Side events

The parallel events are activities of diverse nature, each with its own dynamic, which find in CILAC and in the week of science an opportune framework for their organization. In order to facilitate the transfer from the Wyndham Albrook Hotel (headquarters of CILAC 2018) and to Ciudad del Saber (where several parallel events will take place) there will be a daily transportation service:

Departure from Ciudad del Saber Convention Center to the Forum (Morning: 8:00hs | Afternoon: 5:00 p.m.) – MAP
Departure from Hotel Wyndham Albrook door to Ciudad del Saber (Morning: 8:40hs | Afternoon: 19:00hs)
Wednesday 24/10: departure from the City of Knowledge at 13:50hs and 17:00hs

Activities

17-19 OCT

9:00-17:00 hs.

Scientific journalism and communication workshop; part of the global series “Reach and Turn”

Organized by: United Nations University

This workshop’s objective is to provide participants with a global vision of the importance of scientific communication and tools to start practicing it on their daily jobs.

17-19 OCT

17 OCT 13:00-18:00 hs. | 18-19 OCT 9:00-18:00 hs.
Holiday Inn Panama Hotel

Science Diplomacy workshop

Organized by: AAAS IAI, SENACYT

The course will emphasize the connection between national challenges, global challenges and the boundaries between the different areas of knowledge and the various levels of intervention of scientific diplomacy and their contributions to the interface between science and policy development.

20-21 OCT

20 OCT 13:30-18:00 hs. | 21 OCT 9:00-18:00 hs.
Ciudad del Saber Salón 301 (Room 105)

Young scientists leading the change to 2030

Organized by: Global Young Academy, InterAcademy Partnership, InclusiveInnovation

This 1.5-day workshop leading up to the conference is designed to help young scientists take a more committed leadership.
Applications must be sent to info@globalyoungacademy.net before Sep 16th.

21 OCT

14:30hs
Wyndham Albrook Hotel, Miraflores Room

Presentation of “The mathematics of the daily” e-book

Organized by: CIENTEC Foundation, Technological Institute of Costa Rica, National University of Costa Rica, Technological Editorial, State University at a Distance

This presentation of the Ebook “The mathematics of the daily: stories, connections and curiosities”, (2016 Editorial Technology) is proposed as a strategy to promote two of the Sustainable Development Goals.

22-23 OCT

9:00-11:00 hs.
Salón Coiba, SENACYT, Edificio 205, Ciudad del Saber

Humanize science

Organized by: The Big Van Theory

Participatory workshops that use the pedagogical tools from the performing arts, in which the attendees should work on a proposed activity to generate their own results.

22 OCT

9:00-16:00 hs.
Ciudad del Saber, Room 102 (Centro de Convenciones)

The role of Open Science to achieve regional quality education

Organized by: Karisma Foundation, Center of Internet and Society from Rosario University (ISUR) and the System of Information on Biodiversity of Colombia (SiB Colombia)

The goal of this parallel event is to discuss and promote concrete actions on how is open science a form of promoting the 4th Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) “Quality Education” from the 2030 Agenda.
Registration: submit form

22 OCT

14:00-16:00 hs.
Salón Coiba, SENACYT, Ciudad del Saber

VOX 2030

Organized by: Technological University of Panama. Research Group of Intelligent Control Systems and Industrial Computing of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Research Group Corrosion Measurement and Control Unit of the Faculty of Science and Technology

It will convene composers, performers and amateur or professional musicians to present songs in Spanish with three to five minutes of duration in any musical genre, that promote the action of science in the face of the challenges of the 2030 agenda.
Registration: submit form

22 OCT

16:00-18:00
Ciudad del Saber, Salón 102 (Centro de Convenciones)

FuckUp Nights

Organized by: Panamanian Institute of Law and New Technologies

Fuckup Nights is a global movement and event series that shares stories of professional failure. The stories of the business that crashes and burns, the partnership deal that goes sour, the product that has to be recalled, we tell them all.

23 OCT

9:00-11:00 hs.
Wyndham Albrook Hotel, Miraflores Room

Connecting research and practice of science with the SDGs and gender equality

Organized by: OWSD | TWAS

Brief introduction to sustainable development, with special emphasis on the role of science and education. We will carry out an exercise of familiarization with the SDOs in which the participants will have the opportunity to relate to each other and from their work with the Global Challenges. The workshop will be an opportunity to learn about the individual goals behind each SDG, link them with the planetary boundaries and, finally, identify the connections and interdependence among all the SDGs. We will work in small groups to facilitate the exchange.

23 OCT

9:00-18:00 hs.
Ciudad del Saber, Room 102 (Centro de Convenciones)

Towards an Educational Research Agenda in Panamá

Organized by: Educational Research Investigation Center of Panama (scientific research and high technology services institute), Santa María la Antigua Catholic University, Ministry of Education from Panama, Science in Panama and Education’s Workgroup

This activity aims to generate a discussion and debate that enrichens and supports the national compromise for education.

23 OCT

9:00-17:00 hs.
Ciudad del Saber, Room 108 (Centro de Convenciones)

Seminar Workshop Challenges and Alternatives of Syntagmatic Research “Towards the Emancipation of Thought”

Organized by: ISAE University, Panamá

In this event, the ethical problems derived from scientific research will be analyzed to define the minimum ethical requirements of the same.

23 OCT

9:00-17:00
Salón 101 (Centro de Convenciones)

Seminar-workshop on ethical evaluation of research protocols

Organized by: Bioethics Committee of the University of Panama – National Committee of Bioethics of Research of Panama – Bioethical network of Latin America and the Caribbean

In this event the participants are invited to reflect on the ethical challenges that science has, in perspective with the importance of knowledge to comply with the 2030 agenda.

23 OCT

9:15-16:00 hs.

Origin & end

Organized by: SENACYT, INDICASAT-AIP, Smithsonian, Sociedad de AntropologiaPanameña, Universidad Latina de Panamá

Perhaps the most suggestive questions that current science has raised, since we are not with us, we are directed to the fundamental themes of modern science that were addressed during the workshop: the origin of the universe, the emergence of life, as a way of the brain and the death process.

The Origin & End event will present 5 thematic talks: the origin of the universe (Madeleine Rojas), the evolution of life (Sabrina Amador), the evolution of the brain (Diego Reginensi) and death as well as the biological and cultural process (Yila de la Guard / Guillermina De Gracia).

Registrations cilacpanama@gmail.com

23 OCT

15:00-17:00 hs.
Salón Coiba, SENACYT, Edificio 205, Ciudad del Saber

Including the gender dimension in financing science from Latin America

Organized by: UNESCO, IADB, SENACYT

This meeting provides policy makers of science and technology in Latin American countries with a discussion space on the inclusion of the gender dimension in the design and implementation of policy instruments, particularly those related to the financing of science. and the investigation. The main objective of the meeting is to present ideas and good practices in the area, facilitating exchange among countries and promoting initiatives both national and regional impact.

24 OCT

8:30-17:00 hs.

The New Vision of Curriculum Analysis in Science and its Challenges

Organized by: UNESCO, MEDUCA and SENACYT

The meeting aims to promote the improvement of education and learning of science in Panama, and share and collect information and evidence solid for the deepening of the analysis of Results of the Fourth Regional Study Comparative and Explanatory (ERCE-2019).

24 OCT

9:00 hs.
Bristol Hotel, Calle 47 Este, Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá

Conference on Human Rights and Human Mobility in Latin America

Organized by: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights OHCHR

The purpose of this conference is to raise awareness of the reality of human rights throughout the region and to create a space for conversation with opinion-generating actors on the growing challenges regarding the promotion and protection of human rights in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Contact: Carlos Rodríguez

24 OCT

9:00-13:00 hs.
Salón Coiba, SENACYT, Edificio 205, Ciudad del Saber

Open data: Processes and resources of the research data plan

Organized by: Columbus Association

This workshop offers to researchers and managers of research systems, inputs to evaluate the scope of research data management in the Open Science model and establish the conditions that allow developing and consolidating the initial strategies of the Region.

24 OCT

9:00-13:00 hs.
Ciudad del Saber, Salón 102 (Centro de Convenciones)

Formulas for young about human rights, their memory, resilience and disasters

Organized by: Regional Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean of the Memory of the World Program of UNESCO

The objective of the workshop is for young people to analyze issues such as the recovery of memory and access to information in public or private archives, so that they become aware of how they can become agents of change to help vulnerable groups in society to adapt to emergency situations.

24 OCT

14:00-16:00 hs.

Art and citizenship

Organized by: Residencia de Artista Conexión Drácula

It is proposed to carry out workshops where 30 people participate making paintings with motivational words from Panamanian poets to inspire participants. All materials, from canvases and brushes are made out of recycled materials.

24 OCT

14:00-17:00 hs.
Ciudad del Saber, Room 101 (Centro de Convenciones)

Give me Earth Sciences, and I will make Sustainable Development

Organized by: International Program of Geo-Sciences and Geoparks, UNESCO Montevideo | YES Network

The objective of the workshop is to have a space for discussion on the role of Earth Sciences in the path towards Sustainable Development. In this event, participants are invited to reflect on the role of the UNESCO
World Geoparksin education, geological heritage and sustainable development, taking into account the importance of knowledge for the fulfillment of the 2030 agenda.
Registration: submit form

24 OCT

15:00-18:00 hs.
Ciudad del Saber, Salón 108 (Centro de Convenciones)


Sustainable cities, without science?

Organized by: Regional Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean of the Memory of the World Program of UNESCO

Two scientists from the region will be invited to participate, who will reflect on scientific information, its protection, use, dissemination and its relationship with the concept of sustainable cities. It will also be attended by three experts from the UNESCO Regional Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean of Memory of the World.

26-27 OCT

9:00-17:00 hs.
Salón San Blas, Hotel Wyndham Albrook

Scientific advice and the Sustainable Development Goals

Organized by: INGSA, IDRC, INDICASAT, UNESCO, SENACYT

Workshop for the development of capacities related to scientific advice and the Sustainable Development Goals. It is designed for scientists and policy-making professionals that live or work in Central America. This workshop will help improve your ability for providing scientific advice in the policy-making process at all levels of government.
Registration: submit form to phollemann@senacyt.gob.pac