Monday July 9, 2018

Event Dates: July 9, 2018 - 9:30am - 5:00pm

Monday, July 9, 2018

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM: Keynote Speaker: Honorable Godwin Hulse, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, Sustainable Development, and Immigration

 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Invited Speaker:  Dr. Manuel Otero, Director General,  Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture, IICA
 1:30: PM – 2:30 PM: Invited Speaker: Dr. Carlos Urias, Regional Plant Health Director, International Regional Organization for Health in Agriculture, OIRSA, Plant Health Risk Due to Tourism
 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM: Panel Discussion: “Multi-functionality of Agriculture in the Caribbean Basin in Countries with Predominant Tourist Industries” 

  • Mr. Barton Clarke, Executive Director CARDI 
  • Hon. Carlos Robles, Commissioner of Agriculture, United States Virgin Islands 
  • Mrs. Maggy Gumbs, Collectivité of St. Martin 
  • Dr. Lydia Ori, University of Surinam 
  • Dr. Wilfredo Colón, Chair and CEO, CFCS 

 Technical Session 1 Topics: Agroforesty and Agrotourism