CMU Portugal Program: Fostering Cooperation Between Portugal and the United States in ICT

CMU Portugal Program: Fostering Cooperation Between Portugal and the United States in ICT
Date: February 14, 2014
Venue: Círculo Universitário do Porto, Portugal
Organized by: Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program, funded by FCT
Registration Form: http://tinyurl.com/CMUPortugal-US-Embassy

This session can be a good opportunity for networking and to become aware of the roles of the CMU Portugal Program and the U.S. Embassy in Portugal in promoting internationalization in Education, Research and Innovation. We are honoured to have the presence of John Olson, Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, U.S. Embassy in Portugal.

Agenda
noon – 1pm – Networking Buffet Lunch
1:10pm – 1:30pm – Insights on the CMU Portugal Program
João Claro, National Director, CMU Portugal Program
1:30pm – 1:50pm – The Role of the United States Embassy on Education, Research and
Innovation in Portugal
John Olson, Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, U.S. Embassy in Portugal
1:50pm – 2:50pm – Roundtable
Moderator: João Claro, National Director, CMU Portugal Program
Susana Sargento, Researcher at Universidade de Aveiro and IT, and Co-founder
and Vice-president, Veniam Works
Paulo Marques, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, Feedzai
Rui Meireles, Dual Degree Ph.D. candidate in Computer Science, Universidade
do Porto and CMU
2:50pm – 3:10pm – Closing
João Claro, National Director, CMU Portugal Program
John Olson, Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, U.S. Embassy in Portugal

In order to take care of all the logistics for the event please register until February 11, 2014 using the link: http://tinyurl.com/CMUPortugal-US-Embassy.