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17/10/2017

“Touch - To Be Present, To Be Future, To Be Verona”: new Workshop signed To Be Veron

During Friday October 20, will be the new Workshop of To Be Verona “Touch – To Be Present, To Be Future, To Be Verona” at the co-working 311 Verona (Lungadige Galtarossa, 21).

Innovative and experiential, this appointment will focus on aptic technology, which allows to create a tactile way through virtual interfaces based on contact: the “man-machine” interaction is the protagonist, for emulating the sense of touch to begin the building of a new identity of Verona city. This is one of the goal of To Be Verona project: mark a well-defined way to the future, defining a new harmonic phase in which Verona shows itself, not only as a showcase or spot, for becoming a real Smart Land, where the activities carried out are in good relation to the quality of life and the surrounding environment.

The morning of October 20 will be dedicate to the introduction and future scenaries of virtual reality’s technologies augmented and mixed - which are influencing our life, to work and to interact with society. A rich presentation of events, with different speakers Elisabetta de Strobel, Art Director and Project Manager of To Be Verona, Nicoletta Iacobacci, Ambassador for Switzerland of Singularity University, superintendent of TEDxCarouge and Future media strategist, Alice Tomassini, Documentary Film Director and Lead Creative at SIRS Lab, VR Creator - Science Telling, Domenico Pratichizzo, Robotics and Computer Science Full Professor University of Siena.  

In the afternoon the Workshop will be on stage, in which will be used avantgarde technologies to propose a more efficient form of communication for amplifing the experiences related to Verona’s land. A workshop for “Safeguard the senses” and identify through touch “if, how, where and when”, with the active participation of 35 people including entrepreneurs and experts of Verona’s land, on the following themes:  Tourism, Education, Business, Entertainment and Sport.

This Workshop will be the first of many appointments about the five senses plus one, the well-being, which will take place from the end of 2017 and all the 2018.

Workshop results “Touch - To Be Present, To Be Future, To Be Verona” will be presented during the 3rd International Forum of To Be Verona on 21 October 2017 at Palazzo della Gran Guardia. The 3rd International Forum of To Be Verona, is composed this year in four different moments: on October 20 with the Workshop at 311 Verona and Tavola rotonda host about Progetto di Vita. Cattolica per i giovani, and the 21 October with the Conference at Gran Guardia and many events in the historic centre of Verona.

 
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