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Wednesday, July 10
 

8:00am

Registration
Wednesday July 10, 2019 8:00am - 8:30am
Jamaica Pegasus Hotel Kingston, Jamaica

8:30am

Opening Plenary: Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Growth: Unlocking the Potential in the Jamaican Economy
Moderators
Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Bailey

Jennifer Bailey

Academic Director, iCreate Institute
avatar for Howard Mitchell

Howard Mitchell

Chairman, Council of the Institute of Jamaica
avatar for Audrey Richards

Audrey Richards

Director on the Boards of Scotia Group Jamaica Limited, Scotia Group Jamaica Limited
avatar for Terry-Ann Segree-Brown

Terry-Ann Segree-Brown

Private Finance Operations Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank


Wednesday July 10, 2019 8:30am - 10:15am
Montego Suite Jamaica Pegasus

10:15am

Cofee Break
Wednesday July 10, 2019 10:15am - 10:30am
Jamaica Pegasus Hotel Kingston, Jamaica

10:30am

Going Public: Funding and Growing Your Business
Moderators
Speakers
avatar for Marlene Street-Forrest

Marlene Street-Forrest

Managing Director,, Jamaica Stock Exchange
avatar for Gary Peart

Gary Peart

Chief Executive Officer Mayberry Investments Ltd, Mayberry Investments Ltd
avatar for Cecil Foster

Cecil Foster

Managing Director, Fosrich Group of Companies


Wednesday July 10, 2019 10:30am - 12:00pm
Montego Suite Jamaica Pegasus

12:00pm

Lunch
Wednesday July 10, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Jamaica Pegasus Hotel Kingston, Jamaica

1:00pm

Doctoral Consortium - Session 1
Speakers
AR

Ambassador Ralph Thomas

Director of Strategy, MSBM
YH

Yolande Hylton

Role of Talent Management in the Success of Prosperous Caribbean firms
AE

Andrew Edie

What are the critical success factors for small businesses survival beyond five years: A Jamaica Perspective


Wednesday July 10, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Negril Suite Jamaica Pegasus

1:00pm

Unlocking Entrepreneurship: AirBnB, Diaspora & Sustainability
Moderators
avatar for Maurice McNaughton

Maurice McNaughton

MSBM
Dr. McNaughton is currently Director of the Centre of Excellence for IT-enabled Innovation at the Mona School of Business & Management, UWI. His research focus spans the domain of emerging Open ICT ecosystems, and includes open source software, open data, mobile and cloud computing... Read More →

Speakers
CJ

Camille Jones

Transforming the world with Entrepreneurship, Sustainability and Innovation
AC

Anne Crick

Breaking New Ground: The Sharing Economy Entrepreneurs
JS

Johnnel Smith

Your property, Big opportunity! AirBnB realizing the promise of entrepreneurship for Jamaicans
PL

Parris Lyew-Ayee & Indianna Minto-Coy

Unlocking Diaspora Entrepreneurship & Investment in the Caribbean: The Role of Diaspora Mapping


Wednesday July 10, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Montego Suite Jamaica Pegasus

2:30pm

Audit, Legal & Regulatory Issues for Start-up & Growth
Moderators
WL

William Lawrence

Director, Professional Services Unit, MSBM

Speakers
AK

Andrea Kinach

Partner, Patterson Mair Hamilton
DB

Donald Brown

BDO Chartered Accountants


Wednesday July 10, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Montego Suite Jamaica Pegasus

2:30pm

Doctoral Consortium – Session 2
Moderators
AR

Ambassador Ralph Thomas

Director of Strategy, MSBM

Speakers
RD

Roshnie Doon

Essays On The Economics Of Education In Trinidad And Tobago
TR

Tenneil Rashford

Exploring The Impact Of Bureaucracy On Digital Transformation In Higher Education: A Developing Country Perspective


Wednesday July 10, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Negril Suite Jamaica Pegasus

4:00pm

Funding Entrepreneurship and MSMEs
Speakers
avatar for Norman Thompson

Norman Thompson

Vice President, Corporate Banking at First Global Bank
DW

Donovan Wignall

President, MSME Alliance
GH

Gillian Hyde

General Manager, JN Small Business Loans(TBC)


Wednesday July 10, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Talk of the Town

6:00pm

Opening Ceremony & Reception
Keynote Address:  Delivering on the Promise of Entrepreneurship
Dr The Honourable Nigel Clarke, MP
Minister of Finance and the Public Service


Moderators
JM

James Moss-Solomon

Executive-in-Residence, MSBM

Speakers
avatar for Dr. the Honourable Nigel Clarke MP.

Dr. the Honourable Nigel Clarke MP.

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Minister of Finance


Wednesday July 10, 2019 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Pegasus Ball Room Jamaica Pegasus Hotel
 
Thursday, July 11
 

8:00am

Registration
Thursday July 11, 2019 8:00am - 8:30am
Jamaica Pegasus Hotel Kingston, Jamaica

8:30am

Gender & Youth Entrepreneurship
Speakers
JS

Johnnel Smith

Your property, Big opportunity! AirBnB realizing the promise of entrepreneurship for Jamaicans
RD

Roshnie Doon

Essays On The Economics Of Education In Trinidad And Tobago


Thursday July 11, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am
Jamaica Pegasus Hotel Kingston, Jamaica

8:30am

Networking Session for Entrepreneurs (PART 1) From Start-up to Scale-up: High Growth Entrepreneurs Share Lessons Learned
Speakers
avatar for Kemal Brown

Kemal Brown

Chairman, Digital Global Group Inc.
avatar for Joshua Cauley

Joshua Cauley

CEO and Founder, Performance Mods, LLC.
avatar for Kevin Langley

Kevin Langley

President Co-Founder, Entreprenuers Across Borders
avatar for Dr. Somdutta Singh

Dr. Somdutta Singh

Serial Entrepreneur, Mentor and Advisor


Thursday July 11, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am
Montego Suite Jamaica Pegasus

10:00am

Coffee Break
Thursday July 11, 2019 10:00am - 10:15am
Jamaica Pegasus Hotel Kingston, Jamaica

10:15am

Entrepreneurial Education
Speakers
GR

Guido Rojer

Education in the Entrepreneurial Economy
SH

Sasekea Harris

Building an Entrepreneurial Caribbean University Library: Practice, Lessons & Possibilities
KG

Keron Grant, Myran Douglas & Benjamin Branche

A UWI Intellectual Property (IP) Framework for an Academic Rigor Enhancing Experience
RD

Roshnie Doon

Essays On The Economics Of Education In Trinidad And Tobago


Thursday July 11, 2019 10:15am - 11:45am
Montego Suite Jamaica Pegasus

10:15am

Networking Session for Entrepreneurs (PART 2) From Start-up to Scale-up: High Growth Entrepreneurs Share Lessons Learned
Speakers
avatar for Kemal Brown

Kemal Brown

Chairman, Digital Global Group Inc.
avatar for Joshua Cauley

Joshua Cauley

CEO and Founder, Performance Mods, LLC.
avatar for Kevin Langley

Kevin Langley

President Co-Founder, Entreprenuers Across Borders
avatar for Dr. Somdutta Singh

Dr. Somdutta Singh

Serial Entrepreneur, Mentor and Advisor


Thursday July 11, 2019 10:15am - 11:45am
Negril Suite Jamaica Pegasus

11:45am

Lunch & Launch Enterprise & Entrepreneurship in the Caribbean Region Special issue of Entrepreneurship & Regional Development
Speakers
avatar for Joseph Matalon

Joseph Matalon

Chairman of ICD Group Holdings & FirstAngels, ICD Group Holdings & FirstAngels
PD

Professor Densil Williams

Pro Vice-Chancellor, UWI


Thursday July 11, 2019 11:45am - 1:15pm
Jamaica Pegasus Hotel Kingston, Jamaica

1:15pm

Impact Investment Master Class: The New CSR?
Speakers
MI

Minna Israel

Special Adviser to the Vice-Chancellor, UWI
CW

Craig Watters

Director, Riata Institute for Global Social Entrepreneurship and International Entrepreneurship


Thursday July 11, 2019 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Montego Suite Jamaica Pegasus

2:30pm

Entrepreneurship in the Family: Managing Growth and Transformation in Family- Owned Businesses
Speakers
avatar for Michelle Chong

Michelle Chong

CEO and co-founder, Honey Bun Limited
avatar for Roland Kidwell

Roland Kidwell

Professor of Management and Chair of the Department of Management Programs, Director of the Adams Center for Entrepreneurship, Florida Atlantic University


Thursday July 11, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Montego Suite Jamaica Pegasus

4:00pm

Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
Speakers
MM

Michael Marshall

Examining the Economic Behaviour of Social Enterprises and Assessing their Potential Contribution to Economic Growth and Development
LE

Leighton Ellis & Khalee Mohammed

I did it my way: Individual Entrepreneurship


Thursday July 11, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Montego Suite Jamaica Pegasus

6:00pm

Conference Networking Dinner
Thursday July 11, 2019 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Jamaica Pegasus Hotel Kingston, Jamaica
 
Friday, July 12
 

8:00am

Registration
Friday July 12, 2019 8:00am - 8:30am
Jamaica Pegasus Hotel Kingston, Jamaica

8:30am

Growing And Strengthening Youth Entrepreneurship Lessons From Young Entrepreneurs
Speakers
avatar for Janelle Pantry

Janelle Pantry

Founder and Creative Director, Spaces Limited
avatar for Gordon Swaby

Gordon Swaby

CEO and Co-Founder, EduFocal Limited
avatar for Rory-Craig Walker

Rory-Craig Walker

C.E.O. and Founder, Jamaican Care Packages Ltd.
avatar for Tyrone Wilson

Tyrone Wilson

President & CEO, eMedia Interactive Group


Friday July 12, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am
Montego Suite Jamaica Pegasus

10:00am

Coffee Break
Friday July 12, 2019 10:00am - 10:15am
Jamaica Pegasus Hotel Kingston, Jamaica

10:15am

Entrepreneurship, Finance & ICTs
Speakers
DH

Deborah Hickling-Roberts

Financial Inclusion and the Caribbean Creative Economy
WL

William Lawrence and Twila-Mae Logan

Financing Entrepreneurship: An Investigation of Jamaica Stock Exchange Junior Market
OT

Olivene Thomas & Clement Branche

Competing Dynamics: Building Intrapreneurial Agility in Sleeping Giants
DC

Delroy Chevers, Jacqueline Chevers

Towards the Assessment of Information Technology Material Weakness Events on Corporate Governance Changes in Small Firms in Jamaica
WL

William Lawrence

Director, Professional Services Unit, MSBM


Friday July 12, 2019 10:15am - 11:45am
Montego Suite Jamaica Pegasus

10:15am

SMES & Start Ups
Moderators
Speakers
WH

Winsome Halliman

Structural Characteristics the Dark Side of Small Business Transformation: Evidence from the Distribution and Retail Sector
RL

Ramon Leachman, Marvalyn Graham, De Andra Harvey, Delroy Chevers

Assessing the emergence of SMEs in Jamaica: The factors spurning entrepreneurship in the ICT Sector
NM

Noel Morgan

Entrepreneurial Inclinations, Factors and Barriers to Business Start-ups


Friday July 12, 2019 10:15am - 11:45am
Negril Suite Jamaica Pegasus

11:45am

CLOSING PLENARY & LUNCHEON - Cultural & Creative Industries
Moderators
Speakers
avatar for The Honorable Floyd Green MP.

The Honorable Floyd Green MP.

Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Agriculture, Ministry of Industry
avatar for Harold Davis

Harold Davis

Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Business Development Corporation
avatar for Andrea Dempster-Chung

Andrea Dempster-Chung

Director Co-founder, Kingston Creatives
VV

Valerie Viera

Chief Executive Officer, Chief Executive Officer, JBDC, “Squeezing the Orange Economy”


Friday July 12, 2019 11:45am - 2:00pm
Talk of the Town

2:30pm

THE EXPERIENCE ECONOMY: VISIT TO CULTURE YARD -A SOCIAL ENTERPRISE
Experience social and cultural entrepreneurship in Jamaica's Capital City 

Friday July 12, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Jamaica Pegasus Hotel Kingston, Jamaica