Porto Receives the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program 2017 Symposium
The Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program, funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT), will be hosting its annual event on June 27, 2017 with the theme “Building the fabric of our digital world” at Porto Business School.
The symposium will showcase and discuss the key technological developments that are shaping the contemporary and future digital world in dialogue with the Program’s community. The event will focus on topics such as robotics, sensors and advanced communications, data science, language technologies, and other relevant developments with application in several key areas such as health, cities and industry, together with the impact people, private and public organizations, public policies and society in general.
The event will be attended by representatives of the Portuguese institutions of higher education and research, and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), as well as the President of FCT, Paulo Ferrão, the Rector of the University of Porto, Sebastião Feyo de Azevedo, the Executive Director of Novabase Corporate, Rogério Carapuça, the Dean of CMU Engineering School, James Garret, and the Vice Provost for CMU International Strategy and Programs, Jimmy Hsia, as well as other members of the Program’s Board of Directors.