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A Wireless World

December 4th, 2009
Tekniska Museet, Stockholm

The Italian Contribution to Telecommunications, One Hundred Years since the Nobel Prize to Marconi

Ann Follin, Director of the Tekniska Museet
Anna Della Croce, Ambassador of Italy
Åsa Torstensson, Swedish Minister of Communications
Paolo Romani, Italian Deputy Minister of Communications
Gabriele Falciasecca, President of the Guglielmo Marconi Foundation
Franco Angotti, President of the Committee for Antonio Meucci celebrations
Enrico Manca, President of the Ugo Bordoni Foundation
Karl Grandin, Director of Center for History of Science of the Royal Academy of Sciences
The awarding process and motivation for Nobel Prize
Luciano Maiani, President of the Italian National Research Council (CNR)
Guglielmo Marconi as CNR President: his commitment for the acknowledgement of the Italian contribution to telecommunications
Guglielmo Marconi: the men of the third millennium, screenplay of the documentary from RAI Educational

Stefano Selleri, University of Florence
The early history of radio communications through the photos of the Italian Navy archives
Gaspare Galati, University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
The Italian way to radar: Guglielmo Marconi and Ugo Tiberio
Mary K. Macleod, University of Cape Breton
Whisper in the Air - Marconi: The Canada Years 
Nils Olander, Curator of Tekniska Museet
Introduction to the exhibition and the history of the "red tent" radio 

Opening of the exhibition and tranmission of a worlwide radio message

Enrico Del Re, University of Florence
Meucci and Marconi: from a wired to a wireless world, today and tomorrow 
Håkan Eriksson (TBC), Senior Vice President Ericsson
Evolution and perspectives of wireless mobile communication
Östen Mäkitalo (TBC), KTH Radio Communication Systems
The future of communications and research on electromagnetic waves

Francesco Paresce Marconi, Institute of Space Astrophysics
From Galileo to Poldhu and Beyond
Enrico Saggese, President of the Italian Space agency
Waves in space: the space communication and Earth observation with radar 
Olle Norberg, Director General of the Swedish National Space Board
Space communication facilities and competencies in Sweden 

Organised by the Embassy of Italy in Stockholm, the National Museum of Sciences and Technology (Tekniska Museet), the MarconiCentenarioNobel Committee, the Committee for Antonio Meucci celebrations.
Supported by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences



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David Sarnoffsarnoff

Marconi was the creator of the present day civilization of the radio. All of those who, with spirit of initiative and perseverance, have brought us to the present stage of development have built on the foundations laid by Marconi. Everyone considered him the tutelary genius of their work.


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