I would greatly appreciate if the under-mentioned message can be circulated
to fellow AIB members. Thanks

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*2nd Caribbean Competitiveness Forum*

*“Beyond the Solutions: Competitiveness through Global Value Chains,
Clustering and Innovation”*

CC*f*C invites submissions of papers and presentations for its
2ndCaribbean Competitiveness Forum to be held at the University of the
Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica from March 18 – 19, 2014.

This Forum will bring together participants from the public and private
sectors, academia and non-governmental institutions. It will be a practical
approach showcasing real regional success stories from which lessons and
recommendations can emerge to support the growth of the wider sectors and
by extension the countries of the Region.

Building on the foundation of the 1st Forum, the 2nd Caribbean
Competitiveness Forum will focus on sharing case studies on regional
clusters and value chains in four (4) sectors identified as important to
most Caribbean countries. These are detailed in the table below.




·          Financial

·          Consultancy

·          Creative Industries

·          Maritime

-          Yachting


·          Food

-          Ethnic and Specialty Food

-          Frozen Foods

-          Canned Foods

·          Beverages

-          Rum

-          Juices

·          Condiments


·          Printing and Packaging

·          Electronic Components

·          Household Appliances

·          Oil-based Manufacturing

-          Petrochemicals

-          Plastics

-          Pharmaceuticals


·          Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

·          Renewable Energy

-          Solar

-          Hydro

-          Geo-Thermal

·          Niche Tourism

-          Sports

-          Medical

-          Eco-tourism

An abstract (no more than 350 words) must be submitted by January 10, 2014.

*Submit to:*


Call for Papers, 2nd Regional Competitiveness Forum *“Beyond the Solutions:
Competitiveness through Global Value Chains, Clustering and Innovation”*


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*Fax #:*

(868) 645 1523

Kindly circulate through your respective networks both regionally and
internationally. For more information visit the CC*f*C’s website at:


Indera Sagewan-Alli

Executive Director

Caribbean Centre *f*or Competitiveness

*The University of the West Indies*

*St. Augustine Campus*

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Atiba Xavier Johnson
MS in Global Management Graduate, December 2011
Thunderbird School of Global Management
Ranked #1 <> for
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Beta Gamma Sigma Honoree


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