25 February 2015, 09:30 am - 12:30 pm
Milano - Università Bocconi - Aula Magna - Via Gobbi, 5

Managing cities of the future - Leadership, management and innovation for competitiveness

Your opportunity to debate with SDA Bocconi Faculty and prominent International Guest Speakers about issues of today's public affairs and policies with a multidisciplinary approach which includes views from different perspectives.

The aim of the conference is to foster the dialogue between representatives of some of the most innovative cities in the world. It will be a notable opportunity to take part in the debate on the evolution of city management strategies to overcome the challenges of complexity.

The managers of cities that have been experiencing particularly successful initiatives in terms of local competitiveness will be contributing to the round table.

MPA Corner

Throughout the morning, you will also have the opportunity to learn more about the MPA, Master of Public Administration: MPA Faculty and Team will be available to answer all your questions about the program and help you discover if MPA fits your profile and interests.



  Greta Nasi, Director of the Public Management and Policy Department


  9.30 AMRegistration

10.00 AMIntroductory and Welcoming Speech:
Bocconi and Milan for International City Management
Bruno Busacca, Dean SDA Bocconi School of Management

10.20 AM

Cities of the future: effective management for governing challenges
Maurizio Baruffi, Head of Cabinet of the Mayor, City of Milan

10.40 AMManaging international cities: smart solutions to public challenges
Greta Nasi, Public Management & Policy Dept. Director, SDA Bocconi

11.00 AM

Cities of the future: leadership and innovation for competitiveness

Erie Meyer, The White House: Senior Advisor for Open Data
Fernando Benegas, City of Buenos Aires: Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Modernization
Nontokozo Hadebe, City of Johannesburg: Group Head for Strategy, Policy Coordination and Relations
Giuseppe Tomarchio, City of Milan: City Manager

Luca De Biase, Innovation Editor at Il Sole 24 Ore and Nòva24

12.15 PM

Giovanni Valotti
, Delegate of the Rector for Institutional Relations, Bocconi University

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Participation is free upon online registration.

In partnership with the City of Milan

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