Monday, May 27

Barbados Museum & Historical Society

10:00-13:00: [Closed Event] Canada Caribbean Resilience Facility- Kickoff Meeting

12:00-15:00: Pre-Registration – Lobby area – Hilton and Accra hotels

14:30-16:00: Ground Transportation – Buses depart from Hilton & Accra hotels to Barbados Museum

15:00-16:00: Registration and Attendee Mixer –Barbados Museum & Historical Society

16:00-17:00: Opening Ceremony & Keynote Address –Barbados Museum & Historical Society

Opening Ceremony High-Level Speakers:

Keynote: The Honorable Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley

17:00-18:30: Ignite Presentations

*The ignite sessions gives sessions leads the opportunity to present the topics of their Technical Session. Each presenter will go through a set of slides and speak for 5 minutes, allowing the audience to get an idea of what the Technical Session will focus on.

MC: Joaquin Toro- Disaster Risk Management Regional Coordinator, World Bank

18:30-20:00: Reception

19:30-20:15: Ground Transportation –Buses depart from Barbados Museum to Hilton and Accra hotels

* Tuesday and Wednesday Technical sessions have been organized by the following themes: Coastal Protection, Community Engagement and Emergency Preparedness, Fiscal Resilience, Hydromet and Early Warning Systems (EWS), Physical Resilience, Risk Analytics and Communications, Urban Resilience.


Tuesday, May 28th

University of the West Indies (UWI) – Cave Hill Campus, Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination (EBCCI)

7:30-8:00: Ground Transportation –Buses depart from Hilton and Accra hotels to UWI – Cave Hill Campus, EBCCI

8:00-8:30: Registration and Coffee – EBCCI

8:00: Showcase and Partner Lounge Open –EBCCI Art Gallery

8:30-9:45: Welcome and Plenary I: Donor Roundtable Walcott Warner Theater

9:45-10:15: Coffee & Partner Showcase I –EBCCI Art Gallery

10:15-11:30: Sessions

11:30-11:40: Coffee Break

11:40-12:55: Sessions

13:00-14:30: Lunch –EBCCI Terrace

13:00-15:00: [Closed Event] Joint Meeting- CDEMA and EU –SB Board Room

14:30-15:45: Sessions

15:45-16:05: Coffee & Partner Showcase – Walcott Warner Theatre

16:05-17:20: Plenary II: Money talks: a conversation on financial resilience to disasters with Caribbean leaders, budget holders and regulators Walcott Warner Theater

17:45-18:05: Partner Showcase –EBCCI Art Gallery

17:30-19:30: Launch Event- EU Program – Walcott Warner Theater and Terrace

17:30: Showcase and Partnership Lounge Close –EBCCI Art Gallery

18:30-19:70: Ground Transportation –Buses depart from EBCCI to Hilton & Accra

20:00: European Film Festival – The Salt of the Earth – by Wim Wender | Copacabana Beach Club | Welcome drinks hosted by the European Investment Bank


Wednesday, May 29th

University of the West Indies (UWI) – Cave Hill Campus, Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination (EBCCI)

7:00 – 8:00: Ground Transportation –Buses depart from Hilton & Accra to UWI – Cave Hill Campus, EBCCI

8:00 – 8:30: Registration & Coffee –EBCCI

8:00:    Exhibit Hall & Partnership Lounge Open –EBCCI Art Gallery

8:30 – 9:45: Plenary III: Engaging the Private Sector in Building Resilience to Climate and Disaster Risks –Walcott Warner Theater

9:45 – 10:10: Partner Showcase V –Art Gallery

10:10-11:25: Sessions

11:25-11:45: Coffee Break

11:45-13:00: Sessions

13:00-14:30: Lunch

14:30-15:45: Sessions

15:45-16:15: Coffee Break and Visualizing Risk Presentation –EBCCI Terrace

16:15 – 17:30: [Plenary IV] Youth: The Voice of Hope & ResilienceWalcott Warner Theater

17:30:  Showcase & Partnership Lounge Close

17:30-18:30:    Ground Transportation –Buses depart from UWI to Hilton & Accra Hotels

18:00-19:00: Buses Depart from Accra to Hilton Hotel.

18:15 – 19:15: Canada CRF Launch Event & Reception –Charles Fort – Hilton Hotel

19:15 – 21:15: Closing Ceremony & Keynote –Lighthouse Terrace – Hilton hotel

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Angus Friday, Executive Chairman – Atlantean Biosphere Program


Thursday, May 30th

University of the West Indies (UWI) – Cave Hill Campus, Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination (EBCCI)

7:30-8:30: Ground Transportation –Buses depart from Hilton and Accra to UWI – Cave Hill Campus
Note: Early departure for attendees of [Closed Event] Canada Working Group

8:00: Registration & Coffee –EBCCI

8:00: Showcase & Partnership Lounge Open –EBCCI Art Gallery

8:00 – 12:00: [Closed Event] Canada Working Group –Solutions Center – EBCCI Rehearsal Room

8:30-12:00: Training Sessions

12:00-13:30: Lunch

13:30-17:00: Training Sessions

17:30: Showcase & Partnership Lounge Close –EBCCI Art Gallery

17:00-18:00: Ground Transportation –Buses depart from EBCCI to Hilton and Accra hotels


Friday, May 31st

University of the West Indies (UWI) – Cave Hill Campus, Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination (EBCCI)

7:30-8:30: Ground Transportation –Buses depart from Hilton & Accra to UWI – Cave Hill Campus, EBCCI

8:00: Coffee Lounge Open

8:30-12:00: Training Sessions (5 Parallel)

12:30-13:30: Lunch –EBCCI Terrace

13:30-17:00: Training Sessions

17:30: Exhibit Hall Closes

17:30-19:30: cRISKet Match: “Hitting Disaster Risk for Six!” –3Ws Oval, UWI – Cave Hill Campus

19:30-20:00: Ground Transportation –Buses depart from EBCCI to Hilton and Accra hotels