The Forum of the Digital Economy in Milan is a free event with a focus on thought leadership. The topics discussed at the Forum include the future of tourism, data, artificial intelligence, the European Recovery Fund, and G20 2021. It also explores the role of the digital economy in remote regions. Here are some of the highlights of the event. Interested in participating? Register here. We’ll keep you posted on future events! Read more here.
Cortina Digital Forum
The first Cortina Digital Forum of the Future of the Economy took place in Milan, Italy, on 22 and 23 April 2021, and it hopes to become Europe’s annual flagship event for digital. Despite the cancellation of Covid19, the first edition was largely successful, and featured over 60 high-level speakers and stimulating panel discussions on digital economy, AI, E-health, and digital tourism.
The event will feature high-level speakers from the Italian government, including Minister of Tourism Massimo Garavaglia and Minister of Parliament Relations Federico D’Inca. Cortina d’Ampezzo is known for its unique combination of charm and international significance. The city is preparing for the 2026 Winter Olympics, which will be held in Milan-Cortina. Moreover, Cortina d’Ampezzo has been designated as a hosting venue for the 2021 Alpine Ski World Championships.
Re-think Circular Economy Forum
The Re-think Circular Economic Forum will take place in Milan from 10-11 February 2022. The event will feature prominent speakers, ristretto participants, and institutional actors that are committed to developing a circular economy. The participants will be able to engage in discussions about their current projects and explore innovative business models in this area. The event will be held in Italian, but will also be open to participants outside Italy, as well as those located in the European Union.
The Re-think Circular Economic Forum is a unique event. It will focus on the circular economy, with the first day focusing on issues in the agri-food, textile and fashion sectors. The second day will be focused on digital technologies, cities, and materials. There will also be a session on agri-food, where Tondo’s Gaetano Zarlenga will introduce the Interreg MED Green Growth Community and highlight some of the key results achieved.
G20 Digital Economy Ministers’ Meeting 2021
The G20 Ministers will discuss the future of the digital economy, including the challenges and opportunities. The Italian Presidency will focus on two key policy streams: the “Digital Economy” and “Digital Government.” The latter will focus on issues related to digital identity, such as the creation of a universal digital signature. The Italian Presidency will also encourage greater information sharing among ministers and other stakeholders.
The Italian Presidency also addressed the issue of consumer awareness and protection in the digital age, calling for strengthened international cooperation in this area. Distributed ledger technologies were also discussed as an opportunity for traceability of consumer goods throughout global value chains. The meeting also included a Multi-stakeholder Forum on Consumer Awareness and Protection, Blockchain for Traceability and the Digital Economy. After the event, the Italian Presidency published a declaration outlining its objectives.
Collaborations with high-standing organizations in Italy
SAS has become a global leader in analytics for business and the academic world. Its network of partners and academics help SAS customers along every step of the STEAM process. And with the Forum of the Digital Economy in Milan, SAS can showcase its cutting-edge technology to a wide range of Italian businesses. This is a good start to its plans to further strengthen its global footprint.
As part of the event, the Local Pathways Fellowship organized over 100 workshops for students in the region. The Italian Hubs of the project have been working with various high-standing organizations to implement the project. Its collaboration with the Politecnico di Milano, Fondazione RUI, ELIS, and Talents Venture has enabled it to scale up the program throughout the region. For the future, the Forum will collaborate with Florence and Trento Hubs.
Partners of the Forum
The FED – Digital Economy Forum returns to the MiCo Milano Convention Center with a rich program and international speakers. With the help of SAS and 38 partners, the event focused on change and evolution – the true nature of the digital economy. Participants had the chance to learn about the latest trends and strategies in this field, including new professions, project-based work, and the use of innovative digital tools.
The alliance is aiming to identify the impacts of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on future generations, by focusing on unemployment, the demand for new skills in the job market, and the new work challenges. It leverages its network of Global Shapers to identify topic experts. Its members include leaders from the private sector, government, education, and research sectors. Its members are involved in a wide range of sectors, from financial services to media and entertainment.