• Digitalisation of the Primary Sector

    NERLEI-Business Association Of De Leiria Region

    Dear Members, We are pleased to announce the next Tertulia on Digitalisation of the Primary Sector, Our panel is composed with Maria do Carmo Martins, from COTHN, Carlos Rabadão and Raúl Bernardino from the IPLeiria, their bios are described below, The event will take place at Nerlei at 18h next 27th of June, following the Tertulia format : two presentations with questions/answers and debates, Inscription is through this link : http://www.nerlei.pt/portal2/doc.php?doc=dEventos&id=37538&did=23642 Thanks in advance for your participation and for your help in sharing the event. TALKS 18h00 - Introduction 18h10 - Maria do Carmo Martins, COTHN 18h25 - Carlos Rabadão & Raúl Bernardino, Politécnico de Leiria 18h50 - Moderation, Q&A: José Gonçalves, Nutrixfood 19h30 - Closing SPEAKERS Dra. Maria do Carmo Martins General Secretary of COTHN – Technology Operating Center of National Horticulture – which is involved in a partnerships with the IPLeiria, plus public and private partners on the collaborative laboratory dedicated to Smart Farm Collaboration. She has a vast knowledge on the reality of this sector at a national level. Dr. Carlos Rabadão Coordinator of the Investiguation center in IT and Communication of the IPL, with advanced knowledge in applying technologies to the primary sector. Dr. Raúl Bernardino Researcher of the LSRE and MARE, highly involved in the Smart Farm Collaboration. Specialist of the área with real cases in the West Region and concrete application within the sector.

  • Meet4Speed : Women Entrepreneurship

    Paddock Wine BAR

    Dear Members, We are pleased to share the Meet4Speed #4 to share about Women Entrepreneurship, with Inês Santos Silva, Co-founder of Portuguese Women in Tech (PWIT), The Meetup4Speed events are organized by the Start'Up Leiria, and have for objective the sharing in an informal and relaxed environment, with the tech and startup communities, The event takes place Friday 14th of June, from 18h to 20h at the Paddock Bar, with happy hour, Some updates are also available on the Facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/events/305222100108420/ Hoping to see you there ! About Inês Santos Silva I'm an Adviser at the Cabinet of the Portuguese Secretary of State of Industry. Previously, I cofounded Startup Pirates, a one-week pre-acceleration program for aspiring entrepreneurs, PortugalStartups.com, a news portal about the Portuguese startup scene and Trojan Horse was a Unicorn, the best event for digital artists in the world. I’m an alumna of the Singularity University Graduate Studies Program and of THNK, School of Creative Leadership and I’m also part of networks like the Global Shapers and Sandbox Network. About Women In Tech (PWIT) The Portuguese Women in Tech Community was launched in April 2016. We decided to do it, because we saw how few women were part of the Portuguese Startup Scene and how few had the attention they deserve. More info on : http://www.portuguesewomenintech.com/our-story

  • Java Meetup

    Politécnico de Leiria | ESTG - Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão_Edifício D

    Dear Members, We are pleased to announce the next Meetup on Java Productivity with Bruno Baptista and Robert Cortez, in partnership with the CoimbraJUG, We will share about Quarkus and Microprofiles on two talks, one comparing three different Java productivity frameworks on a concrete example, and one about Microprofiles, The event is organized jointly with CoimbraJUG, TICE.Leiria, IPL, and will take place at the Building A, Amphitheatre 2 in the IPL, see the map for parking indication), from 18h30 to 20h30, with informal break, If you want to join the community for a dinner please register here : https://bit.ly/2ZHA4gF The event is free and requires inscription on Meetup, a raffle will be done for RSVP members, Thanks in advance for your participation and for your help in sharing the event, Hoping to see you there! Talks Java Enterprise Comparison : TomEE, Spring Boot, Quarkus Comparing performance of Java Frameworks Spring Boot and Jakarta EE/Java EE have been the frameworks of choice to develop services in Enterprise Java. Recently, a new player jumped in, Quarkus. Made by Red Hat, It uses a short list of common libraries, including Microprofile. It's tailored for GraalVM & OpenJDK HotSpot and promises exceptional startup performance. The presentation will show the same application developed on the 3 platforms. It will feature Apache TomEE, Spring Boot and Quarkus to highlight the main differences between them regarding development, deployment and performance. Lightweight Enterprise Java with MicroProfile I laugh at people that tell me that Java is slow, heavyweight and cumbersome. Maybe it was true when we had EJB2. I will prove to you that we can develop Enterprise Applications with just a few lines of code that can run in a Raspberry PI. If it runs in a PI, I think we can safely say it would run anywhere! To be able to do it, I’m going to use a new platform called Microprofile. Microprofile optimizes Enterprise Java for a Microservices Architecture and delivers application portability across multiple runtimes. You can use a subset of the Java specifications to develop Microprofile applications, with JAX-RS, CDI, and JSON-P and later evolve it with Config, OpenAPI, Metrics, Tracing and JWTs. Join me for this live coding session and help me spread the word that Java is actually great for the Enterprise. About the speakers Bruno Baptista, Is a well versed Java and Open Source technology developer and Tech Lead Engineer at Talkdesk. With over 10 years as an enterprise level engineer, is an Apache TomEE contributor, Microprofile.io committer, JUG organizer in Coimbra, co-founder of Cork JUG in Ireland and co-founder and organizer of the JNation.pt conference. Roberto Cortez Passionate Java Developer and Java Champion with more than 10 years of experience. He is involved within the Open Source Community to help other individuals spread the knowledge about Java technologies. He is a regular speaker at conferences like JavaOne, Devoxx, JFokus, and others, leads the Coimbra JUG, JNation conference and enjoys writing blog posts.

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  • Meet4Speed : IA (Inteligência Artificial)

    Paddock Wine BAR

    Dear Members, We are pleased to share the Meet4Speed #3 focused on IA, with Nuno Fonseca, CEO of Sound Particles, The Meetup4Speed events are organized by the Start'Up Leiria, and have for objective the sharing in an informal and relaxed environment, with the tech and startup communities, The event takes place next Friday 10th of May, from 18h to 20h at the Paddock Bar, with happy hour, Some updates are also available on the Facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/events/305222100108420/ Hoping to see you there ! About Nuno Fonseca - Founder/CEO at Sound Particles. Creator of "Sound Particles" software, currently in use in all major "Hollywood" studios and used in movies like "Steve Jobs", "Batman v Superman", "Ninja Turtles 2", "Independence Day 2", "Ghostbusters", etc. - Professor at ESTG (Politécnico de Leiria) and Lisbon Music School (Politécnico de Lisboa). - Creator of WordBuilder(TM) (EW/QL Symphonic Choirs) and "Voices of the Apocalypse Utility" text-to-sing software, by EASTWEST (Hollywood, USA) - Author of the portuguese book "Introdução à Engenharia de Som" (Introduction to Sound Engineering), co-author of the portuguese book "Desenvolvimento em iOS" (iOS Development), and author of more than 20 papers on audio research topics.

  • Meet4Speed : IoT (Internet of Things)

    Paddock Wine BAR

    Dear Members, We are pleased to share the second Meet4Speed focused on IoT, with Bruno Horta, founder of the "Movimento Maker Portugal", The Meetup4Speed events are organized by the Start'Up Leiria, and have for objective the sharing in an informal and relaxed environment, with the tech and startup communities, The event takes place next Friday 12th of April, 18h to 20h at the Paddock Bar, with happy hour, Some updates are also available on the Facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/events/305222100108420/ Hoping to see you there ! About Bruno Horta O Bruno Horta has made its studies in Software Engineering at the ESTG. He's a Senior Java Developer, with a main focus on high-performance and distributed applications. He loves developing prototypes to be used within an IoT context. He's the founder of the "Movimento Maker Portugal".

  • Elastic Meetup

    Mercado de Sant'Ana - Leiria

    Dear Members, We are pleased to announce the next Meetup with Elastic open-source solutions, focused on fast search and data analytics in real-time. Two talks will take place “Search & Analytics @ La Redoute” and “Elastic Roadmap 6.5+”, focused on sharing the usefulness, benefits and challenges within scaled and enterprise context. Details of the talks are below. The event is organized jointly with TICE.Leiria, Startup Leiria, elastic.co and La Redoute, and will take place at the auditorium Manuel Artur Santos in the Mercado Santana, below the StartUp Leiria office, at 18h30 and until 20h30, with informal networking break, The event is free and requires inscription on Meetup, thanks in advance for your participation and for your help in sharing the event, Hoping to see you there! Talk 1 : Search & Analytics at Scale @ La Redoute Filipa Nogueira and David Frazão will share with us their experience on using Elasticsearch in an enterprise context, delivering fast search and analytics capabilities. The first part will focus on sharing its architecture and challenges of processing millions of objects being, logs or documents a day, accumulating 170+ millions of documents within the Elasticsearch cluster. In the second part we’ll focus on solving business need and challenges around our Customer Experience and how Elasticsearch is helping us answer the functional and non-functional requirements. The talk will end on balance and learnings regarding Elastic use in an enterprise context, and having a look at our roadmap. Talk 2 : What's New in Elastic Stack 6.5+ Tiago Costa and João Duarte will share with us the Product Vision around the Elastic Stack. The last update brings new capabilities like index lifecycle management, frozen indices, backed geoshapes, elasticsearch SQL enhancements, and more. It will also be the opportunity to share with the community Elastic capabilities and major functionalities such as Application Performance Management, Security and Machine Learning capabilities. We will take the opportunity to have Tiago and João there to get more insights from the community using Elastic open source products. Speakers Filipa Nogueira Filipa Nogueira works as a Tech Lead on the IT department of La Redoute in Leiria where her tasks include team and project management, quality evaluation and reporting, and product development. She is also a Ph.D. candidate of the Doctoral Program in Information Science and Technology, at University of Coimbra and a member of the Centre for Informatics and Systems of the University of Coimbra (CISUC), Portugal. Her current main research interest focuses in the concepts related to Software Maintainability, Software Reliability and Software Testing. David Frazão David is an OPS lead on the IT department of La Redoute in Leiria working with the ElasticSearch stack and other tools to collect, parse and visualize data from IT and business processes. Focus on helping colleagues to understand better what is happening at the micro and macro level connecting the events between them. Aficionado about data visualization, representation and dashboard creation because " A picture is worth a 1000 words ". Tiago Costa Worked as a Front-end Engineer over the last years, he is now working as Senior Software Engineer on Kibana at Elastic. He tries to run his life according his favorite philosophy: "Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them". Enthusiast about software, travelling, football, karting, (Port) wine and Alfa Romeo cars João Duarte João is a software developer and self-proclaimed “log whisperer” with a passion for all things event driven, Ruby, functional programming languages and distributed systems. He currently leads the team behind the open source streaming ETL tool "Logstash" at Elastic. Before that he worked at Portugal Telecom developing backends for IT, IPTV and broadband service monitoring and information security.

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  • O que está a Tecnologia a fazer à Comunicação Social?

    Dear Members, We are pleased to announce the first Tertulia of 2019 to share on the impact of Technology on the Information, [masked] | 18h00 | Ed. NERLEI 18h00 - Sessão de Abertura, João Nazário, Jornal de Leiria 18h10 - Painel de Debate • João Pedro Pereira, jornal Público • João Martins, Niiiiws • Moderação: Patrícia Duarte, jornal Região de Leiria 18h45 - Abertura de debate aos participantes 19h30 - Encerramento, NUno Rodrigues (Politécnico de Leiria)

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  • System Testing with Docker & API Test Automation

    NERLEI-Business Association Of De Leiria Region

    Dear Members, We are pleased to announce the next Meetup in Leiria focused on System Testing with Docker and API Test Automation, The event is following the ToC Model organized by PSTQB, ISTQB representation in Portugal, event detail is described below. The event is organized in partnership with La Redoute and TICE.Leiria association. Pay attention to inscription modalities being specific to this event, free for PSTQB associates, else 10€, see below, Taking place at Nerlei in Leiria from 18h30 to 20h30, Hoping to see you there! Talk #1 - System Testing with Docker Desenvolver um produto distribuído e bastante complexo pode ser uma dor de cabeça ao nível dos testes, para combater isso a Feedzai usa Docker para simular ambientes de produção na execução dos seus testes de sistema. A adopção de ferramentas como o Docker no processo de testes acaba por ser uma ‘lufada de ar fresco’ para os Testers, porque agora é possível exercitar sistemas complexos, com configurações e layers de integração complexas, que correm directamente nos laptops de cada um de nós. Nesta talk vamos apresentar alguns dos use cases que motivam a utilização de Docker ao nível dos testes da Feedzai, juntamente com alguns exemplos que nos vão permitir um melhor entendimento dos mesmo. Talk #1 - API Test Automation In our days, it’s almost impossible to find a modern application that doesn’t provide or consumes an API in the form of a web service. With SOA or microservices, between layers or between server and client, internal or external services, SOAP or REST, IoT or web apps, no matter what, web service APIs are everywhere. Designed to allow a programmatic interaction between systems, APIs also need to be tested, and they are one of the first and natural candidates for test automation. In this session, we will go through 3 different tools to demonstrate how to do API Test Automation applying also different testing techniques (like Data-Driven Testing, Keyword-Driven Testing or Behaviour-Driven Testing). ORADORES - RICARDO LOPES O Ricardo Lopes trabalha como Software Engineer in Test na Feedzai. Desde o início da sua carreira, sempre ligada à Qualidade de Software, trabalhou em vários projetos de complexidade elevada, com requisitos exigentes e diferentes contextos de negócio. A Automação de Testes é a sua grande Paixão, no entanto tenta fazer um balanceamento entre os conhecimentos técnicos e as suas capacidades naturais de 'bug-hunter'. Acredita que só a conjugação dos dois mundos nos vai permitir entregar software com qualidade. - JOEL OLIVEIRA Começou a carreira profissional em 1998 e tendo desempenhado diversas funções nas mais diversas áreas de negócio, foi em 2009 que, após um envolvimento mais próximo com a área de testes de software, criou a primeira comunidade portuguesa online focada em qualidade e testes de software. Um ano mais tarde foi um dos fundadores da PSTQB – Portuguese Software Testing and Qualifications Board e desde 2011 que tem vindo a participar também nos grupos de trabalho do ISTQB®. Inscrições: [masked] Preço • Associados da PSTQB: Grátis • Não associados da PSTQB: 10.00€ (O pagamento tem de ser efetuado por transferência antes do dia do evento, para o IBAN. PT[masked] [masked] indicando o primeiro e último nomes) Mais informações em https://www.pstqb.pt/toc

  • Virtualization: Use-Cases and Benefits

    NERLEI

    Pleased to announce the next Meetup Tertulia focused on Virtualization, with 2 speakers. First Nuno Veiga, Professor at the IPL for 23 years, leading the Computing Systems, Network & Virtualization classes, also trainer at the Cisco Network Academy at CCNA and CCNP levels, and also responsible for the recent VMWare Academy at the IPL. Then with Paulo José, VMware Brand Manager at Arrow ECS Portugal, and Level 2 VMware trainer from 2007. The event is supported by IT group TICE.Leiria, in partnership with Arrow, official representant of VMWare in Portugal, and the IPL. The event will take place on Thursday 29th of November, at 18h in Nerlei conference room in Leiria, location may change, we’ll inform you in that case. Event is free but subject to inscription on Meetup, Hoping to see you there!

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  • Meeting the Challenge of RF with MMWare for 5G (IEEE COMSOC Webinar)

    Dear members, Its my pleasure to annouce that Professor Rafael Caldeirinha from Polytechnic of Leiria will be the speaker in the IEEE COMSOC WEBINAR MEETING THE CHALLENGES OF RF WITH MMWAVE FOR 5G Millimeter wave (mmWave) frequencies in combination with small Radio Frequency (RF) coverage look to be key technologies for 5G networks. However, mmWave spectrum comes with high path losses and the solution of small RF coverage to reduce signal congestion suffers from distortions of the transmitted signals. This webinar will look at how measurements of RF front ends designed for mmWave can help address whether commercial-off-the-shelf chip-based RF front end technology is ready to be used for 5G networks. The webminar will take place next Tuesday, 30 October 2018, at 19:00. Registration and further information about the event: https://www.comsoc.org/webinars/meeting-challenges-rf-mmwave-5g