The City of João Pessoa, through the Secretariat of Science and Technology (Secitec), has confirmed two new lectures for the 20th National Week of Science and Technology (SNCT), which will take place from 23 to 25 November, at Espaço Culture José. Linz do Rigaud, in the Tampauzinho district.
The first lecture will be given by the Educational Director of the Secretariat of Education and Culture (Sedec), Clarissa Fernández Vergara, a medalist at the Science Olympiad, who will speak on the topic “Beyond the Medals: Transformation and Impact”. The second session will be delivered by the founder and president of the Alpha Lumen Institute, Noric Aguilera, along with the vice president of the organization, Lucivaldo Silva, who will speak on the topic “The Olympic Games as a technology-mediated educational strategy.”
The lectures are free to all audiences and will be held within the Olympic Committee of the 20th SNCT, on November 25, from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. The committee was established with the aim of bringing knowledge and discussions on science, education and technology. To participate, simply enter the electronic form at the link: https://forms.gle/aSK1QsoKRzHcwcpS9Fill in your personal data and automatically send it to the event coordinator.
Head of Technological Development and Innovation Projects at CESITEC, Silvio Rossi, commented that the challenges are important to contribute and expand the knowledge of young primary and secondary school students in Paraíba, with the aim of qualifying them at national and international level, allowing the dissemination of science. And improving the quality of these educational levels in the country. He pointed to enhancing social inclusion through disseminating knowledge, rapprochement, and knowledge exchange between schools, scientific knowledge associations, and society.
About the Olympic Committee This year it appeared within the 20th session of SNCT with the aim of discussing with the population the importance of encouraging children and youth to participate in the Olympic Games, as an educational strategy. “It is expected to raise support that will contribute to advancing the process in the state, generating, in an integrated and participatory way, more and better opportunities for young talents from Paraíba to deepen their scientific knowledge and achieve prestigious positions in national and international Olympiads, self-affirmation and empowerment,” Silvio Rossi explained.
The 20th National Science and Technology Week – The 20th edition of João Pessoa’s SNCT will be held from 23 to 25 November, at the Cultural Space José Linz do Rigo, in Tampauzinho. The theme of this year’s event is “Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development” and is supported by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation and the Government of Paraíba State, as well as scientific research institutions such as CNPq, FNDCT and Fundação de Apoio ao. Federal Institute of Paraiba (IFPB). National Science and Technology Week (SNCT) has been held annually since 2004 and was established by presidential decree on June 9, 2004.
João Pessoa’s Minister of Science and Technology, Guido Lemos, highlighted the important collaboration between several institutions, such as the Federal University of Paraiba (UFPB), the Federal Institute of Paraiba (IFPB), the State University of Paraiba (UEPB), the colleges Nova Esperança, Uninassau and Unipê and companies such as Daten, Proebus, Cagepa, Teletex, Funitec, Sebrae, Empreender Paraíba, Fiep and EPC.
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