Lets step skills up!

A set of aknowledged professional people prepared some workshops that will help you at university and at joining the workforce. Learn some fundamental skills in the world of science and technology from whom dominates them the best!

4.00 p.m.

Spark Agency

Spark is a recruitment and future talents management agency, and is bringing us a workshop focused on developing soft skills, giving the participants the ability of making their own killer profile on LinkedIn and helping them to build and expand their contact network!

In order to participate, you should bring your own computer.

11.00 a.m.


HackerSchool is an academic association, funded in 2012, which organizes activities in a multidisciplinary environment, based on a learn-by-doing and a peer learning policy, always inspired by the hacker culture values. This year they prepared a Arduino workshop, which is mainly directed to 1st year students.

Don’t miss this opportunity!

11.00 a.m.

Rodrigo Girão Serrão

Rodrigo Girão Serrão will be teaching you how evolutionary algorithms work, and how to program a vacuum cleaner using them. In case you have never programed using Python before, this is the perfect opportunity to do so, and if you have already done so but still only know the basics, show up and deepen your knowledge about this language!

We’ll have computer with the required softwares already installed. This workshop is the most suitable to 2nd year students.

11.00 a.m.

Giles Strong

Giles Strong, a physicist working with LIP-IST on the CMS experiment, brings you a workshop described as follows: A session beginning with a 30 minute seminar on the mathematics of neural networks and back-propagation, followed by a one-hour practical coding session on implementing neural networks in Python using PyTorch; an open-source tensor library popular in both industry and research. The tutorial also covers some basic data-science concepts.

To write code you’ll be using Google Colab cloud-based computing environment, so the participants must have a Google account and be able to access Google Colab. This workshop is recommended to 3rd year students or above.