Festival of Economics – Jobs and Technology

The 13th edition of the Festival to be held in Trento from May 31 to June 3. Check out all the events involving FBK



Friday, June 1, 2018, 10:00 am – 11:00 am and Sunday, June 3, all day
Piazza Santa Maria Maggiore, Trento
>> Networked Families and Corporate Welfare
A project to co-design collaborative solutions with a view to improving work/life balance.
Presentation, discussion and shared reflection on the model suggested by the “Families_Share” project and of the technological platform under construction. In collaboration with the FBK i3 Unit

Friday, June 1, 2018, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Fondazione Bruno Kessler – Via S. Croce 77, Trento
 >> How health care is changing in the digital age
By the Department of Health and Social Solidarity of the Autonomous Province of Trento
Coordinator: Claudio Dario
Speakers: Stefano Forti, Daniela Galeone, Luca Zeni

New technologies have opened new work and communication horizons in health care and health promotion, changing the way in which health providers work and organize and how they relate with citizens. Efficacy and safety? Future scenarios and new jobs?
Follow @TNSalute on Twitter with the hashtag #salute_tech. The public can ask questions to the speakers during the event by sending a message via WhatsApp to 345 4359921

Friday, June 1, 2018, 2.30 pm – 4.30 pm
School of Law – Aula Magna in Via Antonio Rosmini, 27, Trento
 >> Technology transfer and business development
By HIT – Innovation Hub Trentino
Coordinator: Anna Gervasoni
Speakers: Sergio Anzelini (Director of Trentino Sviluppo), Paolo Collini (Chancellor of the University of Trento), Francesco Profumo (President of Fondazione Bruno Kessler), Andrea Segrè (President of the Edmund Mach Foundation)

Advanced Technology Transfer is at the heart of the development of the business system: research addresses large implementations in companies, creating opportunities for spin-offs and technological startups. Case studies and examples dedicated to this complex activity, aimed at creating jobs and new work paradigms.

Friday, June 1, 2018, 4.30 pm – 6.30 pm
School of Law – Aula Magna in Via Antonio Rosmini, 27, Trento
 >> Geopolitics (and geoeconomics) of Artificial Intelligence
Evgeny Morozov
Introduction by: Simone Pieranni

By exploiting the gigantic potential of new technologies, a global war is underway between American and Chinese companies to control our lives. Can Europe still do something?

Friday, June 1, 2018, 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Ex-convento agostiniani – OCSE Headquarters in Trento
>> Technology and jobs: the rise of cultural and creative industries
Organized by the OCSE Center for Local Development and TSM – Trentino School of Management
Introduction by: Joaquim Oliveira Martins
Speaker: Pier Luigi Sacco

Cultural and creative industries (CCI) represent a macro-sector that is increasingly attracting attention thanks to the size and the strategic complementarities with other key productive sectors. How and to what extent do CCIs contribute to innovation and local productivity?

Saturday, June 2, 2018, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
School of Law – Aula Magna in Via Antonio Rosmini, 27, Trento
>> Artificial Intelligence
Avi Goldfarb
Introduction by: Massimo Zancanaro

Advances in artificial intelligence make predictions easier and cheaper: with what effects on financial organizations and society?

Saturday, June 2, 2018, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Fondazione Bruno Kessler – Via S. Croce 77, Trento

 >> Lift-off, the space economy rocket takes off
By ASI – Italian Space Agency
Speaker: Roberto Battiston

The new space economy is revolutionizing the space sector. Entrepreneurs from the digital economy and from different sectors have brought new capital, new ideas and new services. Thanks to Earth observation apllications and geolocation and space tourism, space is a formidable opportunity for economic and social development.

Saturday June 2, 2018, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Palazzo Calepini – Fondazione Caritro Foundation, Via Calepina, 1, Trento
>> Digital innovation hub and industry 4.0
Organized by the EIT Digital Italy Foundation
Coordinator: Federico Guerrini
Speakers: Andrea Bianchi, Roberto Busato, Fabio Pianesi

The Digital Innovation Hubs envisaged by the Industry 4.0 Plan will act as a bridge between business, research and finance. But how is their offer actually structured? What kind of support will they provide to companies? How will they help them in the education and retraining of workers?

Sunday June 3, 2018, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Ex-convento agostiniani – OCSE Headquarters in Trento, Vicolo S. Marco 1

>> Open data and jobs: datajournalism experiences in Europe and Africa
Organized by Centro per la Cooperazione Internazionale / Osservatorio Balcani Caucaso Transeuropa of Trento Coordinator Giuseppe Lauricella
Speakers: Francesca De Chiara, Guillaume Duval, Jacopo Ottaviani

How is the work of journalists changing at the time of open data? Can open data help restore oxygen and credibility to a profession that is critical for democracy? Data journalism experiences in Europe and Africa, when jobs meet technology.


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