Volta organized, on December 1st, 2017, in Rome, the Global Progress event “The future is no longer what it was / Il futuro non è più quello di una volta”.
This gathering, organized in partnership with the Center for American Progress, Canada 2020 and Policy Network, brought together a select group of progressive leaders, policy-makers, business leaders, strategist and opinion formers from across Europe, North America and New Zealand.
It focused on Populism and the new challenges progressives have to meet to beat it, with positive discussions surrounding the future of campaigning, innovation and Democracy, work and Economy of the future.
Key speakers included:
Maria Elena BOSCHI, Secretary of the Council of Ministers, Italy
Matt BROWNE, Founder, Global Progress, USA
Davide DATTOLI, CEO, Talent Garden, Italy
Enrico GIOVANNINI, Professor, Università “Tor Vergata”, Italy
Sandro GOZI, Secretary of State for European Affairs, Italy
Peter HUMMELGAARD, MP, Social Democratic Party, Denmark
Andrew KIRTON, General Secretary, Labour Party, New Zealand
Matthew LAZA, Director, Policy Network, UK
Tom PITFIELD, Founder and President, Canada 2020, Canada
Ernesto RUFFINI, Director, Internal Revenue Agency, Italy
Agostino SANTONI, CEO, Cisco Italy
Federico SARICA, Director, Studio magazine, Italy
Olivier SCHMOLKE, Senior Advisor to President of the Federal Republic, Germany
Marco SIMONI, Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister, Italy