November 27 – 30, 2018 | Kingston, Jamaica
The Caribbean Academy of Sciences
21st General Meeting and Conference
The 21st General Meeting and Conference of The Caribbean Academy Sciences (CAS) and the Caribbean Academy Sciences Jamaica (CASJ), will be held in collaboration with The University of the West Indies, Mona, during the period November 27-30, 2018 as part of The UWI’s 70th anniversary and CAS’ 30th anniversary celebrations.
The theme of the conference is “Science, Technology, and Innovation – Vehicles for a Knowledge-Based economy”. This conference will be the premier forum to foster cross-pollination among different research fields, and to expose and discuss innovative theories, frameworks, methodologies, tools, and applications which may be of use in enhancing the quality of human life and contribute effectively to sustainable economic development.
The programme will feature distinguished plenary speakers, oral and poster presentations from graduate and undergraduate students arranged thematically under some of the following broad headings (i) Science, Technology and Innovation; (ii) Modeling and IT (iii) Energy, Innovation and Development (iv) Agriculture, Food and Agro Processing Food Security (v) Environmental Sustainability (vi) Materials Synthesis (vi) Natural Hazards and Disasters (viii) Health Sciences (ix) STEM Education for Economic Growth.