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2017 Orientation Day

CMU_Orientation Day 2017
2017 Orientation Day
Date: September 30, 2017

Venue : Museu do Carro Eléctrico and INESC TEC, Porto

Registration: Participation is free, but subject to registration. Last chance to register: September 28, 2017!

We are organizing the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program 2017 Orientation Day .

The day will start with a reception to all students and a recreational activity to discover and experience the historical city of Porto, followed by a networking lunch.

During the afternoon, discover what our growing community has been doing and learn more about the Program and the resources offered to help you create and innovate your Carnegie Mellon Portugal experience. Through an interactive session, share experiences with alumni and students who have found a way to make meaningful contributions to the Carnegie Mellon Portugal community and beyond.

Come and help us welcome the new students arriving in Portugal for the first time! This will be a good opportunity to share experiences and network with others, while having fun.


10:45am Registration
Venue: Museu do Carro Eléctrico*

11:00am Student Reception
Welcome Words
Students & Alumni Introductions

11:15am Visit to Museu do Carro Eléctrico (Tram car Museum)
Tram car tour by the river
5D Movie – Experiencing the city in a new perspective

1:30pm Networking Lunch

3:00pm Welcome to Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program
Welcome Words
Program Overview
Student Matters

3:45pm Dual Degree: Making your Mark and Facing the Challenges
An interactive session with all participants, sharing dual program
experiences and the resources offered to help you create and innovate
your Carnegie Mellon Portugal experience.

5:15pm Alumni Chapter

5:30pm Closing Remarks

Target participants

All the new and current students, interns, alumni, advisors, Ph. D. program coordinators and all CMU Portugal Community Members who would like to join the event.

Meeting Point:

*Museu do Carro Eléctrico

Address: Alameda Basílio Teles, 51, 4150 – 127 Porto

Tel: 226 158 185

How to get there:

GPS Coordinates: 41° 08′ 51″ N, 8° 37′ 58″ O

By public transport: Bus line 500 (Praça da Liberdade-Matosinhos) – Bus stop: Museu do Carro Eléctrico

You may find more information regarding timetables and bus stops here.

We hope to see you there! If you have any questions, please send an e-mail to .