Friday, 19 May 2017

9.30 am – 1.00 pm
Mantua, Scientific Theatre of the Academy

Congress opening session:

  • Ekkehard Nümann, President of WFFM
  • Italo Scaietta, President of FIDAM and Friends of Palazzo Te and Mantua Museums
  • Isabella Di Canossa, President of Friends of Verona Civic Art Museum

Welcome and greetings

Architect Alvaro Gomez Ferrer Bayo, Vice President of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Valencia and UNESCO inspector for Verona (2000) and Mantova and Sabbioneta (2008).

Coffee Break

Communication and Media in favour of cultural heritage

Marina Mojana, moderator

  • Enrico Bellini, Google Cultural Institute, London
  • Umberto Allemandi, President of Allemandi Publishing Company, Turin
  • Mauro Felicori, Director of Reggia di Caserta, Caserta

1.00 pm
Buffet lunch at Piermarini Hall in the Academy Palace

2.45 pm – 4.00 pm
Mantua, Scientific Theatre of the Academy

Legislation and taxation for cultural heritage

Fabrizio Magani, moderator

  • Lorenzo Casini, General Secretary of the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S), Legal Adviser of Italian Minister for Cultural Heritage and Tourism, Rome

Saturday, 20 May 2017

9.30 am – 1.00 pm
Verona, Maffeiana Hall

Friends of Museums seen by Museums

Paola Marini, moderatorr

  • Tiziana Maffei, President of ICOM Italia, Rome
  • Eike Scmidt, Director of Uffizi Gallery, Florence
  • Alexandra Davydova, Senior Assistant International Hermitage Friends’ Club, Saint Petersburg
  • Daniel Ben Natan, Vice President of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Coffee Break

Contemporary Patronage

Alessandro Minuto Rizzo, moderatorr

  • Stefano Baia Curioni, Professor Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management University L.Bocconi – Milan, President of the International Center for Art and Culture of Palazzo Te – Mantua
  • Franca Coin, President of Venice International Foundation, Venice
  • Livia Frescobaldi, President of Friends of Doccia, Florence

1.00 pm
Buffet lunch in the Verona Philharmonic Academy halls