hrs. 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Genova, Palazzo Ducale, Sala Maggior Consiglio

Cina e India si raccontano:
e l’Italia s’è desta?

I modelli del socialismo capitalista
e della democrazia liberale high tech:
una nuova sfida globale per il Vecchio Continente

China and India describe themselves:
is Italy awakening?

The economic models of capitalist socialism
and IT-driven liberal democracy:
a new global challenge for the Old Continent.

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the founders of banchero costa

Dr. Cheng Xiaohe

Dr. Xiaohe Cheng is Associate Professor in Renmin University of China. His research mainly focuses on China’s foreign relations.
He worked in a Chinese think tank and served as a visiting scholar at Harvard University. He taught China’s Politics & Foreign Policies at Dublin College University (2007) and Michigan University at Ann Arbor (2009).
He did his undergraduate work in Fudan University, Shanghai, and earned his Ph.D. in Political Science from Boston University.

Dr. Shyam Saran

Ambassador Shyam Saran is a career diplomat and was formerly Foreign Secretary of India, former Special Envoy of the Prime Minister for Nuclear Issues and for Climate Change and served as Chairman of the National Security Advisory Board.
Currently, he serves on the Governing Boards of the Centre for Policy Research and the Institute for Chinese Studies.He is the author of “How India Sees the World.

Dr. Corrado Passera

Corrado Passera is an Italian leading banker and CEO with a track record on transformation and innovation and he has driven the strategic turnaround of top Italian Groups, from Olivetti to Poste Italiane to Intesa San Paolo. He has also served the Italian government as Minister of Economic Development, Infrastructures and Transports. He is the CEO of illimity, a highly innovative bank dedicated to SMEs with potential and to the corporate NPL sector, serving also households and businesses through a digital platform with the latest technology.



Angelo Scorza

Journalist, Editor and Publisher of Ship2Shore