• Tomaz Ponce Dentinho

Air Center - Networking Fridays sessions

We already had 14 fantastic Networking Fridays sessions. Great moderators and several hundreds very proactive participants coming from governments, academia, multilateral organizations, companies, entrepreneurs and civil society. In the first 14 sessions, we had 2,909 registrations and 1,611 unique attendees/panelists coming from 98 different countries. Videos of past sessions are available on our YouTube Channel. The Networking Fridays will continue in the next months, every Friday, always starting 1 PM UTC. Our goal is to keep our network active, connected and informed of interesting activities going on around the Atlantic region and the rest of the world. The upcoming Networking Fridays are all very exciting:

  • August 14th, 1-2 PM UTC – Minister Maria do Rosario Sambo, Angola

  • August 21st ,1-2 PM UTC – Danielle Wood, MIT Media Lab

  • August 28th, 1-3 PM UTC – Thematic Special Session on Ocean Best Practices led by Jay Pearlman

  • September 4th, 1-2 PM UTC – Gordon Campbell, ESA

  • September 11th, 1-2 PM UTC – Sergio Rossi, University of Salerno

  • September 18th, 1-2 PM UTC – Argyro Kavvadas, NASA, EO4SDG

  • September 25th, 2020, 1-3 PM UTC – Thematic Special Session on Space Capacity Building led by Stefano Ferretti, ESA

  • October 2nd, 2020, 1-2 PM UTC – Martin Visbek, GEOMAR

On August 14th, 2020, 1-2 PM UTC, we will meet Maria do Rosário Sambo, Minister of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Angola. The moderator will be Susana Catita, Executive Director, Ciencia LP. Minister Maria do Rosário Sambo took office on September 30th, 2017. She earned her medical degree from the Faculty of Medicine of the University Agostinho Neto, Luanda, Angola, in 1983, received her Neurology speciality in 1997 from the Egas Moniz Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal and obtained her PhD degree in Medicine, Genetics Specialty, with the theme “Genetic Susceptibility to Cerebral Malaria in Angolan Children” from the University of Lisbon and the Gulbenkian Institute of Science, Portugal, in 2010. From 2011 to 2015, Minister Maria do Rosario Sambo was the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of Universidade Katyavala Bwila, Benguela, Angola, and then she was the Rector of Universidade Agostinho Neto, Luanda, from 2015 to 2017. She is currently a Full Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the Universidade Agostinho Neto. More information on the session here. This session will be held in Portuguese. Please download and install the Interactio mobile app (iOS, Android) for the remote simultaneous interpretation in English. Please use code NETFRIDAYS Please register for this session here

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