USA Pavilion Innovation Summit

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USA Pavilion Innovation Summit

Tuesday, September 29th

29 Sep – 30 Sep, 2015 (Copernico, Via Copernico 38, Milan and the USA Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015)

In collaboration with the U.S. Department of State, the USA Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 and its innovation program Feeding the Accelerator, will host a two-day event to showcase its activity during the Expo and launch new directions and initiatives to support and sustain innovation and entrepreneurship. Panels will feature Josette Lewis, Associate Director of World Food Center at UC Davis; Letizia Moratti, former Mayor of Milan; William Perduto, Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Mark Romano, VP of Sustainability at illycaffé; Fabio Santini, Microsoft Developer Experience and Evangelism Lead; and representatives from USA Pavilion partners. Feeding the Accelerator’s mentors and entrepreneurs will also be showcased, presenting the food and tech companies selected as part of the accelerator program, as well as inspiring moments from the program’s Mentor Minds series featuring leading innovators. Day 1 Tuesday, September 29 10:00am-6:00pm  Location: Copernico, via Copernico 38, Milan Keynote Speaker: Germano Celant Panels on innovation and technology across science, culture, business and society around the following topics: Disruption Sustainability Innovation Contexts Accelerator companies presentations Inspiring moments from Mentor Minds Day 2 Wednesday, September 30 10:00am-3:30pm Location: USA Pavilion at Expo Milano Feeding the Accelerator pitches: Ignitia, Cookbooth: Working across borders FoodTrace, Kalulu: Food value chain IceDreams: New food products Urban Pastoral, Pnat: Food and the city Microvita, Mintscraps: Waste as resource Talks by guest Paul Matteuci, Marius Robles, and Michele Appendino. Join your peers at the highest levels of the public and private sectors in participating in this exciting event. RSVP here.