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Trinidad and Tobago is well placed to be the regional Big Data leader.

By bringing together key stakeholders, the Forum will explore the transformational potential of Big Data and look at ways to build and promote trust, collaboration and innovation across multiple sectors.

The Forum will illustrate the potential for Big Data to add value and reduce risk across business, social and economic spheres.

The Forum is proposed as a virtual event (two half- days) with a mix of panel discussions, keynotes and case study presentations where influential actors gather to shape the future of Big Data in Trinidad and Tobago, and regionally.


Government actors with responsibility for shaping the environment that facilitates Big Data usage;

CEOs, Small and Micro Enterprise (SME) business owners and private sector leaders mandated with redefining ‘digital’ business models, more efficient supply chains, and new sources of revenue;

IT developers & designers with technical expertise to establish data engineering skills into business processes;

IFI’s contributing resources for digital transformation and innovation;

Data Analysts and Scientists with responsibility for applying technological infrastructure to improve quality and value of data as part of the digital economy;

Academicians contributing to Big Data research material across various databases and repositories.


The Forum is proposed along the following key thematic areas:

  1. Transformational role of Big Data in the future smart society;
  2. The Business Case for Big Data; and
  3. Building Trust in Big Data.