VI Summit

“Italy Meets The Unites States of America”

Opportunities to increase cooperation between Italy and USA
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
10 On the Park at Time Warner Center North Tower, 10th Floor 60 Columbus Circle
New York, NY.
Check-in starts at 7:15 am. The program will start promptly at 8:00 a.m.

Opportunities to increase cooperation between Italy and USA
with a specific focus on:


  • Energy – Driver of growth and competitiveness
  • Supporting the investments policies: by Invitalia, SACE and JP Morgan
  • Automotive – Opportunities for a mature industry in the new US course
  • Telecom / Infrastructures – Strengthening the Italian presence in the USA
  • Life Science – R&D as a continuous source of innovation and driver for exportations
  • Food & Beverage – An Italian landmark in a market full of opportunities

Stefano Bonaccini, Governor of Emilia Romagna and President of Conference of the Regions and Autonomous Provinces will provide a perspective on the Italian Regions’ investment climate.

Also, during the event the IRG index (Influence, Relevance and Growth), which analyzes and ranks the drivers for the development of a country, industry, city and company, will be presented.

Summit Presentations

The presentations herein after reflect Feb 14 2017 Summit agenda:


Fernando Napolitano, CEO IB&II

Simone Crolla, Managing Director, American Chamber of Commerce Italy

Donato Iacovone, Mediterranean Managing Partner, EY

Francesco Venturini, CEO Enel Green Power on Italy’s Energy Leadership

Maximo Ibarra, CEO Wind Tre on The evolution of the digital economy, the role of a leading telco player

Laura Raimondo, Senior Vice President, UPMC International

Photo Gallery 2017 New York

Feb 14 2017 VI Summit focused on Italian industrial excellencies: Energy, Life Science, Manufacturing/Automotive,  Telecom/infrastructures, Food & Beverages. A special session was dedicated to the investment policies. The summit showcased the strength, innovative thinking and concrete value proposition of the Emilia Romagna Region.

Betty Liu and Pimm Fox, from Bloomberg Media New York, moderated the panels.

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