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FORUM – “Lazio Region’s commitment to ecological transition: mitigation and adaptation for climate change on a local scale”

January 14, 2022 @ 1:30 pm 3:30 pm

4.30 p.m. (hour of Dubai) – 1.30 p.m (hour of Italy)


  • Welcome and Introduction
    Quirino Briganti, EXPO2020 Dubai Coordinator Lazio Region
  • Institutional Greetings
    Giuseppe Finocchiaro, Consul General in Dubai
    Paolo Glisenti, Commissioner General of Italy at EXPO 2020 Dubai
    Stefano Ubertini, President of the Regional Coordination Committee of Lazio Universities – CRUL
  • Moderator
    Livio De Santoli, Vice-Chancellor for Sustainability – Sapienza University of Rome, President of the Coordination of Renewable Sources and Energy Efficiency
    Introduction and presentation
  • Keynote
    Riccardo Valentini, Professor University of Tuscia DIBAF and member of the Strategic Committee CMCC Foundation
    Climate services for the acceleration of ecological transition and adaptation to climate change
  • Speakers
    Monia Santini, Director of the Research Division Impacts on Agriculture, Forests and Ecosystem Services (IAFES), Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change Foundation.
    Climate impacts on water resources in the Lazio region: climate services at the service of adaptation
    Gianmaria Sannino, Head of the Laboratory of Climate Modelling and Impacts, ENEA
    Climate adaptation and climate services. Which future for the Mediterranean Sea level: a focus on Lazio Region
    Carola De Angelis, Head of ESI Funds and Technical Assistance Lazio Innova S.p.A
    Ecological Transition in the 2021-2027 programming period
    Mara Cossu, Head of Unit II – Strategies for sustainable development and environmental taxation, Directorate for sustainable growth and the quality of life (DG CRESS) of the Italian Ministry for Ecological Transition (MiTE)
    The key enablers for implementing the 2030 Agenda in Italy and the central role of territories
  • Digital technologies for the acceleration of the ecological transition – Testimonials from the Lazio innovation ecosystem
    WSense Srl – Chiara Petrioli, Partner and R&D Director
    Natura4.0 Srl – Jim Yates, External Relations Director
    Griddit Srl / ESA-Bic Startup – Antonio Annis, PhD
    Terrasystem srl – Spin Off of La Tuscia University – Claudio Belli, Managing Director
  • Conclusions:
    Roberta Lombardi, Regional Minister for Ecological Transition and Digital Transformation (Environment and Natural Resources, Energy, Digital Agenda and Green Investments) of Lazio

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