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Technological development for a digital future based on human needs

The theme of technological advancement and its repercussions in society and economy is fundamental to imagine a future for the development of the planet. Is it possible to limit the dystopian drifts of technological development by bringing the digital world back to the service of human well-being? A question that opens a challenge for experts in the sector, who will discuss the topic in the afternoon of the first day of the Sustainable Economy Forum. The speech by Nicholas Negroponte, Chairman Emeritus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab, Founder of One Laptop per Child Association, will open the debate, attended by Alberto Bombassei, President of Brembo and Founder of Parco Tecnologico Kilometro Rosso, Roberto Cingolani, Scientific Director at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), Robert Madelin, President and Director of Fipra International, Giulio Pedrollo, Vice President for Industrial Policy of Confindustria and Gianfelice Rocca President of Group Techint.