Programme at a Glance

20 - 22 June 21 - 23 June 24 - 28 June
NITIM Graduate School CyberSecPro Summer School ICE IEEE/ITMC | DTSummit
08:30 - 09:00
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Detailed Programme

Official Ceremony

Sunrise Auditorium

Coffee Break

Lunch Break

Coffee Break

Closing of the Day

Keynote Talks

A methodology for improving tracking precision in servo systems: An equivalent-input-disturbance estimator approach

Abstract
There are disturbances, nonlinearities, and uncertainties in a mechatronic system. Many control methods have been devised to suppress their influence and to achieve satisfactory control performance. In this talk, I am going to explain a method called the equivalent-input-disturbance approach. [read more]

Bio
Professor Jinhua She received his B.S. degree in engineering from Central South University, Changsha, China, in 1983; and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in engineering from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, in 1990 and 1993, respectively. In 1993, he joined the School of Engineering, Tokyo University of Technology, where he is currently a professor. [read more]

 

Bio
Helena Rodrigues has been working for the European Commission - DG CNECT since 2011. At the beginning she was working as a financial officer managing research and innovation projects. Currently she is a programme officer in the unit “Technologies & Systems for Digitising Industry”, being in the team responsible for the Digital Innovation Hubs in the Digital Europe Programme. Helena's main areas of expertise and experience include telecommunications, business and financial sector, digital economy. [read more]

Bio
Panagiotis Sarigiannidis (Member, IEEE) received his B.S. and Ph.D. degree from the Department of Informatics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece, in 2001 and 2007 respectively. In 2008 he has joined the Department of Informatics and Telecommunication Engineering, University of Western Macedonia, Kozani, Greece, as adjunct lecturer. He is the Director of the ITHACA Lab, a Co-Founder of the 1st spin-off of the University of Western Macedonia, Kozani, Greece: MetaMind Innovations P.C., and an Associate Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering with the University of Western Macedonia. He has published over 330 papers in international journals, conferences and book chapters. He has been involved in several national, European and international projects, coordinating four H2020/Horizon Europe projects, while he also coordinates the Operational Program MARS: Smart Farming with Drones (Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation) and the Erasmus+ KA2 ARRANGE-ICT: SmartROOT: Smart Farming Innovation Training. [read more]

Enhancing trust in AI across critical domains

Abstract
The rapid integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in critical domains presents challenges in ensuring trustworthiness and adherence to ethical standards. Although the existing AI based systems offer unprecedented capabilities and efficiencies, they also face multiple risks which can undermine public trust , including: (i) safety, (ii) explainability and interpretability, (iii) fairness and harmful bias, (iv) accountability and transparency, (v) security and resiliency, (vi) privacy, and (vii) validity and reliability. [read more]

Bio
Prof Dimitrios I. Fotiadis received the Diploma degree in chemical engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece, in 1985, and the Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering and materials science from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, in 1990. He is currently a Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina. [read more]

Chairs and Speakers

Social Events

Catamaran Trip along Madeira's south coast

Monday, 24 June 2024, 16:00h (estimated time - 2 hours)

One of Madeira's main attraction is the sea. MDTWeek 2024 has organized a catamaran leisure trip along the south cost of the island, where you will have a strong possibility of spotting dolphins and whales in their natural habitat, while contemplating their full magnitude.

Dress code: Casual (ocean swimming is possible)

Welcome Cocktail Reception

Monday, 24 June 2024, 19:30h (estimated time - 1,5 hours)

To kick-start this remarkable gathering of minds, innovation, and collaboration, we invite you to join us for a splendid Welcome Cocktail Reception at VidaMar Hotels and Resorts (MDTWeek Venue).

Let us raise our glasses to the spirit of camaraderie, knowledge sharing, and the exciting journey that lies ahead over the course of MDTWeek.

Dress code: Business Formal

Typical Dinner

Tuesday, 25 June 2024, 20:00h

Whether you're catching up with colleagues, making new acquaintances, or simply enjoying the moment, let the evening unfold with laughter, joy, and the shared appreciation for Madeira's typical food and great company.

Dress code: Smart Casual

Official Dinner

Wednesday, 26 June 2024, 20:00h

We eagerly anticipate the pleasure of your company at what promises to be an unforgettable dining experience.

Your presence at this esteemed event is an honor, and we eagerly anticipate the pleasure of hosting you for an unforgettable evening of celebration.

Dress code: Business Formal

Conference Banquet & Awards Ceremony

Thursday, 27 June 2024, 20:00h

As the curtains draw on MDTWeek, we invite you to indulge in a luxurious banquet that promises to tantalize your taste buds with culinary delights inspired by the finest flavors and traditions.

The Conference Banquet & Awards Ceremony will take place at Pestana Casino Park Hotel.

Dress code: Business Formal (man with suit jacket/blazer and tie)

Madeira sightseeing and Industrial & Innovation Park Tour

Friday, 28 June 2024, 10:30h

Visit to some of the leading Madeira technology companies and startups and sightseeing tour.

Dress code: Smart Casual