INNOVATION DAY 2024 - AI VALUE: Transforming Agrofood for a Sustainable and Healthy Future

Quarta-feira, Junho 26, 2024 - 09:15

Universidade Católica - Porto

Rua Diogo Botelho, 1327
4169-005 PORTO
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AI is revolutionizing human nutrition and health, leading to a new era of possibilities.

This year, the Innovation Day will spotlight the transformative applications of AI in the agrofood sector, by bringing together academic specialists and industry leaders, with national and international background, to explore and discuss groundbreaking advancements and agrofood pressing challenges.

The valuable insights and reflections from this event will enable the Portuguese agrofood ecosystem to recognize new opportunities within emerging challenges and drive impactful changes that can benefit individuals, organizations, and society.

Don't miss this opportunity to be at the forefront of Innovation in Agrofood!

26 June 2024 | 9:15 | Arménio Miranda Auditorium

Event in English. Registration limited to auditorium capacity.



9:30 Opening Session

Isabel Braga da Cruz | Pro-Rector of the Porto Regional Center of the Portuguese Catholic University
Paula Castro | Director of Faculty of Biotechnology of the Portuguese Catholic University

9:45 Deep AI - accelerating innovation for a healthier and more sustainable future

IIlias Tagkopoulos | Professor of Computer Science and the UC Davis Genome Center at the University of California, Davis.

10:15 AI at the Center of Innovation and Enterprise productivity

 John Melo | CEO of PIPA

10:45 Coffee Break

AI-Driven Empowerment Applications in Health & Food Systems
Pedro Miguel Rodrigues | Professor of Computer Science, ESB/UCP


AI, Science and Society
José Fernando Pinto dos Santos | Affiliated Professor of Practice in Global Management, INSEAD, Fontainebleau e Professor Catedrático Convidado, UCP - Porto


Moderation: Manuela Pintado | Director of The Center for Biotechnology and Fine Chemistry (CBQF), Portuguese Catholic University

Case 1: IA in Beverages: from trend to … trade!
Tiago Monteiro Brandão | R&D and Innovation Director at Super Book Group, Project Director from The Browers Company

Case 2: A real-time AI driven inspection system to classify corks based on oxygen transfer rate
António C. Silva Ferreira | Product Development and Innovation Manager at Cork Supply

Case 3: AI@Retail
Marlos Silva | Area Leader Digital & Innovation at MC SONAE


Closing Session
Manuela Pintado | Director of The Center for Biotechnology and Fine Chemistry (CBQF), Portuguese Catholic University

01:00 Lunch
2:30-4:00  Guided Visits to CBQF Laboratories