SPEAKERS

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Apostolos Tzitzikostas
President of the European Committee of the Regions
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Elisa Ferreira
European Commission
European Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms
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Maria do Céu Antunes
Portuguese Government
Minister of Agriculture
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Ana Abrunhosa
Portuguese Government
Minister for Territorial Cohesion
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Markku Markkula
President of the Helsinki Region and Vice-President European Committee of the Regions CoR
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Maria da Graça Carvalho
Member of the European Parliament
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Carlos Zorrinho
Member of the European Parliament
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Marcos Ros Sempere
Member of the European Parliament
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António José Ceia da Silva
Region of Alentejo (CCDRA)
President
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Thomas Skordas
European Commission, DG CONNECT
Acting Deputy Director-General
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Luminița Odobescu
Permanent Representative of Romania to the European Union
Ambassador
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Rastislav Trnka
President of the Košice self-governing Region
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Carmen Carvalheira
Region of Alentejo (CCDRA)
Vice-President
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José Gabriel Paixão Calixto
Mayor of Reguengos de Monsaraz and President of ADRAL
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Ana Paula Amendoeira
Regional Director for Culture of the Alentejo Region
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Nienke Homan
Province of Groningen
Regional minister
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Eddy Hartog
European Commission DG - Connect, Head of Unit Technologies for Smart Communities
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Xavier Troussard
New European Bauhaus Project
Head of Unit
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Mark Speich
Federal, European and International Affairs of North Rhine-Westphalia
Secretary of State
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Vasco Guedes Ferreira
European Commission - DG Energy
Policy Officer
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Rainer Steffens
European Committee of the Regions
RegHub Project Coordinator (Network of Regional Hubs for EU policy implementation review)
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Tilman Buchholz
German Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community
Deputy Head of the Unit “Urban Development Policy"
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Katharina Erdmenger
Permanent Representation of the Federal Republic of Germany to the European Union
Head of Unit
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Olavi Luotonen
European Commission, DG CONNECT, Technologies for Smart Communities
Policy and Programme Officer
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Doris Marquardt
European Commission, DG AGRI, Digitalisation, Innovation, Agriculture and Rural Development
Programme officer
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Barbara Stacher
EU-Commission
cultural and creative sector/CCI policies
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Georg Houben
EU Commission’s Directorate General for Energy (DG Energy)
Policy Officer
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Paolo Bertoldi
European Commission - DG Joint Research Center
Senior Expert
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Martin Brynskov
Aarhus University
Chair, Open & Agile Smart Cities and Associate Professor
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Maria Tsavachidis
EIT Urban mobility
Chief Executive Officer
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Willem Jonker
EIT Digital
Chief Executive Officer
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Anna Lisa Boni
EUROCITIES
Secretary General
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Martin Grisel
European Urban Knowledge Network EGTC
Director
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Laura Lecci
EBN- European Business & Innovation Centres Network
CEO
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Frédéric Vallier
CEMR - Council of European Municipalities and Regions
Secretary General
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Sebastiano Toffaletti
European DIGITAL SME Alliance
Secretary-General
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Elise Wattrelot
Atlantic Arc CRPM (Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions)
Executive Secretary
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Patrick Torrent
NECSTouR
President of NECSTouR and Director of the Catalonia Tourism Board
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Wim de Kinderen
European Network of Living Labs (Programme Director European Affairs @ Brainport Development)
Vice chair
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Miguel Á. García-Fuentes
CARTIF Technology Centre
Head of Strategy and Business Development
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Marcos António Nogueira
Head Office of Alentejo Permanent Representation to EU And Coordinator of H2020 - AURORAL Project
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José Miguel Campos Costa
EDP NEW, H2020 POCITYF coordinator and EDP NEW’s head of Positive Energy Communities’ area
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Lada Strelnikova
Director DWS (Deutsche Bank Group)
Lead Fund Manager European Energy Efficiency Fund
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Rosa María Balas Torres
Director General of External Action
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Hélder Guerreiro
CCDR Alentejo
Administrator
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Eleni Feleki
URGE Network - Circular Cities
URBACT Lead Expert
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Massimo Busuoli
NTNU Brussels office
Director
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Esteban Pelayo
European Association of Development Agencies (EURADA)
Director
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Raffaele Buompane
EBN- European Business and Innovation Centre Network
Senior Advisor
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Elsa Ferreira Nunes
IrRADIARE, Science for Evolution
CEO
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Ricardo Beirão
MédioTejo21 Agency
Director
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Henrique Sim-Sim
Fundação Eugénio de Almeida
Coordinator
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Simona Costa
Marketplace (SCM) and Head Office of Tour4EU - Tuscan Universities organisation for EU research
Chair of the Action Cluster on Integrated Planning, Policy & Regulation of the said Smart Cities
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Miguel Varela
ISG Business & Economics School
Director
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Eunice Ribeiro
i2CAT
Director of EC R&I Policy and Strategy Department
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Vitor Pereira
ZOOM Global Smart Cities Association and Smart Cities Portugal Cluster
Executive Director
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Catarina Valença Gonçalves
SPIRA
Founder & CEO
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Maria Fátima Duarte
CEBAL - Centro de Biotecnologia Agricola e Agro-Alimentar do Alentejo
Executive Director
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Myriam Martín
TICBioMed
Head of Project Management
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Rolandas Urbonas
Lituhanian Energy Institute
Deputy Director for Science and International Affairs
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Paula Peiró
H2020-AURORAL Project
Executive Coordinator
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Rubén García-Pajares
Head of Smart City Area in CARTIF and Coordinator of mySMARTLife lighthouse project (H2020 SCC-01)
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Andrea Gioseffi
H2020 - AURORAL Project
Chief Editor
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Bianca Muntean
Chief Executive Officer & Coordinator
Transilvania IT Cluster
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Florian Schneider
Professor Trondheim Academy of Fine Art
Head of Department NTNU
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Nigel Holmes
Scottish Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association
CEO
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Alanus von Radecki
Data Competence Center Cities and Regions - DKSR
Chief Executive Officer
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Daniela Tchonkova
CityZen project
Project Coordinator
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Rune Edvardsen
President of Hålogaland council
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Vojko Obersnel
City of Rijeka
Mayor
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Meritxell Montserrat i Mestres
City of Vilafranca del Penedès
Councilor
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Martin W. W. Horn
City of Freiburg
Mayor
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Steffi Trittel
City of Hohe Börde
Mayor
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Anabela Gaspar de Freitas
City of Tomar
Mayor
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Dovydas Kaminskas
City of Tauragė
Mayor
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Francisco Baluffo Ávila
City of Huelva
Councilior
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Mikael Grannas
City of Sipoo
Mayor
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Anastasia Thomadaki
Municipality of Rethymno
Transport Planner and EU project coordinator
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Silke Antos
Representation of the State of Saxony-Anhalt to the European Union
Policy officer
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Miguel Castro Neto
NOVA Information Management School
NOVA Cidade – Urban Analytics Lab Coordinator
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Soumodip Sarkar
University of Évora
Professor at Department of Management
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Manuel Ferro
University of Coimbra
Professor
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Reyes Alejano Monge
University of Huelva
Pro-Vice Chancellor of Internationalization
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Ana Telles
University of Évora
Dean of the School of the Arts School of the Arts
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Pekka Leviäkangas
University of Oulu
Professor
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Paulo Sérgio Duque de Brito
Superior School of Technology and Management of the Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre
Coordinator Teacher
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Laura Codere
Economics department of Ventspils City Council, Lead UIA Project manager
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Maria Sitzoglou
UIA - Urban Innovative Actions
Urban Expert for OASIS Schoolyards project
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Anett Ruszanov
Digital health expert
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Monika Manolova
Digital National Alliance
Ecosystems & Inclusion Expert
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Diego Lopez de Ipiña Gonzalez de Artaza
University of Deusto
Associate Professor, Principal researcher & Head of DEUSTEK & MORElab
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Martin Wagner
ATOS Research & Innovation Spain
Senior Consultant
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Thanasios Tryferidis
CERTH/ITI
Research Associate
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Uwe Plank-Wiedenbeck
Bauhaus-Universität Weima
Dean Faculty of Civil Engineering
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Oksana Zamora
International Economic Relations Department | Institute of Business, Economics and Management | Sumy State University
PhD, Associate professor
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Andrea Cimmino
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Post-Doc researcher
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Jiri Marek
Masaryk University, Institute of Computer Science
OpenAccess Manager
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Maryna Utkina
Sumy State University
Head of Scientific Association (audience members) of Students, Postgraduates, Doctoral Student sand Young Scientists
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David Celetti
University of Padua
Research Professor
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Stefano Caselli
School of Engineering of the University of Parma
Professor of Computer Engineering
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Jan Fransen
IHS Erasmus University Rotterdam
Senior expert
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Andrea Jester
Nerosubianco - Italian Consulting Firm focused on technology innovation projects and investments
Executive Partner
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Pedro Santa Clara
founder of TUMO in Portugal, director of the 42 Lisbon school
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Mónica Rogério
ACDIPE
Design and Communication
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Rui Pedro Henriques
IrRADIARE, Science for Evolution
IT Director
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Flávia Duarte
IrRADIARE, Science for Evolution
Chief Operational Officer
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Sofia Martins
IrRADIARE, Science for Evolution
Sustainability Manager
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Inês Silva
IrRADIARE, Science for Evolution
Analysis & Planning Manager
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Kamila Olchowicz
IrRADIARE, Science for Evolution
Networking Manager
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Lorenzo Visaggio
IrRADIARE’s Academy
Researcher
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Celine Sauer
IrRADIARE, Science for Evolution EU Office
Policy officer
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Patrícia Gomes Da Silva
CCDRA
Director of Inspection Services of the Coordination and Development Commission of the Alentejo Region
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Gerald Schwarz
Thünen Institute of Farm Economics
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Barbara La Licata
Environment Park
Senior specialist
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Edurne Iñigo
UDEUSTO
Assistant Professor
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Pol Arranz-Piera
AIGUASOL
Projects Director
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Javier Serrano
BOSONIT
Innovation associate
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Gonçalo Rolo
Unparallel
Rapporteur for Security table
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Poojan Timilsina
Cluster Bioenergy of Catalunya
Project Manager
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Marcus Lind Nerhoel
Smart Innovation Norway
Senior Advisor
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Andrea Moser
EEE
Senior Specialist
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Nikol Bujalkova
LUXACTIVE
Marketing and consulting
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Gireesh Nair
Umeå University
Associate Professor
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Ann-Hege Lund
Narvik Municipality
Project Manager
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Davide Murges
I Tesori della Terra
Senior Specialist
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Antonio M. Ortiz
PNO Consultants
Senior Grants and Innovation Consultant
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Ana María Morales
ARI
Marketing and Communication Manager
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Justin Casimir
RISE – Research Institutes of Sweden, Department for Agriculture and Food
Project Manager
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Daniel Janeiro
External Promotion Department, Manager of the ÉvoraTech Technology Based Business Incubator, Project Manager and consultant at ADRAL - Alentejo Regional Development Agency
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Claudia De Luca
Research Fellow of the Department of Architecture, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna
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Raquel Losada Durán
Head of INTRAS Research
Development and Innovation Department
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Beatriz García
EPIU Getafe Iniciativas Local Development Agency
European Project Manager
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Gian-Luca Gasparini
FEBEA - European Federation of Ethical and Alternative Banks and Financiers
Project Manager
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Signe A. Sønvisen
SINTEF
Senior researcher
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Ieva Spudyte
DIGITAL SME
Junior Project Manager
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Gonçalo Duarte Lopes
Theatre, School of Arts of the University of Évora
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Helena Silva
Theatre, School of Arts of the University of Évora
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Inês Rocha
Theatre, School of Arts of the University of Évora
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