1 EVENTS DURING THE UNIVERSAL EXHIBITION SEMESTER Friday May 1 Thursday October 22 Tre installazioni in Università Cattolica nel tempo di Expo Three art works in Università Cattolica during Expo Where: Cortile d Onore, Largo Gemelli 1 e atrio di Via Nirone 15 The University, during the six months of Expo Milano 2015, will host three art works related to the great theme Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life. Organization: UNICATT in collaboration with Expo in Città Friday 8 May Vino, patrimonio e territorio Wine, heritage and territory Where: Palazzo di Giustizia, Aula Magna, Via Freguglia 1 An experts debate on issues related to counterfeit wine, related crimes and protection systems to defend the production. Organization: Ordine degli Avvocati di Milano per Expo 2015 in collaboration with Expo in Città Thursday 14 May L'accesso all'energia in Africa Access to energy in Africa Where: Palazzo Castiglioni, Corso Venezia 47 Africa, despite enormous energy resources, does not meet its demand for energy. Scholars, policy makers and practitioners of development cooperation discuss this topic. Awarding of the winners of the competition WAME (World Access to Modern Energy). Organization: WAME and Fondazione AEM-Gruppo A2A in collaboration with Italian Pavilion Thursday 14 May Nutrire il pianeta. Una questione globale. Presentazione del libro di Paolo De Castro Feeding the planet. A global issue. Presentation of the book of Paolo the Castro Where: ISPI Sala Colonne, Via Clerici, 5 Round table organized by the Scientific Committee for Expo 2015 and ISPI, on the occasion of the publication of the book by Paolo De Castro Cibo. La sfida globale (Food. A global challenge). Organization: ISPI Tuesday 19 May PMI e industria alimentare. Tradizione e innovazione per crescere Small and medium enterprises. Tradition and innovation for growing Where: Università Bocconi, Aula 01, Via Bocconi 8 Presentation of the results of the Observatory of SMEs SDA Bocconi School of Management, with a focus on the performances of food chain companies. Wednesday 20 May Spreco alimentare. Dalle policy alle best practice Food waste. From policy to best practices Where: Aula Magna, Università Bocconi, Via Gobbi 5
2 A state of the art conference on food waste and the related policies and best practices in order to reduce it, in Italy and worldwide. Organization: Università Bocconi in collaboration with Alma Mater Studiorum, Università di Bologna and the European Commission Thursday 21 May Friday 31 July, Monday 24 August Wednesday 30 September Acqua e luce. Un secolo di energia rinnovabile per lo sviluppo del territorio Water and light. A century of renewable energy for the development of territory Where: Casa dell'energia e dell'ambiente, Piazza Po 3 The exhibition is dedicated to the role of hydropower in the development of the energy sector of the City of Milan and the Lombardy region, with a reflection on the aesthetic combination of water and light. Organization: Fondazione AEM - Gruppo A2A in collaboration with Expo in Città Wednesday 27 May The new and full made-in-italy. Verso una filiera moda est-etica The new and full made-in-italy. Toward an aesth-etics fashion chain Where: SDA Bocconi, Aula N01, edificio Velodromo, Piazza Sraffa 13 Meeting organized by Luxury & Fashion Knowledge Centre of SDA Bocconi to discuss the key issues for the development of the fashion industry. Monday 1 June Cultura del cibo, pluralismo religioso, diritti e nuovi consumi Food culture, religious pluralism, rights and new consumption The event features five research projects dedicated to the accessibility to food, focusing on: street food, food traceability, school canteens, cultural pluralism and archaeology of food. Organization: UNIMIB in collaboration with Italian Pavilion Wednesday 3 June Il cibo attraverso i sensi Food trough senses Where: Ospedale San Raffaele, Aula Magna, Via Olgettina 60 A multi-sensory journey to discover the relationship between hunger, satiety and emotional components with the goal of developing a better multy-sensory awareness. Organization: Università Vita - Salute San Raffaele in collaboration with Expo in Città Wednesday 3 June Sunday 7 June The virtuous circle 25 anniversary of Cumulus Where: Different locations Four days event presenting contributions and significant debates in the world of interior design, including panel discussions, keynotes, networking meetings and side events in the most representative locations of Milanese design world. Organization: POLIMI, Consorzio POLI.design, IED, Scuola Politecnica di Design, Politecnico di Torino and La Sapienza di Roma in collaboration with Expo in Città Friday 5 June
3 Tutela della vita e della salute e lotta alle frodi Life and health protection and fight against frauds Where: Palazzo di Giustizia di Milano, Aula Magna, Via Freguglia 1 Conference organized by the Bar of Milan to discuss the protection of consumers security and informed choices in agrifood sector. The event will be broadcast in live streaming on the website of Il Sole 24 ORE. Organization: Ordine degli Avvocati di Milano verso Expo 2015 Friday 12 June System approach for improving the sustainability of animal production, health and welfare Where: UNIMI, Via Festa del Perdono 7 The safety of animal origin food, sustainable use of land and animal welfare are the focus of a panel of experts. Organization: UNIMI, EAAP (European Association of Animal Production), ASAP (Australian Society of Animal Production), ASPA (Animal Science and Production Association) in collaboration with European Commission Thursday 18 June Carbon storage in soil and its role in supporting agriculture Where: UNIMI, Via Festa del Perdono 7 Research workshop on the organic matter of soil (SOM) for the maintenance of soil fertility. Organization: UNIMI, SICA (Italia Society of Agrochemical), JRC Ispra, RISE, in collaboration with European Commission Monday 22 June Impact investing & agribusiness Where: SDA Bocconi, Xperience Lab, Via Bocconi 8 Seminar on Impact Investing in agribusiness, to attract Impact Investing capital, safeguarding environmental sustainability. Tuesday 23 June Impacts of climate change on ecosystem services Where: POLIMI, Aula De Donato, Piazza Leonardo Da Vinci 32 The workshop will be attended by world experts who will explain the impact of climate change on the ecosystem. Organization: POLIMI in collaboration with European Commission Thursday 25 June Energy and the integrated management of resources: system thinking for technicians and policy makers Where: European Union Pavilion, Expo site A conference to discuss integrated approaches for the management of global resources. Organization: UNIMI, POLIMI, Fondazione Enel in collaboration with European Commission Giovedì 25 giugno Dizionari multilingue dell'alimentazione. Alla scoperta delle parole per mangiare Multilingual dictionaries on alimentation. Discovering words to eat
4 Where: Urban Center, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, 11/12 Presentation of nine languages dictionaries, made by Linguistic Mediation and Intercultural Studies Department of Università degli Studi di Milano with the support of Istituto Confucio Organization: CIBI s.r.l Thursday 25 June Saturday 27 June Food, Physical Activity and Well-Being: tackling childhood obesity through prevention Where: Conference Centre Stella Polare, Strada Statale del Sempione 28, Rho (MI) Three-day conference of experts to discuss new approaches, lifestyles and prevention of childhood obesity. Organization: UNIMI, Società Italiana di Pediatria in collaboration with European Commission Tuesday 30 June Tuesday 7 July - Tuesday 14 July Friday 31 July Energia, ambiente e alimentazione. Percorsi di educazione ambientale e alimentare Energy, environment and feeding. Environmental and feeding education Where: Casa dell Energia e dell Ambiente, Piazza Po 3 Four theatrical visits on the issues of energy, environment and food. Organization: Fondazione AEM, Gruppo A2A in collaboration with Expo in Città July, date to be defined Nutrire il Pianeta: microrganismi protagonisti invisibili Feeding the planet: microorganism as invisible protagonists Where: Urban Center, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, 11/12 A focus on the role of microorganisms whose action can be observed in all processes related to food production: in soil and agriculture, in processing and fermentation, in food safety and in the microbiome. Organization: Società Italiana di Microbiologia (SIM), Società Italiana di Microbiologia Generale e Biotecnologie Microbiche (SIMGBM), Società Italiana di Microbiologia Agraria, Alimentare e Ambientale (SIMTREA), UNICATT Wednesday 1 July Piatti sani per il diabete e non solo: fra benessere ed innovazione tecnologica per lo sviluppo del paese Healthy food not only for diabetes: wellbeing and technological innovation for the development of the country Where: Sala Alessi, Palazzo Marino, Piazza della Scala 2 An experts panel debates on diabetes, nutrition and technological innovation. Organization: Ministero della Salute e Fondazione Salute e Benessere Monday 6 July New challenges for labelling and traceability in the food system Where: UNIMI, Sala Napoleonica, Via S. Antonio 12 A board of experts discusses labelling, traceability and public policies to promote greater transparency and awareness in the food market. Organization: UNIMI in collaboration with European Commission Monday 6 July Wednesday 8 July Land, water and resources rights
5 Where: Università degli Studi di Milano, Via Conservatorio 7 (6/7) and IULM, Via Carlo Bo 1 (7-8/7) Three conferences to analyse the right to resources and earth seen by three different and complementary perspectives. Organization: UNIMI, UNICATT, UNIMIB, Università di Scienze Gastronomiche di Pollenzo in collaboration with European Commission Tuesday 7 July The role of trade in food security Where: SDA Bocconi, N06, edificio Velodromo, piazza Sraffa 13 An event dedicated to the definition of models of innovative and sustainable agri-business. Organization: SDA Bocconi, FAO, Sao Paolo University, International College Beijing, China Agricultural University ICB, in collaboration with European Commission Wednesday 8 July Sustainable innovation in food supply chains. The challenge of stakeholders and consumers integration Where: IULM, Via Carlo Bo 1 A workshop discussion on the major trend of sustainable innovation in the food chain. Organization: IULM,UNIMI, POLIMI, in collaboration with European Commission Wednesday 9 Thursday 10 July Food and agricultural markets instability: policies and regulation perspectives Where: UNICATT, Largo Gemelli 1 (9/7) and European Union Pavilion, Expo site (10/7) International experts will address the issue of the instability of food markets. Within four working sessions, experts discuss the link between finance and agriculture, specific risks arising from the financialization of the food market and its possible regulation in order to reduce uncertainty and speculation. Organization: UNICATT, Joint Research Center-Ispra in collaboration with European Commission Thursday 10 July La forza delle donne in agricoltura: testimonianze delle eccellenze italiane The strength of women in agriculture: testimonies of Italian excellences Agricultural production by Italian women: the innovations and good practices, a focus on products quality of small and medium-sized women s farms, and on social sustainability of production processes. Organization: W&T-Women and Technologies, Progetto WE-Women for Expo, Confederazione Italiana Agricoltori (CIA), Coldiretti, Confagricoltura Donna Thursday 16 July I nuovi bandi del Progetto AGER per un alimentazione sana e sostenibile New calls of AGER s project for a healthy and sustainable diet Where: Biodiversity park, Expo site More than 7 million euro for scientific research in the agribusiness: presentation of the first two calls for Aquaculture and Olive oil. Panel discussion What communication for scientific research? A path analysis and experiences for innovation and knowledge transfer to businesses and to civil society.
6 Organization: Progetto AGER Agroalimentare e Ricerca Tuesday 21 July Apples in the world Multimedia presentation in English of the chain of apple production in the world. Organization: Università Bocconi in collaboration with Italian Pavilion Friday 31 July Education, research, scientific networking and trust building within international cooperation Where: European Union Pavilion, Expo site Education, research and scientific cooperation are among the major challenges for the development and sustainable use of resources. A panel of experts discuss the topic. Organization: POLIMI,UNSDN, MEDSolution, UNESCO, MAE, CRUI, CUCS network in collaboration with European Commission Monday 3 August Dietary needs of healthy & frail older people Where: Conference room Luisella Sironi, building U4, aula 8, Università Bicocca, piazza della Scienza A conference to discuss the role of nutrition in maintaining healthy an aging population. Organization: UNIMIB, UNICATT Tuesday 11 August Sicurezza alimentare e cooperazione allo sviluppo Food security and international development cooperation Presentation of the results of the International Congress of Agriculture Economics research on development issues and food security. Organization: UNIMI in collaboration with Italian Pavilion Tuesday 11 August Food Security 2.0 The Food Security Portal developed by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI, Washington) will be presented along with other initiatives produced at European level in the framework of the FP7 Food Secure Project. Organization: UNIMI in collaboration with Italian Pavilion Friday 11 September Improved nutrition: between cooperation and humanitarian aid Where: UNICATT, Largo Gemelli 1 The conference aims to present an overview of humanitarian aid and international development cooperation by discussing the role of the various stakeholders involved, with special attention to the issues related to right to food and malnutrition. Organization: UNICATT in collaboration with European Commission Wednesday 16 September
7 Il suolo frontiera della sostenibilità Soil, the frontier of sustainability Where: Palazzo Pozzobonelli-Isimbardi, Sala Affreschi, Corso Monforte 35 Soil plays a fundamental role in human activities: from agriculture to urban planning up to tourism. The conference will address features, sustainability, diseases and life that comes from the soil. Organization: Touring Club Italiano, Associazione Italiana Società Scientifiche Agrarie (AISSA) Thursday 24 September Science vs perception: the new paradigm of food safety Where: UNIMI A conference to discuss the need for greater public communication on food education and food safety, beyond myths and beliefs. Organization: UNIMI in collaboration with European Commission Thursday 24 September Responsible leadership Where: SDA Bocconi A debate on responsible leadership, how to support leaders in their attempt to create strong companies and to train future responsible leaders. Friday 25 September Food safety on a global scale: what are the emerging risks? Where: UNICATT, Largo Gemelli 1 A workshop to discuss current challenges on food safety on a global scale and related emerging risks. A special focus on the management of food security: from protection of consumer health, to economic and political aspects up to business issues. Organization: UNICATT, UNIMI in collaboration with European Commission Tuesday 29 September Il cibo bene comune del pianeta: la pesca consapevole e le risorse disponibili Food as a common asset of the planet: sustainable fishing and resource availability Where: location to be defined Sustainable fishing, protection of fish stocks and quality of fish products are the focus of a conference of international experts. Organization: Associazione Donne Giuriste Italiane (ADGI) sezione di Milano in collaboration with Expo in Città Wednesday 30 September Il latte. Nutrizione e salute - sicurezza e sostenibilità Milk. Nutrition and health safety and sustainability Where: location to be defined A conference dedicated to breastfeeding, use of artificial and animal milk, health protection and legal implications. Organization: Associazione Donne Giuriste Italiane (ADGI) sezione di Milano in collaboration with Expo in Città
8 Thursday 1 October Food Security sotto assedio? Nutrire un pianeta affamato di cibo e di energia Food security under siege? Feeding a planet starving for food and energy Where: Palazzo di Giustizia di Milano, Aula Magna, Via Freguglia 1 Right to food, food policies, sustainable development and access to energy are the focus of a debate of experts. Organization: Ordine degli Avvocati di Milano, Center of Excellence Jean Monnet of Università degli Studi di Milano in collaboration with Expo in Città Friday 2 October Sicurezza alimentare e diritto al cibo. Quale ruolo per gli avvocati? Food security and right to food. Which role for lawyers? Where: Palazzo di Giustizia di Milano, Aula Magna, Via Freguglia 1 The role of lawyers in food security and right to food. Organization: Ordine degli Avvocati di Milano, Center of Excellence Jean Monnet of Università degli Studi di Milano in collaboration with Expo in Città Friday 2 October Metodo Sportivo e Benessere: persone, imprese e istituzioni a confronto Sport Method and wellbeing: people, companies and institutions face each other Where: SDA Bocconi The Corporate Lifestyle project uses the logics and techniques of sports to train human resources to develop a positive sense of cooperation and competition by stimulating a drive to leadership and increasing a modern concept of human and social capital development. Organization: Sport Knowledge Center di SDA Bocconi School of Management in collaboration with Expo in Città Tuesday 6 October The communication of the value of research and its benefit for citizens Where: Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Corso Venezia 55 or IULM, Via Carlo Bo 1 A conference on the importance of communication in scientific research, where scholars and experts will tell us about their relations with citizens and media representatives. Organization: IULM in collaboration with European Commission Wednesday 7 October Sistemi agroalimentari sostenibili - Quali politiche per diminuire l'impatto dell'uso del suolo agricolo in Europa e ridurre gli sprechi sul cibo? Sustainable agribusiness systems Which are the policies to reduce the impact of agricultural soil use in Europe and to reduce food waste? Presentation of Dynamix project on innovative Food Policies, in collaboration with ENI Foundation. Organization: Fondazione ENI Enrico Mattei, UNIMI and Università San Raffaele Wednesday 7 October La leadership del vino italiano ambasciatore del Made in Italy: possibilità o realtà? Il ruolo del Wine Management Lab di SDA Bocconi
9 The leadership of Italian wine, ambassador of Made in Italy: possibility or reality? The role of Wine Management Lab of SDA Bocconi Where: SDA Bocconi, Room N01, Edificio Velodromo, Piazza Sraffa 13 Conference on the more effective positioning strategies to safeguard the specific features of the production and the historical and cultural heritage of Italian wine. Organization: SDA Bocconi, Istituto per il Commercio Estero Italiano in collaboration with Expo in Città Monday 12 Tuesday 13 October Food security: sustainable strategies for a cultivated planet Where: UNIMI, Via Festa del Perdono 7 The aim of the conference is to discuss future challenges, with particular reference to food security, access to food and sustainable agriculture. Organization: UNICATT, UNIMI in collaboration with European Commission Wednesday 14 October Cibo, cultura, educazione. Il valore del cibo nei processi di integrazione interculturale Food, culture, education. The value of food as intercultural integration factor A meeting to discuss the symbolic value of food, its social and cultural significance and its peculiar influence on multicultural integration. Organization: IULM, Università di Scienze Gastronomiche, Università San Raffaele in collaboration con Expo in Città Thursday 15 October E-leadership per la sfida digitale: quali competenze per i manager d'azienda E-leadership for digital challenge: which skills for companies managers? Where: SDA Bocconi A conference on e-skills required to e-leaders to improve competitiveness and performance and to improve the organization of companies towards a digital transformation. Please note that dates and locations may change without prior notice, we therefore recommend you to check our website, in the Events and News sections: and the websites of each University.