Young digital talents conference

The Conference Young Talents and the Digital Future, organised  in conjunction with IOI 2012, the Regional Education Authority for Lombardy, AICA (Italian Computer Society), Assolombarda (Lombard entrepreneurial association) and UNESCO, was held this morning in Milan.

Starting from the findings of a survey on the secret of success in informatics in six European countries,  presented by Plamen Nedkov, IT STAR,  it continued with a stimulating discussion, chaired by the scientfic journalist Carlo Massarini, on how best to nurture and develop young talents in informatics. Speakers on this topic included Blagovest Sendov, IOI Initiator, Paolo Sestito, Bank of Italy and Invalsi President, Loredana Cafarda, Eni Information & Communication Technology and the IOI champions Giovanni Mascellani, Italy and Eduards Kalinicenko, Latvia. The proceedings were closed by Giuseppe Colosio, IOI chair.