|International Congress of Information Kicks Off in Cuba
2012.04.16 - 11:17:22 / firstname.lastname@example.org
HAVANA, Cuba.- The XII International Congress of Information (INFO 2012) kicks off this Monday at the Havana’s Convention Center with the slogan “Building the knowledge society and its impact on socio-economic development and sovereignty”.
Carmen Sanchez Rojas, general director of the Institute of Scientific and Technological Information (IDICT), which organizes the event, told reporters that they will hold at the same time the IX International Workshop on Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management Company (IntEmpres 2012).
Among the main topics in INFO 2012, Sanchez Rojas mentioned open access to information, technological and informational sovereignty, information technology and communication, known as IT and professional challenges of this sector.
During the first day prizes and awards will be given to national and foreign personalities and institutions with a distinguished work in the field.
Another action of strong interest for participants at the meetings that will be held through April 20, will be the Exhibition of Computer and Information Products (ExpoInfo'2012).
Delegates and exhibitors will have the opportunity to participate in conferences, forums, roundtables, seminars, workshops and poster sessions.
The congress is sponsored, in addition, by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, the Ministry of Information and Communications, the Network of Scientific Journals of Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal, plus others Cuban and foreign entities.