FUTUREHERE SUMMIT FIRENZE 2019, 11 JUNE UTC/ GMT+2
AT BiBLIOTECA MEDICEA LAURENZIANA

Theme - Renaissance Futures: A hyperimaginative vision

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WITH A FOCUS ON 3 SDGS (SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS):

GOAL 9 - INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities

GOAL 17 - PARTNERSHIPs TO ACHIEVE THE GOals


Theme - Renaissance Futures: A Hyperimaginative Vision

09:00 Registration

09:15 Welcome by FutureHerE FOUNDER VERONICA NEO

09:30 - 10:30 KEYNOTE BY LINDA FALCONE, DIRECTOR, ADVANCING WOMEN ARTISTS FOUNDATION

10:30 - 11:00 “GAME CHANGERS: Building an Inclusive Future” with David Casalini, Founder & CEO StartupItalia

11:00 - 11:30 ‘WISDOM AND INTELLIGENCE TOOLS: BeYOND TRENDS in Art+Technology’ WITH MIGUEL MAYHER, Founder, THEARTMBA

11:30 - 12:00 “Reigniting Classical Humanism” with Angelo Paratico, Author-Publisher-Historian

Intermission

14:00 - 14:30 Art+TechNOLOGY for Good, MICHEL PLATNIC, ARTIST

14:30 - 15:00 Art+TECHNOLOGY FOR the Future, TALINE TEMIZIAN, ARTIST

15:00 - 15:30 Challenging Medical Paradigms Through Art and Design with Kuang-Yi Ku, Bioartist

15:30 - 16:00 ‘RECONCILING THE MATERIAL AND IMMATERIAL - AN IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE’ WITH ALESSANDRA TEMPESTI, CURATOR, LOTTOZERO

16:00 - 16:30 Freeing the angel within the marble carving - SCOTT BRETON, ARTIST & Cofounder, TIAC GROUP AND NICOLA VERLATO, ARTIST

16:30 - 17:00 CHANGING THE STATUS QUO THROUGH Art+TechnologY; Closing + Call to Action

SPEAKERS INCLUDE

Angelo Paratico    Author; Publisher; Historian  Session Title  Reigniting Classical Humanism    Born in Turbigo, Italy, on 23 May 1955, Paratico spent 40 years in Asia, Hong Kong, working for the textile industry. He now lives in Verona, Italy.    Since 1978, Paratico wrote for several print publications and authored books in Italian and English. Recently he contributes to a blog on Corriere della Sera, titled “Our History” on exploration and science. Paratico also took over a publishing company, Gingko Edizioni, and is now publishing books - novels, history, essays in Italian. His latest book about Leonardo Da Vinci, first published in Hong Kong, is available in English and Italian.    Soon to be published in London is a title on Giuseppe Salvago Raggi, Italian Ambassador to Peking during the Siege of the diplomatic Legations in 1900.

Angelo Paratico

Author; Publisher; Historian

Session Title Reigniting Classical Humanism

Born in Turbigo, Italy, on 23 May 1955, Paratico spent 40 years in Asia, Hong Kong, working for the textile industry. He now lives in Verona, Italy.

Since 1978, Paratico wrote for several print publications and authored books in Italian and English. Recently he contributes to a blog on Corriere della Sera, titled “Our History” on exploration and science. Paratico also took over a publishing company, Gingko Edizioni, and is now publishing books - novels, history, essays in Italian. His latest book about Leonardo Da Vinci, first published in Hong Kong, is available in English and Italian.

Soon to be published in London is a title on Giuseppe Salvago Raggi, Italian Ambassador to Peking during the Siege of the diplomatic Legations in 1900.

David Casalini    Founder and CEO, StartupItalia  Session Title  Changemakers:   Building an Inclusive Future    Leading the largest platform dedicated to the entire ecosystem of startups and innovation in Italy, Casalini worked in the US and in Italy for Dada and Buongiorno - startups listed on the Italian Stock Exchange - at the time when nobody talked about startups! - leading teams in web & mobile community development. Then, he joined the Condé Nast Group, as Director of web, mobile planning & development for Vogue, Vanity Fair, Wired and Glamour personal shopper.    Casalini taught social media at the Polytechnic in Milan and Mobile Marketing at the Academy of Communication. He contributed to the launch of Maker Faire in Italy and was Counsellor for the Ministry of Public Administration on Open Government and Digital Citizenship issues. He is also an appointed Executive Board Member for Italia Startup, the Italian Innovation Ecosystem Association.

David Casalini

Founder and CEO, StartupItalia

Session Title Changemakers: Building an Inclusive Future

Leading the largest platform dedicated to the entire ecosystem of startups and innovation in Italy, Casalini worked in the US and in Italy for Dada and Buongiorno - startups listed on the Italian Stock Exchange - at the time when nobody talked about startups! - leading teams in web & mobile community development. Then, he joined the Condé Nast Group, as Director of web, mobile planning & development for Vogue, Vanity Fair, Wired and Glamour personal shopper.

Casalini taught social media at the Polytechnic in Milan and Mobile Marketing at the Academy of Communication. He contributed to the launch of Maker Faire in Italy and was Counsellor for the Ministry of Public Administration on Open Government and Digital Citizenship issues. He is also an appointed Executive Board Member for Italia Startup, the Italian Innovation Ecosystem Association.

Kuang-Yi Ku    Former Dentist; Bio-Artist; Social Designer  Session Title  Challenging medical paradigms through art and design    Born and raised in Taipei; based in the Netherlands, Kuang-Yi graduated with triple masters in social design from Design Academy Eindhoven, dentistry from National Yang-Ming University and communication design from Shih Chien University. He co-founded TW BioArt to stimulate the fields of BioArt and Science+Art in Taiwan. His works often deal with human body, sexuality, interspecies interaction and medical technology, aiming to investigate the relationships among technology, individual and environment.    Kuang-Yi is a recipient of awards including the Gijs Bakker Award 2018, an annual prize for the most outstanding work at Master’s level in Design Academy Eindhoven for “Tiger Penis Project”, among other international accolades.

Kuang-Yi Ku

Former Dentist; Bio-Artist; Social Designer

Session Title Challenging medical paradigms through art and design

Born and raised in Taipei; based in the Netherlands, Kuang-Yi graduated with triple masters in social design from Design Academy Eindhoven, dentistry from National Yang-Ming University and communication design from Shih Chien University. He co-founded TW BioArt to stimulate the fields of BioArt and Science+Art in Taiwan. His works often deal with human body, sexuality, interspecies interaction and medical technology, aiming to investigate the relationships among technology, individual and environment.

Kuang-Yi is a recipient of awards including the Gijs Bakker Award 2018, an annual prize for the most outstanding work at Master’s level in Design Academy Eindhoven for “Tiger Penis Project”, among other international accolades.

Michel Platnic    Multimedia Artist; Engineer  Session Title: To be advised     Born in France, Platnic obtained a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering in 1994. In the Motor Control and Telecommunication fields where he worked for a decade, he obtained several patents.    Platnic moved to Israel at 28 and found his artistic voice in his new place of residence and went on to study theatre, performance, martial arts, and dance. Realizing his inclination towards the Fine Arts, Platnic graduated in 2010 with honors in Fine Arts from the Midrasha School of Art in Israel.    In 2017, Platnic completed the prestigious Art&Media “Meisterschüler” program of the Universität der Künste (post-M.A.) in Berlin.

Michel Platnic

Multimedia Artist; Engineer

Session Title: To be advised

Born in France, Platnic obtained a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering in 1994. In the Motor Control and Telecommunication fields where he worked for a decade, he obtained several patents.

Platnic moved to Israel at 28 and found his artistic voice in his new place of residence and went on to study theatre, performance, martial arts, and dance. Realizing his inclination towards the Fine Arts, Platnic graduated in 2010 with honors in Fine Arts from the Midrasha School of Art in Israel.

In 2017, Platnic completed the prestigious Art&Media “Meisterschüler” program of the Universität der Künste (post-M.A.) in Berlin.

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