On Saturday, December 13, the City of Knowledge (CDS) cayuco team participated in a race at the Bay of Panama. The competition started at 9.00 a.m. from the area of the Yacht and Fishing Club at the Cinta Costera.
Rolando Armuelles, Vice President for Business Development at the City of Knowledge Foundation, toured Andalusia, Spain, from December 2 to 4, visiting companies, universities and training centers interested in expanding operations in Panama and Latin America.
Recently, the Project Management Institute (PMI), Chapter Panama, elected a Board of Directors for 2014-2016. The new directive is composed of: Robin Arjona, President, María Elena García, VP of Membership, Ismael Fernández, VP of Finance, Yarineth Serrano, VP of Operations, Eric González, VP of Programs and Partnerships, Yaniselli Jaén, VP of Communications and Marketing, and Brian Kanell, VP of Professional Development.
In recent days a delegation of executives from the Krakow Technology Park in Poland visited the City of Knowledge in order to meet with its Executive President, Jorge Arosemena, and vice presidents, directors and managers of the FCDS.
More than 90 key people from five Central American countries, representing protection and risk management systems, met recently in Panama. The officials were part of the regional workshop on "Incorporation Project on Humanitarian Protection Principles in Integrated Risk Management".
The new UNOPS -with regional headquarters at the City of Knowledge- Annual report Together for a better future emphasizes the importance of partnerships, and creating new avenues of cooperation, in order to adapt to an evolving development outlook and better serve those in need.
A delegation composed of the winners of the Build Project visited in recent days the City of Knowledge Interpretive Center, where they received a presentation on the history of the CDS project and its Innovation Center.
Telefónica Panamá and the City of Knowledge Foundation presented the unique conference "The world has evolved thanks to innovation" by Ferran Adrià, which was held on December 3rd at the City of Knowledge Convention Center. Ferran Adrià is the best chef of the last decade and one of the 100 most influential people according to Time Magazine.
With a solemn ceremony, Florida State University –located at the City of Knowledge– celebrated the 2014 Commencement Ceremony for undergraduate students on December 2nd.
Plan International –with regional headquarters at the City of Knowledge- celebrated the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, established by the United Nations every November 25th, to raise awareness and end violence against women and girls.