CARILEC 2017 Conference for Corporate Communications



CASTRIES, St. Lucia – The Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC), will host its annual Corporate Communications, Human Resource and Customer Service Conference at the Westin Dawn Beach Resort and Spa March 10-14, in St. Maarten.

For the second consecutive year, the Conference will be co-hosted with Utility member NV GEBE, whose CEO Kenrick Chittick has registered a number of his employees as part of the utility’s capacity building strategy for employees. The conference is being sponsored by silver sponsors the Training Professionals International Firm (TPI), located in St. Maarten and Northwest Linesman College located in Idaho, United States of America.

Prior to the Conference, CARILEC is scheduled to host a Pre-Conference Workshop: “Aligning Culture and Strategy” from March 10-14. The workshop will be facilitated by Richard Dick, Principal Consultant and CEO of Development Consulting Center, a firm he founded in 1997 that focuses on Organizational Development.

Henrietta Elizabeth Thompson

The Conference will feature Henrietta Elizabeth Thompson as the keynote speaker. Thompson is a former Member of Parliament and Leader of Opposition Business in the Senate in Barbados. She has also served as an Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), a consultant on the SDGs and as a Senior Advisor to the UN Secretary General’s global energy initiative entitled “Sustainable Energy for All.” An attorney-at-law with LLB, LLM and MBA degrees, Thompson has co-authored and authored numerous publications, including “From Rio+20 to a new Development Agenda”; “The Plain Language Guide to Rio+20” and a motivational book “Make Yourself Happy.” She currently serves as the Executive Director Designate of the SUNY-UWI Centre for Leadership and Sustainable Development in New York.

Thompson and other regionally recognized speakers will address this year’s Conference theme “Accountability. Transparency. Customer Experience.” They will share their experience and expertise on a range of topics which include: “Change Management: A Deeper Look”; “Implementing HR Best Practices for Talent to Thrive”; “Delivering Excellence Through Collaboration: 6 Strategies/6 Behaviours”; “Leadership Series: How to Advocate for Change”; and “HR: A Change Agent in Mergers and Acquisition.”

The Conference will emphasize leading innovation, creativity and best practice and will provide an opportunity for professionals working in all facets of human resources, communications, marketing, brand management and customer experience to share insights and network with the leading minds in these fields.

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