Digital Policy organizes the ‘Sit & TIC Talks’ debate series to tackle the technological challenges and solutions of the coronavirus crisis

22/04/2020

The Ministry for Digital Policy and Public Administration will host an online debate cycle titled “Sit & TIC Talks. Conversations about e-confinement” to address the challenges posed by the current confinement situation due to COVID-19 and the technological solutions that allow daily activities to continue.

The four sessions will be moderated by journalist Karma Peiró with the participation technology experts. The discussions will last 25 minutes, the language will be Catalan and they can be followed live via ZOOM. They will also be recorded for those who are not able to join live. Attendees will be able to ask questions through a chat.

The debates are promoted by the General Directorate for Digital Society and will take place on April 27th and May 4th, 11th and 18th at 1 PM. Those who are interested can connect to: https://zoom.us/j/94926656624

Program

Monday, April 27th, 1 pm: Antigues tecnologies al servei de noves necessitats

Speakers:

  • Marta Gascón, founder of Person KPI and data analytics
  • Fabrizio Magnani, Senior Executive Partner at Gartner

Monday, May 4th, 1 pm: Abans anàvem a la feina, ara la feina ve a nosaltres. La realitat del teletreball

Speakers:

  • Meritxell Bautista, technology entrepreneur, co-founder of Fibracat
  • Ester Manzano, General Director of Digital Administration at Generalitat de Catalunya

Monday, May 11h, 1 pm: Usos i solucions reals de la intel·ligència artificial en temps de crisi

Speakers:

  • Karina Gibert, Researcher in the Knowledge Engineering and Machine Learning group of the Research Center for Intelligent Data Science and Artificial Intelligence at the UPC.
  • Jordi Vitrià, Professor of Languages and Computer Systems at the University of Barcelona (UB). Member of the Mathematics and Computers Department of the UB

Monday, May 18th, 1 pm: E-estudiants. Quins recursos ofereixen les universitats per continuar el curs?

Speakers:

  • Núria Garrido, UPC vice-rector for teaching and students 
  • Maria José Figueras, Rector Universitat Rovira i Virgili

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