Techweek spent 3 days in Havana, Cuba with 65 executives as the First American Tech Delegation with participants from US, Mexico and the UK. We visited numerous iconic sites such as Hotel Nacional, the Old City, Belles Art Museum, Museum of Revolution, etc. There were two days of content the first was split across the morning and the afternoon. We began with a presentation from a private housing rights specialists, Pedro Vazquez Rodriguez and a Cuban economist Professor, Juan Triana Barros.
We then proceeded to an Open Forum to facilitate a cultural exchange between Cuban technologists and American entrepreneurs. During the Open Forum, representatives from the Office of Patrimony spoke about how they are leveraging technology to preserve the history and culture of Cuba.
The second day our content was focused around the American Embassy, charge d’affaires Jeffrey DeLaurentis was present and escorted us through the Embassy itself. There was a debrief on the current challenges within Cuba and the recent advancements made in Cuban-American relations.
In terms of challenges, Cuba suffers from a rapidly aging population, low birth rates, and a significant brain drain with many Cubans …read more
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