The 2021 CMU Portugal Doctoral Symposium will take place on September 15th at Pavilhão do Conhecimento in Lisbon.
The initiative is addressed to all dual-degree CMU Portugal Ph.D. candidates, Affiliated Ph.D. Programs candidates, and all Ph.D. candidates conducting their doctoral thesis under one of the CMU Portugal research Projects (ERIs, ERPs, Large-Scale projects) who will present their abstracts and their research work.
The main goal of this initiative is to foster a supportive community of Ph.D. candidates and promote a collaborative research environment by providing participants the opportunity to present their work plans and discuss the results with their peers.
In addition to the 24 students, the sessions will be chaired by a diverse group of people ranging from CMU Portugal alumni, scientific directors, PI´s and leading experts from the Program´s affiliated companies. The Welcome Session will count with the presence of Manuel Heitor (Minister for Science, Technology and Higher Education, to be confirmed), José Paulo Esperança (Vice President of FCT) and Rosalia Vargas (President of Agência Ciência Viva, to be confirmed), and the CMU Portugal National Directors, Inês Lynce and Nuno Nunes, joined by CMU Portugal Director at CMU, José Fonseca de Moura.
The event will be live streamed on CMU Portugal youtube channel