The 17th Annual Conference of the Organisation of Caribbean Utility Regulators (OOCUR) is taking place in Anguilla, 11-14 November 2019. The Conference is being hosted by the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) of Anguilla, with speakers and attendees from the Caribbean, Canada and the USA; a total of 80 participants have convened at the CuisinArt Golf & Spa Resort, the Conference venue. The Conference agenda contains many broad regulatory themes in addition to sector specific issues. Among the latter are topics such as Resilience in the Energy Sector through the Caribbean Energy Initiative; Performance based contracts for Non-Revenue Water; Cyber-security: challenges and opportunities; and Broadband in the Caribbean, to name a few. The Conference ends today, 13 November, 2019, and the OOCUR General Assembly and Regulators Day will be held on 14 November, 2019.
Sponsors of the Conference include the Government of Anguilla, platinum sponsor; Liberty Latin America (C & W Communications), gold sponsor; National Commercial Bank of Anguilla and Anguilla Electricity Company Ltd. (ANGLEC). The conference was opened by Honourable Curtis Richardson, the Minister of Infrastructure, Communications, Utilities, Housing, Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment.