(VELINO) Roma, 27 Sep - The Italian Embassy in Washington will host the annual c...

(VELINO) Roma, 27 Sep - The Italian Embassy in Washington will host the annual conference of the Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation (ISSNAF) on 17 and 18 October, an occasion for members of Italy's scientific community to meet with representatives of institutions, the industry sector, and the academic world to discuss innovative and networking ideas. During the event, young Italian researchers from various sectors will be presented with awards by the ISSNAF Young Investigators. The conference gathers eminent Italian scientists and researchers working in North America, and industry and institutional representatives. It is organised by Italy's Ambassador in Washintgon, Armando Varricchio, the Farnesina, the Italian ministries of Education and Research (MIUR) and Health, and is under the high patronage of the President of the Italian Republic. This year's meeting will focus on innovation through science, exploring inventions and transformations, research, new ideas and approaches that will become reality, as well as their impact on our mentality and way of life. The event's opening speeches will be delivered by Ambassador Varricchio, distinguished authorities, and the President and Executive Director of ISSNAF. They will be followed the event's first Panel, which will focus on investiment opportunities in Italy's research and innovation sector. The event will also feature the presentation to the international community of the new research and innovation centre to be built in Milan, the Human Technopole. vel