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MARMOMAC TALKS

AN INNOVATIVE ONLINE EVENT

THE LEADERS OF STONE SECTOR GATHER AROUND A DIGITAL TABLE TO ANTICIPATE MARKET TRENDS AND STRATEGIC/TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS

Marmomac Talks Live, four days of reflections on the industry for the industry, between present and future of the stone sector. On this occasion, the International Community examines 11 topics, through the voices of the main sector players, case histories and current market trends.

11 TOPICS

From sustainability in the architectural field to the use of marble in contemporary art, from promotion of natural stone in the America to marketing strategy in the stone sector in China, explore the program of Marmomac Talk Live event.

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EVENT FORMAT

Each thematic focus includes

30 MINUTS OF SPEECH

EVENTUAL MODERATOR / INTERVIEWER. FOLLOWING QUESTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC AND COMPANY TESTIMONIALS

EVENT LANGUAGE

SIMULTANEOUS TRANSLATION IN ITALIAN/ENGLISH LANGUAGE + LANGUAGE OF THE SPEAKER

REGISTRATION UPON PAYMENT

WITH THE PURCHASE OF THIS TICKET YOU’LL GET 4 FREE CODES, ONE FOR EACH DAY OF THE EVENT TO VISIT MARMOMAC IN VERONA, FROM 29 SEPTEMBER TO 2 OCTOBER 2021

FREE PARTICIPATION

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An evolving program

11 TOPICS

1 INDUSTRY X & THE 5TH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

MAIN SPEAKERS Fabio Fantauzzi, Managing Director ACCENTURE ITALIA Head of Intelligent Product & Platform practice

2 STONE IN THE LUXURY SEGMENT

MAIN SPEAKER Mahdi Al Mahdi, Deputy General Manager at Sadeer General Trading & Contracting Company (Kuwait)

3 GREEN THINKING: SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE

MAIN SPEAKER Ronald Fergle, President of SOLART Architecture Technologist (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

4 BEYOND MICHELANGELO: MARBLE IN CONTEMPORARY ART

MAIN SPEAKERS Fabio Cavallucci, Contemporary art critic and curator

5 THE PROJECT: WHY TO CHOOSE NATURAL STONE

MAIN SPEAKERS Kirstin King, Design Director Bergman Interiors (London, UK) / Susanna Citrano, Architect and founder of OVRLL – Architecture studio (London, UK)
Moderator Simone Soardo, Architect

6 COMMUNICATING WORLDWIDE THE VALUE OF MARBLE: PNA CASE HISTORY

MAIN SPEAKERS Marco Carlo Pareschi, Head of Brand Strategy Consultancy in Bike Communication – Communication Agency / Stefano Ghirardi, President of PNA | Pietra Naturale Autentica
Moderator Flavio Marabelli, Honorary President Confindustria Marmomacchine

7 ADVOCATING FOR NATURAL STONE AND GLOBAL INITIATIVES IN NORTH AMERICA: A PERSPECTIVE FROM THE NATURAL STONE INSTITUTE

MAIN SPEAKER Michael Picco, President, PICCO Engineering and 2021 Board President Natural Stone Institute (Ontario, Canada)
Moderator Jim Hieb, CEO, Natural Stone Institute (Ohio, USA)

8 WHEN TECHNOLOGY CHANGES THE USES OF THE PRODUCT

MAIN SPEAKER Craig Copeland, Architect, sculptor and Industrial Designer (New York City, USA)
Moderator Luca Molinari, Architect, curator, critic

9 PROMOTING THE STONE SECTOR IN CHINA: THE IMPORTANCE OF WECHAT AND THE O2O

MAIN SPEAKERS Found Guo, Founder and director of Valuedshow Management LLC (Fuzhou, Fujian, China) / Andrea Fenn, Founder and Co-CEO Adiacent China - VAR Group (Shanghai, China)
Moderator Simone Incontro, General Manager Veronafiere Asia (Shanghai, China)

10 MARBLE HYBRIDIZATION IN CONTEMPORARY DESIGN

MAIN SPEAKER Elena Salmistraro, Designer
Moderator Giorgio Tartaro, Journalist

11 IS THERE SUSTAINIBILITY WITHOUT AESTHETICS AND DURABILITY? THE PERFECT FORMULA FOR NATURAL STONE

MAIN SPEAKER Elisabetta Palumbo, Architect, senior researcher and lecturer at the Institute of Sustainability in Civil Engineering (INaB) of the RWTH Aachen University (DE)
Moderator Grazia Signori, Chairperson of the Italian standardization commette for natural stones

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