Non-formal events and activities to give CITIC staff the opportunity to share their research experiences, learn about each other’s activities, and generate synergies between working groups.


Series of informal meetings to Early Stage Researchers designed to share the research carried out at the centre. TIC Talk Breakfast are held on the last Tuesday of each month and aim to promote transversality and encourage possible collaborations between research staff.

Twenty-first TIC Talk breakfast

  • Date: June 25, 2024, 10:00 am-11:30 am.
  • Speakers:
    • Alberto Manzano Herrero – “TIC Talks, science and speculation”.
    • David Rivas Villar – “Self-Supervised Contrastive learning for Retinal Image Registration”.

  • Registration form  ((registration until June 21th at 16:00).

Twentieth TIC Talk breakfast

  • Date: May 28, 2024, 10:00 am-11:30 am.
  • Speakers:
    • Jorge Castiñeiras Rella – ” Reinforcement learning for credit risk”.
    • Daniel Iglesias Morís ” Improving lung pathology screening with generative medical imaging models”.

  • Registration form  (registration until May 24th at 16:00).

Nineteenth TIC Talk breakfast

  • Date: April 30, 2024, 10:00 am-11:30 am.
  • Speakers:
    • Naomi Diz Rosales – “Socioeconomic and biomedical challenges estimating in small areas”.
    • Alejandro Fernández Camellos – “Introduction to Reinforcement Learning”.
  • Registration form  (registration until April 26th at 16:00).

Eighteenth TIC Talk Breakfast

  • Date: February 27, 2024, 10:00 am – 11:30 am.
  • Speakers:
    • Blanca Estela Monroy Castillo: “Flexible cure models in data science to predict sustained remission in rheumatoid arthritis”.
    • Samuel Magaz Romero: “Managing Uncertainty with Quantum Computing”.
    • Registration form  (registrations until February 23 at 4:00 pm).

Seventeenth TIC Talk Breakfast

  • Date: January 30, 2024, 10:00 am – 11:30 am.
  • Speakers:
    • Isabel Tuñas Maceiras:“Technology with a Human Touch: The Key Role of Physiotherapy”.
    • Ana Xiangning Pereira Ezquerro: “Linking Emotions in Multimodal Inputs”.
    • Registration form  (registrations until January 26 at 4:00 pm).

Sixteenth TIC Talk breakfast

  • Date: November 28, 2023, 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
  • Speakers:
    • Miguel Anxo Pérez Vila: “Semantic Similarity Models for Depression Severity Estimation”.
    • Pablo Gutiérrez-Asorey: “Compact Data Structures and Indoor Trajectories”.

Fourteenth TIC TALK breakfast

  • Date: 11 July 2023, 10:00 h-11:30 h.
  • Speakers:
    • Adrián Inés: “Simplifying the use and construction of deep learning models for image classification”.
    • Tom Boudard: “User Interface in Virtual Reality”.

Fifteenth TIC TALK breakfast

  • Date: 31 October 2023, 10:00 h-11:30 h.
  • Speakers:
    • María Delfina Ramos Vidal: “Evolution of software product lines and digital libraries”.
    • Giovanni Bonisoli: “Extracting events from web data streams”.

Thirteenth TIC TALK breakfast

  • Date: 27 June 2023, 10:00 h-11:30 h.
  • Speakers:
    • Ana Ribas Rodríguez: « Beyond the synapse: the stars of the brain».
    • Rubén Pérez Jove: «Natural language processing for low-resource languages»
    • Registration form (registration until 23 June)

Twelfth TIC TALK breakfast

  • Date: 30 May 2023, 10:00 h-11:30 h.
  • Speakers:
    • Beatriz Piñeiro Lamas, «Healing models: An application to the study of cardiotoxicity in breast cancer patients».
    • Alberto Muñoz Ortiz, «Natural language processing for low-resource languages”.
    • Registration form (registration until 26 May).

Eleventh TIC TALK breakfast

  • Date: 25 April 2023, 10:00 h-11:30 h.
  • Speakers:
    • Jorge Castiñeiras Rella, «Cost-sensitive learning for financial fraud detection».
    • Manuel Santamariña Ruíz de León, «Mom, I´m a software developer: A quick look at the world of software”.
    • Registration form (registration until 21 April).

Tenth TIC TALK breakfast

  • Date: 27 March 2023, 10:00 h-11:30 h.
  • Speaker:
    • Jesús Fernández Cortés, «Career opportunities at CERN for undergraduates and postgraduates».
  • Debate: International academic and work experiences.

Ninth TIC TALK Breakfast

  • Date: 28 February 2022, 10:00 h-11:30 h.
  • Speakers:
  • Elsa Martín de Arribas, “Development of a bioinformatics pipeline to deepen the knowledge of the relationship between microbiota and colorectal cancer”.
  • Mateo Gende Lozano, “Ophthalmological diagnosis and oculomics through AI”.
  • Registration (registration until 25 February).

Eighth TIC TALK Breakfast

  • Date: 31 January 2022, 10:00 h-11:30 h.
  • Speakers:
    • Adriana Anido Alonso, who will talk about his work «Deep learning generalization strategies in sleep medicine».
    • Manuel Silva Díaz, who will also talk about his project «Neural Radiance Fields: Introduction and main applications».
  • Registration

Seventh TIC TALK Breakfast

  • Date: 29 November 2022, 10:00 h-11:30 h.
  • Speakers:
    • Christian Álvarez Peláez, who will talk about his work «Aplicación de programación matemática a la optimización de un proceso industrial».
    • Manuel Lagos Rodríguez, who will also talk about his project «Realidad virtual aplicada a la promoción del envejecimiento activo y a la rehabilitación de personas con diversidad funcional».
  • Registration

Sixth TIC TALK Breakfast

  • Date: 25 October 2022, 10:00 h-11:30 h.
  • Speakers:
    • Joel Pérez Villarino, who will talk about his work “Resolviendo EDPs con Deep Learning”.
    • Pedro Fernández-Arruti Gallego, who will talk about his work “Sistema de auditoría de seguridad automatizado orientado a PYMEs”.
  • Registration

Fifth TIC TALK Breakfast

  • Date: 27 September 2022, 10:00 h-11:30 h.
  • Speakers:
    • CITIC FREE TOUR. Alejandro Mosteiro
  • Registration

Forth TIC TALK Breakfast

  • Date: 28 June 2022, 10:00 h-11:30 h.
  • Chairman: David Vilares.
  • Speakers:
    • Creating NLP resources for low-resource Turkic languages (Elmurod Kuriyozov).
    • Artificial Intelligence in forensic anthropology (Óscar Ibáñez Panizo).
  • Registration

Third TIC TALK Breakfast

  • Date: 31 May 2022, 10:00 h-11:30 h.
  • Chairman: Álvaro Leitao.
  • Speakers:
    • Artificial intelligence and sleep medicine (Diego Álvarez Estévez).
    • Statistics applied to finance (Rebeca Peláez Suárez). 
  • Registration 

Second TIC TALK Breakfast

  • Date: 26 April 2022, 10:00 h-11:30 h.
  • Chairmen: Álvaro Leitao and David Vilares.
  • Speakers:
    • Grammars and grammar engineering in computational linguistics (Olga Zamaraeva).
    • Cybersecurity (Martiño Rivera).
  • Registration 

First TIC TALK Breakfast

  • Date: 29 March 2022, 10:00 h – 11:30 h
  • Chairmen: Álvaro Leitao and David Vilares.
  • Speakers: Alberto Manzano talks about his research on quantum computing, and Cristina Pelayo and Francisco Pérez talk about 3D Artist