Agenda 27th October

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The Reindustrialisation of Europe

Food Manufacturing, Innovation and Circular Economy


27 October 2015 - Bergamo

Confindustria: Via Gabriele Camozzozi 70



Welcome address:

Mr Guido VENTURINI, Director General, Confindustria Bergamo

Mr Jacek KRAWCZYK, President, Employers' Group, EESC


Opening address:

Mr Giorgi GORI, Mayor of Bergamo


Panel 1: How can innovation benefit Europe's agricultural and agribusiness sectors?

  • Innovation in Italian agro-industries

Mr Paolo ZANETTI, Vice-President of Federalimentare, Vice-President of the National Food Group, Confindustria

  • Innovation in agriculture: case of Oscar Green

Ms Maria Letizia GARDONI, National Delegate Young Entrepreneurs, Coldiretti

  • The material basis of Sustainable Development: a comprehensive approach

Mr Filippo SERVALLI, Director Marketing, Radici Group


Questions & Answers

Moderator: Mr Maurizio REALE, Vice-President of the Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment Section (EESC), International Relations Manager, Coldiretti


Coffee break


Panel 2: Industry 4.0 – Towards a Sustainable Industrial Policy in the EU

  • Revitalizing industries, digital transformations

Mr Didier HERBERT, Acting Director, Competitiveness and European Semester, DG GROW (tbc)

  • Industry 4.0 and national policies

Mr Gianluca VISCARDI, CEO, Cosberg Innovation, National Manager

Industry 4.0, Confindustria

  • Kilometro rosso: a network of relationships

Mr Leonardo MARABINI, Sales & Marketing Manager, Kilometro Rosso Industrial Park


Questions & Answers

Moderator: Mr Antonello PEZZINI, Rapporteur of the opinion on Circular Economy, Member of the Employers' Group, EESC, Representative of Confindustria


Networking lunch