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Date: TUESDAY February 10
Date Time Type Details Venue
TUESDAY February 10 3.00PM- 4.00PM SEMINAR

The Journey-From Discussion to Development

URD SIGNATURE EVENT Seminar Title: “The Journey-From Discussion to Development” Overview:
The first head of the Dentistry Programme at UWI (Mona), Dr. Thaon Jones, will chronicle the
evolution of the programme from inception to present and highlight the way forward. Speaker: Dr. Thaon Jones

Lecture Theatre 1-FMS Teaching & Research Complex
TUESDAY February 10 3:00PM -4:30PM SYMPOSIUM

Medi Ganja Symposium

*URD SIGNATURE EVENT* Medi Ganja Symposium Title: Cannabis in Jamaica Overview
: Informative sessions looking at the science if cannabis and the potential of a
formal cannabis industry in Jamaica for economic prosperity.
Speakers: - Dr Henry Lowe – “Economic Potential of Cannabis, Ganja and Hemp in Jamaica”
- Dr. Charah Watson “ The Chemistry Chemistry of Cannabis” - Prof Wayne McLaughlin -
“Genetic Diversity of Jamaican Cannabis: St Elizabeth and Westmoreland"

C5 Lecture Theatre Faculty of Science & Technology
TUESDAY February 10 3:00OM - 4:00PM BOOK LAUNCH


Book Title: Geology of the parish of St Catherine Author: Professor Simon F Mitchell Overview:This work provides a map and member describing the geology of the parish of St Catherine based on geological mapping over the last 15 years.

The Undercroft, Senate Building
TUESDAY February 10 3:00PM-3:45PM REASONING

High Risk Youths: Who are they in Jamaica

Mona Social Services' Reasoning Session 3: Title: High Risk Youths: Who are they in Jamaica?
Overview: Low risk, medium risk, high risk. What are these classifications saying about youth
in Jamaica? Esteemed panellists will share their thoughts on definitions of high risk, policy
gains and failure and the implications for talking the same language.Moderator: Mr. Tarik Weekes,
Research Officer, Mona Social Services

MSS Conference Room
TUESDAY February 10 3:30PM-4:30PM RAP SESSION

Rap Session with Professor Yvette Jackson

Office of Graduate Studies and Research Lounge Acvtivity: Rap Session with Professor Yvette Jackson (Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Graduate Studies) Overview: The PVC for Graduate Studies will rap with Graduate Students regarding various aspects of their graduate experience

Lawn adjacent the Office of Graduate Studies & Research
TUESDAY February 10 4:00PM - 5:30PM BOOK LAUNCH

URD SIGNATURE EVENT Book Title: Debt and Development in Small Island Developing States

URD SIGNATURE EVENT Book Title: Debt and Development in Small Island
Developing States Editors: Dr. Damien King, Dr. David F. Tennant Overview:
This edited collection draws on the expertise of established researchers
and public officials from the SIDS community to answer the critical questions
which highlight the essential elements of an agenda for achieving debt
sustainability in SIDS. Guest Speaker: The Honourable Peter Phillips,
Minister of Finance and Planning. Discussant: Ambassador Richard Bernal,
Executive Director – Inter-American Development Bank, IDB

The Undercroft, Senate Building
TUESDAY February 10 6:00PM - 8:00PM LECTURE


Interrogating the Framework for Self-Defining Institutions of Modern
Democratic Constitutional Governance in Commonwealth Caribbean States.
Overview: Presentationl examine the Constitutionality of the CCJ as the
highest court for Commonwealth Caribbean States. Moderator:
Dr. Leighton Jackson, Deputy Dean-Undergraduate Affairs, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law

Law Lecture Theatre Two (LLT II)
TUESDAY February 10 6:30pm - 8:00pm BOOK LAUNCH

TBC Overview: TBC Authors

Title: TBC Overview: TBC Authors : Prof Emeritus Mervyn Morris, Poet Laureate and Ian Randle Guest Speaker: Prof. Edward Baugh, Professor Emeritus of English, UWI Mona

Assembly Hall
Date: WEDNESDAY February 11
Date Time Type Details Venue
WEDNESDAY February 11 10:00AM - 4:00PM FACULTY DEMO


The Department of Chemistry's Chemistry Demonstrations Various interactive demonstrations
will be set up to excite and inspire sixth form students. Features include Let’s Drink to That!
(water to wine to beer to milk) / Alchemy: Turning copper into ‘gold’ / Magic Writing / pH Rainbow Money to Burn

The Faculty Spine
WEDNESDAY February 11 10:00AM - 4:00PM DEMO


The Department of Computing Demonstration: Sensor Networks for Real Time Management
of Agriculture Overview: Introducing a prototype of a sensor network designed to offer real
time weather analysis and yield forecasts, that was judged the winner of the 2014 Agrihack
Talent Caribbean competition.

The Faculty Spine


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