Alternative tourism
Friday 19th july, 6.00 p.m.


Silvia Vergani
Silvia Vergani is a researcher, she studies the economic and social impact of new technologies on the culture and the tourism. She works together with a research centre, called Tedis, at Venice International University, with Ca’ Foscari University (Economics) and with IUAV (Venice). She also cooperates with consultancies.
Michael Epstein
Michael Epstein is a researcher and he cooperates with Venice university (Architecture) and with Massachuset Institut of Technologies (M.I.T.-Boston)
Now he is working on a multimedial project, called “History unwired”. This work is about a multimedial trip in Venice, filmed by new technologies as mobile phones or palmtops, that is going to show the historical identity of Venice and how its inhabitants live nowadays.

Developing possibilities
Saturday 30th july 6.00 p.m.


Riccardo Caldura
Professor at “Accademia delle Belle Arti”. He teaches “Phenomenology of contemporary arts” and he is interested in contemporary art and civil society.
Gianfranco Dogliani
Professor of English Literature at Ca’Foscari University.
Carlo Montanaro
Professor of Theory and methods of mass-media at Accademia delle Belle Arti in Venice. He also cooperates in organizing different kind of shows.
Loris Fava
Local authority arts and entertainment Revine Lago
Marzio Favero
Local authority arts and entertainment Treviso province
Decimo Poloniato
Representative of Veneto region –tourism and culture
Valerio Tricoli
Composer, experimental music.
Giuseppe Taffarel
Film director
Fabio Fornasier