Caribbean Science Foundation expands, releases upcoming schedule

Professor Cardinal Warde

CSF Executive Director Professor Cardinal Warde

Barbados, WI, September 23, 2013: The Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) which is aimed at diversifying the economies of the Caribbean region, recently announced its varied schedule of events and updates of activities. The CSF is focused on harnessing science and technology for economic development, and to help raise the standard of living in the Caribbean.

According to Professor Cardinal Warde, CSF’s executive director, the New England branch of the Caribbean Diaspora for Science, Technology and Innovation (CADSTI-NE) will hold its meetings at MIT. The next meeting of the CADSTI-NE, he explained, will take place on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 6:00 PM in building 13, room 3038 at MIT. For more information about this branch and the next meeting, email:  It was also revealed that the District of Columbia (DC) branch of the CADSTI-DC will be holding its first meeting soon.For more information about this branch and its first meeting, email:

“Accountants, lawyers, teachers, bankers, investors, physicians, dentists, entrepreneurs, the clergy, politicians, students, social workers, proposal writing experts, policy makers, etc., in addition to scientists and engineers, are invited to become members of their local CADSTI branch,” Warde said.
On June 28, 2013, Warde gave a briefing in Ottawa, Canada, to several of the CARICOM High Commissioners to that country.  At that meeting, it was decided that CADSTI-Canada should be launched and based in Toronto.  Professor Harold Ramkissoon, from the Trinidad and Tobago campus of the University of the West Indies, agreed to help with the logistics associated with starting CADSTI-Canada. New members from Canada who are interested in contributing to the Caribbean region through CADSTI and CSF are encouraged to contact Warde. The United Kingdom branch was launched in February 2013. Monthly meetings will be held at the Barbados High Commission, located at 1 Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3ND. The next meeting will take place on Friday, October 4, 2013 at 8:30 PM. Contact for more information.

The CSF and CADSTI in collaboration with the Ministry of Education of Guyana will hold its third annual Workshop on December 2 and 3 in Georgetown, Guyana. View the preliminary draft agenda at Register now for the 2013 CADSTI-CSF Workshop at out hotel options at CSF is eager to determine the range of scientific research in the region. Scientific researchers are invited to submit posters for presentation at the workshop. Instructions for submission are available at http;//  A one page summary is due on October 18, 2013. Feedback will be provided by October 25, 2013.

For more information, contact Professor Warde 

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