Carnegie Mellon | Portugal Conference

Time: June 22, 2009 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Porto, Portugal


The Carnegie Mellon|Portugal Conference to be held on Monday, June 22, 2009 in Porto, Portugal. The chosen venue is the magnificient Palacio da Bolsa, right by the River Douro, in the heart of the World Heritage Site of Porto. A large attendance is expected by members of our community in Portugal and at Carnegie Mellon.

The main objectives of the event are to present current results to the general public and to set an ambitious research agenda for the future. The conference program shall include:

  • presentation of a strategic document on the key focused areas of the program
  • research talks by Carnegie Mellon|Portugal faculty, researchers and MS/PhD students
  • technical contributions by industrial affiliates
  • first results and demos by all teams of ongoing research projects
  • welcome and closing addresses by senior government officials
  • networking opportunities for students, faculty, researchers and industrial affiliates

In addition, a Summer Academy for Carnegie Mellon|Portugal students and industrial partners is being organized, to take place during the period of June 23-25, 2009 at the University of Porto.

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