Programme at a Glance

20 - 22 June 21 - 23 June 24 - 28 June 26 - 27 June
NITIM Graduate School CyberSecPro Summer School ICE IEEE/ITMC | DTSummit EIT Health
08:30 - 09:00
09:00 - 09:15
09:15 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 11:00
11:00 - 12:30
12:30 - 14:00
14:00 - 15:00
15:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 16:20
16:20 - 16:40
16:40 - 18:00
18:00 - 18:30
18:30 - 19:30
19:30 - 20:00
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08:30 - 09:00
09:00 - 09:15
09:15 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 11:00
11:00 - 12:30
12:30 - 14:00
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15:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 16:20
16:20 - 16:40
16:40 - 18:00
18:00 - 18:30
18:30 - 19:30
19:30 - 20:00
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08:30 - 09:00
09:00 - 09:15
09:15 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 11:00
11:00 - 12:30
12:30 - 14:00
14:00 - 15:00
15:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 16:20
16:20 - 16:40
16:40 - 18:00
18:00 - 18:30
18:30 - 19:30
19:30 - 20:00
20:00
08:30 - 09:00
09:00 - 09:15
09:15 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 11:00
11:00 - 12:30
12:30 - 14:00
14:00 - 15:00
15:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 16:20
16:20 - 16:40
16:40 - 18:00
18:00 - 18:30
18:30 - 19:30
19:30 - 20:00
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Detailed Programme

NITIM Graduate School

Welcome

Opening & Remarks

PhD Discussion #1

Coffee Break

PhD Discussion #2

Lunch Break

PhD Discussion #3

PhD Discussion #4

Coffee Break

Reflection of PhD Discussion

End of Day

Visit to Câmara de Lobos, Dinner and Ponchas

NITIM Graduate School

Welcome

Opening & Remarks

PhD Response 1&2

Coffee Break

PhD Response 3&4

Lunch Break

Keynote - Alumni View: The Value of NITIM in My & Your PhD Journey

End of Day

Walk along Lido's Promenade, Dinner Doca do Cavacas

CyberSecPro Summer School

School Sessions

Coffee Break

School Sessions

Lunch Break

School Sessions

Coffee Break

School Sessions

End of Day

Social Event

NITIM Graduate School

Welcome

Q&A Session w/ Faculty

Coffee Break

Keynote - Theory Building: What is the Objective that Build?

Closing Remarks & Award Ceremony

Event Close

Lunch and sightseeing Tour

CyberSecPro Summer School

School Sessions

Coffee Break

School Sessions

Lunch Break

School Sessions

Coffee Break

School Sessions

End of Day

Social Event

CyberSecPro Summer School

Cybersecurity hackathon

Closing Ceremony

Networking activity

Official Ceremony

Sunrise Auditorium

Coffee Break

Lunch Break

Coffee Break

Closing of the Day

Welcome

Sunrise Auditorium

Coffee Break

Lunch Break

Coffee Break

Closing of the Day

Welcome

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

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. Dr. She's research interests include control theory and application, repetitive control, active disturbance rejection, mobile learning, and assistive robotics. He devised control methods such as position-domain repetitive control, two-dimensional repetitive control, and equivalent input disturbance approach. He has published more than 400 academic journal papers, 11 authorized invention patents, 4 monographs, 6 textbooks, 1 translation, and 15 chapters of monographs. [read more]

Digitalisation in Europe - Digital transformation through the EDIH network

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]

Panagiotis Sarigiannidis is the Director of the ITHACA lab (https://ithaca.ece.uowm.gr/), co-founder of the 1 st spin-off of the University of Western Macedonia: MetaMind Innovations P.C. (https://metamind.gr), and Full Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the University of Western Macedonia, Kozani, Greece. He received the B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece, in 2001 and 2007, respectively. He has published over 330 papers in international journals, conferences and book chapters, including IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Internet of Things, IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, IEEE Systems Journal, IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Access and Computer Networks. [read more]

Enhancing trust in AI across critical domains

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, Ioannina, Greece, where he is also the Director of the Unit of Medical Technology and Intelligent Information Systems, and is also an Affiliated Member of Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Dept. of Biomedical Research. He was a Visiting Researcher at the RWTH, Aachen, Germany, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston. He has coordinated and participated in more than 200 R&D funded projects. He is the author or coauthor of more than 250 papers in scientific journals, 450 papers in peer-reviewed conference proceedings, and more than 50 chapters in books. [read more]

Saila Rinne currently works at the Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT) of the European Commission. She is the Head of Sector for policy in the unit “eHealth, Well-Being and Ageing”. This unit's main mission is to support innovative digital health solutions and services that foster the delivery of high quality and efficient digital health and care services and products and enable the empowerment of citizens in managing their own health. Saila has previously worked on the research and innovation activities of the Data Policy and Innovation unit in DG CONNECT and as a translator and terminologist in DG Translation of the Commission. [read more]

Andrea Belz is Vice Dean of Transformative Initiatives at USC Viterbi, Research Director at the Information Sciences Institute, Director of the Center for Research in Space Technologies (CREST), and Professor of Practice in Industrial and Systems Engineering, where she specializes in engineering policy and technology strategy. She is on the leadership team of the California Defense Ready Electronics and Microdevices Superhubs (California DREAMS), funded by the Defense Department as a Microelectronics Commons Hub, where she serves as Director of Translational Strategy. She currently serves as President of the IEEE Technology and Engineering Management (TEMS) Society. [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