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Church House Conference Centre, Dean’s Yard, Westminster, Friday, 26th October 2018

40th Annual Conference

The Chamber's most important event is its Annual Conference, first held in 1981. It was originally scheduled just prior to the International Monetary Fund as an informal get together of the participants en route from Italy to Washington or one of the other venues abroad. Over the years it has became a significant event in its own right and an obligatory date on the calendar of anyone dealing with Italy and the UK.

This year’s theme is “Innovation & Human Value: A Way Forward”. Attendees include senior bankers, economists, lawyers and businesspeople from Italy and the UK involved in a wide spectrum of business activities between the two countries. Speakers and Guests of Honour are of the highest level as evidenced by the “History of the Conferences” attached below and have included Government ministers and representatives of both countries.

Speakers of this year:

  • Sir Anton Muscatelli - Principal of the University of Glasgow
  • Prof. Gianmario Verona - Principal of Bocconi University
  • H.E. Monsegneur marcelo Sanchez Sorondo - Chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of the Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences
  • Gina Miller - Founder & Partner, SCM Direct
  • Lorena Dellagiovanna - Country Manager, HITACHI Europe
  • Emma Marcegaglia - Chairman of the Board, ENI SpA
  • Pietro Foschi - Director British Standard Institution

The Conference is followed by a formal luncheon, and other receptions and dinners are usually held in honour of the participants.

Guest of Honour: to be confirmed

The day before, 25th October 2018, we will celebrate the fourth edition of the "Talented Young Italians" Award followed by a cocktail and a gala dinner with another important prize-giving ceremony, the "Keynes Sraffa" Award. For further information regarding this event please visit www.italchamind.eu/events_item/talented-young-italians--keynes-sraffa-awards/1/526"

Please visit this space regularly to keep up-to-date with the programme of the event.

To register your presence, please fill in the “participation form” here and please return it to Shamira Venturini - conferences@italchamind.org.uk. For further information don’t hesitate to contact us.