Not only technology

Innovations in governance, management and law for the firm of the XXI century

10-11 July 2019
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Venue: Department of Economics and Management , Via Inama 5, Trento - Conference Room

The workshop is organized by the scientific lab LIW (Lavoro, Impresa, Welfare nel XXI Secolo), and will discuss what innovations in governance, management and law are necessary for firms to become active actors in the society endeavour for more sustainable, equitable and democratic economic systems.

The LIW is a scientific research lab funded within the 2017-2021 strategic project by the University of Trento, co-participated by five departments and currently located within the Department of Sociology and Social Research. 

It includes about sixty researchers from different scientific disciplines who share t he idea that work, production processes and social citizenship systems are key viewing points to understand the evolution of social inequalities in Italy, and more generally in the global economy.


Wednesday 10 July 2019

14.00-19.00 (General issues)

Welcome: Paolo Collini (Rector)

Chair and Introduction: Maria Luigia Segnana (Department of Economics and Management and LIW, University of Trento)

  • Keynote speaker: Katharina Pistor (Columbia University, NY) 

Fabrizio Cafaggi (European University Insititute, Florence, and Council of State)
Ugo Pagano (University of Siena)
Sandro Trento (Department of Economics and Management, and School of Innovation, University of Trento)

19:00 pre-dinner drink

Thursday 11 July 2019

9.00-13.00 (Policy and reform proposals for Italy)

Chair and Introduction: Fabio  Zona (Department of Economics and Management, University of Trento)

Carlo Borzaga (Department of Sociology, University of Trento ) 
Gianna Fracassi (General Confederation of Labour (CGIL) and CNEL, Rome) 
Paola Iamiceli (Department Faculty of Law, University of Trento)
Lorenzo Sacconi (University of Milan and LIW University of Trento)

Keynote: Katharina Pistor is the Edwin B. Parker Professor of Comparative Law at Columbia Law School and Director of the Law School’s Center on Global Legal Transformation. Her research, numerous publications and teaching span corporate law, corporate governance, money and finance, property rights, and comparative law and legal institutions. Her most recent publication is “The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality” (Princeton, 2019). In 2012 she was co-recipient (with Martin Hellwig) of the Max Planck Research Award on International Financial Regulation and is the recipient of several other research grants. Prior to Columbia, she held academic positions at the Kennedy School of Government (Harvard University) and the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Law in Hamburg. She has been visiting professor at several universities in the U.S., Germany, England, Israel and the Netherlands. She obtained her law degree from Freiburg University in 1988, a Masters in Law from the University of London in 1989, a Masters in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government in 1994 and a Doctorate in Law from the University of Munich in 1998.

LIW board
Paolo Barbieri, Luca Nogler, Riccardo Salomone, Stefani Scherer, Roberto Tamborini, Enrico Zaninotto

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The workshop is organized by the scientific lab LIW