Wednesday, November 29th, 2006 - Venice, Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti - Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti

The following is a sample of The Forum's programming.
It is extracted from Sistema Impresa e Cutura's 2006 10th anniversary proceedings in Venice.


  • 11.30 a.m. Opening Session: Giancarlo Galan, President of the Veneto Region

    Grand Prize Winner: 1998 Adolfo Guzzini, President of iGuzzini - Ancona
    Grand Prize Winner: 2000 Gualtiero Masini, President of Gruppo Teseco - Pisa
    Grand Prize Winner: 2002 Alessandro Benedetti, Fondazione Ospedale Pediatrico Anna Meyer - Florence
    Grand Prize Winner: 2003 Enrico Loccioni, President of Gruppo Loccioni - Ancona
    Grand Prize Winner: 2004 Anna Zegna, Gruppo Ermenegildo Zegna - Biella
    Grand Prize Winner: 2005 Angelos Papadimitriou, President of GlaxoSmithKline - Verona

    Michela Bondardo, Vice President of Sistema Impresa e Cultura
    Jeffrey T. Schnapp, Founder and Director of Stanford Humanities Lab, Stanford University (California)
  • 2.30 p.m. How to turn investment in culture into a competitive advantage for enterprises in the Veneto Region.
    Open dialogue with businessmen, institutions, artists and partners of the Sistema Impresa e Cultura.

    Fabio Gava, Councillor for Economic Policy, Development, Research and Innovation and Institutional Policies, Veneto Region
    Andrea Riello, President of the Veneto Industrialists Federation
  • 4. 00 p.m. Presentation of the call for applications of the Award’s tenth edition and its regulations.