During August 2017, Dr. Jordi Albó Cannals and Dr. Daniel J. Hannon from Tufts University, Boston, US, visited the Department of Computational Systems Engineering of the Technological University of Panama to meet with part of the Organization Committee of the III Conference New Friends 2018, Social Robotics for Education and Therapy, to be held in Panama, Technological University of Panamá, June 27, 28 and 29 2018.
Para Students of the Faculty of Computer Systems Engineering of the Technological University of Panama (UTP), presented to the university community the Project "Inclusion with Robotics for Autistic People". [gallery ids="537,595"] Para mayor información, consultar los siguientes enlaces: El robot que da clases junto a niños con autismo Proyecto “Inclusión con Robótica para Autistas” [vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E44D490qZmk&t=54s"]
UTP Más visited the Ann Sullivan Panama Center (CASPAN), to know more about the research work that students from UTP perform as a capstone project applying social robotics for Autism. This project is under the leadership of Dr. Jordi Albó Canals and Prof. Víctor López Cabrera. Video published by UTP TV on Oct 23, 2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WjBlaGbs8U&t=126s
During 2014, Dr. Jordi Albó-Canals visited the Ann Sullivan Center (CASPAN), at Panama City to explore the possibility to have collaborative research projects between both institutions and also train CASPAN personnel. Later in 2015 a set of training sessions where carried out by Dr. Canals and his assistants. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8VOPew9DGE"
During June 2010, Prof. Víctor López Cabrera from UTP visited Universidad La Salle, Campus Barcelona to explore the feasibility to have joined research projects. As a result of this visit, Dr. Jordi Albó Canals and Prof. Víctor López Cabrera initiated a set of actions to design projects to work together with U. La Salle, UTP and CASPAN in Panamá.