SCL Biennial Conference
SCL Biennial Conference

SCL Biennial Conference
SCL Biennial Conference
SCL Biennial Conference
SCL Biennial Conference
SCL Biennial Conference
SCL Biennial Conference
SCL Biennial Conference


Practical Information


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Airport shuttle service
Juta Tours
Shuttles are waiting at the airport but may be contacted for further information at Email: or Phone No. 876-927-4536, 876-927-4534

  Getting around:


The Jamaican Dollar (JMD) is the official currency of Jamaica. The US Dollar is accepted by most merchants (coins are not usually accepted). The exchange rate is not fixed and can fluctuate on a regular basis. The rate at 18 February is USD1.00 to JMD121.4. Visit XE for current exchange rates.


  Eating Out:





Venue: UWI, Mona Campus

The UWI Mona campus, located in Northern Kingston, encompasses 653 acres of land formerly part of two large sugar estates, Papine and Mona. Scattered throughout the campus are the famous historic ruins of a Roman-style aqueduct, water wheel, and other remnants of the sugar works which once stood on the site ....Read More »

Important Dates
Practical Information

Some practical information for Conference attendees, including:

- Arriving in Jamaica
- Currency
- Mobile Devices
- Getting around
- Eating Out
- Shopping

About SCL

The SCL is a scholarly linguistics Society dedicated to the study of language in the Caribbean and to the dissemination of both the theoretical and applied research of its members. Read more

Contact Us

Local Organising Committee:

Prof Silvia Kouwenberg

Prof Hubert Devonish

SCL Secretariat:

SCL Secretary
Dr. Clive Forrester

SCL Treasurer:
Dr. Jo-Anne Ferreira

Members' Portal

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  • Population: 3,000,000 est;.2014
  • Capital: Kingston; 970,000 est. 2014
  • Area: 10,991 sq kms (4,244 sq miles)
  • Languages: English and Jamaican (English Creole)
  • International Airports: Norman Manley International (Kingston) and Sangster International (Montego Bay)
  • Telephone Code: 876
  • Time Zone: GMT - 5 hours

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