The Braga District Office and the Regional Council of the College of Computer Engineering organised the event “Today’s solutions and tomorrow’s questions” at the Computer Science Department of the UMinho School of Engineering on 28 November.
As part of the Computer Engineering Month organised by the Braga District Delegation, the event showcased the success stories of two companies and also facilitated the sharing of knowledge in the area of quantum computing, through a round table discussion moderated by Nuno Nunes, Coordinator of the Regional Council of the College of Computer Science.
During the session, it was possible to learn about the history of Primavera Software, with the testimony of one of the founders, Engineer José Dionísio, who shared with the participants the path travelled from the start of the project to the strategies used to guarantee present and future success.
Luís Soares Barbosa, Full Professor and Director of the Department of Informatics at UMinho’s School of Engineering, was another of the guest speakers, who shared the challenges faced by quantum computing and its future developments, another of the topics discussed.
In addition to these two speakers, the round table was also attended by Rui Moura, Chief Technical Titan at Critical TechWorks, who explained the reasons that led Critical Techworks to choose Braga to open its new office, which will have more than 500 employees by 2027.