From indicators to projects

The Urban Laboratory of Ravenna

A meeting about the starting courses  and new projects

On Thursday, April 20 2017, Engr. Marco Guardigli, the President of our consortium, is going to present the project at the “Open laboratory for the city that we want” meeting, at Palazzo Rasponi dalle Teste in Ravenna.

It is an important meeting with the engineers of the Emilia-Romagna Region and analysts from the Ernst & Young company, during which the technical level of the City of Ravenna will be analyzed and compared to the Smart City Index. It is going to be a chance to learn more about the situation of our territory in comparison to national and regional trends and to share the experiences of different realities, as well as draw inspiration for the implementation of new services. will be part of the “SMART Projects in Ravenna” section, during which some realities of Ravenna that have invested their resources to make the city and its services more and more smart, will talk about their projects and future goals.

Main theme of the event will be the Open Laboratory of Ravenna, a workshop of ideas and cultural centre located in the MAR, the Art Museum of the city of Ravenna, which will have as its main purpose to design services for the enhancement and better integration between the cultural and tourist attractions of our city.

“In line with the objectives of European funds, the idea of open laboratories takes shape. Areas equipped with advanced ICT solutions to make our citizens and businesses digitally literate, to trigger processes of participation on the strategic choices of the city. With these resources, we can gives substance to the realization of fundamental tools to induce the smart, sustainable and inclusive growth of the Emilia-Romagna region and its cities. ”
(Palma Costi, Regional Councilor for Productive Activities)

Meeting Program

led by Eleonora POLACCO – Publicist Journalist, City of Ravenna

14.30 – 14.40 | Greetings from the local institutions – Introduction to the works in progress
Giacomo COSTANTINI – Councilor for Tourism, event coordination, smart city, City of Ravenna
14.40 – 15.10 | Initiative explanation
Daniela FERRARA – Head of Coordination and Implementation of the POR FESR and FSE Emilia – Romagna Region
15.10 – 15.40 | Presentation of the Smart City Index data
Marco MENA, Senior Advisor, Ernst & Young
Dimitri TARTARI, coordination of the Digital Agenda, Emilia-Romagna Region
15.40 – 16.10 | SMART Projects in Ravenna
CoLABoRA – A place for learning, knowledge and relations
Dario MONTI – Project coordinator, Centuria – Digital Makers
Marco GUARDIGLI – Direttore,
PUMS – Strategies for sustainable mobility in Ravenna
Massimo CAMPRINI – Civil Infrastructures Area Manager, City of Ravenna
16.10 – 16.40 | For an attractive city, the open laboratory of Ravenna
Giacomo COSTANTINI – Councilor for Tourism, event coordination, smart city, City of Ravenna
16.40 – 17.10 | #diffuse #creativity #design #thinking – Case History from Berlin
Gugliemo APOLLONI – Designer and Proto-Social Entrepreneur, Somos Más, international agency specialized in the promotion of collective intelligence. Co-founder of School Raising, the first Italian crowdfunding platform to finance school projects, and Mitosis, co-working.
17.10 – 18.00 | Panel discussion on the possibilities of the integration of strategic policies for the city
Modera Nadia CARBONI – Consultant and CNR Researcher