Education is at the Core of IMDI:
IMDI takes pride in exhibition work with the University of Panama and the University of Havana. Below are the contracts between IMDI and the University of Panama and between the University of Panama and the University of Havana, both established in 2013.
Exhibition, Lecture, and Seminar work with the University of Panama and the University of Havana:
The University of Panama has a joint agreement with the University of Havana and IMDI for educational purposes. From the University of Havana IMDI has had the honor of working with Manuel Almeida Estevez, MSc, Professor and Conservator of Underwater Archeological Materials at the University of the Arts (ISA) in Havana, Cuba. Manuel can be seen below educating students at the University of Panama on proper conservation practices. Manuel has also spent many hours at the laboratory on Contadora Island teaching and educating IMDI's staff as well as directly helping with the conservation of artifacts from the San Jose Project.
Manuel Almeida Estevez giving a lecuture to students and professors at the University of Panama.
Manuel Almeida Estevez while working at the conservation laboratory on Contadora Island during the San Jose Project.
Invitation from the University of Panama to James Sinclair and IMDI.
James Sinclair lecturing and educating students at the University of Panama..
James Sinclair giving the "OK" sign while hard at working performing archaeology for the San Jose Project.
The University of Panama had sent a beautiful invitation to James Sinclair, the lead professional archaeologist working with IMDI, to come and teach students about proper archaeology in a job such as the San Jose project. James Sinclair can be seen below educating and teaching students at the University of Panama as a result to the invitation shown below.