Social Responsibility Day

As usual, this year Taguspark campus of Instituto Superior Técnico will promote another edition of Social Responsibility Day, this time dedicated to a reflection about the Special Educational Needs in University Education.

The event will run on March 6th, 1:50 p.m. in the central lobby of Taguspark campus and will be attended by students and professors from the Instituto Superior Técnico, as well as professors from other Universities, to jointly reflect about the inclusion, through testimonies, debates and workshops.

Participation is free but subject to registration through the form:

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1:50 p.m. – Opening Session
IST Vice President for Taguspark Campus Management
Luís M. Correia, Instituto Superior Técnico

2:00 p.m. – Round Table
Testimony of students with special educational needs and presentation of the Special Educational Needs Network of Universidade de Lisboa
Moderator – Ana Carvalho, Instituto Superior Técnico
Students – Marco Rodrigues and José Pedro Maié, Instituto Superior Técnico
NEE Network – Cristina Espadinha, Faculdade de Motricidade Humana and
Sara Bahia, Faculdade de Psicologia

2:30 p.m. – Debate
Workshop: Creative strategies to handle the difference
Cristina Espadinha, Faculdade de Motricidade Humana and
Sara Bahia, Faculdade de Psicologia

4:15 p.m – Coffee-break

4:30 p.m. – Round Table
Projects of Técnico Lisboa regarding the area of Special Needs
Moderator – Ana Moura Santos, Instituto Superior Técnico
“E-inclusion in L2F / INESC-ID”, Luísa Coheur, Instituto Superior Técnico
“Braille 21”, Hugo Nicolau, Instituto Superior Técnico
“INSIDE: Intelligent Networked robot Systems for symbiotic Interaction with Children with impaired DEvelopment”, Francisco Melo,
Instituto Superior Técnico
“Technology (and all of us) at the service of digital literacy”, Tiago Guerreiro, Faculdade de Ciências
“Person-machine interaction based on biosynthesis as a
communicative channel”, Margarida Reis, Instituto Superior Técnico

5:40 p.m. – Debate

5:55 p.m. – Exhibition: NEE Network of Universidade de Lisboa
The University of Lisbon is for everyone

Supported by:
Rede NEE – Universidade de Lisboa
Núcleo de Estudantes de Engenharia e Gestão Industrial – Técnico Lisboa
Associação de Estudantes – Técnico Lisboa

Media Support:
GFIST – apoio LAGE2