On Friday 30th and Saturday 31st of January 2015, the City of Knowledge Urban Market returns with the objective of promoting sustainable agriculture and artisanal production, and create new meeting spaces for citizen interaction.
Jorge Drexler returns to the City of Knowledge Athenaeum, this time with his full band, as part of his tour to promote the album "Bailar en la cueva", which won two Latin Grammys 2014, including Best Singer-Songwriter Album and Best Recording of the Year. The concert, a benefit for the ParqueArte Foundation, will be held on Tuesday, February 3, at 8:00 p.m.
CATHALAC and the City of Knowledge Foundation, with the support of SENACYT, held in recent days the conference: "Water, a right of and for all." The event featured special guests from CATHALAC, UC Berkeley, USF Health Panama and the Supreme Court of Justice of Panama.
In recent days a delegation of the Panamanian Chamber of Information Technology, Innovation and Telecommunications (CAPATEC) gave a recognition plaque to Prof. Jorge Arosemena, Executive President of the City of Knowledge Foundation (FCDS), for his and the Foundation’s work in organizing the sixth version of the of the country's largest innovation, technology and business encounter: BIZ FIT PANAMA.
In recent days a group of 35 architecture students of the University of Panama (UP), who are conducting a summer course on LEED buildings, visited the City of Knowledge to learn more about the LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certification process and get to know the sustainable buildings on campus.
The Office of the United Nations Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), through its Regional Office for the Americas located at the City of Knowledge, published the "Memoirs of the Fourth Session of the Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas".
With the conviction that strengthening the resilience is key to the sustainable development of the region; experts from Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, Honduras, Nicaragua, Uruguay and Japan will discuss proposals and challenges in this field in a global journey aboard the 86, organized by the Japanese NGO Peace Boat, arriving at Valparaiso port, Chile and Callao, Peru.
On January 16, 2015, the Technological University of Panama (UTP) and Alcenit Corporation –located at the City of Knowledge- signed a cooperation agreement to promote the exchange of knowledge between the productive and academic sectors, aiming towards technology management, innovation and software engineering.
The 30th Musical Youth Camp takes place at the City of Knowledge from January 19 to 30, 2015. The classrooms of the CDS Training and Business Center serve as practice places for all young people participating in the camp, and the closing concert will take place on January 30 at the Athenaeum.
More than 10,000 people celebrated the closing of the Panama Jazz Festival 2015, which paid tribute to musician Eric Dolphy, in a free and open to the public concert held at the City of Knowledge Central Quadrangle on Saturday, January 17.