On Monday 27 January 2014 at 10:00, Minister for Foreign Affairs Emma Bonino will open the sessions of the conference “Intellectual Property: strategic economic development factor in a global market”, at the foreign ministry in Rome.
The economic importance and potential of intellectual property for Italian designers, inventors and innovators in an evolving international context will be the conference’s central theme, offering an opportunity for raising awareness and generating debate among representatives of political, institutional, academic and business spheres.
Minister for Economic Development Flavio Zanonato will close the conference at 17:00.
Journalists and camera persons interested in covering the press conference and speeches of the two ministers are asked to send 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 or e-mail to the Press Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (email@example.com, fax 06/3691.7193 – tel. 06/3691.3432).
Accredited members of the press will be admitted at the main entrance to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs – left side – beginning at 9:00.