12th Conference Edition | FEUP, PORTO

February 3 2024

Who We Are

Talk a Bit is a technology conference organized by students from the Master"s in Informatics and Computing Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto.

Established in 2013 and currently on the way to its 12th edition, Talk a Bit provides a platform for open conversations that allow participants to not only learn about the latest industry trends from experts but also engage in stimulating discussions with fellow attendees.

In its previous editions, the event has brought together over 500 participants, creating an exciting environment where the most stimulating technology trends are presented and debated.

We are thrilled to announce the return of the Talk a Bit conference for its 12th edition, to be held on the 3rd of February 2024, themed "Today's Choices, Tomorrow's World".
Talk a Bit


Filipe Portela


Gonçalo Quintino

Partner, Risk Advisory @ Deloitte

Fátima Ferreira

IT Strategy & Product Design Manager @ Sonae MC

Hugo Neves


Tiago Laranjeiro

Co-Founder @ Ophir Labs

Luís Valente


Luís Ponte

Product Development Director @ Critical Manufacturing

Tiago Reis



Opening Session09:15 - 09:30
Smart and Sustainable Cities and Industries09:30 - 10:15
Filipe Portela @ IOTECH
Ethics and Trust vs Artificial Intelligence: Challenges, Risks and Opportunities10:15 - 11:00
Gonçalo Quintino @ Deloitte
From ideation to code11:00 - 11:45
Fátima Ferreira @ Sonae MC
Hardware is Dead, Long Live Hardware11:45 - 12:30
Hugo Neves @ MOG
Tokenization & Blockchain12:30 - 13:15
Tiago Laranjeiro @ Ophir Labs
The Role of Tech in Healthcare14:30 - 15:15
Luís Valente @ iLoF
Tech for the Smart Factory15:15 - 16:00
Luís Ponte @ Critical Manufacturing
Building AI Medical Devices of the Future16:00 - 16:45
Tiago Reis @ DIGESTAID
Closing Session16:45 - 17:00
Coffee Break

Workshop Sonae MC

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting a workshop held by Sonae MC with the instructors Luana Barros (Senior Product Designer) and Daniel Moreira (Junior Product Designer). They will be sharing their knowledge and expertise in the fields of product design and user experience.

DesignThinkTank: Let’s mock an idea!

( 9:45 - 11:15 )

Luana Barros

Senior Product Designer @ Sonae MC

Daniel Moreira

Junior Product Designer @ Sonae MC

Come and join us to learn from the best!


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We are looking for sponsors for the 2024 edition!

If you're interested in sponsoring us, please contact us at talkabit.feup@gmail.com

Previous Editions



Eunice Amorim

Event Planning

Filipe Pinto

Frederico Lopes

Juan Bellon


Carlos Verissimo

Francisca Almeida

Pedro Carvalho


Afonso Monteiro

Francisco Pires

José Ferreira


António Ribeiro

Frederico Rodrigues

Rui Alves


Adriano Soares

Doina Chiroiu

Web Development

André Gonçalves