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Innov-Italy Life Sciences E-Forum: Agri-Tech as a Key for Food Security

December 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for a live discussion on agriculture and food technologies’ challenges, solutions and opportunities of cooperation with:

H.E. Mariam Bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri, UAE Minister of State for Food and Water Security

Stefano Vaccari, Director General, Italian Council for Agricultural Research and Analysis of the Agricultural Economy (CREA)

Liliana Stojanovska, Professor, College of Food and Agriculture, United Arab Emirates University

Hector Hernandez, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering Dept., Khalifa University

Claudia Zoani, Sustainability, Biotechnology and Agroindustry Division, Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA)

Antonio Logrieco, Director, Institute of Sciences of Food Production, Italian National Research Council (ISPA CNR)

Luca Simone Cocolin, Professor, Agricultural Microbiology, University of Turin and CL.uster A.grifood N.azionale CL.A.N.

Sulaiman Al Nuaimi, Government and Relations Executive Director, Al Dahra Agriculture

Gian Luca Bagnara, President, Italian Dried Fodder Association (AIFE)

Emil Moukarzel, COO, Elite Agro LLC

Salvatore Lavallo, Head of Foreign Direct Investments, Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO)

Marco Vieri, Full Professor, University of Florence and Aitronik srl

Paolo Glisenti, General Commissioner for the Italian participation at Expo 2020 Dubai

Maria Elena Provenzano, Farm Manager, Elite Agro LLC


Moderated by:

Nicola Lener, Ambassador of Italy to the UAE

Chat box-live Q&A will follow after presentations.

Here is the link to register for the free online forum on the Zoom platform. 

For any further info, kindly contact Elena Gramatica at Twister Middle East: egramatica@twisterme.ae. 


December 9, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Embassy of Italy
Dubai Future Foundation
Khalifa University