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Call for Abstracts | The UWI/UTech, Ja Joint Academic Conference - FORECAST 2022 | August 10 -12, 2022

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 9:00am

You are kindly invited to submit your abstract(s) for the virtual Frontiers of Research in Caribbean Science and Technology (FORECAST) academic conference 2022 to be held from August 10 -12, 2022 using the link

FORECAST 2022 is the first joint conference of the Science Faculties of The University of the West Indies (Cave Hill, Mona, St. Augustine) and the University of Technology, Jamaica under 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.

Students, academics and professionals from tertiary institutions, the public and private sectors, the wider Caribbean and beyond are invited to submit papers and posters detailing original scientific research findings of regional relevance. Presentations may be in any area of the medical, natural or social sciences and may cover pure or applied research, technological and scientific innovation, STEM policy and education, as well as industrial and developmental findings. Submissions highlighting interdisciplinary research are particularly encouraged.

Important Dates:
  • Deadline for submission of oral, poster and/or full paper abstracts: May 2 ,2022
  • Deadline for submission of full paper: July 18, 2022
  • Notification of acceptance: June 3, 2022
  • Publication of conference proceedings: October 31, 2022

For further details please visit the conference website at or send an email to

We hope you will also encourage your colleagues, research group members and fellow scientists to contribute and participate in this conference.

Looking forward to the submission of your abstract(s).  For further details, please see flyer.






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