Caribbean Urban Forum 2018, Jamaica


The University of Technology, Jamaica will be our hosts for the 8th Caribbean Urban Forum (CUF2018) to be held from 27th -29th June 2018 at the UTECH campus, Jamaica. As we approach the date for the conference, the UTECH CUF website will have the most up to date information.


Paper from the Conference 

Mortada, H (2018). Investment for sustainability of Informal Traditional Settlements: The Case of Al-Ghat, Saudi Arabia (Click here Mortada Al Ghat 2018)


DOWNLOAD THE CUF 2018 Conference Agenda FINAL1




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Early bird registration (before 25th May 2018) is US$275.

Regular registration is US$375 (after 26th May 2018)

Presenter’s registration is US$275. 



We have negotiated rates at the following hotels for participants between 25th 29th June 2018:

Courtleigh Hotel & Suites 

                                           Single                       Double 

Deluxe room                       US$140                      US$150

One bedroom suite             US$175                      US$185


Knutsford Court Hotel 

                                           Single                       Double 

Standard Room                  US$98                       US$108

Superior room                    US$116                     US$126


Jamaica Pegasus

,                                            Single                       Double 

Deluxe room                       US$140                      US$160


There is a service charge of 10%, a government tax of 16.5%, a room tax of US$4 and an Energy Surcharge of US$8 on all rooms above. 

Hotel notes for Pegasus:

1)      Download and complete the form  JPH Booking Form – UTECH Caribbean Urban Forum (June 24 – 30, 2019)  Please return to /  or by fax.  This rate offer must be booked directly with the hotel.  It cannot be booked on line.

2)      The rates for each room category and the hotel contact details are included on the form.

3)      The room rates are applicable for the period June 24 – 30, 2019.  Persons can book to stay any number of nights necessary.  A different rate will apply outside of this agreed period.

4)      Persons wishing to book will provide us with their credit card details, one night’s room rate will be charged to the card to guarantee the booking. Full payment will be charged to the card on arrival.  Persons who do not cancel their reservation and do not arrive as booked will be charged one night’s cancellation fee.  A credit card authorization form is attached to the Reservation Form which can be used to authorize the card payment.

5)     The room block will be released on May 25, 2018.  Persons wishing to book after the booking deadline will be booked at the best available rate at the time of booking.

5)      All rates quoted are per room, per night. Rates include daily buffet breakfast served in our Blue Window Restaurant.

The hotel offers complimentary wifi access in bedrooms and public areas for all guests.

 We look forward to hosting the guests attending the Caribbean Urban Forum.


Click for hotel forms for:

Knutsford Utech Caribbean Forum- June 25-29, 2018-KCH

Courtleigh UTECH CARIBBEAN FORUM – JUNE 25-29, 2018-CHS

Mona Conference Centre   MVLCC – Guest Room Rates 2018 – UWI


The deadline for abstract has passed.  CUF2018-Call for Abstracts UTECH.



For further information on general conference as well as the events being held prior to CUF2018, please contact:


Dr. Carol Archer

Chair, Local Organising Committee

University of Technology, Jamaica

Phone (876) 970-5480 ext 2480




Caribbean Network for Urban and Land Management

Phone (868) 662-2002 ext 83398