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Conference Agenda

As of 22 September

9:00 / Reception

9:30 / Opening Session

  • Marques dos Santos, Rector, University of Porto
  • Dan Roos, MIT Director of the MIT Portugal Program, MIT
  • João Nuno Mendes, Director, GALP
  • José Mariano Gago, Minister of Science, Technology, and Higher Education

10:00 / Keynote Session

  • Ed Crawley, MIT: Creating Value through Systems Thinking

10:30 / Coffee break

11:00 / Electric Mobility: The Spark to Design

  • Luís Reis, GAMEP / INTELI
  • Rob Farndon, Rolls-Royce
  • Luís Quaresma, Novabase
  • Elisabete Pinho, TMG Automotive
  • Jorge Pinto, Caetano Bus
  • Debate

12:35 / Lunch

14:00 / Medical Solutions: Cells and Devices

  • Dava Newman, MIT
  • Perpétua Pinto-do-Ó, INEB
  • Miguel Oliveira, 3B’s / IBB
  • Eduardo Pires, CERAMED
  • Hugo Gamboa, PLUX
  • Debate

15:30 / Moving Energy: Cities of Change

  • João Peças Lopes, INESC Porto
  • L. Martinez, IST-UTL
  • António Vidigal, CEO - EDP Inovação
  • Pedro Montalvão, Mota-Engil Energia S.A.
  • V. Leal, FEUP
  • Carlos Silva, IST-UTL
  • Debate

17:15 / Coffee break

17:30 / Closing session

  • Sebastião Feyo de Azevedo, Director, FEUP
  • Paulo Ferrão, National Director, MIT Portugal Program, IST
  • João Sentieiro, President, FCT
  • Rogério Carapuça, President, Novabase
  • Carlos Zorrinho, Secretary of State for Energy and Innovation
  • Manuel Heitor, Secretary of State for Science, Technology and Higher Education