Bologna Ambassadors Award Ceremony 2019

12th Feb, 2019

The second edition of the Bologna Ambassadors project is taking place at 6 pm on 7 February at Oratorio di San Filippo Neri in Bologna. During the event, awards will be presented to the fourteen personalities who won this prestigious prize.

The project targets influential personalities from the city’s academic, medical, scientific, professional, business and institutional world, who are concerned with putting Bologna forward to host a future conference or another kind of event.

The city's Councillor for Culture, Tourism and Promotion, Matteo Lepore, will speak at the ceremony about the importance of the MICE sector for the economic development of Bologna and about the institutions’ tourism policies to work on the appeal of the local area. The programme also includes talks by the President of Bologna Welcome, Celso de Scrilli, and by the Vice-chancellor of the University of Bologna, Prof. Antonino Rotolo.

This will be followed, last but not least, by the presentation of awards to the city of Bologna’s fourteen Ambassadors. Here are the names of the individuals selected for these prestigious awards:

1. Pietro Antonioli

Promoter of the event: 6th Large Hadron Collider Physics Conference - LHCP 2018

2. Adalberto Biasiotti

Promoter of the event: 27th ELF Locksmiths Convention 2019

3. Roberta Bonfiglioli

Promoter of the event: 10th International Scientific Conference on Prevention of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders – PREMUS 2019

4. Giorgio De Santis

Promoter of the event: 10th Congress of the World Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery - WSRM 2019

5. Elena Fabbri

Promoter of the event: 16th Meeting of the Federation of European Physiological Societies – FEPS

6. Olivia Levrini

Promoter of the event: 13th European Science Education Research Association Conference -ESERA 2019

7. Antonio Loforte

Promoter of the event: 27th Annual Meeting of International Society for Mechanical Circulatory Support – ISMCS 2019

8. Francesco Tornabene

Promoter of the event: 21st International Conference on Composite Structures – ICCS 2018

9. Stefano Zaffagnini

Promoter of the event: 4th International Meeting on The Meniscus 2019

10. Marco Antonio De Marchi

Promoter of the event: We Love Football

11. Gian Luca Farinelli

Promoter of the event: Il Cinema Ritrovato

Receives the price: Davide Pietrantoni

12. Luca Galletti

Promoter of the event: Data Center ECMWF

13. Tiziana Primori

Promoter of the event: Food 2050 at FICO

14. Komos Coro Gay di Bologna 

Promoter of the event: 15th Festival Various Voices 2022

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