American University President visits the City of Knowledge
On Wednesday, March 7, the City of Knowledge received the visit of American University President, Dr. Neil Kerwin, his wife, and the Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations, Tom S. Minar.
The group attended a presentation about the City of Knowledge on behalf of its Executive Director, Jorge Arosemena, in which he stated the mission to make knowledge available at the service of sustainable development, by promoting the competitive advantages of Panama in six areas: environmental management, biosciences, information technologies, global services, human development, and business management and entrepreneurship. His presentation included the different departments that constitute the City of Knowledge Foundation and the work they carry out.
Professor Arosemena made strong emphasis on the history of what today is a platform for knowledge management that includes companies, academic programs, research centers and governmental and non governmental organizations with similar interests.
After the presentation, the guests of the Foundation experienced a tour of the campus before visiting the stem cells laboratories for research and treatment of human diseases of the company MEDISTEM, which is an affiliate of the City of Knowledge International Technopark.
American University joins the increasing number of prestigious universities that are interested in meeting with the City of Knowledge. The service platform for knowledge management, created and administered by the City of Knowledge Foundation, contributes therefore to the sustainable development of Panama in this new global economy.