Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited entry earned the Silver Star Award
Meet our HR Icon Awardee 2018, Mr. Ward Mills, OD
Topic: Business Renewal and Transformation - (Case Report)
Session Type: Concurrent Workshop
Date: Thursday, November 21, 2013
Time: 11:10 - 11:55 am
Dr William W. Lawrence is a management consultant and Founding Director of the Professional Services Unit at Mona School of Business & Management, UWI. He has over 25 years of industry experience as a business executive and industrial engineer at global companies Goodyear and Sealy. He specializes in business restructuring and his roadmap is the cover story of the May 2011 edition of Industrial Engineer magazine (IIE) and is endorsed by Turnaround Management Association. He has served as an adjunct professor at four universities and reviewer for the US Academy of Management (AOM) and the Unites States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE). William sits on the Academic Review Committee of the e-Learning campus of the Jamaica Stock Exchange and is a Trustee of the Small Business Association of Jamaica.
The Conference33 speakers and presenters include the following:
Topic: Vision 20/30: Are We On Track?
Session Type: Keynote Presentation
Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Time: 10:20 - 12:30 pm
Mr. Richard Lumsden is the Programme Director, Vision 2030 Jamaica, in the Plan Development Unit, at the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ). He is a former Corporate Planner at JAMPRO and has many years experience in Business Consulting. Mr. Lumsden is a former Jamaica Scholar, a graduate with a B.A. degree in Economics from Yale University, USA, and an MBA in Finance from the Manchester Business School in the UK. He has one daughter, and his hobbies include tennis and reading.
Topic: Project Management as a Tool in HR Management
Session Type: Certificate Workshop
Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Time: 3:00 - 3:40 pm
Dr. Cecil White is a leadership practitioner, lecturer, and process excellence specialist with over 30 years leadership experience, in the public and private sectors. He is a global volunteer for the Project Management Institute (PMI), and currently serves as a member of the Chapter Member Advisory Group. Dr. White is also a member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ), and serves as a judge for the ASQ International Team Excellence Award Process. Dr. White currently holds the position of Senior Vice President Operations and Corporate Planning at the National Health Fund, and is also an adjunct faculty member at the Mona School of Business and Management. He earned a Doctor of Education Degree (EdD) from Nova Southeastern University with a specialization in Organizational Leadership. Additionally, he holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), the Project Management Professional (PMP) credential, and is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (LSSBB). Dr. White is also a Justice of the Peace, and a member of the Lay Magistrates Association of Jamaica.
Topic: Remodeling the Present - Changing the Future
Session Type: Closing Plenary
Date: Friday, November 22, 2013
Time: 2:30 - 3:25 pm
Motivational speaker Scott Greenberg combines years of experience in business and education to present humorous, inspirational and informative programs. Scott, a cancer survivor turned marathon runner, speaks on resilience, leadership and peak performance and shows audiences how to use internal mastery to achieve extraordinary external results. In 2010, Scott’s “Edible Arrangements” franchise won the “Best Customer Service” award out of 972 franchisees worldwide. His diverse client list includes Nike, Wyndham Hotel Group and the U.S. Air Force. For more information visit www.scottgreenberg.com.