The topic of Acea Innovation Day 2021 is Constructors of future: the opportunity to talk to the CEOs of the main high-tech companies in Italy about how new technologies are redesigning Italian businesses, especially in the multiutility sector, and how the adoption of innovative and sustainable models contributes decisively to the Country’s economic and social growth.
The event hosts 4 discussion panels organized in two sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon.
The first discussion focuses on “Investing in the Country’s future”. Michaela Castelli, President of Acea, with Gianmatteo Manghi, CEO of Cisco Italia, Stefano Rebattoni, General Manager of IBM Italia, and Massimo Tedeschi, Chief Technology Officer of Leonardo, discuss the recovery plan and digital and innovation investments, looking at the main projects that will contribute to the changes and the Country’s recovery.
The second discussion panel looks at “Environmental transition and Smart Cities”. Which business model are prevailing? What kind of regulations can accelerate sustainable development? What will the cities of the future look like? All these questions and more will be answered by Giuseppe Gola, CEO of Acea, Fabio Fregi, Country Manager of Google Cloud Italia and Claudio Arcudi, Resources Client Group Lead at Accenture.
The moderator of the debate will be journalist Riccardo Luna.
A sustainable, technological, and digital innovation is the center of Acea’s strategy and its vision of the future. The two afternoon sessions focus on the Group’s approach to this topic. The first explores Acea’s innovation ecosystem, which involves the individual business areas but also innovative start-ups, companies, and the world of research, from which Acea’s innovative projects are born. The panel is formed by: Ivan Vigolo, Group Chief Innovation & Information Officer of Acea, Simone Zamblera, Coordinator of the Waidy Project, Massimo Bonato, CEO of Areti, Valerio Marra, President of Acea Energia, Alessandro Filippi, President of Acea Elabori.
The Group’s future challenges in relation to innovation and sustainability are the focus of the second and last discussion panel of the afternoon, formed by: Luciano De Propris, Head of Sustainability & Open Innovation of Consorzio ELIS, Stefano Molino, Head of Accelerators Fund of CDP Venture Capital SGR, Davide Dattoli, CEO of Talent Garden, Alberto Onetti, President of Mind The Bridge, and Silvia Celani, Head of Innovation of Acea.
The moderator of the afternoon debates will be journalist Andrea Frollà.
Acea Innovation Day 2021: an innovative formula
The 2021 edition of Acea Innovation Day has plenty of novelties, starting from the audience. Part of the audience will attend in person: participants will be able to listen to the live speeches and use interactive stations dedicated to Acea’s core business stories. The rest of the public will be able to follow the live streaming of the event through the digital platform developed to broadcast panel discussions.