TeleBarbados Sponsors Information Society of Barbados’ International Conference

Next month, Barbados will welcome several of the world’s leading information and communication technology (ICT) experts, when the Information Society of Barbados (ISB) hosts “Event Caribbean Conference & Exhibition 2011”.

The international conference and exhibition is slated to take place at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre from October 25th to 26th under the theme, ‘Information and Communication Technology: The Catalyst for Economic Development.’

President of the ISB, James Corbin said “Event Caribbean Conference & Exhibition 2011” will explore how the Caribbean can best utilise ICT to accelerate development:

(L-R) Vice President of the Information Society of Barbados, Michael Forde taking keen interest in the presentation being made by TeleBarbados’ Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Joseph Herdé. Another sponsor, KPMG’s Partner, Advisory Performance & Technology, Brenda Pope also attended the press conference.

The conference presents a unique opportunity for regional business leaders and professionals to interact with industry experts from global corporations such as Google, Microsoft and IBM to discuss how ICT can be leveraged to become a catalyst for economic development… The two-day programme includes keynote presentations by international industry experts, panel discussions and break-out seminars.”

Joseph Herdé Vice President of Sales and Marketing at TeleBarbados, one of the events main sponsors described the event as an important one for local and regional ICT professionals:

Even though individual companies might be competitors, it is important that as practitioners we come together to discuss how the industry can move our country and region forward. TeleBarbados is extremely proud to be a sponsor of an event which seeks to provide a forum for this discourse. Our slogan ‘Enabling your world’ speaks not only to the individual but can be applied on a larger scale as we seek to enable and influence and empower global advancement”.

The exhibition aspect of the conference will feature cutting-edge technologies and services by local, regional and international companies. Patrons will have access to pertinent information on ICT courses, certifications, new technologies and applications.

The 2011 Event Caribbean Conference & Exhibition is also sponsored by Global Directories, KPMG and Illuminat (Barbados) Limited. Persons are encouraged to visit the website for further details.

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