The Computer Vision Center received a most honouring visit from a Catalan ex president, with the opportunity to showcase its technology and prototypes to a set of institutional actors and legislators, key to the regional government of Catalonia.
Last Monday 8th of July, the Right Honourable Mr. Artur Mas, 129th President of the Catalan Government, visited the Computer Vision Center, along with a set of distinguished legislators from the regional government. The visit had the aim to know, first-hand, about our research and development activities and counted with the presence of The Honorable Mr. Jordi Puigneró, Conseller of Digital Policies and Public Administration of Catalonia, Mr. Daniel Marco, Director of Innovation and Digital Economy of the Catalan Government, Mrs. Joana Barbany, General Director of Digital Society in the Catalan Government, The Excellent and Magnificent Dr. Margarita Arboix, Rector of the UAB, and the Excellent Dr. Javier Lafuente, UAB’s Vice Rector for Innovation and Strategic Projects.
During the visit, the President met with Dr. Josep Lladós, CVC Director, Dr. Dimosthenis Karatzas and Dr. Fernando Vilariño, CVC Associate Directors and Dr. Juan José Villanueva, CVC founder and former director. It started with an official greeting and reception followed by an institutional presentation and technology demonstrations by part of several CVC researchers.