Call for conference papers

The University College of the
Cayman Islands has issued a call for papers for its second international
conference next year.

The conference, which takes place
on 17 and 18 March 2011, will focus on the topics of leadership, governance and
empowerment in the Caribbean. Scholars and other practitioners in related disciplines
are invited to submit abstracts by 30 December.

At the inaugural conference held in
March of this year, several presenters were drawn from the local community.

“We were delighted at the quality
of, and interest in, the local presentations, and we urge persons who have
special knowledge and experience in fields related to these topics to put
forward their ideas for consideration,” said Livingston Smith, director of the
Department of Research and Publications. 

Local presenters were joined by
many scholars and other practitioners from the Caribbean and the United
States.  For this conference, organisers
hope that interest will be sparked from even farther afield. Anticipated topics
range from ethics in government, the psychology of leadership, the civil
service and the political directorate, leadership in education, and governance
in dependent territories, to cultural issues related to empowerment of men and
women in Caribbean societies.  A
comprehensive list of potential topics may be obtained by contacting Mr.
Livingston Smith, at [email protected]

Recommended length for abstracts is
250-300 words. These should be sent to Mark Minott, at [email protected], or
Jennifer Williams, at [email protected]

Full papers are due
by end of January 2011.