Festival of the Future Program

In presence and in streaming

Verona 18-20 November 2021

Thursday 18th November

9:00 - 9:30

opening and greetings

10:00 - 11:15

The technological challenge: how to cope with the exponential pace of innovation

In collaboration with Politecnico di Milano
Umberto Bertelé, Politecnico di Milano (chairman);
Maria Chiara Carrozza, President of the CNR;
Fabio Moioli, Head of Consulting and Services, Microsoft.
Massimo Portincaso, Chairman, Hallo Tomorrow.
Anna Grassellino, Senior Scientist, Director, National Quantum Information Science Research Center.

11:15- 11:45

Keynote Speaker Gian luca Rana, CEO, Pastificio Rana

11:45 - 13:00

Can Italy become a technological leader? Necessary conditions, obstacles to overcome, opportunities to
grasp

In collaboration with the Italian Institute of Technology
Giorgio Metta, Scientific Director, Italian Institute of Technology;
Giuseppe Zampini, Chairman, Ansaldo Energia;
Alessandro Perego, Director of the Department of Management Engineering, Politecnico di Milano;
Iain Mattaj, Director, Human Technopole;
Ernesto Ciorra, Director of Innovation and Sustainability, Enel Group;

13:00 – 14:00

Three startups a day that have created innovative products or solutions on the topics:

- Innovation versus Covid
- Farming The Future
- Sustainability

14:00- 15:15

After the pandemic: how we will cope with future global crises

In collaboration with the University of Verona and Humanitas
Pierfrancesco Nocini, Rector, University of Verona (chairman);
Mario Nava, Director-General for Reforms, European Commission;
Alberto Mantovani, Scientific Director, Humanitas;
Sergio Abrignani, Lecturer, University of Milan;
Roberto Giacobazzi, Lecturer, University of Verona.

15:15 - 16:30

The new frontier of the Space Economy

In collaboration with the Italian Institute for the Future
Roberto Paura, President, Italian Institute for the Future;
Raffaele Mauro, General Partner, Primo Space;
Luca Rossettini, Chief Executive Officer, D-Orbit;
Gennaro Russo, Director, Center for Near Space, Italian Institute for the Future;

Veronica Moronese, Space law expert, member of Space4Women and Space Generation Advisory;

Luigi Pasquali, CEO, Telespazio.

16:30 – 17:00

Keynote Speaker Maria Cristina Piovesana, Vice President for the Environment, Sustainability and Culture, Confindustria

18.00-18.30

Innovation Stories

Interview with a great Italian innovator of international scope including Enrico Pandian,
founder Everli, StartupGym and Checkout technologies; Davide Dattoli, co-founder and ceo
Talent Garden e Giada Zhang, ceo and co-founder Mulan Group.

18.30-19.00

Innovation Stories Talk

Dialogues on innovation between entrepreneurs, startuppers, the world of research and finance
ranging from medtech to technology transfer, from networks in support of innovation to
to sustainability.

19.00 - 20.00

Startup spritz: aperitif and networking

With startup corner: startup pitch live

Friday 19th November

9:15 - 10:30

Europe between strategic autonomy and new globalization

In collaboration with the European Commission
Danilo Taino, Columnist, Il Corriere della Sera (chairman);
Massimo Gaudina, European Commission;
Nicoletta Pirozzi, Head of the EU program, politics and institutions, Institute of International Affairs;
Marco Buti, Capo di Gabinetto del Commissario per l’economia, Paolo Gentiloni;
Paolo Guerrieri, Lecturer, Paris School of International Affairs, Sciences-Po and Business School of the University of San Diego, California.

10:30 - 11:00

Keynote Speaker

Giulio Molon, Director of Cardiology and electrophysiologist, Sacred Heart Hospital of Negrar;

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11:00 – 12:30

The new paradigms of sustainable mobility

In collaboration with Bocconi University
Gabriele Grea, Research fellow, GREEN, L. Bocconi University (chairman);
Alessandro Finicelli, General Manager, Autobynet;
Francesco Venturini, Chief Executive Officer, Enel X;
Santo Ficili, Country Manager Italy, Stellantis;
Federico Caleno, Head of E-Mobility Italy, Enel X.

12:30 - 12:45

TBD

13:00 – 14:00

Three startups a day that have created innovative products or solutions on the topics:

- Innovation versus Covid
- Farming The Future
- Sustainability

14:00 - 15:15

Economic development and world trade: the risks and opportunities of the decade

In collaboration with Oxford Economics
Enrico Sassoon, Chief Editor, Harvard Business Review Italy (chairman);
Manuela D’Onofrio, Head of Group Investment Strategy, UniCredit;
Emilio Rossi, Senior Advisor Oxford Economics and Director of the Tertiary Observatory of ManagerItalia;
Gianmarco Montanari, Director General, Italian Institute of Technology.

15:15 - 16:30

The great transformation of finance between digital currencies, new assets and payment systems

In collaboration with ASSBB - Associazione Studi Banca e Borsa
Alessandro Hatami, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Pacemakers;
Rony Hamaui, Secretary General, ASSBB;
Massimo di Tria, Group Chief Investment Officer, Cattolica Assicurazioni.
Alessandra Losito, Direttrice Generale, Pictet Wealth Management Italia;
Michele Lanotte, Director, Milano Hub, Bank of Italy.

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16:45 - 18:00

Towards new models of work between physical and digital

In collaboration with Luiss
Maria Savona, Professor of Economics, Luiss (chairman);
Giovanna Della Posta, Chief Executive Officer, Invimit;
Ornella Chinotti, CEO, SHL;
Agostino Santoni, Vice-President Cisco South Europe;
Luca Tomassini, President and CEO, Vetrya;
Giuseppe Italiano, Teacher, Luiss.

18.00-18.30

Innovation Stories

Interview with a great Italian innovator of international scope including Enrico Pandian,
founder Everli, StartupGym and Checkout technologies; Davide Dattoli, co-founder and ceo
Talent Garden e Giada Zhang, ceo and co-founder Mulan Group.

18.30-19.00

Innovation Stories Talk

Dialogues on innovation between entrepreneurs, startuppers, the world of research and finance
ranging from medtech to technology transfer, from networks in support of innovation to
to sustainability.

19.00 - 20.00

Startup spritz: aperitif and networking

With startup corner: startup pitch live

Saturday 20 November

9:00 – 10:15

New skills and new training, priority objectives for the relaunch

In collaboration with AIF - Italian Association of Trainers and European Training Foundation
Maurizio Milan, President, Italian Association of Trainers (chairman);
Odile Robotti, CEO, Learning Edge;
Aurelio Regina, President, Fondimprese;
Pierangelo Scappini, HR Director of Poste Italiane;
Andrea Laudadio, Head of Human Resources of TIM Academy, Development & Recruiting;
Cesare Onestini, Director, European Training Foundation.

10:15 – 11:30

From generation to generation: the rebirth of Italy in the comparison between lifestyles, consumption, work

In collaboration with Future Concept Lab and Festival della Crescita
Francesco Morace, President, Future Concept Lab (chairman);
Linda Gobbi, sociologist, co-founder and research director, Future Concept Lab;
Roberta Artuso, Brand Empowerment Fastweb;
Gianpiero Calzolari, Chairman of Granarolo;
Claudio Marenzi, AD Herno.

11:30 – 13:00

The new European CAP. Sustainability and enhancement of the quality of raw materials as a critical factor
of success of made in Italy

In collaboration with Food Trend Foundation
Paolo De Castro, European Parliament;
Stefano Berni, General Manager, Grana Padano Consortium;
Luca Giavi, General Manager, Prosecco Consortium;
Ettore Prandini, President, Coldiretti.

13:00 – 14:00

Three startups a day that have created innovative products or solutions on the topics:

- Innovation versus Covid
- Farming The Future
- Sustainability

14:00 – 15:00

The inclusive society and the value-based enterprise

In collaboration with Milan State University and Network for the Advancement of Social and Political Studies
Maurizio Ferrera, Full Professor, State University of Milan and President of the Network for the Advancement of Social and Political Studies (chairman);
Maria Pierdicchi, President, Nedcommunity;
Mark Esposito, Full Professor, Hult International Business School and Harvard University;
Stefano Venier, Chief Executive Officer, Hera Group;
Giovanni Sandri, Country Head for Italy, Blackrock.

15:00 – 16:15

Decarbonization goal: 10 years that will change the world of energy

In collaboration with the Eni Foundation - Enrico Mattei
Alessandro Lanza, Director, Eni Enrico Mattei Foundation;
Giorgio Graditi, Director, Energy Technologies and Renewable Sources Department, Enea;
Carlo Stagnaro, Director of research and studies, Istituto Bruno Leoni;
Andrea Bolla, President, Vivi Energia;
Alessandro Blasi, Special Advisor to the Executive Director, IEA.

16:30 – 17:45

Climate change: how long do we have?

In collaboration with AsVis and Futura Network
Donato Speroni, Member of the ASviS Secretariat and Head of the FuturaNetwork project (chairman);
Carlo Carraro, Vice Chair, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC);
Rosa Sangiorgio, responsabile degli Investimenti Responsabili, Pictet Wealth Management;
Gianfranco Bologna, Valutazioni d’impatto ambientale, ISPRA.

17:45 – 18:00

CONCLUSIONS

Enrico Giovannini, Minister of Infrastructure and Sustainable Mobility.

18:00 – 18:30

Innovation Stories

Interview with a great Italian innovator of international scope including Enrico Pandian,
founder Everli, StartupGym and Checkout technologies; Davide Dattoli, co-founder and ceo
Talent Garden e Giada Zhang, ceo and co-founder Mulan Group.

18:30 – 19:00

Innovation Stories Talk

Dialogues on innovation between entrepreneurs, startuppers, the world of research and finance
ranging from medtech to technology transfer, from networks in support of innovation to
to sustainability.

19:00 - 20:00

Startup spritz: aperitif and networking

With startup corner: startup pitch live

Speakers

For this 2021 edition, some of the world's leading experts will take turns on the stage of the Festival of the Future. Over 40 teachers, managers and researchers will take part in debates and keynote speeches. Here are some of them.

Odile Robotti

AD Learning Edge

BIO

Gianmarco Montanari

DG Italian Institute of Technology

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Francesca Pasinelli

DG Telethon Foundation

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Enrico Giovannini

Minister of Infrastructure and Sustainable Mobility

BIO

* the program is being defined and may be subject to changes