Due to the Pandemic and various social changes, the Internet connection has become a basic service. Today many people wonder what the Internet will be like in a few decades, also how the challenges that now exist in the matter will be solved: security, privacy, data protection, democratic and fair access to the Internet, among other issues. addressed on January 14.

To analyze these and other aspects, Mundo Telecomunicaciones, in collaboration with the Faculty of Business Sciences of the University of Bío-Bío (FACE UBB) and the Regional Government of Biobío, will hold the ‘XIII Society and Information Technology Meeting’, in the city of Concepción, with the presence of the governor of Biobío, Rodrigo Díaz; and the presentations by Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Research Director of the Institute for Experiential Artificial Intelligence at Northeastern University in Boston; Miguel Pincheira, from the University of Trento – Italy; Sudha Jamthe, CIO IoT Disruptions; and Yolanda Martínez, expert in digital government and former representative of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Chile, among other prominent experts.

For Harry Cea, Client Manager at Mundo, “it is always important to be at the forefront of technology and for this reason, we have organized this meeting, bringing together leading specialists and academics from around the world to discuss and analyze what is coming in the next years on issues as relevant to society as advances in fiber optics and connectivity, as well as evaluating the new challenges that the development of the Internet will generate both for the public sector and for the private world, where we enter as providers of an essential service for people.

In this area, Benito Umaña, FACE UBB dean, points out “our business sciences faculty is honored to be participating in the organization of a Meeting, in which current and future issues, very relevant for the region and Chile, will be analyzed. It is especially important for the UBB that the event be held from the region.

Our faculty was born in 1989 with a visionary look uniting disciplines such as: computer science, management and economics. At present the above is of total relevance.