Organization of events

1. Chair or Co-Chair person of the following events:
• WCNAO 2009 - Workshop in Control, Nonsmooth Analysis and Optimization, Porto, Portugal, May 2009
• IFAC Symposium on Generalized Solutions for Control Systems, (with Prof. Ilyin, Russian Academy of Sciences) Pereslavl Zalesski, Rússia, Sept 21-26, 2004.
• "International Workshop on Autonomous Underwater Vehicles", Sept 1-3, 1993, Porto, Portugal.
2. Organizer, member of the organizing committee, and organization activities of:
• Mini-symposium on “Resources Management in Agriculture” in DINCON- Conferência Brasileira de Dinâmica, Controle e Aplicações/SBAI XXI, Fortaleza, CE, Brasil, Oct 13-17,2013
• Oceans Challenges and Opportunities, APDL, Matosinhos, Portugal, May 13-17, 2013, “Multidisciplinary challenges” and “Atlantic area transnational program” sessions chair.
• NGVUC – 2012. Editor of the Proceedings published on-line by IFAC.

• Mini-symposium: Dinâmica, Controle e Aplicações. CNMAC XXII Setembro 13-16, 2004.
• (With Prof. Tatiana Filippova) 3 invited sessions on "Problems of mathematical modelling in control and estimation problems": a) Impulsive Control Theory, b) Optimal Control, c) Estimation for Dynamic Control Systems, in the MathTools'2003, 4th International Conference "Tools for Mathematical Modelling, Saint-Petersburg, Jun 23-28, 2003.
• Two invited sessions Impulsive Control in the 10th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Lisboa, Portugal, Julho 13-17, 2002.
• IFAC Workshop on "Singular Solutions and Perturbations Methods", Politechnic University, Bucharest, Romenia, Outubro 18-20, 2001.
• Three invited sessions on Impulsive Control e Hybrid Systems na European Control Conference, ECC 2001, Porto, Portugal, Sept 2001.
• Invited session on Impulsive Control na NOLCOS 2001, International Conference on Nonlinear Control Systems, Saint Petersburg, Rússia, Jul 4-6, 2001.
• Workshop Internacional "Nonconvex Optimization", Évora, Jun 23-27, 1996.
• "Intelligent Vehicles Symposium'94", Paris, França, Oct 24-26, 1994.
• Meeting of Potential Users and Stakeholders of Underwater Robotics, UP, Sept 1994.
• Advanced course "Mobile Robotics: Theory and Applications" parcialmente financiado pelo Programa COMETT, in cooperation with Oxford University, IST, technical University of Athens with sessions in Athens (Nov 5-10, 1994) and Porto (Dec 12-17, 1994).
3. Member of the International Program Committee of the following events:
• Meetings 2005-2014
• 5º Festival Nacional de Robótica - Encontro Científico, Coimbra, Portugal, Apr 29- May 1, 2005.
• IFAC Symposium on Generalized Solutions for Control Systems, Pereslavl Zalesski, Rússia, September 21-26, 2004.
• Controlo 2004, Faro, Portugal, June 2004.
• ICAR 2003 - 11th International Conference on Advanced Robotics, University of Coimbra, Portugal, June 30 - July 3, 2003.
• Robótica 2003 - Festival Nacional de Robótica, Lisboa, Portugal, Maio 8-11, 2003.
• IFAC Workshop on "Modelling and Analysis of Logic Controlled Dynamic Systems", Irkutsk, Lake Baikal, Rússia, Jul 30-Aug 1, 2003.
• MathTools'2003, 4th International Conference "Tools for Mathematical Modelling, Saint-Petersburg, Jun 23-28, 2003.
• "International Workshop on Generalized Solutions in Control Problems, Pereslavl-Zalessky, Rússia, Aug 27-31, 2002.
• Encontro Nacional de Robótica, Aveiro, 2002.
• 10th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Lisboa, Portugal, Jul 13-17, 2002.
• European Control Conference, ECC 2001, Porto, Portugal, Sept, 2-4, 2001.
• Conferência Internacional da IASTED em "Control and Applications", Cancun, Mexico, 2000.
• Conferência Internacional da IASTED em "Control and Applications", Banff, Alberta, Canada, 1999.
• Membro do "Organization Committee" do Workshop Internacional "Nonlinear Analysis and Control", Porto, Portugal, Jun 1999
• 4ª Conferência Internacional da IASTED em "Robotics and Manufacturing", Cancún, México, May 29-31, 1997.
• Controlo 98, Coimbra, Sept 1998.
• Conferência Internacional da IASTED em "Control and Applications", Honulu, Hawaii, EUA, 1998.
• Conferência Internacional Oceans'98, Nice, França, 1998.
• Conferência Internacional da IASTED em "Applications of Control and Robotics", Orlando, Flórida, EUA, Jun 1996.
• Conferência Internacional "Mechatronics'96 M2VIP", Guimarães, Portugal, Sept 1996.
• Conferência Internacional Controlo 96, Porto, Sept 1996.
• 3ª Conferência Internacional da IASTED em "Robotics and Manufacturing", Cancún, México, Jun 1995.
• Controlo 94, Lisboa, Sept 14-16, 1994.
• IFIP International Conference on Modeling the Innovation, Roma, Itália, Mar 21-23, 1990.