The International Maritime University of Panama ((UMIP), based at the City of Knowledge, the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Ankara (Turkey) and the University of Panama (UP) held the International Symposium on Turkish history and relations between Latin America and Turkey: "1915, the Longest Year of the Ottoman Empire. The Rise of a Power". The opening of this event was held at the City of Knowledge Convention Center.
The City of Knowledge Foundation and Panama Maritime University held the forum “The Panama Canal Expansion Project: lessons learned”, on Friday, July 8, at the City of Knowledge Athenaeum.
Panama participated for the first time in the North American conference for the internationalization of education NAFSA 2016 in Denver, Colorado, from May 29 to June 3. The 20 members of the delegation Knolwedge in Panama represented the country in various activities, including 3 presentations in forums, 5 specialized workshops and participation in more than 25 conferences.
On Friday, August 30th, the Month of the Oceans 2013 "Healthy Oceans for Humanity" launch was held at the Large Meeting Room of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.