New mechanisms for linking research & policy – Initial workshop

Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica, 18 February 2011

Thirty people, including participants, resource people and expert trainers, will participate in a two-day workshop in Kingston, Jamaica 22-23 February 2011. The workshop is the initial activity of an expert programme on new mechanisms for linking research and policy and will cover fundamentals in communication planning, audio visual production, data visualisation techniques and Web 2.0 strategies for network building, research dissemination and impact. The programme also includes professional certification and a competitive fund for the development of specific communication outputs arising from the workshop.

The workshop is organised by Fundación Comunica and Panos Caribbean in collaboration with the Telecommunications Policy and Management Programme of the Mona School of Business,UWI and with the support of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC).