INESC ID at Técnico Taguspark Open Day 2023

INESC ID at Técnico Taguspark Open Day 2023

The Técnico – Taguspark Campus will celebrate on November 11th its 23rd anniversary by hosting this year’s edition of “Taguspark Open Day”. Between 10am and 5 pm, Técnico will open its doors and invite the community to visit the Campus Labs, participate in scientific activities and learn more about the Institution research projects through project demos.

INESC ID will be part of the 2023 Open Day by engaging in three different activities:

Scientific experiments and demonstrations in the main hall: with the activity “Human Language Technologies” promoted by INESC ID researcher Luísa Coheur. This demo will explore how large language models, like ChatGPT and GPT-4, can create highly customized dialogues from information provided by a user. This approach has several implications for digital communication, offering the ability to simulate anyone’s personality and speech, opening doors to many applications in virtual assistance, conversational therapy, and more.

Lab Visits: INESC ID Gaips Lab (Social Robots Lab) will open its doors and show/play some games with visitors while explaining the research work developed by the Lab. This activity requires a ticket that can be collected at the entrance of the event. Visits will start at 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 14:00, 15:00, and 16:00.

Lecture: INESC ID researcher Ana Paiva from the GAIPS LAB will give the Lecture “The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Society” at at 11am.

Prior registration is required to attend the event.

Full Programme:

Lab Visits:

SpaceCoBot – ISR-Lisboa Space Robot
(10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30)
Game Lab
(10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00)
Social Robots Lab (Gaips – INESC ID)
(10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00)
Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Laboratory
(10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00)

Taekwondo (Técnico Staff Association – APIST)
(14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00)
Center for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research (IN+)
(10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30)

Scientific experiments and demonstrations in the main hall:
Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT)
Interactive Technologies Institute | LARSyS (ITI)
Supply chain management of a chocolate bar (CEGIST)
Center for Innovation in Territory, Urbanism, and Architecture (CiTUA)
Inclusive Computing (ITI)
Center of Physics and Engineering of Advanced Materials (CeFEMA)
Institute of Systems and Computer Engineering (INESC-ID)
Formula Student at Instituto Superior Técnico (FST Lisboa)
Physics Student Organisation at Instituto Superior Técnico (Circo NFIST)
Técnico Solar Boat
“Projeto Sustentabilidade Energética Móvel” (PSEM)
Electronics Engineering Student Organisation (N3E)
IEEE-IST Student Branch
Industrial Engineering and Management Student Organisation (NEEGI)
Game Dev
“Fórum Mecânica” (NEMIST)
Brewers Club
Instituto Superior Técnico Students’ Union (AEIST)
Taguspark Student Support (APET)
Merchandising Store – Administrative and Financial Management Area of Taguspark (AGAFT)

Hands-on activities (Rob9-16):
“Circuito elétrico em papel”
“Introdução à Soldadura”
“Pisca-Pisca com Arduíno”

Other activities:
11:00 – Lecture “The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Society” (Profª Ana Paiva)
13:00 – Performance of TMIST- “Tuna Mista do IST”
15:00- Explain it like I’m 5: “We Are Already Surrounded by Robots” – (Pedro Lima and Bárbara Teixeira)
16:00- Performance of TFIST- “Tuna Feminina do IST”
16:30- Congratulations to Taguspark campus for its 23rd Anniversary

More information on the event’s webpage here.

The event is finished.


INESC-ID, “Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores: Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Lisboa” is a Research and Development and Innovation Organization (R&D+i) in the fields of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering. INESC-ID mission is to produce added value to people and society, supporting the response of public policies to scientific, health, environmental, cultural, social, economic and political challenges. INESC-ID promotes cooperation between academia and industry by addressing research on daily life issues, such as healthcare, space, mobility, agri-food, industry 4.0, and smart grids. This high level of knowledge transfer is achieved through both competitive research projects and direct contracted research. Public and private entities have therefore access to a pool of knowledge, resources and services provided through the unique competencies available at the institution.


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