The first ever Caribbean Technology and Innovation for Digital Economy (TIDE) conference hosted by The Ministry of Science and Technology, along with the Ministry of Finance and Economy and the World Bank Group will be held in Trinidad and Tobago from 25-27 August 2015 at the Hilton Trinidad, Lady Young Rd, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago.
The Caribbean TIDE conference will explore the latest trends in the region on the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for Economic Development, with a special emphasis on the importance of broadband infrastructure for supplying connectivity, and the economic and social value of open data as a tool for increased governance and transparency, and a driver of innovation and entrepreneurship.
The Caribbean TIDE conference will gather together government officials, policy makers and international experts to promote collaboration among technology innovation initiatives in the Caribbean, share experiences and lessons learned, and gain knowledge about relevant global trends for digital economy. The conference will host a variety of sessions for participants throughout, including panels, hands-on workshops, and TIDE Talks, which will feature leaders in technology and innovation sharing stories in TED-style talks.
Full details including the agenda, speakers and how to register and attend for free can be done at the Caribbean TIDE website at http://www.caribbeantide.org/