Técnico Museums: 1st Meeting

Técnico - Alameda campus

Técnico owns a very rich museum’s collections that represent the history, identity and culture of engineering in Portugal.

Celebrating the European Year of Cultural Heritage and in order to make known its cultural heritage, Técnico will organise a first meeting on May 18, the International Museum Day, where museum professionals, researchers, as well as students and professors will share their projects around the collections.

The ICOM’s Portuguese committee has chosen the theme “Hyperconnected museums: New approaches, new public” for the International Museum Day 2018.

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The meeting “Técnico Museums: 1st Meeting” will take place on May 18, at DECivil museum, within the celebrations of the International Museum Day.


18th May | DECivil Museum | Civil Engineering Building | Alameda Campus

10.00 a.m.
Opening session
José Pinto Paixão (Vice-rector of ULisboa), Arlindo Oliveira (President of IST)

10.20 a.m.
Geosciences Museum (Alfredo Bensaúde Museum and Décio Thadeu Museum) – “A génese dos museus do Técnico”
Manuel Francisco Pereira

10.40 a.m.
Civil Engineering Museum – “O Museu que também é uma galeria”
Ana Tomé

11.00 a.m.
Faraday Museum – “Dois séculos de inovação na eletrotecnia”
Moisés Piedade, Carlos Ferreira Fernandes

11.20 a.m.
Central Services Museum – “A célula adormecida”
Fátima Rodrigues

11.40 a.m.
IST Museums – Educational services
Natália Rocha

12.00 p.m.
University Museums
Marta Lourenço, Deputy Director of MUHNAC, ULisboa; President of UMAC, ICOM

12.20 p.m.


1 p.m.| 2.30 p.m. | Lunch

2.30 p.m.
Collection of the Analysis Laboratory at IST (LAIST)
Cândida Vaz

2.50 p.m.
Collection of the Department of Chemical Engineering
Dulce Simão

3.10 p.m.
Collection of computer equipment at Taguspark
Teresa Vazão

3.30 p.m.
Computer engineering at IST in the last 20 years
David de Matos

3.50 p.m.
Augmented reality game – Faraday Museum
Rui Prada, Patrícia Gouveia and João Cardoso Barreto

4.10 p.m. – coffee break

4.30 p.m.
Information Systems – IST Museums
João Nuno Silva and João Pina Pereira

4.50 p.m.
Cultural heritage at C2TN – Contributions for the museums and society
M. Isabel Dias, M. Fátima Araújo and M. Isabel Prudêncio

5.30 p.m.

Attendance is free.

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