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Marconi, Radio, Nobel Prize

December 11th, 2009
Protomoteca del Campidoglio
Piazza del Campidoglio, Rome


in the presence of the President of the Republic Giorgio Napolitano


Enrico Manca, President of the Ugo Bordoni Foundation
Mauro Cutrufo, Vice Mayor of the city of Rome
Claudio Scajola, Minister of Economic Development

The challenges of research

Carlo Rubbia, Physics Nobel Prize Winner (1984)
Gabriele Falciasecca, President of the Marconi Foundation

Guglielmo Marconi, launching the era of Telecommunications

Piero Angela: Biographical excursus with audiovisual documents

ICT: economic development, competition, rules

Giuseppe Richeri, Lugano University – Scientific Committee Ugo Bordoni Foundation (Chairman)

Hamadoun I. Touré, Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union
Andimuthu Raja, India’s Minister of Telecommunications  
Shi Tong Yu, Director of Media Research China's Academy of Social Sciences (in audio-video) 
Fernando Rodrigues Lopes de Oliveira, Brazil’s Executive Secretary of Ministry of Communications 
Father Federico Lombardi, Director of the Vatican Radio  
Robert McDowell, Head of the US Federal Communication Commission (in audio-video)  
Fabio Colasanti, Chief Executive of Information Society & Media of the European Commission
Corrado Calabrò, President of the Communications Regulatory Authority

The enterprises that have changed our way of communicating

Gianni Letta, Undersecretary of the Presidency of the Council of Ministries (Opening)
Gianni Riotta, Director of Il Sole 24 Ore (Chairman)
Maurizio Dècina, Politecnico di Milano (Introduction)

Franco Bernabè, Telecom
Paolo Bertoluzzo,Vodafone
Mauro Crippa, Mediaset
Paolo Garimberti, Rai  
Luigi Gubitosi, Wind
Vincenzo Novari, 3 Italia
Stefano Parisi, Fastweb
Giuseppe Veredice, Telespazio

Paolo Romani, Vice Minister of Economic Development - Communications

Research, innovation: a path for the future of new generations

Mario Frullone, Research Director of the Ugo Bordoni Foundation (Chairman) 
Luciano Maiani, President of the National Research Council (Introduction)
Leonardo Chiariglione, Ceo of Cedeo.net – Scientific Committee of the Ugo Bordoni Foundation

Cesare Avenia, Ericsson
Gianni Vittorio Armani, Terna
Pier Francesco Guarguaglini, Finmeccanica
Stefano Lorenzi, Alcatel-Lucent
Mauro Moretti, Ferrovie dello Stato
Leonardo Maugeri, ENI


Events dedicated to the study of Marconi organised by the Ugo Bordoni Foundation






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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