Conference Program

May 20, 2024

Opening Conference and Institutional Greetings

Welcoming of the Authorities/Guests for the inauguration ceremony of Space Meetings Veneto 2024

Ribbon cutting by the President of the Veneto Region, followed by a visit to the stands on the Upper Floor

Inauguration Ceremony

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Micaela Faggiani (Moderator)​

Journalist

Federico Zoppas

Federico Zoppas

President, AIR Regional Innovative Network

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President, Veneto Region

Stephane Castet

Stephane Castet

CEO, Advanced Business Events

Leopoldo Destro

Leopoldo Destro

President, Confindustria Veneto Est

Teodoro Valente -ASI

Teodoro Valente

President, ASI

Luigi Brugnaro

Luigi Brugnaro

Mayor of Venice

Gen_Goretti

Gen.S.A. Luca Goretti

Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Ministry of Defence

Adolfo Urso

Adolfo Urso

Minister for Business and Made in Italy

Press Statements

Visit to the stands on the Lower Floor

Signing of the Veneto Region Agreement – ENAC - SAVE

Emilio Cozzi

Emilio Cozzi (Moderator)

Journalist and Author

Video, Speech and Comments
Paola Olivares

Paola Olivares

Director of Drones and Advanced Air Mobility Observatory, Politecnico di Milano

Speeches
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President, Veneto Region

Pierluigi Umberto Di Palma

Pierluigi Umberto Di Palma

President, National Civil Aviation Authority

Enrico Marchi

Enrico Marchi

President, SAVE

Signing of the agreement
Journalists questions

Hall 1

Opening Panel

Emilio Cozzi

Emilio Cozzi (Moderator)

Journalist and Author

Speakers
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President, Veneto Region

Walter

Col. Walter Villadei

Cosmonaut, Italian Air Force

Gen_Goretti

General S.A. Luca Goretti

Chief of Staff, Air Force, Ministry of Defence

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Christian Maender

Executive SVP Commercialization, Axiom Space

Teodoro Valente -ASI

Teodoro Valente

President, ASI

Francesco Rizzi

Francesco Rizzi

SVP Space Line of Business, Leonardo

Massimo Claudio Comparini

Massimo Comparini

CEO ESVP, Thales Alenia Space

Lunch Break

Presentation of the IAC Flag

Teodoro Valente -ASI

Teodoro Valente

President, ASI

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Roberto Petronio

Senior Advisor External and Institutional Relations, Telespazio

Federico Zoppas

Federico Zoppas

President, AIR Regional Innovative Network

DIALOGUE FOR INNOVATION 4: #GREENSPACE: Space Technologies to Support the Green Transition in Veneto

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Rita Steffanutto (Moderator)

Director of Research, Innovation and Energy Competitiveness Department, Veneto Region

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Regional Minister for Economic Development, Energy and Innovation

Carlo Bettanini

Carlo Bettanini

Scientific Coordinator RIR & AIR, University of Padua

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Carlo Moretto

Director of Soil Quality Unit, ARPAV

luca Stevanato

Luca Stevanato

CEO, Finapp Srl

Federica Fistarolla

Federica Fistarollo

Co-Founder and Managing Director, Stellar Project

Amanda Navarro

Amanda Roman Navarro

Student, representative of EUROAVIA “The European Association of Aerospace Students”

Investment Forum – Procuratie Vecchie, Piazza San Marco - Venezia

Conductor:
Nicolo Andreula

Nicolò Andreula

Founder and Managing Director, Disal Consulting

Institutional Remarks

Federico Zoppas

Federico Zoppas

President, AIR Regional Innovative Network

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Regional Councilor for Digital Innovation

Veneto Region

Gen_Goretti

General S.A. Luca Goretti

Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Ministry of Defence

Keynote - Space, Industrial Policy and Supply Chain Management

Alessandro Profumo

Alessandro Profumo

Chairman, Rialto Ventures

Roundtable - Public Private Partnership

stefano napoletano

Stefano Napoletano (Conductor and Moderator​)

Senior Partner, McKinsey

Walter

Walter Villadei

Cosmonaut, Italian Air Force Representative in the US for the activities of Access to Space within the Commercial Spaceflight

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Christian Maender

Executive SVP Commercialization, Axiom Space

Luca Paolazzi

Luca Paolazzi

Economist, Fondazione Nord Est

Augusto Cramarossa

Augusto Cramarossa

Head of Strategic Area Coordination Unit, ASI

Gianpetro Marchiori

Gianpietro Marchiori

Board Member, AIR Regional Innovative Network

Giacomo Gatto

Giacomo Gatto

Partner, McKinsey

Roundtable - Investment Opportunities in Space

Paolo Cerini

Paolo Cerini (Conductor and Moderator)

Partner, Bain & Company

Tim Bulk

Tim Bulk

Co-Founder and Chief Technical Officer at Special Aerospace Services

Paolo Giovanni Panzarini

Paolo Giovanni Panzarini

R&D and European Funds Advisory Intesa Sanpaolo

Edouard-Cukierman

Edouard Cukierman

Chairman and Founder, Cukierman & Co. Investment House Ltd.

Reema Khan

Reema Khan

Founder & CEO, Green Sands Equity

Roundtable - How to Enhance Your Company When Looking for Investors

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Giovanni Baldassarri (Conductor and Moderator)

Partner, Rialto Ventures

Carlo Germano Ravina

Carlo Germano Ravina

Managing Director, NovaCapital

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Paolo Cerini

Partner, Bain & Company

Giulio Ranzo

Giulio Ranzo

CEO, AVIO

Isabella Schindrich

Isabella Schidrich

Senior Managing Director Listings EMEA, Nasdaq Stock Exchange

Todd Heinzl

Todd Heinzl

President & Founder, 3DOTS Capital Advisory

Keynote - The Role of Public Investments

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Valentino Valentini

Deputy Minister of Enterprises and Made in italy

Festival of Ideas – Arene area

Welcome

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Councilor for Economic Development of the Veneto Region

Plants in Space

STEFANO MANCUSO

Stefano Mancuso

Full professor, University of Florence

The Wellness of the Person

FILIPPO ONGARO

Filippo Ongaro

CEO, Metodo Ongaro

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