Professor Baldacchino is the sole author or lead co-author of 22 books and monographs and sole editor or lead co-editor of 23 other publications. He is also co-author of over 120 peer reviewed articles and book chapters. One of his most recent publications, is a book chapter co-authored with Mr. Arjen Alberts, co-chair of the local organizing committee for the conference. The book chapter which examines the cases of Aruba, Sint Maarten and the US Virgin Islands, is entitled- Resilience and Tourism in Islands: Insights from the Caribbean.
Earlier, the conference organizers announced the participation of the Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands, Mrs. Sharlene Cartwright-Robinson as a keynote speaker and Dr. Peter Clegg, eminent political science and international relations scholar. According to USM’s Dean of Academics, Mrs. Genève Phillip-Durham, “with Professor Baldacchino added to the slate of keynote speakers, we can expect rich, insightful and adequately informed perspectives to be shared. Godfrey is a walking encyclopedia when it comes to anything you need to know about island studies. He can always be relied on to deliver engaging and up-to-date research material”.