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Tech night at the Theatre

Wednesday 18 October 2023

Starts 18:00 PM

Finishes 21:00 PM

Organized by matosinhos.tech

Venue: Cine-Teatro Constantino Nery - Teatro Municipal de Matosinhos

Address: 242 Avenida Serpa Pinto
4450-718 Matosinhos

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Learn about Design & AI with matosinhos.techYou’re invited to a fantastic evening at the Theatre to explore the intersection of AI and Design.

Join us for an wonderful evening at the theatre where international speakers will discuss topics such as designing a platform to speed up diagnoses, creating digital humans from standard photos, and designing for good.

Meet our community in person, enjoy live music and delicious food in a venue with more than 100 years of history. Plus, not only will you gain valuable insights, but you will also be contributing to a local charity through the proceeds from the ticket sales.


Kota Kobayashi

Principal Designer at Wise

Kota leads the design practice at Wise in London. Before moving to London, he lived and worked in New York City where he gained a multitude of design experiences. His works at the intersection of brand, product, and technology. He aims to bring useful and delightful experiences to all products that he touches.

Talk: Designing for good

“What is good design?” has been the biggest question for the last 15 years. I’ve arrived at one simple answer – it’s a good design if it is for good. This perspective changed how I navigate my career. Follow the journey to discovering my essence as a designer.

Alexis Roche

Head of Artificial Intelligence at Didimo

Alexis Roche, PhD, currently leads the Artificial Intelligence team at Didimo Inc. A graduate engineer from Ecole Centrale Paris, he prepared his PhD at INRIA Sophia Anitpolis, France, and has over 20 years post-doctoral experience in research and development in the fields of Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence. His career took him to several leading technology institutes in Europe, including University of Oxford (UK), CEA Saclay (France), ETH Zurich, EPF Lausanne and Siemens Healthineers (Switzerland), before joining Didimo in 2019.

Talk: On the automatic creation of digital humans

In this talk I’ll cover different technical aspects of digital human creation from standard photos, from low-level image processing to facial 3D shape and texture reconstruction and model animation. I’ll discuss how AI can be used to automate such a pipeline and significantly speed up 3D Artist work.

Rodrigo Moura

Director of Engineering at Viz.ai

With over 17 years of experience in software engineering, passionate about creating products that solve real-world challenges and positively impact people’s lives.

Talk: Improving Access to Life-Saving Treatments Using Artificial Intelligence.

The story of Viz.ai and how we designed our platform to provide real-time information and automated assessments, speeding up people’s diagnoses and treatment.


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