May 1-3, 2014. The Caribbean At Risk: From Hazards Adaptation to Societal Transformation. Hosted by Rutgers Geography Department. Co-sponsored by: MaGrann Endowment, Department of Geography, Critical Caribbean Studies, The Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs, Rutgers Climate Institute. This is a three day event. All events will be held in the Rutgers University Inn & Conference Center. More information on the agendas for the different days available here.
Speakers: April K. Baptiste (Colgate University), Matthew Bishop (University of the West Indies), Ruperto Chaparro Serrano (University of Puerto Rico), Barbara E. Carby (University of the West Indies at Mona, Jamaica), Douglas Gamble (University of North Carolina Wilmington), Tania del Mar López Marrero (Rutgers University), Brian G. McAdoo (Yale-NUS College), Althea Ward Clark (Vassar College), Mark Pelling (King's College London), Kevon Rhiney (University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica), Adelle Thomas (College of The Bahamas), Ben Wisner (University College London, Feinstein International Center, Tufts University, and the Environmental Studies Program, Oberlin College), Michael Witter (University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica)