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Once more, Porto gets together for a week dedicated to the promotion of innovation, entrepreneurship and technology. Start & Scale Week will be focusing on key topics for the future tech ecosystem:

FUTURE TALENT | FUTURE TECH | FUTURE FUNDING | FUTURE MARKET

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ICPC World Finals 2019

ICPC World Finals 2019

ICPC  is the world’s premiere university programming competition, tracing its roots to 1970 with the first Finals in 1976. Last year, 40,266 students from 2,736 universities from 102 countries on six continents competed for the privilege of advancing to the ICPC World Finals. Hosted by the University of Porto, the 2019’s World Finals are taking place in Porto!

9:00-18:00 | Olimpíadas Nacionais De Informática

9:00-18:00 | Olimpíadas Nacionais de Informática

A programming competition for High-School students. The Olympiads are an individual competition where participants solve challenges using C, C ++, Pascal or Java. The best team will have the opportunity to represent Portugal at the International Computing Olympiads, which will be held this August 4 to 11 in Baku, Azerbaijan.

13:00 - 18:00 | Tech Exhibition - ICPC World Finals 2019

13:00 - 18:00 | Tech Exhibition - ICPC World Finals 2019

Visit ICPC World Finals, meet the finalists, the partners and their technologies. You can also play some games and grab a cup of coffee with this interesting community.

13:30-17:00 | Developing Skills For The Future Tech Industry

13:30-17:00 | Developing skills for the future tech industry

A short conference taking place as part of ICPC World Finals, gathering national and international speakers to discuss the future of tech talent and skills.

Join the discussion and meet the ICPC community!

ICPC World Finals 2019

ICPC World Finals 2019

ICPC  is the world’s premiere university programming competition, tracing its roots to 1970 with the first Finals in 1976. Last year, 40,266 students from 2,736 universities from 102 countries on six continents competed for the privilege of advancing to the ICPC World Finals. Hosted by the University of Porto, the 2019’s World Finals are taking place in Porto!

ICPC World Finals 2019

ICPC World Finals 2019

ICPC  is the world’s premiere university programming competition, tracing its roots to 1970 with the first Finals in 1976. Last year, 40,266 students from 2,736 universities from 102 countries on six continents competed for the privilege of advancing to the ICPC World Finals. Hosted by the University of Porto, the 2019’s World Finals are taking place in Porto!

07:50 – 20:30 | Hackacity Porto

07:50 – 20:30 | Hackacity Porto

A hackathon for data scientists and data enthusiasts. During one day we want you to play with the city’s data and come up with solutions that will trigger the improvement of the quality of life in the city. Follow the link to register!

9:00 - 18:00 | ToPAS - Torneio De Programação Para Alunos Do Secundário

9:00 - 18:00 | ToPAS - Torneio de Programação para Alunos do Secundário

A Programming tournament for High School students. Teams of 3 will solve challenges for 4 hours, competing and learning.

An initiative of the Department of Computer Science from the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto.

16:00-18:30 | Cybersecurity - When Data Is Money

16:00-18:30 | Cybersecurity - When data is money

A short conference taking place as part of ICPC World Finals, gathering national and international speakers to discuss the present and future of cybersecurity.

Join the discussion and meet the ICPC community!

14:30 - 18:30 | Tech Exhibition - ICPC World Finals 2019

14:30 - 18:30 | Tech Exhibition - ICPC World Finals 2019

Visit ICPC World Finals, meet the finalists, the partners and their technologies. You can also play some games and grab a cup of coffee with this interesting community.

18:30 – 20:30 | Final Presentations - Hackacity Porto

18:30 – 20:30 | Final Presentations - Hackacity Porto

After a long day of work, we’ll be able to meet the projects developed at Hackacity and meet first hand the winners.

10:00-13:00 | Workshop: Introduction To Robotics With Legos

10:00-13:00 | Workshop: Introduction to Robotics with Legos

Using Lego Robot Kits and small 3D printed pieces, participants will be introduced to the basics of mechanics, electronics and programming and build a writer robot.

ICPC World Finals 2019

ICPC World Finals 2019

ICPC  is the world’s premiere university programming competition, tracing its roots to 1970 with the first Finals in 1976. Last year, 40,266 students from 2,736 universities from 102 countries on six continents competed for the privilege of advancing to the ICPC World Finals. Hosted by the University of Porto, the 2019’s World Finals are taking place in Porto!

9:00-18:00 | Doing Business

9:00-18:00 | Doing Business

Business meetings between startups and corporates to explore synergies.

10:00 - 13:00 | Workshop: IoT - Dash Button With Esp8266

10:00 - 13:00 | Workshop: IoT - Dash Button with Esp8266

A workshop where you can explore how to connect a button to the internet to do things such as sending an email, publishing a tweet or activate a robot.

11:00-17:00 | ICPC World Finals - ICPCLive Broadcast

11:00-17:00 | ICPC World Finals - ICPCLive Broadcast

As the competition takes place, you’re invited to visit ICPC World Finals’ venue, meet the community, the partners and watch the competition live!

Join us at Alfândega and cheer for your favourite team!

11:00 - 18:00 | Tech Exhibition - ICPC World Finals 2019

11:00 - 18:00 | Tech Exhibition - ICPC World Finals 2019

Visit ICPC World Finals, meet the finalists, the partners and their technologies. You can also play some games and grab a cup of coffee with this interesting community.

14:30 - 17:30 | Workshop: Smart Lighting With Arduino

14:30 - 17:30 | Workshop: Smart Lighting with Arduino

Participants will be using Arduino platform to develop experiences with LED and sensors and develop a smart lightning system.

14:30 - 18:00 | Demystifying Funding

14:30 - 18:00 | Demystifying Funding

Funding can be difficult to understand as well as finding the right way to fund your venture.

This is not your usual conference. In this session, you’ll have the chance speak about several ways to fund a company and learn from people’s experince in a set of one-to-one meetings.

10:00 - 14:00 | 2nd Anniversary Founders Founders And Open Day

10:00 - 14:00 | 2nd Anniversary Founders Founders and Open Day

It’s Founders Founders’ second anniversary and you’re invited to meet the community and to have lunch with them.

Start & Scale Community Diner

Start & Scale Community Diner

Bringing together the community, from startups to corporate, from investors to tech communities.

[INVITE ONLY]

9:00-16:00 | Scaleup For Europe Conference - There’s A Market In Cities

9:00-16:00 | Scaleup For Europe Conference - There’s a market in cities

As the world becomes more urban, most businesses will be concentrated in cities. Urban centers will be hubs of challenges but also of opportunities, namely, for companies. Whether working as playgrounds, as connectors or even as clients, cities can be facilitators for growth. But how?