Hon. Dr Ralph Gonslaves Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, joined several leading politicians, in open and frank discussions about Education across the organisation of Eastern Caribbean States the OECS.
According to OECS, the 2017 Distinguished Leadership and Innovation Conference (DLIC) was held recently, at the Hyatt Regency, Port of Spain, Trinidad.
During the event, discussions took place with the aim of the development of the region’s human potential and to identify practical applications to improve leadership and decision-making in the education system.
The 2017 Distinguished Leadership and Innovation Conference sought to provoke critical thinking in leaders, arouse creativity and compel persons to action by educating and engaging leaders in discussions intrinsic to business, innovation and competitiveness.
The three guest speakers were Jim Collins, faculty member at the Stanford Graduate School of Business; Sir Ken Robinson, Professor Emeritus and well-known as the most-watched speaker in TED Talk history; and Pankaj Ghemawat, Professor of Management and Strategy and Director of the Centre for the Globalisation of Education and Management at the Stern School of Business.
The conference also witnessed a panel discussion chaired by Dr Didacus Jules, Director General of the OECS Commission, which featured Sir Ken Robinson; Hon. Dr Gonsalves; Hon. Walwyn; and Hon. Michael Browne, Minister of Education Science and Technology, Antigua and Barbuda.