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“Global Politics Of Traveling While Black”

“Global Politics Of Traveling While Black”

ThinkFest 2019 ends this Sunday with a talk entitled: “Vacations for Liberation? Bermuda, Black Tourism and the Global Politics of Traveling while Black”. Historian Dr Theodore Francis will discuss the ways in which the Black diaspora addressed the problem of segregated travel and highlight Bermuda’s central role in Black tourism and the island’s... Read more of this article

ThinkFest: Is Tourism Better Under An Authority?

ThinkFest: Is Tourism Better Under An Authority?

Researcher Cordell Riley is to probe the performance of the Bermuda Tourism Authority at the next ThinkFest event on Thursday. In a talk entitled “Getting beyond the spin. Is tourism better under an Authority?” Mr Riley will present data and performance metrics on Bermuda’s tourism before and after the establishment of the BTA. “Mr Riley’s... Read more of this article

IoD: Directors Must Understand Cyber Threats

IoD: Directors Must Understand Cyber Threats

Board directors in Bermuda are being urged to attend a conference looking at risks posed by cyberattacks. Later this year, Bermuda will host the second annual Bermudian edition of the International Cyber Risk Management Conference. One of the supporting sponsors is the Bermuda branch of the Institute of Directors and its chair Rochelle Simons said it... Read more of this article

Sept 25: BEDC To Host “Balancing Act” Seminar

Sept 25: BEDC To Host “Balancing Act” Seminar

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] will host Balancing Act, a seminar that will teach business owners and entrepreneurs about the importance of work/life balance on Wednesday, September 25th from 8.30am to 11.00am at The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club. A spokesperson said, “Hungry for success, entrepreneurs can often develop tunnel... Read more of this article

IoD Bermuda October 2019 PD Modules

IoD Bermuda October 2019 PD Modules

The Fall series of director development courses have been organized by the Bermuda branch of the Institute of Directors. “In a recent survey of our members, 87 percent said locally offered professional designation courses were very or somewhat important,” said Rochelle Simons, the IoD branch chair. “We are therefore pleased that we will host two... Read more of this article

Matalin & Carville To Speak At BILA Conference

Matalin & Carville To Speak At BILA Conference

Duelling husband-and-wife political consultants and commentators Mary Matalin and James Carville will be keynote speakers at the upcoming 2019 Bermuda International Life & Annuity [BILA] Conference. Ms Matalin, a conservative from Chicago, served under US President Ronald Reagan, was director of George H. W. Bush’s re-election campaign, an... Read more of this article

Video: Reimaging Sports Panel Discussion

Video: Reimaging Sports Panel Discussion

A panel discussion is being held this evening [Sept 6] entitled “Reimaging Sports”  which features some of the island’s top athletes and aims to provide an opportunity for Bermuda’s sports stakeholders to gain knowledge and enhance their role within sport.Panelists include football star Shaun Goater, Olympic diver Katura Horton-Perinchief,... Read more of this article

BII Conference To Tackle Opioid Crisis On Oct 3

BII Conference To Tackle Opioid Crisis On Oct 3

The opioid crisis potentially poses a considerable threat of loss to multiple re/insurance lines of business, according to a conference panel moderator. Kirsten E. Beasley, the Head of Healthcare Broking, North America, Willis Towers Watson, is the moderator on a Bermuda Insurance Institute [BII] conference panel looking at the opioids issue. “This... Read more of this article

Presentation: “Why Is Archaeology So White?”

Presentation: “Why Is Archaeology So White?”

Archaeologist Catherine Draycott is to probe the lack of racial diversity in her field at ThinkFest next week. In a talk entitled “Why is Archaeology so white? And what can we do about it?” Durham University professor Dr Draycott will sketch out a research proposal and pilot a survey at this year’s third ThinkFest presentation on September 12. She... Read more of this article

Former Astronaut Among TEDx Speakers

Former Astronaut Among TEDx Speakers

A Space Shuttle astronaut, a former Central Intelligence Agency master of disguise and false identities and the founder and chief test pilot of a company which manufactures jet suits are among the guest speakers confirmed for the line-up of this year’s TEDxBermuda talks. Being held in October, the annual TEDx [Technology, Entertainment, Design]... Read more of this article

DFI Set To Hold ‘White Chair Wisdom’ Event

DFI Set To Hold ‘White Chair Wisdom’ Event

The Designed for Impact [DFI] Women’s Conference will be holding an event dubbed ‘White Chair Wisdom’ on November 8 at the Fairmont Southampton A spokesperson said, “Designed for Impact – Bermuda’s largest Women’s Conference and Event Series – together with presenting sponsor Ascendant, returns this fall for White... Read more of this article

Mental Health In The Church Workshop

Mental Health In The Church Workshop

Dr. Althea Winifred – Dean of Substance International Institute Faith School – will be hosting a workshop dubbed ‘Mental Health in the Church’ on Thursday, October 10 from 6.00pm to 9.00pm at the Heritage Worship Center in Hamilton. Dr. Winifred said, “In Bermuda, there is a Mental Health Awareness Week from October 6 to October... Read more of this article

2.5 Hour Video: ‘Independence For Bermuda’

2.5 Hour Video: ‘Independence For Bermuda’

A forum titled “Independence For Bermuda: Now, Or Never?” was held last night [Aug 22] at the Dr. E Gordon Hall at the BIU Headquarters with the featured panelists including Lloyd Williams, Ryan Robinson Perinchief, former Premier Alex Scott, Phil Perinchief, and Cordell Riley. The 2.5 hour replay is below: Related StoriesTwo Hour... Read more of this article