day-one

STARTS @ 09.30 AM
LINEAPELLE INNOVATION SQUARE: INSPIRE, INNOVATE.

GIANNI RUSSO
President – UNIC Concerie Italiane

FULVIA BACCHI
General Manager Lineapelle

FEDERICO BRUGNOLI
Lineapelle Innovation Square Curator

GRAZIANO BALDUCCI
President SSIP – Italian Leather Research Institute

FIORENZO OMENETTO
Frank C. Doble Professor of Engineering Tufts University
Boston Dean for Research
School of Engineering
Tufts U. Director Silklab

LIVIO VALENTI
Co-Founder VP 
of Policy Strategy and Operations 
Vaxess Technologies Inc.

SKYLAR TIBBITS
Co-Director MIT Self Assembly Lab

STARTS @ 11.30 AM
FASHION AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

PAOLO NETTI
Director Università degli Studi di Napoli e Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia

ANTHONY CONVINGTON
Emeritus Professor of Leather Science Institute for Creative Leather Technology, University of Northampton (UK)

SUSAN SCHOFER
VP Business Development 
Modern Meadow

HENDRIK BARGEL
Scientific Manager 
Tao Keylab Fiber Processing 

STARTS @ 02.30 PM
FUTURE OF MATERIALS, MATERIALS OF THE FUTURE

LUIGI DE NARDO
Professor in Materials Science and Technology
Politecnico di Milano

MICOL COSTI
Director of Library and Materials Research 
Material ConneXion Italia Srl

HANNAH CROFT 
Director and Designer MUUNA

ASHUACH ASSA
Founder and Director Assa Studio

day-two

STARTS @ 09.30 AM
BIOMIMICRY AND THE FASHION WORLD

MICHAEL MAYER
Chair Biophysics Adolphine Merkle Institute University of Fribourg

VERONICA KAPSALI
Reader and Technical Director 
London College of Fashion and MMT

JONATHAN BOREYKO
Assistant Professor Virginia Tech

MAURIZIO MONTALTI
Designer Director R&D Entrepreneur
Mogul Srl Officina Corpuscoli

STARTS @ 11.30 AM
MATERIALS AND FUNCTIONS

MARCO DAL LAGO
CEO & Co-Founder 
CLARA Swiss Tech Sagl

FRANCISCA ARAN AIS
R&D Coordinator INESCOP
Center for Innovation and Technology

CARLA SILVA
CTO Chief Technology Officer 
CeNTI

TIZIANA SARTO
Marketing Manager Directa Plus

STARTS @ 02.30 PM
SUSTAINABILITY AND CIRCULARITY IN THE FASHION BUSINESS

VIKRANT PRATAP
Managing Director of Qualus Sustainable Tanning Technologies from Xeros

STEFANO SOMMARIVA
Founder VP Purity

ANNA PELLIZZARI
Executive Director
Material ConneXion Italia Srl

THOMAS BECK
Interior Architect and Product Designer 
tbSTUDIO

MARIA JOSÉ FERREIRA
R&D and Quality Director 
CTCP the Footwear Portuguese Research and Tecnhical Centre

ENRICO PURGATO
CEO The ID Factory Srl

day-three

STARTS @ 09.30 AM
DIGITALISATION AND INDUSTRY 4.0

FEDERICO FERRAZZA
Wired Italia Editor in Chief

EMANUELE CARPANZANO
Director Department 
of Innovative Technologies University 
of Applied Sciences and Art 
of Southern Switzerland

PAOLO CASSIS
Co-Founder Designer 
Caracol srl

TOBIAS STREICH
Director of Business Development 
Transparency-One

FERDINANDO CANNELLA
Researcher IIT

FRANCO CAVADINI
Chief Technical Officer
Synesis Consortium

STARTS @ 11.30 AM
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES OF THE FUTURE

LUTZ WALTER 
Director Innovation & Skills EURATEX

CARMEN ARIAS CASTELLANO
Secretary General CEC

LAURENT ZIBELL
Policy Adviser 
Textile, Clothing, Leather & Footwear 
industriAll European trade union

FEDERICO BRUGNOLI
Lineapelle Innovation Square Curator

GUSTAVO GONZALEZ-QUIJANO
Secretary General COTANCE

RITA SOUTO BIZARRO
Director of Training CTCP

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