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Wired Next Fest 2016 Florence

August 30, 2016
wired next fest 2016 Florence

Fourth edition of Wired Next Fest 2016 in Florence

The Wired Next Fest 2016 Florence is organized by Wired Italy from 17 to 18 September 2016 at Palazzo Vecchio and Piazza della Santissima Annunziata in Florence. It is a festival of innovation in the economy, science, politics, entertainment and culture. You will find numerous speakers, artistic performances, 3D printing laboratories, drones in flight, video games, movies, documentaries, speed date about work, coding marathons and workshops for all ages.

It will be more than 100 speakers who will participate at the Wired Next Fest 2016 Florence and they will come from around the world, including: the Mayor of Florence Dario Nardella, Evgeny Morozov – writer and theorist of new media; Scott Fahlman – computer technician and creator of emoticons; Paolo Barberis – responsible for the Digital Agenda of the Government and advisor for innovation of the Prime Minister; Luciano Floridi – philosopher of information, Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information at Oxford University, Research Director of the Oxford Internet Institute; the director Luca Guadagnino; Alice Rawsthorn – designer, writer and columnist for the NYTimes; Zerocalcare – illustrator; Massimo Bottura – the best chef of the world 2016 according to the ranking of the “50 Best Restaurants”; Luca Parmitano – astronaut; Lorenzo Thione – the father of Bing, the Microsoft’s search engine, co-founder & chief executive officer of The Social Edge; Torrick Ablack alias TOXIC – one of the mythical figure of graffiti that did excite the New York of the ‘80s; Joris Evers – vice president of Netflix and the actor Pierfrancesco Favino.

And moreover:
Fabio Volo, showman
Luisella Mazza, Google Cultural Institute
Carlo Freccero, author, television executive and communications expert, board member of Rai
The Jackal, collective of video makers
Iginio Massari, pastry chef
Licia Troisi, writer
Andrea Delogu, radio and TV presenter
Stefano Boeri, architect
Luca Guadagnino, director
Paolo Barberis, Councillor for Innovation of the Prime Minister
Stella Egitto, actress
Antonio Campo Dall’Orto – general manager of Rai
Monica Cirinnà – Italian senator and first signatory of the law which recognizes also in Italy the civil unions between persons of the same sex
Gabriele Mainetti, director
Torrick Ablack aka TOXIC, artist
Ludovica Rampoldi, author and screenwriter
Matthew Cerri, scientist
Dario Bressanini, chemist and writer
Roberto Recchioni, cartoonist
David “Boost” Di Leo, musician
Marco Drago, scientist
Marco Malvaldi, writer
Marco Palvetti, actor
and many more…

The entrance to the Next Wired Fest 2016 Florence is free but you must register on Wired’s website by clicking here.

A great concert will complete the already rich calendar of festival. On Saturday, September 17th the whole city is invited to an night of electronic music entirely free, with some of the most important artists of national and international scene in Piazza Santissima Annunziata. It starts at 20:00 with Khompa, Joan Thiele, M + A, Playroom and a DJ set by Jon Hopkins.

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We wait for you at the Hotel Brunelleschi for Wired Next Fest 2016 Florence!

wired next fest 2016 Florence

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