The City of Knowledge Foundation and the French Alliance of Panama held the night of percussion and theater at La Plaza. The event was part of the Via Plural Festival of street art.
The City of Knowledge Foundation and the Center for Environmental Advocacy of Panama (CIAM) held the conference "Environmental threats from extractive activities and their impact on human welfare," at the City of Knowledge Training and Business Center. The conference was given by Doctor Glenn Miller, a member of the Board of Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW) based in Oregon, United States.
Computer security enthusiasts gathered at the event, where they demonstrated their abilities as Hackers. Radware's First Hacker's Challenge, the first competition in Panama organized by Soluciones Seguras, based at the City of Knowledge, Radware and TechDay, helped institutions, companies and organizations identify risks in their networks and define effective security strategies.
Soluciones Seguras, company with over 15 years experience in network security and communications, based at the City of Knowledge, participated in the event Check Point Experience (CPX 2016), which was held from the 16 to 18 of May in Chicago.
The City of Knowledge Foundation and the Technological University of Panama held a conference day on Nuclear Technology for Sustainability, on Thursday, May 26 at the City of Knowledge Training and Business Center. The event included presentations of the ARCAL program, national and international research projects and space for networking.
The City of Knowledge Innovation Center presented the results of the study "Cultural Entrepreneurship in Panama," which analyzes a contextualized and international perspective of the cultural sector in economic and entrepreneurship terms, detailing its specific characteristics, the main policies and experiences undertaken for its promotion and possible alternatives to overcome the obstacles faced by entrepreneurs and thus enhance this activity in Panama.
After two days of hard-fought competitions at the City of Knowledge Convention Center, the National Secretariat of Science, Technology and Innovation (SENACYT), the Ministry of Education (MEDUCA) and the National Committee on Robotics and Computer Applications, announced the winners of the following activities: RoboCupJunior Panama 2016, Scratch Challenge and Kodu Game Lab Cup.
On Friday, May 20, Industrial Design students from the Isthmus School of Architecture and Design, based at the City of Knowledge, presented their final projects from the Jewelry Workshop, which was done in conjunction with the University El Bosque de Bogotá, Colombia.
The City of Knowledge Foundation and SENACYT held the opening ceremony of the RoboCupJunior 2016 competition final, which will take place from 20 to 22 of May at the City of Knowledge Convention Center. 41 teams will compete in the national finals where students will be selected to represent Panama in the International RoboCup Competition from June 30 to July 4 in Leipzig, Germany.
Ryan Benton was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) at the age of three and given a life expectancy in the late teens to early twenties. DMD is a relatively common progressive genetic disorder, which causes aggressive deterioration of the muscles.