23 - 26 MAY 2017: Italy-Florida Scientific Exchange WORKSHOP on: “Water and environmental global challenges”

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 The Workshop “WATER AND ENVIRONMENTAL GLOBAL CHALLENGES” was organized at the Institute of Water and Environment (InWE) of Florida International University (FIU) in the occasion of the visit of an Italian delegation including representative of the Water Resource Research and Documentation Centre (WARREDOC) of Università per Stranieri di Perugia and the School of Engineering of University of Florence.

The workshop was held on may 24th 2017 at the FIU Campus in Miami (USA).

 
Agenda
May 23-26, Miami (USA)ITALIAN DELEGATION VISITING FIU FOR PROMOTING ITALY-FLORIDA SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL EXCHANGE ON “WATER AND ENVIRONMENTAL GLOBAL CHALLENGES” ITALIAN DELEGATIONFernando Nardi, WARREDOC Director, International University “Stranieri” of PerugiaFabio Castelli, Dean of School of Engineering, University of FlorenceGiuseppina Monacelli, Water Department & EU Water JPI funding program Coordinator, ISPRA (Italian Institute for environmental protection and research)Tentative agendaMay 23

  • 9am-10:30 am Meeting Executive Director of the Italian-American Chamber of Commerce – SouthEast (IACC)
  • 11am – 12pm Meeting with representatives of Italian companies working in South-East USA (Florida, Georgia) and Central-South America
  • 2pm-4pm Institutional meeting and signature of Agreements/MOU for Italy-Florida academic exchange at the presence of FIU Vice Provost for Faculty and Global Affairs Meredith A. Newman, Italian Consul Gloria Bellelli and FIU academic representative of InWE, CRESTA, CEC, CAS and CARTA

May 24

  • 9am-12pm Tour of FIU campuses BBC, Engineering Center and MMC
  • 2pm-4pm Meetings at the Miami-Florida Jean Monnet European Center of Excellence on “Italy-US Joint opportunities from EU Horizon 2020 and US funding programs”
  • 4pm-6pm Informal meetings with FIU faculties and students

May 25

  • 9am-2pm – Italy-Florida Scientific and Cultural Exchange Workshop WATER AND ENVIRONMENTAL GLOBAL CHALLENGES: INTERNATIONAL WATER INFRASTRUCTURE AND SECURITY (See attached program)

May 26

  • Field trips (Everglades, Miami Beach water infrastructures, Miami Port)
  • Meeting/Events (To be scheduled/confirmed)

Program

WATER AND ENVIRONMENTAL GLOBAL CHALLENGES: INTERNATIONAL WATER INFRASTRUCTURE AND SECURITY FIU- MMC, May 25, 2017

Tentative program

9am- 9:30 am Opening remarks

Andres Gill, FIU Vice-President for Research Workshop Introduction Todd A. Crowl, FIU SERC/InWE/CREST Director Fernando Nardi, WARREDOC Univ. Str. Perugia

9:30am-10:30 am 

Institutional session 

Moderator: Christine Caly – FIU Jean Monnet European Center of Excellence

Todd A. Crowl, FIU SERC/InWE/CREST Director John L. Volakis, FIU Dean/representative of CEC Rita Teutonico, FIU Associate Dean/representative of CASE Brian Schriner, FIU Dean/representative of CARTA Markus Thiel, FIU Director Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence TBD/ ARC Maria C. Donoso, FIU InWE / International Programs – UNESCO Chair Initiative Fabio Castelli, Dean of School of Engineering, University of Florence Giuseppina Monacelli, ISPRA Fabio De Furia, Miami Scientific Italian Community

Special Presentation: Italy-US Joint opportunities from EU Horizon 2020 – Christine Caly – FIU Jean Monnet European Center of Excellence

10:30 am – 12:30 pm Scientific session

Moderator: Rita Teutonico, FIU Associate Dean/representative of CASE

Invited lectures by Italian and US academics FIU Faculty: Shahin Vassigh, FIU CARTA Piero Gardinali, FIU InWE/ CREST Assefa Melesse, FIU CASE Jim Fourqurean, FIU InWE/MERC TBD, FIU ARC Luca Marazzi FIU SERC Italy Faculty: Fabio Castelli, University of Florence Fernando Nardi, WARREDOC Univ. Str. Perugia

Video-conference lectures from Italy and US Stefan Uhlenbrook, UNESCO WWAP (Perugia) Coordinator Giuliana Grego Bolli, International University “Stranieri” of Perugia Orazio Carpenzano, Sapienza University of Rome, Department of Architecture Salvatore Grimaldi, IAHS MOXXI/STAHI

Closing remarks:  Meredith Newman, FIU Vice Provost for Faculty and Global Affairs

12:30pm-2pm Social event: Lunch (FIU Faculty Club)

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