With the Italian Information Technology market recording a contraction of 3.8 in the first half of 2012 (after the loss of 1.7 in 2011), the 49th edition of Smau opens in Milan, scheduled from 17 to 19 October in the pavilions 1 and 2 of Fieramilanocity, so we hope that the most important Italian fair in the ICT sector will help to spread the idea that Information & Communication Technology can be an enabling factor for the recovery, while a little confidence comes from a second semester which seems less negative than the previous one (the Assinform Report of the past few days announces a credible overall decline of 4.4 at the end of the year), and since the launch of the Digital Agenda.
Category News and Events
Tell us about your vision of how energy will be produced in 2030 in Italy, by participating in the competition you will have the opportunity to win a journey to discover the Italian Green Region.A journey through the scenic beauty of South Tyrol where you will have the opportunity to touch technologies first hand innovative for the production of energy from renewable sources.
"Angela Merkel is not an environmentalist who climbs trees to hug Pandas!" Yet Germany has a much better land management than Italy and there are no extremists or environmentalists in power. This is how Domenico Finiguerra, Personaggio Ambiente Italia 2011, in his words, makes fun of the land consumption.
The Daytona 500 is a car competition that has now become internationally renowned especially for the diffusion of arcade games for videogames and smartphones. For the next edition, a major NASCAR group has announced that it will use recycled oil for the entire 2012 competitive season to protect the team's engines.
Brescia inebriates its historic center thanks to sweet scents, a welcome scent of the coming spring. The Brixia Florum exhibition market with a double appointment, scheduled for Saturday 24 March and Sunday 15 April, opens to the public an exhibition that plans an explosion of colors and scents.The event, together with Fiori nella Rocca, has now become an appointment for the city of Brescia and for those with green fingers.
It started last December and will run until 29 April 2012. It is an exhibition that enhances exemplary projects of recycling of architecture, cities and landscapes. The works of artists, photographers and media producers will frame the exhibition. The MAXXI Architecture of Rome will host the "Re-Cycle, strategies for architecture, the city and the planet".
There is a lot of talk about global warming, savings and the energy crisis. They are global issues but they can be addressed individually. How? For example, by participating in the WWF initiative, the Hour of the Earth. You can decide to invest an hour of your time to experience it in perfect harmony with the Earth ecosystem.
“Do you want to be happy all your life? Become a Gardener! " This is the slogan that will open the event dedicated to gardening and the world of botany. The appointment with the Perugia Flower Show, an exhibition-market of rare and unusual plants that brings together the best producers of the national and international territory for the benefit of the growing number of enthusiasts in the sector, is also renewed this year and reaches its fifth edition.
What do cinema and the environment have in common? Simple, a story lasting almost 15 years with the Turin Film Festival for the promotion of cinema and environmental culture. The Festiva annually presents about 100 films framed by shows, debates, meetings with authors, exhibitions, concerts and events throughout the territory.
Intelligent electricity grids, capable of meeting the entire needs of the smart cities of the future. Every home is hungry for energy and this hunger can only be satisfied by efficient electrical systems. The energy crisis is a current issue and could not be cut out of the tradeshow dedicated to the Machine to Machine world.
A healthy lifestyle in harmony with the environment, this is the new trend that leads us to the rediscovery of sobriety and the relationship between man and nature. Trees, flowers, herbs and silence, just the sound of nature. If this setting fascinates you then you cannot help but participate in Herbaria, the original and natural format that will be held from 24 to 27 May.
Do you have plans for Friday 11 May? Yup? Well! Go to your appointments with your bicycle and make your city more virtuous! The Giretto d’Italia in Bici is now in its second edition. In this championship it will not be necessary to pedal fast but it will be essential to be many to do so. The pink jersey will not go to the best cyclist but to the most virtuous municipality, capable of promoting sustainable mobility.
In the United States, a very green track has opened its doors which only opens its doors to two electric wheels. Motocross is a sport loved by many, mainly by males… what if it is practiced without CO2 emissions? The bikes we use on the roads or for races are powered by fossil fuels and this causes high CO2 emissions.
Eating in a healthy and genuine way is important for two reasons, it is good for health and good for the environment. It is on this principle that L’apebianca makes its debut, a meeting point between offer and conscious consumer. Apebianca promotes a new lifestyle where ethical consumption is king.
Girl Geek Dinner go green! Once again the girls of the Geek Dinner are going strong, the Sicilian team stands out with an evening with the very original slogan «Go green! Unni viri virdi vai ", a little English, a little Sicilian. Well, we're there for English but how do we put it with that "Unni viri virdi vai"?
Simone Zavatarelli of Ubi Banca receives the Green Globe Banking Award 2012 UBI BANCA has won the fifth edition of the Green Globe Banking Award with the “Environmental Policy” project. The event, the first in Italy in Green Banking - which since 2006 has enhanced the green behavior of Italian banks - has also dedicated a Special Award to FIRA Green Bank, with the project “FIRA: the financial company that thinks ECO-LOGICALLY”.
Rio +20, the UN conference that was supposed to decide the fate of the planet, has disappointed environmental associations. The three-day event that will end tomorrow, June 22, has been defined as “weak, not very expensive and useless“. The summit on sustainable development has not made any progress, the text developed by the negotiators looks like a remake of the agreements made 20 years ago.
The Smart City, connected and intelligent, and the opportunity offered by EXPO 2015 to test the innovations that improve the experience of living, are the theme of SMART CITY SUMMIT 2012, the event scheduled for Monday 2 July at the center ABI congresses in Milan. International experts will bring their testimony and conduct the comparison on world best practices with particular attention to the development key offered by ICT issues: augmented reality, smart grids, telepresence, telemedicine, Big Data, new generation networks and mobile devices, the Open Data, the Cloud, crowd sourcing.
The Garigliano power plant in the film & 39; Scorie in liberty & 39; by Gianfranco Pannone The new cinema is green. And social. The first edition of the Green Movie Film Fest took place from 4 to 6 July in Rome at the Casa del Cinema. Three evenings with free admission to tell the story of the encounter between cinema, the environment and the social world, proposing the values of sustainability.
The Naples stage of the seventh edition of MobilityTech ended yesterday, an edition that opened with Renault's Energy Night. Thousands of colored lights illuminated Piazza Vittoria to give life to the first electric flash mob. An event dedicated to electric cars where energy can only be positive!
Green banking is a source of new opportunities Green Globe Banking Award & Conference is the event that offers a complete picture of green banking made in Italy, examines the social and economic advantages of the new green approach that starts from financial institutions and highlights their potential for growth and employment opportunities.