The theme for this conference is “Old and New Technologies Converge in Historic San Juan”. San Juan is the capital of Puerto Rico and is the oldest city under U.S. jurisdiction. The city dates back more than 5 centuries. The conference theme highlights the historical importance of the city of San Juan and how this historical environment blends with the contemporary infrastructure of the city. This historical setting has been influenced by technological advancements that have been incorporated to enhance the infrastructure of this city. Although the historical construction is preserved, the city of San Juan is always under continuous improvement, which allows for the blend between new and old technologies.