University of Guyana’s 2nd Diaspora Engagement Conference

The University of Guyana is pleased to announce the dates for its second Diaspora Conference which was rescheduled in 2019. The new dates are May 28th – June 1st, 2020. The theme will be “Investing in Guyana’s Emerging Business, Indigenous, Women and Youth Leaders”. This theme has been chosen in recognition of the need for all Guyanese at home and abroad to work together with inclusion, tolerance, and cooperation for national and regional growth and development. The University of Guyana remains committed to diaspora engagement and facilitating a positive enabling environment and discussion on ways in which Guyanese can best work together to accomplish joint goals towards creating prosperity for all our people.


This conference will feature a mixture of academic and non-academic experiences and will host a number of panels, forums, roundtables and multimedia presentations on key thematic areas.

Meeting with First Lady Sandra Granger to discuss partnerships and participation plans for youth, Indigenous Peoples, and women entrepreneurs for the Diaspora-Entrepreneurship Conference, July 2019.

Attendees at the Brand YOUth '40 Under 40' event on May 07, 2019 held at The University of Guyana.


Left to Right: Mark Dalgety, Diaspora Conference Sponsor; Dr Fitzgerald Yaw, Chairman of the Diaspora Entrepreneurship Conference 2019; Mr Selwyn Collins, Founder of CWS and Speaker at the Diaspora Entrepreneurship Conference 2019.

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University of Guyana’s 2nd Diaspora Engagement Conference

The University of Guyana welcomes you to its 2nd Diaspora Engagement Conference under the 2020 theme, “Investing in Guyana’s Emerging Business, Indigenous, Women and Youth Leaders”. This theme has been chosen in recognition of the need for all Guyanese at home and abroad to work together with inclusion, tolerance and cooperation for national and regional growth and development.

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Interact with Industry-wide Professionals

Our second Diaspora conference seeks to build on the success of the 2017 event as well as the 2018 School of Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation (SEBI) Entrepreneurial conference to facilitate further dialogue and spark innovative collaborations and discussions at an international level, in a dynamic and interactive setting, to identify areas to be subsequently explored in further depth and to generate collaborative action that will lead to real, lasting change in diaspora engagement.

Who Should Not Miss It?

We welcome participants from all relevant disciplines, professions and vocations (NGO personnel, aid workers, researchers, mental and physical health professionals, educators, human rights activists, counselors, social workers, policy makers, journalists, lawyers, politicians, business owners, labor specialists, sociologists, psychologists, economists, anthropologists, social media experts, artists etc.).

Explore Guyana! Trips will be available soon with affordable pricing

Speakers

Well known industry leaders and emerging talents

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Guyana Diaspora and Entrepreneurship Conference 2019

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Partners/Sponsors

A huge thanks to all our amazing partners. We couldn’t have a conference without you!

Interested in becoming a sponsor?

If your company is interested in sponsoring Guyana Diaspora and Entrepreneurship Conference this year, we’d love to hear from you. Send us a quick email and we’ll get right back to you with some more information and our sponsorship brochure

Conference Venue

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The Guyana Diaspora and Entrepreneurship Conference 2019 will be held at the Ramada Georgetown Princess Hotel, Providence, Guyana, South America.

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Phone: (592) 222-8063 / (592) 623-0926

Transport

  • A & N Apartment Rental & Executive Shuttle

Parking

  • Parking is accessible in the hotel’s compound, therefore finding parking is a breeze and it is free.

Places To Stay

  • Ramada Georgetown Princess Hotel
  • Marriott
  • Sleep Inn Casino Hotel
  • Pegasus
  • Tower Suites
  • Status International Hotel
  • Millenium Manor Hotel

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