22 de fevereiro


Welcoming participants and registration


Official Opening Session of the IWRT and CITRyS
Father Carlos Cabecinhas, Rector of the Shrine of Fatima;
Purificação Reis, President of the ACISO Board;
Samoel Kozelinski, President of the São José Foundation for Human and Religious Sciences;
Pedro Machado, President of the Centro de Portugal Regional Tourism Promotion Agency;
Anabela Freitas, Vice-President of the Centro Portugal Regional Tourism Authority;
Jorge Brandão, Member of the Steering Committee of the Centro Regional Program;
Carlos Abade, President of Turismo de Portugal;
Rui Melo, Councillor for Tourism and Territorial Development of Guarda Municipality;
Luis Albuquerque, Mayor of Ourém.


Guest Destination - Paraguay

Angie Duarte de Melillo, Minister of Tourism of Paraguay;
Julio Duarte Van Humbeck, Paraguay's Ambassador to Portugal
Javier Ramirez, Director General of Secretaría Nacional de Turismo Paraguay;
Estefania Alderete, representative of DTP Tour Operator;
Olga Fisher, representative of Paraguayan Chamber of Tourism of the Jesuit Misiones - Jesuit Route.


Breaking New Grounds - Artificial Intelligence and Tourism

Moderator: Duarte Alves, Master's student in Data Science and Engineering at the University of Coimbra, Degree in Computer Science from the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto;
Luis Miguel Rato, Professor at the University of Évora, PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering;
Marco Daniel Duarte, PhD in Literature, specializing in Art History. Director of the Museum and Study Center of the Shrine of Fatima;
Francisco Rivero (Spain), Journalist specializing in Religious Tourism and honorary president of the Skal Club de Madrid;
Sebastião Villax, Diretor de AI & ML Solutions.


Lunch - Reserved to Hosted Buyers, Buyers, Exhibitors e Suppliers