A certain idea of the future

People, societies and territories in a changing world

8 September, 6 October, 24 November, 26 January 2021
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Confindustria Trento and the University of Trento present a lecture series to reflect on new scenarios, with national and international guests from the academic and business world. The lectures and debates will be moderated by Alessandro Garofalo. 

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Tuesday, 24 November 2020, 17:30: Resilient suburbs: opportunities and challenges for the post-Covid era

A reflection on the resilience of suburban areas, with an in-depth analysis of the factors that play a key role in crisis response strategies, the consequences of Covid-19, and the inequalities of impacts.

Speaker: Alessandra Faggian

Full programme

8 September, 17:30 Financial predictability for the sustainability of international markets

The predictability of financial markets depends on machine learning techniques that are capable of extracting information from data. AlphieWealth, an Italian company, is an example of how these techniques are employed to provide financial forecasts on different asset classes, analyses and news.

Speaker: Edoardo Narduzzi

6 October 2020, 17:30: The role of innovation in the new normal

In only four months, Covid-19 advanced the digital transformation by 10-15 years, bringing chaos to many productive sectors including tourism, mobility, trade, the hotel and food industry. The lecture will analyse the impact of Covid-19 and show how innovation can help rethink the boundaries between industries and business models.

Speaker: Alberto Sangiovanni Vincentelli

Tuesday, 24 November 2020, 17:30: Resilient suburbs: opportunities and challenges for the post-Covid era

A reflection on the resilience of suburban areas, with an in-depth analysis of the factors that play a key role in crisis response strategies, the consequences of Covid-19, and the inequalities of impacts.

Speaker: Alessandra Faggian

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, 17:30: Next Generation Mobility: Scenarios (after) in the Black Swan

Mobility is essential for individual and collective freedom. How to ensure the freedom of movement amid environmental and public health restrictions? Challenges, risks and opportunities for the next 10 years.

Speaker: Emilio Rossi

For further information, please email ideadifuturo [at] confindustria.tn.it

To register, please visit the webpage of the event on the Confindustria website (http://www.confindustria.tn.it/Re-win-una-certa-idea-di-futuro-formazione).