Embassy of Mexico, Berlin | Nils Gade, Celia Alpuche-Aranda, Jan Felix Drexler, Javier Dávila Torres, Katharina Fleckenstein
Mexican Science Day - Pandemic challenges for international cooperation
The Mexican Science Day intends to encourage an interdisciplinary dialogue with the scientific and academic community as well as with students, that could generate new collaboration opportunities for associated groups that strengthen the scientific relationship between Mexico and Germany.
16:00-16:20 , Welcome remarks
• H.E. Francisco Quiroga, Ambassador of Mexico in Germany
• Dra. Laura Elena Carrillo Cubillas, Executive Director, Mexican Agency of International Cooperation for Development (AMEXCID)
• Prof. Dr. Claudia Warning, Director for the Middle East, Asia, Latin America, Southern and Eastern Europe, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
• Dr. Kai Sicks, Secretary General, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
• Dr. Francisco José Trigo Tavera, Coordinator of International Relations and Affairs, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)
16:20-16:40 , Nils Gade, Project Lead Sector Initiative One Health for Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH: Dialogue between pandemics
16:40-17:00 , Dr. Celia Alpuche Aranda, Director of the Center for Infectious Diseases Research (CISEI), Mexican National Institute of Public Health (INSP): Laboratory challenges in the Covid-19 pandemic
17:00- 17:20 , Prof. Dr. Jan Felix Drexler, Associate professor, Institute of Virology, Charité – University Medicine Berlin: SARS-Cov2 pandemic experience in Latin America
17:20- 17:40 , Dr. Katharina Fleckenstein, DAAD Regional Director Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean Regional scientific cooperation. The GLACIER project.
17:40- 18:00 , Dr. Javier Dávila Torres, Director General for Politic Cooperation of AMEXCID, Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE): Balance and perspectives in the Mexican-German Cooperation
18:00- 18:30 , DISCUSSION PANEL Moderator: Prof. Dr. med. Julieta Rojo-Medina, Participants: Nils Gade, Dr. Celia Alpuche, Prof. Dr. med. Felix Drexler, Dr. Katharina Fleckenstein and Javier Dávila.
18:30-19:30 , Networking opportunity
The objective of this event is to bring together German and Mexican authorities in order to present the results of important bilateral cooperation of institutions like the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), the Centre for Infectious Diseases Research (CISEI) at the National Institute of Public Health (INSP), the Institute for Virology at Charité – University Medicine Berlin, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Department for Scientific, Technical and Innovation Cooperation (DGCTC) at the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE).
This event can be attended digitally or in person. If you would like to attend the event, please book your spot here. Access to the event will be provided after registration by the organiser.
Embassy of Mexico in Germany