Posted 2 September, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

Starts the Second Congress of Science and Technology

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The 1 September Congress of Science and Technology opened in its second edition (CONCYT), organized by the National Secretariat of Science and Technology (SENACYT).

CONCYT involves the participation of the public, private and academic, continuing the promotion and popularization of science, technology and innovation.

For this year and according to event organizers, Congress has 160 stands where participants from schools, universities, state entities, including the Ministry of Culture and Sports and the private sector that includes companies and individuals who are dedicated to the development of science and innovation.

Representing the Ministry of Culture and Sport involved in stand Intangible Heritage Directorate, Department of Cultural and Strengthening of Cultures and Development Culture Editorial. This stand is made known to the public attending the event, some results of anthropological research, information which is the Intangible Heritage of the nation and some of the publications editorial MCD.

The National Secretariat of Science and Technology Miriam Rubio was in charge of cutting the ribbon accompanied by the Rector of the University of San Carlos of Guatemala Carlos Alvarado Cerezo and the private business sector and the nation.

The overall aim of the conference according to Miriam Rubio is to promote the use of science, technology and innovation, through the dissemination, promotion, technology transfer and application to contribute to sustainable development of the country.

The conference ends on 4 this month and for its duration will be developing a series of activities related to scientific advances, innovative technology developed in Guatemala. The schedule to attend this event is 8:30 a 17:30 hours at the Expo Center Tikal Futura Hotel.

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-Ministry of Culture and Sports