date: Thursday 18 Oct 2018
hour: 18.00 - 21.00
We live in a moment of unprecedented technological acceleration, the impacts of exponential technologies on our society affect all sectors. Knowing its potential and learning how to use it can be an extraordinary resource to drive change, rather than having to suffer or try to resist. In this context Impactscool proposes an innovative method for projecting people into the future and providing the tools to imagine the social and moral impacts that the innovations and changes deriving from them will have on our lives.
Cristina Pozzi is an entrepreneur for profit and no profit businesses, speaker, advisor and angel investor. After selling Wish Days to an international group in 2016, she is now co-founder and CEO of Impactscool and co-founder of Checkout Free Technologies (AI solutions for retail). On Impactscool Cristina writes about innovation and technology, with a special focus on moral and philosophical implications.
Hady Ghassabian is a suborbital astronaut selected for a joint research project between the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and NASA. Despite his young age he has collaborated on numerous projects with some of the largest space agencies such as the European Space Agency (ESA), the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) and the Russian Academy of Cosmonautics, and he is also co-lead of the Space Exploration Project Group, at the Space Generation Advisory Council, in support of the United Nations for space applications. The main interest of Hady is the exploration of space by man.
Pasquale Fedele strong> is founder and CEO of Liquidweb, a startup operating in the field of computer engineering with which he developed the BrainControl device, for control through the “thought” of assistive technologies. In 2001 he obtained a degree in Computer Engineering at the University of Siena, in 2002 the qualification to practice as an engineer and, in December 2004, the 2nd level University Master “E2C” at the Interdepartmental Center for Study of Complex Systems of the University of Siena.
Eleonora Cogo strong> is a Senior Scientific Manager at the Climate Simulation and Prediction division in Bologna, where she coordinates and manages projects related to climate services and adaptation. She participates in UN negotiations on climate change with the Italian delegation, focusing on adaptation and science. Previously, she worked as a Senior Project Manager for CDM projects at Ecosecurities in Oxford. She graduated in Environmental Engineering with a specialization in Environmental Management.
Villa Ottoboni: Centro Congressi Padova