Valdez James is expected to join over 25 other participants who represent 16 trade unions from across the Caribbean at the forum. He is expected to make a brief presentation at one of the sessions, a press release states.
The event is being hosted by the Antigua and Barbuda Workers Union.
The two-day meeting began on Thursday, August 8 at the Jolly Beach Hotel.
One of the aims of the gathering is to identify urgent areas for capacity building among member unions.
Among the countries represented are the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, St. Lucia, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago.