About IEEE Engineering Day

What is it? Why should I go?

IEEE Engineering Day, organized by the IEEE Portugal Section, is an annual gathering event to celebrate Portugal's engineering achievements. In 2023, our focus turns towards Medicine and Biology under the theme "Advancing Well Being with Engineering". This event unites visionaries from academia and industry to engage in dynamic discussions on pertinent technological subjects. It's a platform where brilliant minds converge to share insights, ignite innovation, and deepen connections within the IEEE community. Join us in celebrating the multifaceted world of engineering while forging new paths in technological advancement for the betterment of well-being and healthcare.

Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto Medical Research Centre

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The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (FMUP) is a renowned Higher Education institution that stands out for the excellence of the teaching it promotes, the top position it occupies in research and the symbiotic relationship it nurtures with several public and private health institutions throughout the country.
FMUP shares facilities with the largest central hospital in the North of Portugal - the University Hospital Center of São João. It also has its own complex of facilities covering an area of 23,000m2, called the FMUP Medical Research Centre (CIM-FMUP). The complex comprises three buildings and includes the main auditorium, two smaller auditoriums, a library with approximately 1,000m2, and more than 40 classrooms and laboratories.

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Our Speakers

Inspiring a new IEEEer every day!

Anna-Maria Pappa

Filipe Freitas Pinto

Sara Reis

Leonor Cerdá Alberich

Ana Madureira

Michael G. Hinchey


Take a look at what we have prepared for you!

Time Session Speaker Session Chair
10:00 Welcoming and Presentation IEEE Portugal Section
10:15 Keynote Lecture: Organic Bioelectronic Sensors Dr. Anna-Maria Pappa
Khalifa University
Prof. Fátima Domingues
11:15 Coffee Break
11:30 Industry Talk: knok and the Digital Transformation of Health Dr. Filipe Freitas Pinto
CMO knok Healthcare
Prof. Hugo Plácido Silva
12:00 IEEE Portugal Section Awards
12:30 Lunch Break
14:30 Industry Talk: Real Challenges in Bringing Innovation to Market: Insights from a Startup in Medtech Dr. Sara Reis
CEO inSignals Neurotech
Prof. João Paulo Cunha
15:00 Keynote Lecture: The EUCAIM initiative - EUropean Federation for CAncer IMages Dr. Leonor Cerdá Alberich
University of Valência
Prof. Miguel Coimbra
16:00 MELECON 2024 Prof. Ana Madureira
ISEP, P. Porto
16:15 IEEE Region 8 - Programs and Strategies Prof. Michael G. Hinchey
IEEE R8 Director-Elect
16:30 IEEE Portugal Best PhD and MSc Outstandig Awards
17:00 Closing Session and Live Performance
17:30 Porto de Honra