Minister Terzi and Minister Profumo will open the conference “Italian scientists around the world and the growth of the country” on Tuesday, 17 April at the foreign ministry in Rome. The conference has been organized by the Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Education, Universities and Research.
The conference aims to bring together some of the leading Italians members of the international scientific community, and putting them into contact with decision makers in Italy to discuss the deep links between research and production. In particular, discussions will include how institutions, industry and research can best interact to create new growth opportunities. Ample attention will be given to the creation of networks of Italian scientists abroad, highlighting the factors that can contribute to strengthening the basis for the ever greater inclusion of our scientific achievements into international research systems.
Journalists and camera operators interested in covering the event are asked to apply for accreditation by completing the interactive form available at the link http://mae.accreditationsystem.info/ITA/Indice.asp to which all required documentation can be attached in digital format.
If in exceptional cases it is not possible to complete the online accreditation procedure, applications in writing on company letterhead and signed by the director of the organisation concerned—indicating name, surname, date and place of birth, number of a valid ID document and qualification—should be sent by fax to the Press Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (tel. 063691.3432 fax 06.3691.2122).
Accredited members of the press will be admitted to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the main entrance (right side) beginning at 08.45.