Costa Rica will be the venue of the XXXIII Latin American Computing Conference which is going to be celebrated next week.
There will be participating researchers, teachers, and students from more than 15 different countries in Latin American. All of them are part of the Latin American center of studies in computer science (CLEI).
This conference is known because it is really successfully in the informatics area.
Marta Eunice Calderon, member of this organization committee, commented, that this edition had an individual importance, because it was the first occasion in which the seat was in a Central American country. This was the reason they want to impel the participation of teachers, investigators, professionals and students of the country and of different regions world wide.
From the 9 to the 12 of October, in the Herradura Hotel, international exhibitors will be in charge on developing different conferences about these technology themes.
Will Hayes from the Software Engineering Institute of the University Carnegie Mellon will talk about the statistical methods for the administration of projects that include the Software technology.
Neil Gershenfeld, of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will expose on the programming of bits and atoms.
Richard Stallman, member of the Free Software Foundation, will give a chat on the free software’s and the operating Linux system.
The activity was organized by the University of Costa Rica (UCR), the Technological Institute of Costa Rica (ITCR), the National University (ONE) and the Distance State University (UNED).
Between other organizers there are the Latin American University of Science and Technology (Ulacit) and the Latin University of Costa Rica (Ulatina).
The appointment counts with the support of the Technologies in Information and Communications Camera (Camtic), the Science and Technology National Center (Cenat) and UNESCO.
The inscription cost $150 for participants (¢78.000) and they have the possibility of obtaining international scholarships.