XVII th Convention of Engineering and Architecture 2014 starts today in Havana

havana-live-architecturaHAVANA, November 24  About 450 experts and researchers from 33 countries, as well as 694 Cubans, are participating in 17th Scientific Convention on Engineering and Architecture, to be opened today in the capital.

 The meeting, the major event on this sphere of knowledge taking place in Cuba, will be run until November 28 at the Havana’s Conference Center.
About 15 scientific events conform this convention, among them are workshops, symposiums and collateral forums, with researches linked to energy, environmental issues, new technologies, biotechnology and food. 687 works by foreign experts plus other 760 by Cuban researchers conform the scientific and cultural spectrum of the convention.

The scientific program also includes 55 keynote speeches by figures from 18 countries. Organizers expect that this meeting helps to increase collaboration and exchange of experiences and results, which will be presented by representatives from universities, research institutes, and companies.