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Conference Presentations

2020

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Policy in action – Creating Transit-Oriented Districts (TOD's) out of Blighted Areas throughout the KMR 

Mr Martin Addington, MJIP 

InterPlan Planning Consultants, Jamaica 

Contesting the Urban Space: Creating a Smart City in Post Modern History 

Prof. Carol Archer 

University of Technology, Jamaica 

Reading-off hypothesis, informing sustainable cities 

Dr. earl bailey 

Faculty of The Built Environment, UTech, Jamaica 

Urban renewal without attention to urban youths: Recipe for city underdevelopment 

Dr. Orville Beckford 

Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work, UWI Mona 

Non-renewable water in Caribbean utilities – A case for turn-around 

Mr. Evan Cayetano 

Inter-American Development Bank 

Building sustainable cities across the Caribbean – Challenges and opportunities 

Mr. Gilberto Chona 

Urban Development Economics, IDB 

Collective trauma and social isolation 

Dr. Lisabeth Crossman 

Regional Psychiatrist, Western Regional Health Authority 

Securing the future of a smart city on the rise 

Hon. Homer Davis, MP 

Minister of State, Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development 

UNHABITAT-PSUP Covid-19 Response – The case of Montego Bay 

Dr. Joan Dove 

Local Economic Development Officer, St.JMC 

Covid-19 – UN-HABITAT and the International Response 

Mr. Emrah Engindeniz 

Regional Programme Advisor, UN-HABITAT-PSUP 

Green, safe and smart: The role of urban planning in building resilient cities 

Ms. Larytha Fletcher 

Planning Institute of Jamaica


Resilience in the Historic Urban Landscape with Geographic Information Systems 

Arch. Dr. Patricia Green & Mr. Chaplin Williams 

University of Technology, Jamaica 

Sustainable and inclusive port towns: Jamaican experiences and lessons 

Mr. Mark Hylton and Ms. Tovia Elliot 

Port Authority of Jamaica 


Equality in the city – Making cities socially cohesive 

Mr. Trevion Manning 

Jamaica Institute of Planners 

Developing Climate Resilient Public-Private Partnerships 

Mr. Ricardo Munroe 

Development Bank of Jamaica Limited 

Overcoming urban settlement risks and solid waste management 

Mr. Laurence Neufville & Ms. Stephney Duhaney 

Faculty of The Built Environment, UTech, Jamaica 

Walk Good! Safe Passage: A Road Safety Initiative for Schools 

Ms. Shunelle Nevers 

Jamaica Social Investment Fund 

Gown and town – Partners in advancing the sustainable cities agenda 

Dr. Patrick Prendergast 

The UWI Mona Western Jamaica Campus 

Mitigating the effects of intense weather in cities and communities 

Dr. Ruth Potopsingh & Mr. Dennis Chong 

Faculty of The Built Environment, UTech, Jamaica 

The socio-psychological culture of crime in Western Jamaica 

Ms. Georgia Rose 

Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work, UWI Mona WJC 

Hilltop badness: An assessment of the Influence of Informal Housing Regularization on crime reduction and public safety in Montego Bay 

Ms. Zaneta Scott 

Housing Agency of Jamaica 

Urban Climate Responsive Architecture 

Mr. Jason Scott 

University of Technology, Jamaica 

Emergency and disaster preparedness in a pandemic 

Ms. Tamoy Sinclair 

Disaster Coordinator, St. James Municipal Corporation 

Behind the fence - Zinc fence removal and self-perception 

Ms. Mona Sue Ho 

Jamaica Social Investment Fund 

Climate action and the realities of 1.5C 

Professor Michael Taylor 

Faculty of Science and Technology, UWI Mona 

Technology, governance and the trust deficit in the Caribbean 

Dr. Garfield Young 

Faculty of Built Environment, University of Technology, Jamaica 

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