20 June 2009

First Annual Carnegie Mellon | Portugal Conference - Program

Re-Boot and Re-Connect"

Palácio da Bolsa, Porto, June 22, 2009


9:00-9:30 Check-in, Morning Coffee and Networking

Salão Árabe
9:30-10:45 Opening Session
- José Marques dos Santos, Rector of the Universidade do Porto
- José Fonseca de Moura, Director of ICTI@Carnegie Mellon

Presentation of a Working Draft of a Strategic Plan for the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program
“ICT Portugal: An Innovation Agenda for Research, Technology and Graduate Education”
- João Barros, National Director, ICTI@Portugal

Keynote Speech:
- Marvin Sirbu, Carnegie Mellon University

Opening remarks:
- Alfredo Baptista, CTO of Portugal Telecom
- José Mariano Gago, Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education
- José Sócrates, Prime Minister of Portugal

10:45-11:00 Coffee Break

Salão Árabe
11:00-11:45 Research and Innovation in the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program
Lightning Round of Short Presentations by Graduate Students and Alumni with Industry

11:45-12:30 Poster Session and Demos from MS / PhD Students and Collaborative Research Projects

12:30-14:00 Lunch Break

14:00-15:45 Parallel Technical Sessions on Key Focused Areas of ICT

Salão Árabe
Session A: Next Generation Networks for Trusted High-Quality Services

- Paulo Veríssimo, Director of LASIGE, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa

- Hyong Kim, Cylab, Carnegie Mellon
- José Alegria, Portugal Telecom
- Rui Aguiar, IT, Universidade de Aveiro
- Michel Ferreira, IT, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto

Sala Dourada
Session B: Software Engineering for Large-Scale Dependable Systems

- João Gabriel Silva, Director of Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra

- Ricardo Machado, Universidade do Minho
- Paulo Marques, Universidade de Coimbra
- Henrique Madeira, Universidade de Coimbra
- Lorrie Cranor, Carnegie Mellon University
- Carlos Parreira, Novabase
- Nuno Silva, Critical Software
- Anselmo Silva, PT-SI

Sala das Assembleias Gerais
Session C: Cyber-Physical Systems for Ambient Intelligence
- Pedro Guedes de Oliveira, Board Member of Fundação para a Computação Científica Nacional (FCCN), INESC Porto, FEUP

- João Paulo Costeira, ISR, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa
- Priya Narasimhan, Carnegie Mellon
- Eduardo Tovar, CISTER, Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto
- Luis Meireles, CEO of Bio-Devices
- João Paulo Cunha, IEETA, Universidade de Aveiro

Sala dos Retratos
Session D: Human-Centric Computing

- Isabel Trancoso, Professor, INESC-ID, Instituto Superior Técnico

- Richard Stern, Carnegie Mellon
- Nuno Nunes, UseLab, Universidade da Madeira, Scientific Director of ICTI@Portugal
- Luisa Coheur, INESC-ID, Instituto Superior Técnico
- José Carlos Medeiros, Porto Editora

Sala do Tribunal
Session E: Mathematics for Information and Communication

- Carlos Salema, Director of Instituto de Telecomunicações

- Miguel Rodrigues, IT, Universidade do Porto
- João Xavier, ISR, Instituto Superior Técnico
- Paulo Mateus, IT, Instituto Superior Técnico

15:45-16:00 Coffee Break

Salão Árabe
16:00-17:00 Roundtable Discussion: ICT-enabled Innovation
- Francisco Veloso, Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program
- Manuel Beja - Director for Innovation and Organizational Development at Novabase
- Artur Calado - Executive Director of Inova-Ria
- Eduardo Carqueja - CEO of Ndrive

17:00-17:30 Closing Remarks
- João Barros, Director of ICTI@Portugal
- José Fonseca de Moura, Director of ICTI@Carnegie Mellon
- João Sentieiro, President of Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
- Manuel Heitor, State Secretary for Science, Technology and Higher Education

Pátio das Nações
17:30-18:00 Porto de Honra / Kick-off of the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Summer Academy

(*) To be confirmed.


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