A total of 54 IT firms from 11 countries will participate in the Costa Rica Technology Insight 2011 event, organized by local IT and telecoms chamber Camtic, the entity said in a statement.
The event will take place June 1-2 at the Hotel Barceló San José Palacio, in Costa Rican capital San José.
The countries represented by participating companies are the US, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Chile, Canada, Panama, Uruguay, Mexico, Argentina, Peru and Costa Rica.
Costa Rican national council for scientific and technological research Conicit has appointed Carlos González as president, Camtic said in another release.
González, who holds a master's degree in mathematics from Universidad de Costa Rica, will serve as Conicit president until 2015.
TouchCommerce, a provider of conversion marketing solutions, and Brazilian IT solutions provider iFactory have signed a strategic partnership and reseller agreement that allows iFactory to market and implement the TouchCommerce suite of solutions in Brazil's market, the latter said in a statement.
With this new partnership, TouchCommerce's Conversion as a Service solution will complement iFactory's existing suite of products to improve online conversion and average order value for online businesses in Brazil and other Portuguese-speaking markets.
Founded in 2003, iFactory has offices in Brazil, the US, Chile and Mexico. It delivers IT services including software, consultancy, support, operations management, implementation, infrastructure, outsourcing and contact centers.
Uruguayan software firm IUGO has become a member of the country's IT chamber, Cuti, the latter said in a statement.
The firm, which was founded in 2008, focuses on tailored software solutions.
Cuti currently has some 300 member companies.