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Spotlight on Bahamians Panel: Integrating Bahamians Abroad with Local Development

– Dr, Gadryn Higgs, Silicon Valley – Kristie Powell, Google – Laron Burrows, Urio – Kimberly King Burns, Convergenz – Aisha Bowe, STEMboard

Keynote Conversation: Kristie Powell, Google: Bridging the Digital Divide

The theme for the 2-day event was ‘Making Grand Bahama the Gateway to Innovation and Technology’, specifically the development of Freeport as an offshore technology hub similar to Silicon Valley. The event attracted and inspired local and international IT professionals, developers, innovators and stakeholders.

Edison Sumner, President, Bahamas Chamber of Commerce: Shaping Policy as it relates to Tax Incentives and Concessions”

The theme for the 2-day event was ‘Making Grand Bahama the Gateway to Innovation and Technology’, specifically the development of Freeport as an offshore technology hub similar to Silicon Valley. The event attracted and inspired local and international IT professionals, developers, innovators and stakeholders.

Keynote Panel: Creating a Competitive Advantage

– Dr. Gadryn Higgs, Silicon Valley – Dedric Adderley, Quantum Data Solutions – Demarius Cash, Network Security – C. Allen Johnson – James Clarke, Global Sun Integration Management – Kimberly King Burns, Convergenz – Mrs. Pakeisa Parker-Edgcombe, MP & Parliamentary Secretary (Facilitator)

Keynote Panel: Logistics, Infrastructure & Policy

– Sebastian Tickle, Ibetel IBO – Dr. Gadryn Higgs, Silicon Valley – Kristie Powell, Google – Xerxes Beharry, Microsoft – Damian Blackburn, Aliv – Archie Collins, CEO Grand Bahama Power Company – Eldri Ferguson-Mackey, VP Northern Service BTC. – Mr. Iram Lewis, MP & Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Works (Facilitator)

Dr. Donovan Moxey: Technology Industry the 3rd Pillar of the Economy

The Grand Bahama Technology Summit was held on November 9-10th 2017 at The Grand Lucayan Convention Center, Freeport, Grand Bahama. It connected entrepreneurs to local and international industry leaders, creating opportunities and access to resources and intellectual capital.

Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis, Prime Minister: Keynote Remarks

The Grand Bahama Technology Summit was held on November 9-10th 2017 at The Grand Lucayan Convention Center, Freeport, Grand Bahama. It connected entrepreneurs to local and international industry leaders, creating opportunities and access to resources and intellectual capital.

Sen. The Hon. J. Kwasi Thompson: Welcome Remarks

The Grand Bahama Technology Summit was held on November 9-10th 2017 at The Grand Lucayan Convention Center, Freeport, Grand Bahama. It connected entrepreneurs to local and international industry leaders, creating opportunities and access to resources and intellectual capital.

Ian Rolle, President, Grand Bahama Port Authority: Opening Remarks

The Grand Bahama Technology Summit was held on November 9-10th 2017 at The Grand Lucayan Convention Center, Freeport, Grand Bahama. It connected entrepreneurs to local and international industry leaders, creating opportunities and access to resources and intellectual capital.

Colonialism, development, and imagination | Joseph Gaskins Jr.

Joey Gaskins Jr. is a political and social commentator, sociology lecturer, and a communication and policy strategist with strong progressive values. A native of Freeport, Grand Bahama, and a Warrior, attending Freeport Anglican High School, where he graduated as Class President and Head Boy in 2003.