About the Meeting

The Third Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Science and Technology (REMCYT III) of the Organization of American States (OAS), Translational Science, Technology and Innovation: Knowledge for Competitiveness and Prosperity,  will be held on November 17th and 18th, 2011, in Panama City, Republic of Panama.  The Government of Panama will host the meeting through its National Secretariat for Science, Technology and Innovation (SENACYT).
Among its objectives, the Meeting will consider a Vision 20/25in Science, Technology and Innovation for Competitiveness and Prosperity in the Americas, and will set a Hemispheric cooperation agenda in the framework of the Plan of Action of Panama 2012-2016.  The Third Ministerial Meeting will also be an opportunity for you and your colleagues to share experiences on the implementation of the commitments adopted during the last Ministerial Meeting held in Mexico in 2008.

The documents and conclusions resulting from this Ministerial Meeting will be presented for the consideration of the Heads of State and Government of the Region at the Sixth Summit of the Americas, Connecting the Americas: Partners for Prosperity, to be held in April 2012, in Cartagena, Colombia.