Remarks by U.S. Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios at the Web Summit in Lisbon

Chief Technology Officer of the United States Michael Kratsios delivered remarks at Web Summit 2019 urging Europe and our allies to come together with the U.S. to drive global technology leadership and ensure our values underpin the development of emerging technologies. Full remarks below as prepared for delivery: It is such an honor to be ... Read More»

Nathan Leamer and the 5G Revolution

In the week leading up to the world’s largest technology and innovation event, Web Summit, Embassy Lisbon organized a three-day, three-city outreach program for visiting former FCC policy advisor Nathan Leamer to engage Portuguese business, government, and academic leaders, as well as the media, about the transformative nature of 5G technologies. In his meetings and ... Read More»

Ambassador Glass Recognizes Portuguese Law Enforcement and Public Prosecutors

On March 1, 2019, HSI Madrid & HSI Houston participated in a special ceremony with the U.S. Ambassador to Portugal, Hon. George E. Glass, where members of Portuguese Law Enforcement and Public Prosecutors were recognized at the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon, on behalf of the HSI Houston Special Agent in Charge and HSI Attaché Madrid, ... Read More»

David Brumley on the Future of Cyber-Autonomy

In light of the Cyber Security Awareness Month, the Embassy brought to Portugal Dr. David Brumley for a series of lectures on “The Future of Cyber-autonomy.”  Dr. David Brumley is a full professor at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and the CEO and co-founder of ForAllSecure, a company creating cybersecurity tools that automatically find and fix software vulnerabilities.  An expert ... Read More»

U.S. Cyber Policy – Now and Moving Forward

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and a warm Bem-Vindos a Lisboa! I’m Robert Sherman, the U.S. Ambassador to Portugal, and it is truly a pleasure to be with you all this morning as you begin the three-day Secure Logistics Through Cyber workshop and summit. Please allow me to begin by offering my warmest gratitude to ... Read More»

Ambassador Sherman Opens Cyber Logistics Summit

Ambassador Sherman participated in the opening panel that inaugurated the “Secure Logistics through Cyber” conference held in Lisbon September 19-21. With cyber experts from 11 countries, both in government and academic circles, the US European Command (EUCOM)-funded conference focused on cyberspace perspectives relating to global supply chain protection, international considerations and current unity of effort ... Read More»

Bragança Welcomes Ambassador Robert Sherman

During his visit to Bragança, the U.S. Ambassador explained that he would like to encourage foreign companies, especially U.S. businesses, to invest in the region. In his opinion, there are excellent investment opportunities, especially for those who seek a place that is environmentally-friendly and offers sustainable opportunities. Ambassador Sherman noted, “It seems to me that ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Supports Farmers Affected by Fires

After the wild fires that struck Portugal this summer, the United States is providing some disaster relief assistance to those affected by the fires. Through the U.S. Office of Disaster Assistance, the Embassy donated $50,000 to support the work of various NGOs including Caritas which is using the funds to provide feed for farmers who ... Read More»
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