Genova Smart Week - L'energia dell'innovazione

Genova Smart Week – L’energia dell’innovazione

Autore: Comune di Genova

Data: 20/11/2017 - 24/11/2017

Ore: 8:30 - 18:00

Luogo: Salone di Rappresentanza, Palazzo Tursi - Via Garibaldi, 9, Genova GE

Tematica: Innovation

Event description:

From November 20th to 24th, Genoa Smart Week will take place in the city of Genova, a week of events, meetings and initiatives dedicated to the theme of Smart City. The event, at its third edition, is promoted and organized by the Association Genova Smart City and the City of Genoa.

The purpose of the event is to make a world class debate around the theme of the creation of innovative and viable cities by discussing and promoting best practices that companies and institutions have implemented to achieve sustainable development of territories, and technological and non-technological tools necessary for the creation of smart cities and human dimensions.

Action Institute, with its President Carlotta de Franceschi, will participate in the event. The Chairman of Action Institute will intervene in the afternoon panel on Tuesday, November 21, starting at 3 pm on the theme of Industry 4.0, focusing on the role of economic and social policies for Italy.


Marco Bucci, Mayor, Comune di Genova
Carlotta de Franceschi, President, Action Institute
Giancarlo Vinacci, Councilor for Economic Development and University, Comune di Genova
Roberto Cingolani, Scientific director, IIT
Edoardo Rixi,
Councilor for Economic Development and Entrepreneurship, Regione Liguria
Giovanni Mondini, President, Confindustria Genova
Paolo Odone, President, Camera di Commercio di Genova
Paolo Emilio Signorini, President, Autorità Portuale di Genova
Enrico Giunchiglia, Pro-Vice Chancelor, Università degli Studi di Genova
Roberto Marcialis, Research Area Manager, CNR
On. Lorenzo Basso, Deputaty, Camera dei Deputati
Mauro Giacobbe, VP Strategic Marketing – Security & Information Systems Division, Leonardo
Mario Pilotto, Vice President Business Area Enterprise Information Systems – Security & Information System Division, Leonardo
Luigi Predeval, CEO, GHT – Genova High Tech
Edoardo Croci, Green economy IEFE Observatory Coordinator- Università Bocconi di Milano and
Scientific Director of the magazine Smart City & MobilityLab
Livio Cassoli,
Head of FIA Management and Development, CDP Investimenti
Ruggero Recchioni, Head of Industry Innovation, Intesa Sanpaolo
Sandro Nieto, Chief Policy Officer, European Commission
Matteo Giudici, President Young Entrepreneurs, Confindustria Liguria
Giuseppe Argirò, Head of Fintech Enterprises, Directorate for Research and Acceleration of Innovation, Intesa Sanpaolo
Luca Manuelli, Chief Digital Officer, Ansaldo Energia
Giulio Maria Busulini, Scientific Attachet, Ambasciata Italiana a Washington
Chris L. Greer, Director Cyber Physical Systems and Smart Grid Program Office – Engineering Laboratory, NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology
Elisabetta Migone, Co-Founder & CEO, Talent Garden Genova
Frank Van Steenwinkel, Connecting European Cities, FIDECITY Ecosystems and Cities
Paola Girdinio, Ordinary Professor, Department of Marine, Electrical, Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering (DITEN), Università degli Studi di Genova
Erika Fulgenzi, Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA), Commissione Europea

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