Roma - Quantum politics
WHEN | 12 DECEMBER 2018
Presentation of the Volta paper “La politica quantistica”, written by Giuliano da Empoli.
Location: Marco Besso Foundation.
Rome - Europe's Populist Challenge
WHEN | 16 JULY 2018
Presentation of the Volta Italian version of the paper “Europe’s populist challenge” originally published by the Center for American Progress and the American Enterprise Institute.
Guest speaker: Matt Browne ( (Senior fellow presso at the Center for American Progress)
Discussants: Stefano Menichini (Head of the Italian Parliament’s Press office) and Antonio Polito (Corriere della Sera)
Rome - Alternatives to populism - Economic policy
WHEN | 25 JUNE 2018
Guest speaker: Yoram Gutgeld
Discussants: Stefano Feltri (Il Fatto Quotidiano) and Stefano Fubini (Correre della Sera)
Rome - Hic Sunt Leones
WHEN | 26 APRIL 2018
Location: Talent Garden Poste Italiane
Florence - The cities they are a-changin' / Dove atterra l'innovazione in città
WHEN | 27 JANUARY 2018
A workshop on cities and sharing economy, with Italian and international innovators, managers and policy makers.
Rome - The future is no longer what it was / Il futuro non è più quello di una volta
WHEN | 1 DECEMBER 2017
In partnership with Global Progress.
Rome - The new formats of political participation - Momentum
WHEN | 4 JUNE 2018
Guest speaker: John McTernan (Senior Vice President – PSB Research)
Berlin – Progressive Governance Symposium 2017
WHEN | 3 JULY 2017
An event organized by Das Progressive Zentrum (Germany), Policy Network (United Kingdom) and the Party of European Socialists (PES), in collaboration with The Centre for American Progress (United States), Volta (Italy), Terra Nova (France) and Les Gracques (France).
Montreal – Global Progress 2017 Summit
WHEN | 15, 16 AND 17 SEPTEMBER 2017
Organized by Canada 2020 in partnership with the Centre for American Progress, Policy Network and Volta, under the patronage of Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, the Global Progress 2017 Summit brought together, for three days, more than 300 people from across 25 countries.
Rome – Discussion on the relationship between Italy and France
WHEN | 13 JULY 2017
With Nathalie Tocci, Director of the Istituto Affari Internazionali, Honorary Professor at the University of Tübingen and Special Adviser to EU HRVP Federica Mogherini; Sandro Gozi, Deputy Secretary for European Affairs to the Prime Minister of Italy; and Marco Piantini, Advisor for European Affairs to the Prime Minister of Italy.
Rome – Meeting with Guido Maria Brera and Edoardo Nesi
WHEN | 28 APRIL 2017
Meeting with Edoardo Nesi and Guido Maria Brera to discuss their book “Tutto è in frantumi e danza”.
Milan – Coordinate x il mondo nuovo
WHEN | 4 MARCH 2017
Civic and political participation, outsiders and new forms of activism: what impact on governance?
Location: Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli
Rome - Hollywood, Silicon Valley e noi
WHEN | 17 NOVEMBER 2016
Meeting with Paul Vacca, to discuss his paper on Europe and the new geopolitics of entertainment, published by Volta.
Milan – L’Europa al tempo di Trump
WHEN | 7 MARCH 2017
Evolution of the relations between the United-States and Europe: language, politics and inequality.
A discussion between Luca Sofri and Alec Ross.
Event organized in collaboration with Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Editore and Meet the Media Guru.
Location: Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli
Rome – The App Economy in Europe
WHEN | 7 JUNE 2016
Guest speaker: Michael Mandel (Chief Economist – Progressive Policy Institute, Washington)
Discussants: Luca De Biase (Journalist and writer) and Anna Ascani (Italian Democratic Party MP)
Milan – Presentation of the paper “Sharing Economy – Un’ occasione da condividere“
WHEN | 22 SEPTEMBER 2016
Speakers: Paolo Barberis (Innovation Adviser to the Italian Prime Minister), Davide Dattoli (CEO Talent Garden) and Pierfrancesco Maran (in charge of city planning for Milan)
Rome – Meeting with Geoff Mulgan
WHEN | 15 APRIL 2016
Guest speaker: Geoff Mulgan, the chief executive of Nesta (the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts) to discuss the Italian version of his paper on innovation in the public sector, published by Volta.
Rome – Inequality and the Challenge of Inclusive Growth.
WHEN | 6 APRIL 2016
Guest speaker: Jason Furman (Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisors)
Discussant: Ferdinando Giugliano (La Repubblica)
Bruxelles – Presentation of the Odysseus project
WHEN | 17 MARCH 2016
Meeting in Bruxelles to present the voluntary European Civic Service project.
Presentation of the paper written by Anna Ascani, Francesco Clementi, Luca De Biase, Filippo Gavazzeni, Federico Sarica and Paul Vacca.
Speakers: Lila Braunschweig (Teach for France), Paula Schwarz (Startupboat) and Johan Wendt (Mattecentrum).
Conclusion: Matteo Renzi