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Transforming Guyana, Episode I, Guyana and her Diaspora, June 08, 2022 @ 10:30 am.

by terrence richard blackman
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The Guyana Business Journal (GBJ) and the Caribbean Policy Consortium (CPC), on June 08, 2022, at 10:30 EST, will launch a series of Monthly Webinars entitled “Transforming Guyana.”

GBJ & CPC will:

(i) Bring together experts and prominent voices from Guyana, the diaspora, and around the world to discuss the impacts of Guyana’s oil and gas development;

(ii) Offer a nuanced look at the opportunities and potential pitfalls ahead for Guyana;

(iii) Explores strategies to maximize the positive impacts of the oil revenues on Guyana’s people and her future while mitigating the risks that other countries have faced; and

(iv) Identify the most promising roles the Diaspora can play in this transformation.

In Episode I, we will be joined by:

(a) Mr. Arthur Deakin, Arthur’s expertise spans a wide range of energy segments, including solar, wind, oil, biofuels, biomass, LPG, LNG, energy storage/batteries, hydrogen, hydropower, and more.

(b) Dr. Vibert Cambridge, Professor at Ohio University, School of Media Arts and Studies

(c) Dr. Lear Matthews, Professor, Department of Community and Human Services, State University of New York, Empire State College, and former lecturer at the University of Guyana, Faculty of Social Science, and

(d) Ms. Rosalinda Rasul, Head of the Diaspora and Remigration Unit within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

to discuss promoting and encouraging a more profound and mutually beneficial relationship between Guyana and the Diaspora in its energy and economic diversification and economic development journey.

Please save the date and time and join us for Season I, Episode I of Transforming Guyana. Please register here and join us for an informative and insightful conversation. The Webinar will be live-streamed here:

1. Livestream Page Guyana Business Journal Facebook ;

2. Livestream Page LinkedIn ;

3. Livestream Terrence Blackman Youtube ;

5. Livestream Guyana Business Journal Youtube

THE GUYANA BUSINESS JOURNAL & THE CARIBBEAN POLICY CONSORTIUM are dedicated to exploring and understanding the Guyanese and Caribbean economy’s key issues and developing concrete policy proposals in support of the region’s socio-economic and political development.



David Lewis, CPC, davidlewis@manchestertrade.com

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