The event, now in its 23rd year, is sponsored by the Central Bank of Barbados and the National Cultural Foundation.
Michelle Doyle-Lowe has been with the Central Bank of Barbados since 1997 and was previously Director of its Research and Economic Analysis Department (READ).
The Prime Minister praised the Bank for its ability to evolve in a changing financial landscape and for its contribution to the cultural arena.
"Practical Solutions to Strengthen Economic Growth and Adjustment in Small Open Economies."
The Barbados economy has recorded gains in addressing some its economic issues, but challenges remain.
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