August 16, 2023
KPMG in Caricom announces its continued co-title sponsorship of the 7th Caribbean Infrastructure Forum (CARIF), taking place on September 18-19, 2023 at the Ritz-Carlton in Miami, Florida.
The 2023 CARIF will bring together key stakeholders, industry leaders, policymakers, and investors to focus on infrastructure as an enabler for sustainable growth in the Caribbean.
Head of Advisory for KPMG in Caricom, Raymond Campbell, explained KPMG’s longstanding commitment to supporting the development of resilient and sustainable infrastructure across the region.
“Resilient infrastructure is a strategic imperative for the Caribbean. We have seen in recent times where climate, health and economic challenges have disrupted crucial services, and hindered economic progress across the region.
Now more than ever, it has becoming increasingly crucial for governments and regulators to tackle tough questions about the unique challenges we face in the Caribbean that affects the prioritization of sustainable infrastructural projects that can safeguard public health, ensure uninterrupted services, and foster sustainable economic growth,” he said.
The event which features a speaker lineup of government ministers, leaders in the public and private sectors and experts in infrastructure project development, will have special focus on topics including the Caribbean power sector, food security, next generation climate-smart construction, urban resilience, investment for the digital infrastructure revolution, among other key areas.
“We know that infrastructure is the backbone of any thriving economy, and the lineup of issues to be covered over the two days not only touches on the current state of affairs in the Caribbean, but also goes a step further to explore how we can future-proof infrastructure for the next generation with sustainable financing and national policies,” said Christopher Brome, Advisory Partner and Head of Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare at KPMG in Caricom.
Attendees at this year’s CARIF will participate in roundtables, workshops and networking opportunities to help shape the future of infrastructure in the Caribbean region.
The inaugural CARIF Industry Awards will also be held to acknowledge excellence and innovation in the delivery of Caribbean infrastructure policy, projects, and financings.
For more information on CARIF 2023 visit: https://newenergyevents.com/carif/
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Since 2016, the Caribbean Infrastructure Forum has convened regional and global leaders engaged in the planning, financing and construction of infrastructure and capital projects across the Caribbean. The geographic coverage of CARIF spans the entirety of the Caribbean. Sectoral coverage is also comprehensive and includes updates on and opportunities in the power, health, digital, transportation, telecoms, education, tourism, and water & wastewater sectors.