2 May 16th morning - Opening Conference Opening Conference h 9:30 a.m.Matteo Renzi, Mayor of Florence :Welcome and IntroductionCarlo Purassanta, General Manager Microsoft Italy : The commitment of Microsoft Italy towards youthRepresentative from Minister of Education, University, Research – to be confirmedRepresentative from United Nation Women: “The value of girls in STEM and ICT Careers “Representative from Microsoft International – “ Microsoft YouthSpark”Round Table h 11:30 a.m. “The importance of gender balance for an Equal Society” moderated by Maria Concetta Mattei Plic, journalist, RAIPaola Profeta, Economic Professor at Bocconi University and Gender Economy ExpertMarinella Soldi, General Manager Southern Europe, DiscoveryAnna Di Silverio , CEO Avanade ItalyAndrea Galbiati, CEO Asus ItalyRepresentative from UnicreditLaura Prieslei, CIO Ministry of Economic and FinanceSarah Parkes – Chief Media Relations & Public Information ITUClosing sessionAlberto Tesi, Dean of University of Florence – Which is the best future for Generation Y ?Format: institutional contributions + round tableTarget:media, influencers, institutions, enterprises, associationsLocation: Palazzo Vecchio, Salone dei Cinquecento, FlorenceTiming:
3 May 16th afternoon- Opening conference for girls Opening Conference 3 p.m.Alberto Tesi, Dean of University of Florence : Welcome & IntroductionSilvia Candiani, Marketing and Organization Director , Microsoft Italy : The Pink Cloud for you20 minutes presentation by every single speaker:Riccardo Luna, Journalist and bloggerClaudio Soldà, General Manager Adecco FoundationDaria De Pretis, Dean of University of TrentoElisabetta Dejana, Italian Scientist and Director of Laboratory of Bio-Scienceof University of MilanAmalia Finzi, Aereospace engineer, Politecnico of MilanCarlo Mochi Sismondi, Director of Forum for Public AdministrationClaudine Schmuck, Founder of Global Contact and WIL Board MemberAlice Mado Proverbio, Professor of Neuro-Science, University of MilanTBD representatives of International InstitutionsClosing sessionCristina Giachi, Referent for University, Equal Opportunities, Education , Youth for Municipality of FlorenceFormat: 20 minutes’contributionsTarget:students yearsLocation: Aula Magna University of FlorenceTiming:3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
4 Friday May 17 – Workshop for girls - University of Florence – Architecture Faculty Room 1Room 2Room 3Empower-HER by Cristina Bombelli Tech-HER Inspir-HER9:30-10:30Understand & Develop Yourself(external coach)A world of AppsIn collaboration with Windows PhoneScientific culture and women’s leadership Avanade10:30 – 11:30Alice in Business Land(External coach)The Cloud EconomyIn collaboration with Centro LuminiaThe many paths for a succesful career BCG12:00 – 13:00Greek mythology & Female archetypesSocial and me. Social under the hand lens, between personal and professional lifeIn collaboration with UNICREDITTechnology: a women’s game ASUSLunch at Caffè Letterario14:30 – 15:30Female empathy as restriction and opportunityUser Experience. Why UX is and will be one of the most wanted skills in teh digital world In collaboration with Avanade e StrayPeopleThe international way : meet the women from public organizations (ITU, Unesco, UN, WIL) moderator: Francesca Panzarin16:00- 17:00The theatre of life: different identities, different pathsBig data: what are they and what potential for science and businessIn collaboration with MSNWomen and new media: double interview Sky & Laura Carafoli, Discovery Channel. Moderator: Francesca Panzarin
5 Saturday May 18Format: Workshop and closing ceremonyTarget:students yearsLocation:TBDTiming:10.00 – 13.00Educational workshop “From university to the labour world”Welcome and introduction: Monica Rancati, Senior Director HR Western Europe MicrosoftModerator: Alessandro Lucchini, expert in digital and business writingAdecco:Labour world and social media & mondo cocialLabour world & CVLabour world & work interviewsANP (National Association of School Principals) TBCAIDP (Italian Association of HR Directors ) TBCClosing cerimony and distribution of the certificates of attendanceLocal authoritiesRoberta Cocco, Microsoft ItalyAlberto Tesi, Dean of University of Florence