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Agenda



DECEMBER 14


09:00 – 09:20

EMPOWERING PORTUGAL WITH DIGITAL TRANSITION

André de Aragão Azevedo – Secretary of State for the Digital Transition

André Aragão Azevedo

Secretary of State for the Digital Transition

 
 

09:20 – 09:40

UNRAVELING THE BIG PICTURE

Manuel Lima – Designer, Author, Mentor, and Speaker

Manuel Lima

Designer, Author, Mentor, and Speaker

 
 

09:40 – 10:00

INSURANCE – THE PERFECT PLAYGROUND FOR ANALYTICS?

Rogério Campos Henriques – CEO at Fidelidade

Rogério Campos Henriques

CEO at Fidelidade

 
 

Break

10:15 – 10:35

USING DATA SCIENCE TO TRANSFORM ADVERTISING INTO BUSINESS OUTCOMES

Paul Martin – Vice President Analytics at Xaxis

Paul Martin

Vice President Analytics at Xaxis

 
 

10:35 – 10:55

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: CULTURE, STRATEGY AND FUTURE ROADMAP

Paula Panarra – General Manager at Microsoft

Paula Panarra

General Manager at Microsoft

 
 

10:55 – 11:15

WHAT YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT PRACTICAL AI TRUST & ETHICS TOPICS BUT WERE TOO AFRAID TO ASK

Niko Neugebauer – Cloud Data Architect at Claranet

Niko Neugebauer

Cloud Data Architect at Claranet

 
 

Break

11:30 – 11:50

VALUE DRIVEN AI

Allen Vasconcelos – Head of Digital Hub at EDP

Allen Vasconcelos

Head of Digital Hub at EDP

 
 

11:50 – 12:10

THE FUTURE OF PERSONALISED HEALTH

Deborah Webster – Co-founder & CEO at AMANIcircle
Pete Trainor – CEO at Vala Health

Deborah Webster

Co-founder & CEO at AMANIcircle

Pete Trainor

CEO at VALA

12:10 – 12:30

DATA SCIENCE AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: ESSENTIAL FOR ADVANCING THE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE CONSUMER

Dimitrius Oliveira – President at Atento Brasil

Dimitrius Oliveira

President at Atento Brasil

 
 

12:30 – 12:50

MEASURING IMPACT FOR SYSTEMS CHANGE

James Riordan – Head, Funding & Governance, Member of the Executive Committee at World Economic Forum

James Riordan

Head, Funding & Governance, Member of the Executive Committee at World Economic Forum

 
 

Lunch Break

15:30 – 16:30

THE IMPACT OF AI AND BIG DATA ANALYTICS IN THE FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR
ROUNDTABLE by Claranet

Nuno Sousa – Financial Services Lead at Claranet
Nuno Fonseca – Head of Artificial Intelligence Platform at MillenniumBCP
Ricardo Chaves – Chief Commercial Officer at SIBS
Ricardo Macieira – Country Manager Portugal at Revolut
Paulo Lima – Head of IT at Sonae Financial Services

Nuno Sousa

Financial Services Lead at Claranet

Nuno Fonseca

Head of Artificial Intelligence Platform at MillenniumBCP

Ricardo Chaves

Chief Commercial Officer at SIBS

Ricardo Macieira

Country Manager Portugal at Revolut

Paulo Lima

Head of IT at Sonae Financial Services

 
 

DECEMBER 15


09:00 – 09:20

GROWTH EXPERIMENTS WITH GOOGLE CLOUD

Kresten Bach Søndergaard – Strategic Advisor at GroupM

Kresten Bach Søndergaard

Strategic Advisor at GroupM

 
 

09:20 – 09:40

DATA LITERACY: SKILL OF THE FUTURE

Jordan Morrow – Head of Data and Design at Pluralsight

Jordan Morrow

Head of Data and Design at Pluralsight

 
 

09:40 – 10:00

FOUNDATIONS FOR SCALING DATA SCIENCE

João Vazão Vasques – Engineering Manager for Data at Unbabel

João Vazão Vasques

Engineering Manager for Data at Unbabel

 
 

Break

10:15 – 10:35

DRONE – HOW TO DRIVE BUSINESS GROWTH BASED ON GEOLOCATION MARKET POTENTIAL ANALYSIS

André Lourenço – Manager at Deloitte

André Lourenço

Manager at Deloitte

 
 

10:35 – 10:55

HOW COVID KILLED OUR FORECASTING MODELS AND WHAT WE DID NEXT

Harry Powell – Director of Data & Analytics at Jaguar Land Rover

Harry Powell

Director of Data & Analytics at Jaguar Land Rover

 
 

10:55 – 11:15

HOW TO BRING INTELLIGENCE TO YOUR BUSINESS WITH AI

Pedro Malato Branco – Manager at Closer Consulting

Pedro Malato Branco

Manager at Closer Consulting

 
 

Break

11:30 – 11:50

5G TO BOOST DATA SCIENCE

Jorge Graça – Chief Technology and Information Officer at NOS

Jorge Graça

Chief Technology and Information Officer at NOS

 
 

11:50 – 12:10

CARMO: A HUMAN CHATBOT

André Rufino – Management Committee Member at Médis

André Rufino

Management Committee Member at Médis

 
 

12:10 – 12:30

WAYS OF WORKING – SCALING AI IN AN INTERNATIONAL BANK ENVIRONMENT

Gemma Díos García – Data Science Manager at Accenture

Gemma Díos García

Data Science Manager at Accenture

 
 

12:30 – 12:50

DSPA’S DATA SCIENCE PLAYBOOK

Miguel Moreira – Board Member at DSPA
Bruno de Sousa ParraTech Manager at Deloitte
Carlos GomesManaging Director at BridgeLK Learning Technologies

Miguel Moreira

Board Member at DSPA

Bruno de Sousa Parra

Tech Manager at Deloitte

Carlos Gomes

Managing Director at BridgeLK Learning Technologies

 
 

Lunch Break

14:30 – 15:30

TALENT HUNT

Are you a student or a professional looking for a new challenge? Join us on our Talent Hunt and grab the opportunity to boost or (re)start your career!
Connect with top organizations, meet our top recruiters and show them you are a special one!

Grab your STUDENT PASS FREE of charge by asking your University for your discount code or email us to ticketing@dspa.pt

Call to Data Scientists and Data Engineers to enter Accenture AI Academy

Emanuel Agostinho – Data & AI Lead at Accenture

Join Claranet team of: Cloud architects, support DevOps, Data Science and Cybersecurity

António Miranda – Resource & Reporting Manager at Claranet

Closer Consulting is looking for Data Scientists to join their Closer Academy team

Marta Galoxa – Senior Business Manager at Closer Consulting

Deloitte analytics and cognitive team is looking for you!

Hervé Silva – Partner at Deloitte

GroupM is looking for future data and tech leaders to embrace marketing transformation

André Melo – Head of Data & Technology at GroupM

NOS is challenging you to #cometothedataside

Nuno Paiva – Head of Data Science (Consumer Segment) at NOS

Do you want to join Tessella’s road to AI? Will you accept the challenge?

Hélder Pinheiro – Head of AI4Telco at Altran, part of Capgemini


Call to Data Scientists and Data Engineers to enter Accenture AI Academy

Emanuel Agostinho

Data & AI Lead at Accenture

Join Claranet team of: Cloud architects, support DevOps, Data Science and Cybersecurity

António Miranda

Resource & Reporting Manager at Claranet

Closer Consulting is looking for Data Scientists to join their Closer Academy team

Marta Galoxa

Senior Business Manager at Closer Consulting

Deloitte analytics and cognitive team is looking for you!

Hervé Silva

Partner at Deloitte

GroupM is looking for future data and tech leaders to embrace marketing transformation

André Melo

Head of Data & Technology at GroupM

NOS is challenging you to #cometothedataside

Nuno Paiva

Head of Data Science (Consumer Segment) at NOS

Do you want to join Tessella’s road to AI? Will you accept the challenge?

Hélder Pinheiro

Head of AI4Telco at Altran, part of Capgemini

 
 

15:30 – 16:30

INDUSTRY 4.0 – TALKING WITH DIOGO DA SILVEIRA
ROUNDTABLE by Closer

João Leal Fernandes – Moderator – CFO & Board Member at Closer Consulting
Diogo da SilveiraChairman at Ezcart, Co-founder & Partner at Shilling Capital Partners
Woitek Szymankiewicz – Partner at Closer Consulting

João Leal Fernandes

Moderator – CFO & Board Member at Closer Consulting

Diogo da Silveira

Chairman at Ezcart, Co-founder & Partner at Shilling Capital Partners

Woitek Szymankiewicz

Partner at Closer Consulting

 
 

16:30 – 17:30

THE ANALYTICS TSUNAMI?
ROUNDTABLE by Deloitte

Tiago Durão – Moderator – Partner at Deloitte
Manuel Mendes – Chief Analytics Officer at CGD
Luís Morim – Head of Data and Analytics at Santander Totta
Diogo Lopes – IT and Digital Transformation Director at Sumol+Compal
Jorge Afonso – Global Chief Data Officer at Galp

Tiago Durão

Moderator – Partner at Deloitte

Manuel Mendes

Chief Analytics Officer at CGD

Luís Morim

Head of Data and Analytics at Santander Totta

Diogo Lopes

IT and Digital Transformation Director at Sumol+Compal

Jorge Afonso

Global Chief Data Officer at Galp

 
 

DECEMBER 16


09:00 – 09:20

SCALING AI

Fernando Lucini – Global Lead Data Science & Machine Learning Engineering at Accenture

Fernando Lucini

Global Lead Data Science & Machine Learning Engineering at Accenture

 
 

09:20 – 09:40

DATA SCIENCE: WHY AND WHY NOT?

Fernando Matos – President at DSPA

Fernando Matos

President at DSPA

 
 

09:40 – 10:00

AI RELIABILITY

Celeste Fralick – Chief Data Scientist and Senior Principal Engineer at McAfee

Celeste Fralick

Chief Data Scientist and Senior Principal Engineer at McAfee

 
 

Break

10:15 – 10:35

TOWARDS A DATA-DRIVEN VUELING 

Rita Barata Silva – Director of Data & Analytics at Vueling Airlines

Rita Barata Silva

Director of Data & Analytics at Vueling Airlines

 
 

10:55 – 11:15

SAFEGUARDING OUR CHILDREN

Deborah Webster – Co-founder & CEO at AMANIcircle
Claire Orange – Founder at DiGii Social

Deborah Webster

Co-founder & CEO at AMANIcircle

Claire Orange

Founder at DiGii Social


Break

11:30 – 11:50

BIG DATA, BIG STATES AND SMALL WARS: THE GEOPOLITICS OF CYBERSPACE

Felipe Pathé Duarte – Professor and Researcher at NOVA School of Law & Senior Consultant (Geopolitical Risk Analyst) at VisionWare

Felipe Pathé Duarte

Professor and Researcher at NOVA School of Law & Senior Consultant (Geopolitical Risk Analyst) at VisionWare

 
 

11:50 – 12:10

DIGITAL SECURITY, HOW COMPANIES AND ORGANIZATIONS CAN OVERCOME THIS CHALLENGE

Gonçalo Sousa – Cybersecurity Professor and Researcher

Gonçalo Sousa

Cybersecurity Professor and Researcher

 
 

12:10 – 12:30

AI: FRIEND OR FOE

Deborah Webster – Co-founder & CEO at AMANIcircle
David Shrier – Professor of Practice (AI & Innovation) – Imperial College Business School, Imperial College London

Deborah Webster

Co-founder & CEO at AMANIcircle

David Shrier

Professor of Practice (AI & Innovation) – Imperial College Business School, Imperial College London

12:30 – 12:50

HOW TO DRIVE TRANSFORMATION WITH TELCO ANALYTICS

Tiago Ribeiro – B2B Business Development Director at NOS
Hélder Pinheiro – Head of AI4Telco at Altran, part of Capgemini

Tiago Ribeiro

B2B Business Development Director at NOS

Hélder Pinheiro

Head of AI4Telco at Altran, part of Capgemini


Lunch Break

14:30 – 15:30

DATA SCIENCE MEETS SMART CITIES
ROUNDTABLE by NOS

Pedro Miguel Brandão – Market & Customer Intelligence Director at NOS
João Ricardo Moreira – Board Member at NOS
Paulo Calçada – CEO at Porto Digital

Pedro Miguel Brandão

Moderator – Market & Customer Intelligence Director at NOS

João Ricardo Moreira

Board Member at NOS

Paulo Calçada

CEO at Porto Digital

 
 

15:30 – 16:30

GROWTH EXPERIMENTS
ROUNDTABLE by GroupM

João Cardoso  – Moderator – Chief Product & Services Officer at GroupM
Kresten Bach Søndergaard – Strategic Advisor at GroupM

João Cardoso

Moderator – Chief Product & Services Officer at GroupM

Kresten Bach Søndergaard

Strategic Advisor at GroupM


DECEMBER 17


09:00 – 09:20

TRAFFIK ANALYSIS HUB, DELIVERING INTELLIGENCE LED BUSINESS

Neil Giles – CEO at Traffik Analysis Hub

Neil Giles

CEO at Traffik Analysis Hub

 
 

09:20 – 09:40

DIGITAL FOOD RESCUE – HOW DATA WILL HELP REFOOD CONQUER THE WORLD

Hunter Halder – Founder, Volunteer, President at The Refood Movement

Hunter Halder

Founder, Volunteer, President at The Refood Movement

 
 

09:40 – 10:00

HOW IS AI AND MACHINE LEARNING TRANSFORMING THE REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGICAL LANDSCAPE

Gonçalo Abreu  – Co-founder and CEO at Alfredo AI
Guilherme FarinhaCo-Founder at Alfredo AI

Gonçalo Abreu

Co-founder and CEO at Alfredo AI

Guilherme Farinha

Co-founder at Alfredo AI


Break

10:15 – 10:35

COMPUTATIONAL EPIDEMICS: FROM THEORY TO POLICY. LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE MATHEMATICAL MODELING OF COVID-19 SPREADING

Joan T. Matamalas  – Research Associate at Harvard Medical School

Joan T. Matamalas

Research Associate at Harvard Medical School

 
 

10:35 – 10:55

HOW BIG-DATA AND CONTACT TRACING CAN STOP COVID-19

Hernan Makse – CEO at Kcore Analytics & Physics Professor at City College of New York

Hernan Makse

CEO at Kcore Analytics & Physics Professor at City College of New York

 
 

10:55 – 11:15

DATA SCIENCE IN MUSIC

Nicc Johnson  – Founder at Muru Music Health
James Curtis – Data Scientist at Muru Music Health

Nicc Johnson

Founder at Muru Music Health

James Curtis

Data Scientist at Muru Music Health


Break

11:30 – 11:50

FOOTBALL & DATA SCIENCE: BRINGING A LAPTOP TO THE BENCH

Javier M. Buldú at Principal Investigator – Center for Biomedical Technology (Madrid, Spain) & Full Professor at King Juan Carlos University (Madrid, Spain)

Javier M. Buldú

Principal Investigator at Center for Biomedical Technology (Madrid, Spain) & Full Professor at King Juan Carlos University (Madrid, Spain)

 
 

11:50 – 12:10

WHY IS FOOTBALL DRIVEN BY DATA?

Germano Almeida  – Data Analyst at Portuguese Football Federation

Germano Almeida

Data Analyst at Portuguese Football Federation

 
 

12:10 – 12:30

HOW DATA IS HELPING ON THE INDIVIDUAL TRAINING APPROACH – AN EXAMPLE FROM SPORTING CLUBE DE PORTUGAL

Francisco Tavares – Performance Coordinator at Sporting Clube de Portugal

Francisco Tavares

Performance Coordinator at Sporting Clube de Portugal

 
 

12:30 – 12:50

EXPLAINED MACHINE LEARNING INFORMED DECISION-MAKING: EVIDENCE FROM A FIELD INTERVENTION

Leid Zejnilovic – Assistant Professor at Nova School of Business and Economics

Leid Zejnilovic

Assistant Professor at Nova School of Business and Economics

 
 

Lunch Break

15:30 – 16:30

AI: ROAD TO 2025
ROUNDTABLE by Altran, part of Capgemini

João Neves – Head of Analytics & A.I Expertise Centre at Altran, part of Capgemini
Ana Carolina Almeida – Quality & Customer Insights at Vodafone
Jorge Simões – Head of the Digital Factory | Digital Global Unit at EDP
João Leal – Information Lead at CUF

João Neves

Moderator – Head of Analytics & A.I Expertise Centre at Altran, part of Capgemini

Ana Carolina Almeida

Quality & Customer Insights at Vodafone

Jorge Simões

Head of the Digital Factory | Digital Global Unit at EDP

João Leal

Information Lead at CUF


DECEMBER 18


09:00 – 09:20

HOW TO TURN THE DEVOPS TEAMS INTO DATA SCIENTISTS BEST FRIENDS AND AVOID PURGATORY

Bruno CoelhoAnalytics & AI Director at Altran

Bruno Coelho

Analytics & AI Director at Altran

 
 

09:20 – 9:40

ACCELERATING YOUR ML JOURNEY USING CLOUD SERVICES

Javier Ramírez – Senior AWS Developer Advocate

Javier Ramírez

Senior AWS Developer Advocate

 
 

09:40 – 10:00

SUPPORTING SUPPLY CHAIN IN TIMES OF CRISIS – WITH DEMAND PLANNING & FORECAST

João Canosa – Industry Leader for Retail & Supply Chain at SAS Portugal

João Canosa

Industry Leader for Retail & Supply Chain at SAS Portugal

 
 

Break

10:15 – 10:35

HOW MUCH MONEY DO YOU NEED? PREDICTING PHYSICAL MONEY DEMAND AT ITAÚ

Vitor Louzada – Data Science Manager at Itaú Unibanco

Vitor Louzada

Data Science Manager at Itaú Unibanco

 
 

10:35 – 10:55

WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE A COMPUTER: LEARNING FROM GPT-3

Eric Elliott – Technology Product and Platform Advisor

Eric Elliott

Author, ‘Composing Software’

 
 

10:55 – 11:15

HOW QUORUM RULES DISTORT REFERENDUM OUTCOMES AND HOW TO AVOID THAT

Luís Aguiar-Conraria – Professor at University of Minho – NIPE and Economics Department

Luís Aguiar-Conraria

Professor at University of Minho – NIPE and Economics Department

 
 

Break

11:30 – 11:50

NLP 4 HEALTH​

Liliana Ferreira – Executive Director at Fraunhofer Portugal

Liliana Ferreira

Executive Director at Fraunhofer Portugal

 
 


11:50 – 12:10

BEYOND BINARY CLASSIFICATION – MACHINE LEARNING TO MANAGE FINANCIAL CRIME

João Tiago Ascensão – Senior Director of Data Science at Feedzai

João Tiago Ascensão

Senior Director of Data Science at Feedzai

 
 

12:10 – 12:30

IS AI FOR EVERY COMPANY?

Daniel Araújo – Product Manager, Data & Integrations at OutSystems

Daniel Araújo

Product Manager, Data & Integrations at OutSystems

 
 

12:30 – 12:50

THE POWER OF ANALYTICS BEFORE DATA

João Pires da Cruz – Board Member at DSPA

João Pires da Cruz

Board Member at DSPA