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Schedule 2016

Date: THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18
Date Time Type Details Venue
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 1:00PM - 3:00PM LECTURE PRESENTATION

“Gender Equity in ICT”

URD 2016 SIGNATURE EVENT
Title: “Gender Equity in ICT”
Overview: The lecture will focus on the barriers to gender equality for women, youths, unattached males and persons with disabilities and the identification of strategies to increase opportunities and access to education, training, and employment in the ICT industry
Presenter: Miss Ayanna Samuels, Independent ICT for Development Consultant/Entrepreneur and Technology Policy Consultant. 

Multi-functional Room, UWI Main Library
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 1:00PM - 2:00PM WORKSHOP

A practical workshop that introduces participants to another dimension of animation, Motion Graphics. Using existing images and text, each participant will discover the process of creating basic motion graphics for advertising and broadcasting.

CARIMAC
Title: Motion Graphics Workshop
Overview: A practical workshop that introduces participants to another dimension of animation, Motion Graphics.
Using existing images and text, each participant will discover the process of creating basic motion graphics for advertising and broadcasting.
Presenter: Desmond Young

Animation Lab, CARIMAC Annex 2
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 1:00PM - 2:00PM DEPARTMENT COURTYARD EXHIBIT

Writing for Stage and Screen

Department of Literatures in English
Title: Writing for Stage and Screen
Overview: Staged readings of some of the best scripts from Amba Chevannes’
“Writing For the Stage & Screen” creative writing class.

Faculty Courtyard
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 1:00PM - 2:00PM BOOK LAUNCH

Colour for Colour Skin for Skin:

Department of Government Department
Book Launch Book
Title: Colour for Colour Skin for Skin: Marching with the Ancestral Spirits into War Oh at Morant Bay.
Author: Dr. Clinton Hutton
Overview: This book examines the social, economic, spiritual and ideological bases of the Morant Bay Uprising.

The Assembly Hall
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 1:30PM - 3:00PM RAP SESSION

Rap Session with Deputy Deans for Graduate Studies

OGSR Graduate Lounge
Activity: Rap Session with Deputy Deans for Graduate Studies – Faculties of Medical Sciences and Science and Technology
Overview: Graduate Students in the FMS and FST rap directly with their respective Deputy Deans.
Speakers: Professor Minerva Thame and Dr. Marcia Roye

Lawn adjacent to the Office of Graduate Studies and Research
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 2:00PM POETRY CLASH

Department of Literatures in English

URD 2016 SIGNATURE EVENT
Department of Literatures in English
Title: Poetry Clash 2016
Overview: Competition featuring performance of original poetry by  visiting poets and the wider UWI Community with cash prizes. 

Faculty Courtyard
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 2:00PM - 3:00 PM LECTURE PRESENTATION

The Business of Personal Care Products

URD 2016 SIGNATURE EVENT
Department of Chemistry

FST URD LECTURE SERIES
Title: The Business of Personal Care Products
Overview:
The efforts to develop a profitable business venture in the personal care sector will be discussed.
Presenter: Ms Racquell Brown, CEO of Irie Rock Ltd

The Undercroft Senate Building
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 2:00PM POETRY CLASH

Poetry Clash 2016

URD 2016 SIGNATURE EVENT
Department of Literatures in English
Title: Poetry Clash 2016
Overview: Competition featuring performance of original poetry by  visiting poets and the wider UWI Community with cash prizes.

Faculty Courtyard
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 2:00PM - 3:00PM INTERACTIVE SESSION

Dance Exercise!

School of Physical Therapy
Title: Dance Exercise!
Overview:  All will be moving with the Xbox Kinect filled with popular music. 

Meeting Point
: Outside Lobby

 

FMS Teaching & Research Complex Exhibition Room
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18 2:00PM - 3:00 PM LECTURE PRESENTATION

The Business of Personal Care Products

URD 2016 SIGNATURE EVENT
Department of Chemistry FST URD LECTURE SERIES
Title: The Business of Personal Care Products
Overview: The efforts to develop a profitable business venture in the personal care sector will be discussed.
Presenter: Ms Racquell Brown, CEO of Irie Rock Ltd

The Undercroft Senate Building

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