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Date: WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 1
Date Time Type Details Venue
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 1 2:00PM - 4:00 PM BOOK LAUNCH

BOOK LAUNCH -BOOK TITLE: Developmental Local Governance: A Critical

URD SIGNATURE EVENT
DEPARTMENT OF GOVERNMENT
BOOK TITLE: Developmental Local Governance: A Critical Discourse in 'Alternative' Development
AUTHORS: Eris Schoburgh, John Martin, Sonia Gatchair
OVERVIEW: The primary purpose of this book is to evaluate critically the relationship between local government and national economic development.
GUEST SPEAKER: Mr. Errol Greene, CEO, St Thomas Municipal Council

The Undercroft, Senate Building
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 1 4:00PM - 5:30PM BOOK LAUNCH

BOOK LAUNCH- BOOK: Economic Transformation of Jamaica: Policies,

WESTERN JAMAICA CAMPUS
BOOK: Economic Transformation of Jamaica: Policies, Competitiveness and Technology Innovations
EDITORS: Ricardo Anderson, Luz Longworth
OVERVIEW: This book focuses on examining the centrality of policies coupled with innovation in the thrust for economic transformation of Jamaica as espoused by the Vision 2030 national development plan.
GUEST SPEAKER: Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice Chancellor, The University of the West Indies

The Council Room, Senate Building
Date: THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2
Date Time Type Details Venue
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 9:30AM. – 12:00PM MARINE LAB OPEN DAY

MARINE LAB OPEN DAY

DEPARTMENT OF LIFE SCIENCES
TITLE: Port Royal Marine Lab (PRML) Open Day
ACTIVITY: Facility and Boat Tours
OVERVIEW: Visit to the PRML Facility and Biodiversity Centre to learn about our many Research projects, see lab demonstrations and view our alternative system that powers our entire operation to minimize the use of fossil fuels. Take a Boat Tour through the mangrove ecosystem and learn more about the importance of protecting our environment.
TOUR CAPACITY: Limited spaces available. Bookings recommended,
DEPARTURE TIME FROM MONA CAMPUS: 9:00AM
DEPARTURE TIME FROM PRML 11:30AM
To reserve spaces please contact the Department:
CONTACT: Chauntelle Green, Sophia Davis, Hugh Small
TELEPHONE: 967-8344 / 967-8302
EMAIL: prml@uwimona.edu.jm

The Port Royal Marine Lab, Port Royal Bus departs from the Assembly Hall, Mona Campus
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 4:00PM DEPT EXHIB AND DEMOS

DEPT EXHIB AND DEMOS - Interactive displays and presentations by engineering

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
Department Exhibit and Demonstration
OVERVIEW: Interactive displays and presentations by engineering students groups. The first-year Civil Engineering students will display a scaled model of the study area between JPS, Rockfort and Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA).

The Spine, Faculty of Science and Technology
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 4:30PM COURTYARD EXHIBIT

COURTYARD EXHIBIT - HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY

HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY
"HERITAGE TENT"
OVERVIEW: Display and sale of ethnic Jamaican foods Items

FHE Courtyard
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 11:30AM TECH EVENT

TECH EVENT

DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY
EVENT: MAPATHON
OVERVIEW: The event presents a fun and educational opportunity for students to create maps and simulate reducing disaster risks and addressing public health crises. The activities will introduce and provide hands on experience for students in GIS Technology, Cartology and Geography and will expose them to career options in the Geosciences.
PARTICIPANT CAPACITY: 25 Persons per session
COORDINATORS: The Department of Geography and Geology and the National Spatial Data Management Division, Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation.
To reserve spaces please contact the Department:
CONTACT: Leonard Notice
TELEPHONE: 876 927 2129
EMAIL: leonard.notice@uwimona.edu.jm

The Department of Geography and Geology GIS Lab
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 5:00PM DEPT EXHIB AND DEMOS

DEPT EXHIB AND DEMOS - on Research in Climate, Medical Physics

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS
Department Exhibit and Demonstration
Overview: Displays from the Departments on Research in Climate, Medical Physics, Energy, Optics, Materials, etc.[Electronics Club, Alternative Energy Club]

The Spine, Faculty of Science and Technology
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 5:00PM DEPT EXHIB AND DEMOS

DEPT EXHIB AND DEMOS -School of Eng

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
ACTIVITY: Department Exhibit and Demonstration
TITLE: Voice Control Devices
OVERVIEW: Exhibit and demo will feature Voice Control Devices and a Practical Demonstration on Developing Voice Controlled Smart Devices.

The Spine, Faculty of Science and Technology
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 11:00AM WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP -Language,lingusitics

LANGUAGE, LINGUISTICS AND PHILOSOPHY
TOPIC: Critical Thinking Workshop
OVERVIEW: Pre-Selected groups of sixth form high school students test and improve their critical thinking skills in an engaging interactive workshop
PRESENTER: Dr. Carmeneta Jones

The Writing Centre, Faculty of Humanities and Education
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2 10:00AM - 11:00AM DEPT TOUR

DEPT TOUR -Tours of the DOGG Research Facilities

DEEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY
ACTIVITY: Department Tours
OVERVIEW: The following tours are scheduled during the times provided.
- Tours of the DOGG Research Facilities
- Tour of GIS & Remote Sensing Labs
- Tour of Geology Museum and Rock Preparation Lab
- Tour of Map Library

Department of Geography and Geology

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