On Wednesday, August 15, the City of Knowledge Foundation carried out a flag raising ceremony in commemoration of the 499 years of the Foundation of the City of Panama.
Acclaimed international jazz artists, renowned educators and fans from around the world, will be invited to the sixteenth edition of the Panama Jazz Festival that will take place from January 14 to 19, 2019 at the City of Knowledge, with the premise of continuing to strengthen Panamanian education and social welfare, and consecrating positive qualities such as creativity, cultural exchange and talent among the Isthmus youth.
Authorities of USF Health visited the City of Knowledge in order to have a meeting and attend a presentation of the project by the Executive President of the City of Knowledge Foundation, Jorge Arosemena.
On Thursday, August 9, the forum "Biodiversity and Business: Challenges and Opportunities" took place in the auditorium of the Innova 109 at the City of Knowledge.
With the objective of facilitating collaboration between the academic sector, as well as projects and development interventions implemented in Panama and Central America, Florida State University (FSU) - Campus in the Republic of Panama and the United Nations Office of the United Nations Services for Projects (UNOPS), signed an Interinstitutional Collaboration Agreement today. The Rector of the FSU-Panama Campus, Dr. Carlos Langoni, the Regional Director of UNOPS for Latin America and the Caribbean, Mr. Fabrizio Feliciani, and the Director of UNOPS in Panama, Mr. Roberto Carrillo Castillo, attended the event held at the City of Knowledge.
Once again the renowned Colombian historian Diana Uribe managed to fill the Athenaeum to offer a master conference on the 500 years of the City of Panama.
The City of Knowledge Foundation, the University of Barcelona and HUMANAF held the conference "Neurosciences for effective leadership", on Monday, August 6 at the City of Knowledge Convention Center.
The public university of Prairie View A & M, located in Texas, gave a presentation on its College of Agriculture and Human Sciences at the City of Knowledge.
On Thursday, July 26, the Global Demo Day 2018 was held, were the 9 best startups in the world, offering the most "powerful and viable" solutions to current and future water management problems, got to present their ideas at the City of Knowledge Convention Center. On this occasion, startups from Ecuador, Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Portugal and Norway competed.
The H20 Challenge is a pioneering global program that was born with the aim of accelerating the most promising and innovative projects within the water sector. Being aware of the enormous challenge that millions of people face every day, the City of Knowledge Foundation decided to establish alliances with IE Business School, CONAGUA, SENACYT, in collaboration with the World Bank, to identify the most powerful global startups that offer concrete solutions to the management of the water cycle.