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The 7º edition of INFórum - Simpósio de Informática, this year organized by Universidade da Beira Interior, will occur from September 7 to 8, 2015, and besides the participation of António Casimiro and Antónia Lopes in the Coordinating Committee, as President and as member respectively, counts also with the participation of LaSIGE researchers in all the thematic sessions of the symposium, that aims to be a key event for meeting of the national community in the various aspects of informatics and aims to become the preferred forum for the dissemination, discussion and recognition of scientific papers.

The LxMLS - 5th Lisbon Machine Learning School, hosted in IST, from July 16 to 23, had an special session, on July 21, dedicated to demos.
The session counted with an demo from LaSIGE, aiming of solving machine learning problems through technology.
LxMLS Demo day is an informal gathering that brings together a number of highly technical companies and research institutions alongside with students from LxMLS and other Portuguese institutions.

The protocol signed between FCUL and Accenture, that brings new opportunities of collaboration between LaSIGE and the company, was last week news at several magazines.
Público P3 | Link
OJE | Link
Ciência Hoje | Link

Teresa Chambel is co-organizing the Immersive Media Experiences Workshop @ACM Multimedia 2015, taking place in Brisbane, Australia, on October 26-30, 2015.
This international workshop was created by the chairs, from LaSIGE @ULisboa, INESC-TEC, UTAustin, MIT Media Lab and BBC, at the premier international conference on multimedia: ACM Multimedia. This is the 3rd edition of the workshop, after the first successful editions in Barcelona, Spain, in 2013, and in Orlando, FL, USA in 2014.

The next W4A 2016 - 13th Web for All Conference, to be held in Montreal, Canada 2016, will be co-chaired by Tiago Guerreiro from LaSIGE and Greg Gay from Ryerson University, Canada. The conference is going to be held in Montreal, Canada, co-located with WWW 2016.

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