community of international animators, distributors, producers and broadcasters of animated content, investors & financiers, and animation studio executives at this not to be missed event.

Visit their website to learn more or register. 

Wed, April 21 - 9:45am

Join the Mayberry Investments team as they present another instalment of their Virtual Investor Forum. The guest speaker for this week will be Mr Raoul Glynn, Managing Director of Carreras Limited

This event will be streamed live on their YouTube. Click the weblink to go to their channel.

Wed, April 21 - 6:00pm

TOP TIER TALKS is an extension of The UWI’s Alumni Relations Programming.  It was created to allow graduates to hear the perspectives, priorities, experiences, and plans of members of Executive and Campus Management. This special TOP TIER TALKS Series will be hosted annually and will be an ongoing avenue for interaction with The UWI alumni population.

The first in the series features Dr. Luz Longsworth, Pro Vice-Chancellor & Principal of The UWI Open Campus.

Wed, April 21 - 6:00pm

PSOJ Roadmap to Jamaica 2.0 is a unique peer-to-peer conversation series featuring local and international industry thought leaders. Each conversation features local and international industry thought leaders inspiring solutions in a rapidly evolving economic ecosystem.
RSVP by clicking on the link. 

Thu, April 22 - 10:00am

The UN Environmental Programme will be hosting an Earthday webinar where they will focus on the benefits of a transition to energy-efficient and climate-friendly air conditions and refrigerators and how this can be achieved.

Register via the link above.

Thu, April 22 - 12:30pm

YOUth Can Do It (YCDI) will be celebrating International Girls in ICT Day with a 2-day virtual experience with the theme: Amplify Your Story: What Will You Create?

Participants will have the opportunity to develop new skills or hone existing ones and leave them empowered in their ability to leverage technology to amplify their story.

Click the link for more information or to register.
 

Thu, April 22 - 8:00pm

In this deeply insightful webinar, Sharon will be talking with Dr. Maas about the importance of detoxing your body for optimal health and longevity!

Click the link and Register and be a part of this experience.

Fri, April 23 - 11:00am

Berger Caribbean invites you to a Bold online experience. BOLD: The Concert will feature Live performances by Nikita out of Barbados, Destra the Queen Bacchanal and Beenie Man the King of the Dancehall. 

Join in this special event for FREE on the Berger Caribbean Facebook and Youtube pages

Fri, April 23 - 7:00pm

On this staging of The National Gallery of Jamaica’s virtual Last Sundays, they will feature a one-time screening of the Factory75 short film Proscenium. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the filmmaker Allison Harrison.

Click the link to Join them live via their YouTube channel.

Sun, April 25 - 1:30pm

Join the Jamaica Baptist Union as they present The Horizon Home Benefit Concert.
Contributions towards this fundraiser can be made to the Bank of Nova Scotia Liguanea Branch #1354-10 Current Account or to the Jamaica Baptist Union Centre or your Local Church in aid of the Home.

The concert will be broadcasted via:
ZOOM: Click the link above for access.
Meeting ID: 971 3516 3344
Passcode: 203469

YOUTUBE: https://youtube.com/c/JamaicaBaptistUnion

FACEBOOK:
https://www.facebook.com/jbaptistunion
 

Sun, April 25 - 5:00pm

Join The UWI Alumni Association for an opportunity to explore your mental health in the workplace and learn how to cope. Presenting on this topic will be UWI Alumna and Counselling Psychologist Andrea Gaymes- Mohess.
Click the link to register for this webinar geared towards your personal and professional development.
 

Tue, April 27 - 7:00pm

Join the Mayberry team as they speak about investments and share insightful knowledge that will help you forge forward. This week's Mayberry Investors Forum features the CEO and Director of the Jamaica Producers Group, Mr Jeffrey Hall as the guest speaker. 

The Live stream will be on YouTube. Click the video link to watch. 

Wed, April 28 - 6:00pm

Join Jamaica Association for the Deaf as they celebrate the 26th Annual International Noise Awareness Day under the theme ‘Noise-induced hearing loss is permanent but preventable’.
Register to attend and participate in the International Noise Awareness Day Webinar. This solution-oriented webinar will provide valuable information from a health and occupational safety perspective.

Click the weblink to register.

Wed, April 28 - 6:00pm

The Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CAPRI), with the support of the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office in the UK, joined forces with the Violence Prevention Alliance in Jamaica and conducted an in-depth study on the impact of COVID19 on domestic & community violence in Jamaica.

Join them as they present their findings in a live broadcast of their Web Forum Series on YouTube.

Thu, April 29 - 3:00pm

The UWI AA presents part 2 of their Financial Literacy & Wellness session featuring presenters; Stacia Morris- Financial Advisor & Kevin Hope- Economist. Join them as they continue to help you on your Journey to Financial Wellness!

Click the link to register. 
 

Thu, April 29 - 7:00pm

The National Gallery of Jamaica (NGJ) presents the third episode in the Global Conversations Series entitled The Biennial and its Others. Moderated by Amanda Coulson, the panelists will include Bonaventure Ndikung, Zak Ové, and David Scott. The discussion will be held live on The NGJ’s YouTube channel and will include a 30-minute segment for audience participation. 

Fri, April 30 - 12:00pm