They will gather at the 3rd Latin American Biotechnology Congress, hosted by the Autonomous University of Chiriquí (UNACHI) in the city of David, to be held from April 7 to 11, 2013. This conference, organized by the Latin American Biotechnology Society, will feature speakers from Israel, Italy, Czech Republic, Mexico, Germany, Spain, Costa Rica, Brazil and Panama.
The topics to be covered in this scientific conference are: Environmental Biotechnology, Algal Biotechnology, Cleaner Bioprocesses and Sustainable Development. This conference seeks to encourage research, development and innovation in the fields of environmental and algal biotechnology.
Dr. Ariadna Batista, president of the organizing committee, stressed the need to utilize technological tools that allow natural resources to used for the service of humanity. She added that the relevancy of the event will be seen in the quality of work that will be presented in the areas of environmental, algal and bioprocesses biotechnology.
Renán Garcia, from the Autonomous University of Chiriquí (UNACHI) and the Environmental and Algal Latin American Society (SOLABIAA), underscored the importance such an international congress has for the province of Chiriquí to acquire significant scientific knowledge.
“Hosting this important scientific activity in the province is of great importance to our university,” said Héctor Requena, the rector of UNACHI. As part of the congress, SOLABIAA will hold an expo for companies to display their biotechnological products and services. This scientific gathering is a showcase to introduce specialized products and services for the field of biotechnology.