Printable Conference Presentations (2018)


JSE Conference 2018 AGENDA

Speakers’ PROFILE

Opening Ceremony, Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Taking Stock: Obstacles and Opportunities
Mrs. Marlene Street Forrest
Managing Director
Jamaica Stock Exchange
(Conference Overview) 
  Marshalling Regional Creativity & Innovation for Growth
Mr. Ian McNaughton
Jamaica Stock Exchange

Driving Growth via The Securities Market

Mr. Steven Gooden
Chief Executive Officer
NCB Capital Markets Limited
President, Jamaica Securities Dealers Association


  Day 2, Wednesday, January 24, 2018

   Budget Surplus: The New Dispensation for Growth
The Hon. Audley Shaw
Minister of Finance & the Public Service
 Robotics: Implications for the Engineering, Manufacturing, Agricultural & Financial Industries
Dr. Noel Brown P.E.
Head, School Engineering and Associate Professor                    University of Technology, Jamaica 
    Robotics & its Implication for Job Growth and Regional Development
Mr. Damion Mitchell, Chair Computer and Information Sciences Department
Northern Caribbean Universit


Non-Traditional Financing Solutions

Mr. Berisford Grey
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer


 How Natural Disasters Affect the Financial Sector

Mr. Craig Mair
Senior VP of Corporate and Commercial Banking


Monetizing the Plant-Based Medicine Industry                       Dr. the Hon. Henry Lowe OJ, CD, JP: Scientist – Medicinal Chemistry 

Monetizing the Plant-Based Medicine Industry

Dr. Janice Simmonds Fisher: Nutrition and Preventative Medicine– Autologous Stem Cell Treatment

Day 3, Thursday, January 25, 2018


His Excellency Asif Ahmad CMG

British High Commissioner to Jamaica


Mr. Edward Alexander

Chief Executive Officer, tTech Limited


Mr. Steven Gooden  

Chief Executive Officer, NCB Capital Markets Limited 

  Main Presentations 


Moving from Single to Double Digit Growth 

The Hon. Dr. Peter Phillips
Leader of the Opposition
People’s National Party


Building the Social Stock Exchanges & Mobilizing Capital for the Social Good

Mr. Celso Grecco
Founder Social Stock Exchange (SSE) within BM&FBOVESPA
São Paulo Stock Exchange, Brazil


The Role of Caribbean Exchanges Moving Forward

Mr. Marlon Yarde
Managing Director
Barbados Stock Exchange 

   Mr. Gerald Wight – Invest in Haiti. A Win-Win for Investors and the Haitian Populace

Mr. Gerald Wight
ProFin and Caribbean Investor Capital

Invest in Haiti, A Win-Win for Investors and the Haitian Populace

 Mr. Kesner Pharel
Economist and Chairman and CEO
Group Croissance S.A.


Building the Financial Network. A Climate of Change Advantageous to Special Projects 

Mr. Ryan Strachan
Wealth Manager
Ideal Finance Corporation Limited


Creating Opportunities for Businesses in Canada

Dr. Warren Salmon
Black Board International, First Fridays & The Ontario Alliance of Black School Educators


Legal Requirements for Doing Business in Canada 

Mr. Rami Chalabi
Bennett Jones LLP, Ontario

Legal Requirements for Doing Business in Canada

 Dr. Kimberly McManus
Partner and Patent Agent
Aird & McBurney LP, Aird & Berlis


The New Crime Fighting Special Operations 
The Hon. Robert Montague, MP
Minister of National Security
The Ministry of National Security

 Mr. R. David Mitchell – Modern Security Thinking: The Way Forward in the Climate of Change
Mr. R. David Mitchell
Assistant Deputy Minister
Ministry of Children and Youth Services, Ontario
 Transforming Crime-Plagued Communities Through Diaspora Engagement
Mr. Marlon Hill
Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel, LLP
Marketing and Media Engagement: The Key to Transforming the Financial Sector
Heneka Watkis-Porter
Entrepreneur & Podcaster, Patwa Culcha International & The Entrepreneurial You
 Marketing and Media Engagement: The Key to Transforming the Financial Sector
Mr. Nigel Cooper
Brand Finance Caribbean
 The Impact of Blockchain Technology
Mr. Driss Temsamani
Region Head of Digital Channels and Enterprise Banking Services