Cuban Vice-President Highlights Achievements of CIBERSOCIETY 2017

Havana, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The first Cuban vice-president, Miguel Díaz-Canel, called for more services and applications available for people to move towards an electronic government, the daily Granma reports.

In statements to the press, after the closure of CIBERSOCIETY 2017, the also member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee acknowledged the level of call made by the Cuban Computer Specialists Union (UIC) in the event, despite being so young.

Headquartered this week at the Meliá Marina Hotel in Varadero, in the western province of Matanzas, the meeting opened last Tuesday with over 400 national delegates and about 40 foreigners, including scholars and businessmen from Cuba, Germany, The US and China, among the most represented.

Such important topics as cyber security and e-government stood out in the days with visions regarding their applications in the Cuban context. ‘In the event, we dream and and now we act’, Díaz Canel stressed.

Mobile applications, projects for the management of computer services, microbloggings social networks, video games, digital content stores, increased reality multiplatform linked to history and others, were some of the ideas shared at the event.

The event will have its second edition in 2019.

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