Bologna Ambassadors award ceremony 2018
Bologna Ambassadors award ceremony 2018
The project “Ambassadors of Bologna” it is aimed at personalities from the academic, medical, scientific, professional, entrepreneurial, sports and institutional sectors of the city, interested in candidating Bologna as the venue for a future congress or other type of event. Bologna Convention Bureau provides them with full support and concrete tools to help them with their candidacy for the acquisition of an event, with the aim of improving the visibility of the destination and its scientific, cultural and economic development.
On march 12, 2018, the first thirteen Ambassadors of Bologna were awarded in the wonderful location of the Farnese Chapel of Palazzo d'Accursio, where the project was presented. During the presentation ceremony, the Councilor for Culture, Tourism and Promotion of the City, Matteo Lepore, delivered a speech; other guests were: the vice-dean for International Relations of the Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna, Alessandra Scagliarini; the President of Bologna Welcome, Celso De Scrilli; the President of BolognaFiere, Gianpiero Calzolari.
In the discussions the emphasis was placed on the importance of the MICE segment for the economic development of the city and on tourism policies aimed to increasing the attractiveness of the territory.
Finally, the first thirteen Ambassadors who, in the course of 2017, have made every effort to have our destination chosen as the venue for major future events, have been awarded during an official ceremony.
The Ambassadors awarded on March 12, 2018:
Patrizio Bianchi - Councilor for the Coordination of European policies for development, school, vocational training, university, research and work of the Emilia-Romagna Region. Promoter of the event: Data Center of the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts – ECMWF 2019
Antonio Chiarenza - President HPH Task Force on Migration, Equity & Diversity – TF MED. Promoter of the event: 26th International Conference on Health Promoting Hospitals and Health Services – HPH 2018
Stefano de Miranda - Coordinator of the Master's Degree Program in Civil Engineering. Promoter of the event: 10th European Solid Mechanics Conference 2018 – ESMC10
Roberto Di Bartolomeo - Director of the Cardiac Surgery Unit of the Policlinico of Sant'Orsola in Bologna. Promoter of the event: 10th Post Graduate Course "Surgery of The Thoracic Aorta" 2019
Morena Diazzi - Director of the General Management of Knowledge, Labor and Business in the Emilia Romagna region. Promoter of the event: Data Center of the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts – ECMWF 2019
Marco Musiani - Research Director of the National Research Council – ICMATE Padova. Promoter of the event: 69th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry 2018
Giorgio Palandri - Neurosurgeon at the Institute of Neurological Sciences of Bologna. Promoter of the event: 10th Meeting of the International Society for Hydrocephalus and Cerebrospinal Fluid Disorders 2018
Fiorella Sgallari - Professor Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna. Promoter of the event: SIAM Conference on Imaging Science – SIAM IS 2018
Andrea Stefani - Project Leader Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio. Promoter of the event: UEFA UNDER 21 Championship Italy 2019
Roberto Verdone - Professor of Telecommunications c/o DEI – Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna. Promoter of the event: 29th Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications – IEEE PIMRC 2018
Other three promoters of prestigious events held in Bologna are added:
Fabio Roversi Monaco - President of Genus Bononiae. Musei nella Città. Promoter of the event: Festival della Scienza Medica
Alessandra Scagliarini - vice-dean for International Relations for Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna. Promoter of the event: Welcome Day International Students
Isabella Seràgnoli - President of MAST Foundation. Promoter of the event: FOTO/INDUSTRIA Biennale di Fotografia dell’Industria e del Lavoro
The awards ceremony ended with a cocktail at the Tassinari hall, curated by La Casona Group srl.