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Partnerships for Tomorrow’s Education: Building the Future Workforce for a Digital Portugal

This event will focus on strengthening partnerships between the academic and corporate sectors to educate and qualify future professionals. It will mark the launch of CMU Portugal Academy, a training program in digital technologies supported by the Santander Portugal Foundation. The discussion will revolve around how these collaborations are essential for the development of educational programs that address future needs.

May 16th, 5 – 7 pm, at Hub Criativo do Beato, on room Cookie2. 

Draft Agenda

5:00 pm: Opening of the Event: Nuno Jardim Nunes, CMU Portugal National Director and President of the Institute of Interactive Technologies (ITI)

5:05 pm: Keynote Speech: James Garrett Jr, Provost  of the Carnegie Mellon University

5:15 pm: Presentation of Postgraduate Programs: João Mendes Borga – Executive Director of CMU Portugal Academy

5:30 pm: Panel on the role of academia in the future of companies’ competitiveness

Moderator: Raquel Yam, Executive Director of the Interactive Technologies Institute

5:50 pm: ITI and Santander Portugal Foundation Partnership Celebration Ceremony 

Please confirm your presence until May 14th, to guarantee your place, via this form.

Start date

May. 16, 2024

5:00 pm

End Date

May. 16, 2024

7:00 pm

Hub Criativo do Beato