Session Speaker: JULIA BONNER DOUETT BSc. MBA, PMP

Session Speaker: JULIA BONNER DOUETT BSc. MBA, PMP

Mrs Bonner Douett is the Director of the Standards Division at the Bureau of Standards Jamaica. She holds a first degree, double major in Physics and Chemistry, as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration. A Project Management Professional, Mrs Douett is also Quality Systems Auditor and Trainer of Trainer and Coach. She is […]

Session Speaker: Dr. Kino Francis

Session Speaker: Dr. Kino Francis

Dr. Kino C. Francis is a Co-Founder and Chief Medical Information Officer & Technical Director of eDocine Healthcare Platform, a Healthcare Platform dedicated to connect Doctors and Patients and delivers a more efficient, affordable and accessible healthcare. Kino is a graduate of the University of the West Indies, Mona where he completed three first degrees spanning Chemistry, Biochemistry, […]

Session Speaker: Dmitri Dawkins

Session Speaker: Dmitri Dawkins

Dmitri Dawkins is an entrepreneur and investor with a strong passion to create solutions for a better tomorrow. He serves as Entrepreneurship Programme Director at the Branson Centre Caribbean, which is a business accelerator providing training, mentorship and investment readiness preparation to entrepreneurs. His background includes a mix of technical and business development experience, and […]

Session Speaker: Dr. Aisha Jones

Session Speaker: Dr. Aisha Jones

Dr. Aisha Jones is the newly appointed Executive Director for the Biotech R&D Institute in Kingston, Jamaica based at the University of the West Indies. The privately-owned biotechnology company is a premier research organization in Jamaica which conducts innovative activities geared at validating the medicinal properties of Jamaican plants for the development of natural products. […]

Session Speaker: Dr. Charah Watson

Session Speaker: Dr. Charah Watson

Dr. Charah T. Watson holds a PhD. in Chemistry (Natural Products) and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pure Chemistry and Food Chemistry from the University of the West Indies, Mona. She is currently the Manager of the Product Research and Development Division at the Scientific Research Council, Jamaica. Dr. Watson is a respected scientist […]

Session Speaker: Dr. Stanley H. Griffin

Session Speaker: Dr. Stanley H. Griffin

Stanley H. Griffin was born in Barbados, but grew up around the Caribbean, which greatly inluenced his love for Caribbean history, people and culture. Stanley holds a BA (Hons.) in History, and a PhD in Cultural Studies (with High Commendation), UWI, and an MSc in Archives and Records Management (Int’l), University of Dundee, Scotland. Formerly […]

Session Speaker: Dr. Cheryl Stewart

Session Speaker: Dr. Cheryl Stewart

Dr. Cheryl Stewart is a Lecturer in the Department of Basic Medical Sciences at the University of the West Indies which is her alma mater. In 2012, she was awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship by the University of Pretoria. In 2015, she won second prize in the Clinical Junior Researcher category for a presentation […]

Keynote Speaker: Aunkh H Chabalala, PhD, MPH

Keynote Speaker: Aunkh H Chabalala, PhD, MPH

Aunkh H Chabalala is the Director of the Indigenous Knowledge-Based Technology Innovation Unit of the Department of Science and Technology. He obtained B.Sc (Hons) Microbiology, and Master of Science from the University of Limpopo and University of Pretoria, respectively. He holds Master of Public Health (MPH in Epidemiology) and PhD (Management of Technology Innovation) from […]