23rd Annual Meeting (Online) Friday 30th October 2020
The 23rd Annual Meeting of the UK Belize Association will take place on Friday 30th October 2020.
About the Event
This year, by going online we also invite colleagues from Belize and the US to join us for a shorter event consisting of:
(1) Keynote lecture, by Mike Jay “Colonel Despard, the first Superintendent of British Honduras” from his biography of Despard, consulted by the BBC in the latest TV series of Poldark
(2) Panel Discussion: “The Economy of Belize: present challenges and ways forward”. with expert panelists including Victor Bulmer-Thomas (Emeritus Professor of Economics, London University), Will Grant, (the BBC’s central American Correspondent), Ydahlia Metzgen (Belize Bank) and Valerie Woods (former Director of Belize Tourism Board). Chaired by Dr David Howard, Oxford University.
(3) A celebration of the life of Professor Peter Furley, founder of our Association, who sadly died on 31 January this year. Led by our President Dr Neil Stuart, with your spoken contributions invited on the day. Please contribute your written memories, photos etc, in advance of the meeting by using this link.
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This will be followed by a very short AGM of the UK- Belize Association, at which any offers to help contribute to the Association and our future events will be gratefully accepted!