Today, at 7 pm, the closing session of the 3rd edition of the International Conference “Think+ 2023 International Conference on Digital Economy, Tourism and Human Development”, organized by the Higher Institute of Administration and Languages ​​(ISAL), in partnership with the Institute Iberoamericano de Complicance (IIAC) and Ponte Editora.

Yesterday, the solemn opening session of the event took place, marked by speeches by the President of the Regional Legislative Assembly, José Manuel de Sousa Rodrigues, and by the Director of the Department of Information Systems and New Technologies of the City Council of Funchal, César Rosa.

In his speech, José Manuel Rodrigues highlighted the importance of instilling a culture of meritocracy and promoting participatory democracy for the realization of human rights and for sustainable development. César Rosa, in turn, highlighted digital innovation and creativity in the development of smart cities.

Within the scope of the inaugural session, interventions by ISAL’s Deputy Director General, Sancha de Campanella, the President of the Ibero-American Compliance Institute, Fabrizio Bon Vecchio, and the Director of Ponte Editora, Eduardo Leite, highlighted the importance of establishing synergies that allow the sharing of scientific knowledge with the community.

In the first panel, moderated by Diogo Goes, Director of the Department of Human and Social Sciences at ISAL, international researchers addressed topics such as compliance and crypto assets, ESG and governance, compliance in the hotel sector, and the protection of innovation in the process of internationalization of companies.

Today follows the second panel of the conference, moderated by Eduardo Alves, Director of ISAL’s Law Department. Under their moderation, researchers will promote the debate on artificial intelligence as a competitive advantage for digital entrepreneurship, the challenges of artificial intelligence in the judicial process, ESG and the digital world, human development, tourism and sustainability, and the importance of whaling in the family economy of the Portuguese island peoples between the 19th and 21st centuries.