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Smart Talent Cities TM Summit | Semana da Economia Braga

Wednesday 22 May 2024

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Started 9:00 AM

Finished 12:30 PM


Organized by Investbraga


Venue: Forum Braga

Address: Avenida Doutor Francisco Pires Gonçalves
4715-558 Braga

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Descubra como as cidades inteligentes estão a transformar a economia na Smart Talent Cities TM Summit | Semana da Economia Braga!Programação

9:00 – 9:30 | Opening Session

Braga as a Talent Hub: Ricardo Rio, Mayor of Braga

Talent-based Economy: HE Sheikh Mansoor bin Khalifa Al Thani, Founder and Chairman MBK Holding, State of Qatar

9:30 – 10:15 | Panel — The Talent Imperative: Investing For Economic Development

· Alexandre Mendes, Ecosystem Leader (moderator)

· Paola Castillo, University Professor and Former Minister Of Science, Innovation, Technology and Telecommunications, Costa Rica

· Lorenzo Pastrana — Chair of the Research Office and Group Leader of the Food Processing Group at INL

· Ricardo Leitão, Head of Finance & Procurement Mercedes-Benz.io Portugal

· Lorena Diéguez, Founder and CEO of Rubynanomed

· Rui Marques, Executive Director of Associação Empresarial de Braga

· Bret Schanzenbach, President of the Carlsbad Chamber of Carlsbad, Califórnia, US

10:15 – 10:30 | Smart Talent Cities TM : An Invitation to the Braga Lighthouse Project

· Gerri Burton, CITÉ Global, New York, US

10:30 — 11:15 | Panel — Global Digital And Green Talent — Sustainability, Vocational Education, Upskilling

· Filipe Chaves, IPCA Braga (moderator)

· António Teixeira, Diretor Esprominho

· Ahmed Hujairy, Chairman and CEO, Gulf Future Business, Bahrain

· Bou Diarra, CEO and Founder, Ibriz, Senegal

· Guilherme Pereira – Pro-Rector of University of Minho

· Nermeen Negm, Masdar City, UAE

· Sónia Ferreira, CEO and Founder BestHealth4U

11:15 – 11:30 | Coffee -break

11:30 – 12:00 | Talk “Sports Innovation Hub: Talent and Sports Diplomacy – Cognitive Performance

· Andre Viana, SCB Innovation Hub

12:00 – 12:45 | Panel — Global Talent Flows

· João Medeiros – City of Braga (moderator)

· Patrizia Pozzo, Director, Rhizome Cities, Italy

· Manuel Araújo, Mayor of Quelimane, Mozambique

· Laura Healy – Programme Specialist: Climate Change, Migration and Displacement, UNICEF, New York, US

· Andreia Cabral Dias — Nestle Business Service

· Jean van Zyl — South African National Space Agency, SANSA, South Africa

Uma sessão organizada por Município de Braga

Local: Sala de Congressos do Forum Braga

The event will feature translation services from Portuguese to English and English to Portuguese. We will utilize LiveXtend.Ai developed by ClusterMedia Labs. All you need are earphones or headphones for your mobile phone


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