Havana City, Cuba.- Cuban science professionals will meet as of Tuesday at the University of Havana to discuss the contribution of this sector in the construction of society and national culture.

Participants in the event will reflect on sustainable development, economy, technology and scientific thinking.

Dr. Eduardo Torres Cuevas, president of the meeting, said that leaders of scientific projects, academics, researchers, professors and students will participate in the debate.

The event, to end November 6, seeks proposals to determine the challenges of the science, technology and innovation system in Cuba.

The forum marks the 25th anniversary of the Don Fernando Ortiz Casa de Altos Estudios interdisciplinary center, an institution dedicated to teach and study the 19th-century Cuban classical thinkers.