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10 May, Friday

Conference Hall

09:00

am

Accreditation and Welcome Coffee
09:30

am

Fireside Chat
Session in English

Alvaro Lario - President, International Fund for Agricultural Development

Andrea Geremicca - Director General, European Institute of Innovation for Sustainability (EIIS)

10:00

am

Partnerships for Impact
Session in Italian with simultaneous translation to English

Albino Russo - Director General, Ancc-Coop, Italy

Alessandra Prampolini - Director General, WWF Italy

Annamaria Barrile - Director General, Confagricoltura, Italy

Cristina Scocchia - CEO, Illycaffè

Francesco Mutti - CEO, Mutti SpA

Marco Botta - General Manager, Ferrero Hazelnut Company

Mario Piccialuti - Director General, Unione Italiana Food

Renato Roca - Country Manager, Findus Italy Nomad Foods

Silvia Bagliani - Vice President & Managing Director, Group Mondelēz International in Italy

Simona Fontana - Director General, CONAI

The Impact of EU

Discussant:

Carlo Alberto Pratesi - President, European Institute of Innovation for Sustainability (EIIS)

Andrea Campelli - Communications and External Relations Director, Corepla

Carlo Corazza - Director, European Parliament

11:45

am

Education for Sustainable Behaviour
Session in Italian with simultaneous translation to English

Bruno Barbieri - Chef and TV Presenter

Vincenzo Piscopo - Chief Commercial and Digital Officer, Banijay Italy Holding

Alessandra Poggiani - Director General, Cineca

Discussant:

Francesca Romana Barberini -TV Host, Radio Author and Speaker

12:10

pm

Finance and Sustainability
Session in English

Advit Nath - Director and Controller, IFAD

Francesco Starace - Partner, EQT Group

Iacopo Martini - Chief Financial Officer, Benetton Group

Moderator:

Giangaddo Prati - Chief Financial Officer, Barilla

Rob Cox - Founder of Frontwards Strategic Communications and former Global Editor of Reuters Breakingviews

12:45

pm

Sport for Impact
Session in Italian with simultaneous translation to English

Lorenzo Casini - President, Lega Serie A, Italy 

Michele Uva - Director, Social & Environmental Sustainability, Union of European Football Associations (UEFA)

Moderator:

Mino Taveri - Sports Journalist

01:15

pm

Lunch Break
02:30

pm

Keynote

H.E. Orazio Schillaci - Minister of Health, Italy

Session in Italian with simultaneous translation to English
02:45

pm

Innovation for Development: 
Country Strategies and Policy Making
Session in English

Moderator:

Dana Vettel - Communication Officer for Partnership and Innovation, IFAD

H. E. Ambassador Hisham Badr - Assistant Minister for Strategic Partnerships, Excellence, and Initiatives, Ministry of Planning and Economic Development, Egypt. The National Coordinator for the National Initiative for Smart Green Projects

Dr. Yaya O. Olaniran - Minister, Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Agencies in Rome, Nigeria

Dr. Abubaker Almansori - Chairperson, VISION

03:30

pm

Keynote
Session in English

Gelsomina Vigliotti - Vice President European Investment Bank (EIB)

03:45

pm

Keynote
Session in English

H.E. Céline Jurgensen - Ambassador, Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations in Rome

03:50

pm

Financing and Scaling up Innovation
Session in English

Diego Raiteri - Vice President, European Institute of Innovation for Sustainability (EIIS)

Ozzeir Khan - Director, Digital for Operations, Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Gladys Morales - Global Head of Innovation, IFAD

Mara Balestrini - Digital Transformation Lead Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank LAB

Regina Schmidt - Head of SDG2 Acceleration at United

Nations World Food Programme Innovation Accelerator

Moderator:

Chico Harlan - Global Climate Correspondent, Washington Post, USA

Gianpiero Menza - Senior Manager, Partnerships at the Alliance/CGIAR

Christoph Aubrecht - Programme Coordinator, Global Development Assistance, ESA

04:45

pm

Innovation for Sustainable Growth
Session in English

Bianca Maria Martinelli - Public Policy Director, Amazon Italy

Chris Heemskerk - Founder & CEO, The Innovation Alliance

Giorgia Abeltino - Coordinator of EMEA Strategy for AI, Google

Giulia Conti - Head of Innovation and Patient Journey, Novartis Italy

Discussant:

Maddalena Ruini - Master’s Program Coordinator

Mauro Giancaspro - Director of Technology, Innovation & Digital Spoke, ANAS

Roberto Basso - Director External Affairs and Sustainability, Wind Tre

05:30

pm

Music Performance

Elena Somaré

05:45

pm

Keynote
Session in English

Jeffrey Sachs - Professor, Columbia University

06:00

pm

Closing Remarks
Session in English

Beth Bechdol - Deputy Director-General, FAO

06:15

pm

Networking Cocktail

Exhibition Hall

All Day
Live broadcasting Conference Hall
09:00

am

Opening Exhibition Hall
10:00

am

Opening Voting

"Best Product: Innovation for Sustainability Summit 2024"

The Exhibition Hall will feature products and solutions from companies that participants can learn about and evaluate. The vote cast by visitors, along with the evaluation of a scientific committee, will determine the winner of the "Best Product Innovation for Sustainability Summit" award. The award will be presented during the closing ceremony.
12:00

pm

Music Performance

Elena Somaré

03:00

pm

Guided tour Palazzo Taverna
In Italian 
04:00

pm

Guided tour Palazzo Taverna
In English
06:00

pm

Closing Exhibition Hall
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