Programme

5 minutes

Schedule #

Below is an outline for the upcoming scientific conference.

The program is structured over six days, spanning from the 6th to the 11th of July:

  • 06/Jul
    PhD
    Colloquium
    @ INESC TEC

    Agenda:

    TBD

  • 07/Jul
    PhD
    Colloquium
    @ INESC TEC

    Agenda:

    TBD

  • 08/Jul
    IAMOT Conference
    @ Alfândega

    Agenda:

    Opening Session

    Keynote 1

    Coffe Break

    Parallel Sessions

    Lunch

    Parallel Sessions

    Coffe Break

    Parallel Sessions

    Panel 1

  • 09/Jul
    IAMOT Conference
    @ Alfândega

    Agenda:

    Keynote 2

    Coffe Break

    Parallel Sessions

    Lunch

    Panel 2

    Coffe Break

    Parallel Sessions

  • 10/Jul
    IAMOT Conference
    @ Alfândega

    Agenda:

    Parallel Sessions

    Coffe Break

    Panel 3

    Lunch

    Keynote 3

    Coffe Break

    Parallel Sessions

    Closing Session

  • 11/Jul
    Technical Visit
    Farewell
    @ Industrial Partners

Keynote Speakers #

Jeremy Hall

Jeremy Hall is Professor of Innovation Studies and Director of the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex Business School, and former Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Engineering and Technology Management (2011-2021).

His research investigates the social impacts and unanticipated outcomes of innovation and entrepreneurship, sustainable supply chains and social inclusion, where he has collaborated with a range of natural and social scientists with grants from numerus funding agencies.

Prior to joining Sussex, he held tenured positions at the University of Calgary and Simon Fraser University, and Chaired Professorships at the Universities of Nottingham and Surrey.

He has published widely in business, management and policy journals and has edited special issues for Business and Society, Ecological Economics, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Journal of Business Venturing and Technovation, with Research Policy and Management and Organization Review in progress.

Katja Tschimmel

Katja Tschimmel, German by birth and Portuguese by choice, is consultant and executive trainer, researcher and lecturer, coach and conference speaker. She is working in both, the business world (Mindshake - Consultancy and Training in Creativity and Design Thinking) and the academic (Porto University and Porto Business School).

Having a Ph.D in Design and a Masters in Applied Creativity, Katja researches, teaches and publishes in the fields of Creativity, Design Thinking and Innovation for more than 20 years. She publishes regularly in the area of creativity and design, having recently published the books “Creativity and Innovation Affairs” (2022), “CriAtivaMente/TheCreativeMind/CreA(c)tivaMente” (2020) and “The Creativity Virus” (2019).

Katja is the author of the Evolution 6 Design Thinking model, which she applies in training and coaching of innovation teams in several kind of organisations. Clients of her company Mindshake are, between others: BA Glass, Cereális, dst group, Farfetch, IKEA, LIPOR, Natixis, NOS, Roche, Sogrape, SONAE, and several academic research institutions, such as INESC TEC ou INEGI.

In the consultancy field, she specialized in supporting the design of innovation frameworks and their organisational implementation. Applying ethnographic research, strategic thinking and creative problem solving, Katja also supports organizations in projects of change management and the development of innovation frameworks.

Since January 2023, she is the Portuguese Ambassador of the World Creativity and Innovation Week.

António Murta

António is Managing Partner, co-founder and CEO of Pathena. Also, António serves as Non-exec Board Member and Observer in the Board of various Pathena Fund invested companies.

António holds a degree in systems engineering from Minho University, an MBA from Porto Business School (University of Porto), an AMP from INSEAD (France). His post-graduate studies include ISEE / University of Navarra (Spain) and MIT (Sloan School of Management US) and Singularity University (US) – Exponential Medicine.

From 1991 to 1997 he was CIO of Sonae Distribuição, the largest Portuguese retailer at the time. He founded and was CEO of Enabler from 1998 onwards – Enabler was a systems integrator strictly focused in retail. Enabler was acquired by Wipro in 2006 and from then to the end of 2009 he was VP of retail services at Wipro. He is also a Founding Partner and business angel of various other IT, Digital Health, Digital Therapeutics and MedTech companies.

António is Founding Board Member of Endeavor Portugal, Non-Exec Board Member of Immunethep and Non-Exec Board Member of Casa de Investimentos. He is also a seasoned speaker in innovation and entrepreneurship. Finally, he is recurrently an invited referee/jury in Healthtech / Medtech events across Europe.

Technical Visits #

Technical visits are a unique and enriching component of our conference. It will offer participants an invaluable opportunity to bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and real-world application, allowing attendees to explore cutting-edge technologies, innovative business models, and creative solutions.

In addition, these experiences enhance learning and foster networking and collaboration, providing a platform for knowledge exchange and potential future partnerships. Join us in these exclusive tours to some of the most dynamic and influential companies in the industry:

Superbock Group

Opportunity to learn about technological innovations and sustainable practices in detail. In addition, experience the heritage and innovation in brewing with a guided tour of the iconic Copper Room and a glimpse into the production of the special Super Bock Selecção 1927 beers.

Address: Via Norte Aptd. 1044, 4466-955 Leça do Balio.

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iiLab

Get a close look at the forefront of advanced production technologies, including robotics, automation, and industrial cyber-physical systems, showcased in an interactive showroom setting.

Address: Rua Arquitecto Lobão Vital 172, 4200-374 Porto.

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Addvolt

Learn about the company's commitment to sustainability and innovation, with solutions to eliminate fossil fuel usage and reduce the carbon footprint in various applications.

Address: R. Santos Dias 1121 U21, 4465-255 São Mamede de Infesta.

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