Towards the States General of Innovation – Florence, 18 November 2011

Here is the program of the event organized by ToscanaIn on November 18th 2011 in Florence:


ToscanaIN collects the ideas of the members in view of the national convention SGI (General States of Innovation)

The association ToscanaIN
ahead of the National Convention SGI (General States of Innovation)
presents the meeting:

Towards the States General of Innovation:
innovation as a lever to get out of the crisis.

Friday 18 November 2011 from 18.00 to 22.00
c/o Conference hall of the SUC (Contemporary Urban Spaces) in Piazza delle Murate in Florence
debate from 18.30 to 20.00 followed by aperitif until 22.00

Admission reserved for registered members at a cost of €10.00 per person and their guests

In view of National Convention SGI (Stati Generali dell'Innovazione) to be held in Rome on 25 and 26 November 2011, ToscanaIN presents the meeting “Innovation as a lever to get out of the crisis” a useful comparison to free up ideas and respond to the innovation needs of our country (in particular of the Public Administration). Ample space will be given to the proposals that will come from ToscanaIN members.

Agenda of the evening:
18.30 Introduction by the moderator Eugene Leone, Director ToscanaIN
18.35 Presentation of States General of Innovation by the President Flavia Marzano
18.50 Against the Digital Divide edited by Dario Carotenuto Of ReXolCom (start-up of the Florence Incubator)
19.00 The Trio Project (knowledge based work) edited by John Giusti Of Flod and Advisor ToscanaIN
19.10 Innovative PA as a factor of local development – Paolo Parrini of Leman
19.25 Round table on the theme "The impact of Open Government to innovate society” with all the speakers to which it is added Lucio Scognamiglio Of Eurosportello Confesercenti
19.45 Any Questions & Answers or contributions from the audience
19.55 Conclusions by SGI and ToscanaIN
20.00 Networking aperitif curated by Gilda bistro with a rich savory and sweet menu accompanied by water and wines.


States General of Innovation was born on the initiative of associations, movements, companies and citizens who are convinced that the best growth opportunities for our country are offered by the creativity of young people, by the recognition of merit, by digital divide, from the renewal of the state through theOpenGovernment.

The primary objective is to propose a strategic plan for the innovation of Public administration reasoned, discussed and shared, an opportunity for strategic development and economic relaunch. Innovate the PA starting from the restructuring and rebalancing of the organisational, information and IT systems, focusing on bureaucratic simplification, modernization of services and meritocracy.

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