The Public Utilities Commission (PUC) Guyana hosted the Organization of Caribbean Utility Regulators (OOCUR) 2020 Virtual Symposium on December 1 and 3, 2020 under the theme Forging the path in a post COVID-19 Era.
OOCUR is a non-profit organisation registered in Guyana. Its membership is utility regulators in the Caribbean. The objectives of OOCUR include: to assist to improve utility regulation; to undertake research, training and development and facilitate understanding of regulation issues and share information and experience.
This two day Symposium brought together Industry leaders; Government officials; CEOs of Utility Companies; International and Regional Academia; students and other participants who interact and deliberate in a technological space on issues relating to the regulated sectors of Water, Wastewater and Sewerage, Telecommunications/ICTs, Electricity and Energy.
The Honourable Prime Minster of Guyana Brigadier (Ret’d) Mark Anthony Philips delivered the Keynote address at the opening ceremony.
Attendees were treated to a mix of remote entertainment and surprises during the events.