The writer and journalist Renato Cisneros visited Universidad del Pacífico to give a lecture on «Literatura y familia: un testimonio personal» («Literature and family: a personal testimony») a talk where the author explains the creative procedure of his novels «La Distancia que nos Separa» («The Distance that Separates Us») and «Dejarás la Tierra» («You will leave the Earth»): the bibliographical research, the literary debts, the narrative decisions, the before and after of each publication.
The conference provides reflections on a variety of topics linked to each other: the literary vocation, the boundary between fiction and reality, the scope of the self-referential genre, personal privacy as a field that can be turned into work material, the political need (or not) of a "memory literature."
A project developed by MIT, Universidad del Pacífico, Universidad San Francisco de Quito and by the non-profit organization Logyca/Investigación, sheds light on the logistic reality in three large Latin American cities. The research also provides a series of recommendations to improve the development of logistics activities in the cities.
Emprende UP organizes the Xcala Forum, an event that seeks to open a networking space between investors and entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean. The event will feature the participation of Gunter Pauli, author of "The Blue Economy".