Fast Forward: A Brave New World Coming

After years of forced halt due to the pandemic, the Council resumes its activities in person in the United States. The Workshop “Fast Forward: A Brave New World Coming” will take place on Tuesday 7th February (from 9.00am to 5.00pm EST) in Washington DC at the Italian Embassy to the US and will be preceded by the visit of the exhibition of Vittore Carpaccio at the National Gallery of Art on the afternoon of Monday, February 6th.

The outlook of the global world will be addressed starting from the political and economic situation to the dilemma of inflation, sustainable development, technology, and energy. The cases of the United States and Europe, will be examined in detail, as will the measures needed to boost Made in Italy today. Prominent figures will join our panels, with scholars, entrepreneurs, journalists, business leaders and the financial world.

Participation by invitation only.

Anna Ascani
Undersecretary of State at the Italian Ministry of Economic Development
Jeremy Caplan
Director of Teaching and Learning, CUNY's Newmark Graduate School of Journalism
Michele Casadei Massari
CEO, Founder & Executive Chef, Lucciola Restaurant NY
Alanna Cotton
President Business Officer of Ferrero North America
Giuseppina Di Foggia
Managing Director and Vice President, Nokia Italy
Luigi Di Maio
Freelance journalist
Pierluigi Di Palma
President, National Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC)
Francesca Forcella
US Foreign Correspondent, Mediaset
Arturo Franco
Senior Vice President, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth
Francesca Giuliani Hoffman
Editorial Producer, CNN
Giancarlo Giorgetti
Minister of Economy and Finance, Italy
Charles Kupchan
Professor of International Affairs, School of Foreign Service and Government Department at Georgetown University and Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations
Francesco Paulo Marconi
co-Founder of Applied XL, research affiliate of MIT Media Lab and Fellow at Columbia University Tow Center
Paolo Mastrolilli
North America Bureau Chief, La Repubblica
Viviana Mazza
US Correspondent, Corriere della Sera
Giorgio Metta
Scientific Director of the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT)
Fabio Natalucci
Deputy Director, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, International Monetary Fund
Fiorella Passoni
CEO, Edelman Italy
James Politi
Washington Bureau Chief, the Financial Times
Andrea Silvestrini
Head of Operations, Spotify
Domenico Siniscalco
Chairman of the Council for the United States and Italy
Jere Sullivan
Chair, International Public Affairs, Edelman
Antonio Tajani
Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs
Giorgio Ventre
Director, Apple Developer Academy, University of Napoli Federico II
Mariangela Zappia
Ambassador of Italy to the United States
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