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The meeting presented experiences of work, projects and trends that account for the impact of each of these areas for the development of the country.

The University of La Serena was present in the first version of the Konünwenu 2019 workshop - Entrance to the Cosmos, through the Director of the Center for Informatics and Computing, Mg. Andrés Moya, one of the experts from our country and abroad who exhibited at this event organized by the Center for Excellence in Scientific Modeling and Computing at the University of La Frontera.

moya2Through talks and thematic sessions, the experts addressed three lines of work: astroengineering, data science and cybersecurity, presenting experiences of work, projects and trends that account for the impact of each of these areas for the development of our country.

The inauguration of this event was in charge of the National Prize for Exact Sciences and astronomer at the University of Chile, Dr. José Maza, who captivated the entire audience with a playful story about how the arrival of man to the moon was managed , 50 years ago, and the repercussions of this milestone for technological development.

Interest also convened in this workshop, the presentation of the current state and challenges in cybersecurity of the Mexican legal system, a presentation that was given by the director of the Center for Research and Legal Informatics of the Free School of Law of Mexico, Dr. Manuel Munive.

With vast experience in the area of ​​parallel computing, Dr. Judit Giménez, Tools Group Manager of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center, of Spain, a researcher at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, was responsible for finishing the first part of this event, with the talk that was titled "Not without a trace".

Subsequently, in thematic work sessions, leading specialists showed how to deal with astroengineering, data science and cybersecurity to promote national and global technological development.