OOCUR 2017 Conference - Call for Papers
The Organisation of Caribbean Utility Regulators (OOCUR) is a non-profit association whose purpose and objectives are to assist in the improvement of utility regulation in the Caribbean, to undertake research, training and development, to facilitate understanding of regulatory issues and to share information and experience. Its membership are the regulatory bodies throughout the Caribbean and at the moment there are twelve such members.
Every year since 2003 OOCUR, along with one of the local regulatory bodies as host, holds an ANNUAL CONFERENCE, and this year the 15th Annual Conference will be held within the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago within the first week in November, 2017. This date is, however, subject to confirmation by the Executive Council with the active participation of the RIC as to when it will be held.
Over the years we have been hosts to in excess of eighty (80) participants from the Caribbean, the UK and USA and further afield, and we have had distinguished and learned and experienced personalities deliver papers on matters regulatory and kindred subjects. We have been receiving between 20 and 25 papers on each occasion.
The subjects for discussion will be referencing Telecommunications and ICT, Water and Sewerage, Electricity, and Energy, Transportation, and Gas.
I AM CALLING FOR PAPERS AND INVITING SUBMISSION OF PAPERS ON THE THEME -
"BALANCING THE INTERESTS - LESSONS FROM CARIBBEAN REGULATORS."
The paper should be one page with Abstract and Short CV of presenter:
Submission Deadline: AUGUST 15, 2017.
Notification: Abstract Acceptance - September 4th, 2017.
Typed in Microsoft word, Times New Roman, Font size 12 and sent by electronic mail.
The paper presentation will be 20 minutes including optional Power Point.
Paper will appear in OOCUR publications.
Paper submission deadline: OCTOBER 15, 2017.
Please submit abstract and paper to:
p r e m 1 9 3 2 @ y a h o o . c o m
c l a y t o n b l a c k m a n @ y a h o o . c o . u k
Mailing addresses will be submitted indue course but in good time for Conference.