• Start: 22nd September 2022
    End: 22nd September 2022
  • Start: 9:30am
    End: 1:00pm
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Tech Seminar - Algarve

Start Date:

9:30am, 22nd September 2022

End Date:

1:00pm, 22nd September 2022


Xerem Fusion Cuisine, Estrada Ferreiras-Paderne, 264-A Sitio, , 8200-465 Albufeira,


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The IPBN Algarve Committee was delighted to invite all our members on Thursday, September 22 from 9h30 to 13h to a special seminar at Xerem Fusion Cuisine in Albufeira about the growing Tech ecosystem within this attractive region for digital nomads and full-time residents.

We learnt from local leaders and IPBN members about what the scene in the Algarve is and how technology is affecting business in the short and long term.

The 2021 Portuguese Tech Award Winner 2021 and founder of C-MORE Beyond the Obvious Carolina Almeida Cruz opened the seminar on the subject of “Social & Environmental Impact in Tech” followed by a four-person panel discussion on “Algarve: Europe's Silicon Valley” moderated by Carolyn McKeown, Director at Shebang Events & PR Management with Edgard Marcondes, co-founder of Invest Portugal and Joana Glória, founder of Lagos Digital Nomads.

A second panel, moderated by IPBN member and Director of Global Operations for MadeIn Web e Mobile, Carlos Justino, followed with Jody Temple White, Strategic Advisor and Citizen Developer, IPBN Board member Mario Gago of Pink Room, and Victor Levy, expert in Blockchain Technology.

The event was open to members and non-members and was free of charge.

Special thank you to IPBN Algarve Committee member Carlos Justino who helped us put the programme below together and to have opened the door of his restaurant for this special event. Xerem Fusion Cuisine - The best Traditional Algarvian Cuisine - www.xeremrestaurante.com


0930      Registration and Welcome coffee

1000      Keynote Speaker – Carolina Almeida Cruz – “Tech for the good social & environmental impact”

  • Entrepreneur, Portuguese Tech Award Winner 2021 in the category Sustainability & Climate Change Activist and IPBN member

1020      Panel 1 – Algarve: Europe's Silicon Valley

  • Moderator – Carolyn McKeown - Director at Shebang Events & PR Management
  • Guest Speaker 1 - Edgard Marcondes - Tech living in Algarve
  • Guest Speaker 2 - Joana Glória – Lagos Digital Nomads – IPBN member

1115      Coffee break

1130      Panel 2 – How is technology changing every business

  • Moderator – Carlos Justino – MadeinWeb and Mobile - IPBN member
  • Guest speaker 1 - Jody Temple White - Strategic Advisor | Citizen Developer – No code/Low code creation – IPBN member
  • Guest Speaker 2 – Mario Gago – Pink Room & IPBN Board member – Exploring web3 on mobile platforms – IPBN member
  • Guest Speaker 3 - Victor Levy -  Blockchain Technology

1230     Q&A

1245     Networking

1315      End


Booking Closed

**Anyone purchasing IPBN Member Tickets must have valid IPBN Membership on the day of the event. If you would like to purchase IPBN membership please go to https://www.ireland-portugal.com/join/. To check your membership status please contact arnold.delville@ireland-portugal.com.