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9.00 a.m. - Registration

9.30 a.m. - Welcome statement

  • Giuseppe Guzzetti, President of Fondazione Cariplo

9.45 a.m. - Opening remarks

  • Luca Jahier, President of Group III "Various Interests", EESC
  • Giacomo Carbonari, Secretary-General of Forum ANIA Consumatori

Morning session

Morning session moderated by Deborah Rosciani, journalist at Radio 24

10.30 a. m. - Panel 1) A historical framework for "new welfare of opportunities"

  • Prof. Maurizio Ferrera, Professor of Political Science, University of Milan; member of the Steering Committee, Centro di Ricerca e Documentazione Luigi Einaudi, Turin
  • Prof. Kare Hagen, Director at NOVA, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences

Questions and answers

11.30 a.m. Panel 2) Innovative approaches involving private, public and third sector partners

  • Marco Gerevini, Director general of Fondazione housing sociale
  • Helene Bergstedt, CEO Trygghetsrådet for a more secure working life
  • Stefano Granata, President of Welfare Italia
  • Prof. Johannes Eurich, Dean of the Faculty of Theology, University of Heidelberg
  • Luigi Caso, President of the Fondo Unico Nazionale Long Term Care
  • Jaume Lanaspa Gatnau, Member of the Board of Trustees of La Caixa Foundation

12.30 a.m. - Panel 3) How to create a policy environment enabling social investment and social innovation 

  • Luigi Bobba, Under-secretary at the Ministry of Labour and Social Policies
  • Lieve Fransen, European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, Director - Europe 2020: Social Policies

Questions and answers


1.30 p.m. – 3 p.m.  Lunch hosted by Fondazione CARIPLO

Afternoon session

Afternoon session moderated by Filippo Buraschi, Editor in Chief of Milano Finanza

3.00 p.m. - Panel 4) Ways of financing the new approach to welfare 

  • Federico Mento, Team Manager in HUMAN Foundation
  • Gordon Hahn, Director at SERUS, Cooperation between public authorities, the business sector and the social economy
  • Lorenzo Bifone, President of UNISALUTE
  • Riccardo Tramezzini, Responsible for the Retail Sector at UBI Banca
  • Marco Morganti, CEO Banca Prossima
  • Christian Reuter, Director-General at Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund
  • Isabel Mota, Member of the Board of Trustees of Gulbenkian Foundation

Questions and answers

5.00 p.m. - Panel 5) Policy guidelines for the European Union

  • Presentation of the draft of the Milan Declaration for EU Policies by Ariane Rodert, Vice-President of Group III "Various interests"
  • Lieve Fransen, European Commission
  • Giuliano Poletti, Italian Minister of Labour and Social Policies

Conclusions by Luca Jahier, President of Group III "Various Interests", EESC

6.00 p.m. End of business


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