Havana, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) About 450 experts and researchers from 33 countries, as well as 694 Cubans, are participating in 17th Scientific Convention on Engineering and Architecture, to be opened today in this capital.
The meeting, the major event on this sphere of knowledge taking place in Cuba, will be run until November 28 at the Havana’s Conference Center.
This forum is marked within the 50th anniversary of the “Jose Antonio Echeverria” University City, (better known in Cuba as CUJAE), founded by the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, noted Doctor Alicia Alonso Becerra, rector of the “Jose Antonio Echeverria” Higher Polytechnic Institute (ISPJAE), host institute of the event.
According to the organizing committee, about 15 scientific events conform this convention, among them are workshops, symposiums and collateral forums, with researches linked to energy, environmental issues, new technologies, biotechnology and food.
About 687 works by foreign experts plus other 760 by Cuban researchers conform the scientific and cultural spectrum of the convention. The scientific program also includes 55 keynote speeches by figures from 18 countries.
Organizers expect that this meeting helps to increase collaboration and exchange of experiences and results, which will be presented by representatives from universities, research institutes, and companies.
Cuba Hosts Scientific Convention on Engineering and Architecture
Experts from Spain, Italy, Poland, Germany, Belgium, France, Northern Ireland, Turkey, Romania, Portugal, Switzerland and United Kingdom, by Europe, are attending the 17th Scientific Convention on Engineering and Architecture.
Iran, China, and Sri Lanka are participating by Asia, while Angola and Saudi Arabia are by Africa and Middle East.
Brazil, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Bolivia, Dominican Republic, are by Latin America, and also Canada, are also included on the list.