In alphabetical order
Maestro Christian Anzinger
Professor of violin at the conservatory “Giuseppe Verdi” in Milan
Eng. Gianni Cara
President of the Italian seat of International Peace University (founded by Onu).
President of ONLUS FOCEE FOUNDATION.
Managing Director of the Culture Institute “Giordano Bruno”.
President of the technical scientific committee of the Italian- Tunisian Academy.
Dr. Luca Forlani
Italian journalist and actor.
Graduated with honors at the Faculty of Humanities at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, then he attended a Masterclass in Journalism and Communication, issued with honors at Università La Sapienza in Rome.
Graduated in acting at Accademia Nazionale d’Arte drammatica “ Silvio D’Amico” in Rome.
Reporter for the tv programme “La vita in diretta”, which is on air in Channel 1(Rai 1) all afternoons.
As an actor he took part in several fictions of Rai (Radiotelevisione italiana).
Moreover, he conducts business events and conventions for cultural associations and institutions.
Canadian-born Erika Lemay is an internationally awarded performer and public personality.
Beyond her acrobatic and artistic talent, she is recognized worldwide for her innovative style that has elevated the art of Nouveau Cirque to new heights, creating her own language called Physical Poetry. She has performed extensively as a soloist guest star with Cirque du Soleil. Today she is a highly-coveted show director and public speaker.
Erika is living proof that work ethic and daily discipline give one the freedom to live an extraordinary life.
Maestro Christian Anzinger
Graduated in violin at Anton Bruckner University/ Master at Salzburg Mozarteum/ Studies at Meadowmount, USA.
Soloist concertos and orchestra professor with Kammerorchester Bad Hall and Anton Bruckner Orchester of Linz and Teatro dell’Opera in Rome.
Jury member for the most important violin competitions in the world such as the Valsesia International Violin Orchestra Competition.
Violin chair at Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi in Milan.
Masterclass at Euromusic Festival and Academy, one of the most important festivals in the world, at Halle, Germany;
Olympus Musicus at Prague; for the association Il Concertato in the island of Capri and Erasmus courses at Riga, Lettonia.
International lectures on the theme: “Interpretation and spirituality in music and arts” and participation to several tv programmes (WBE Channel) to divulge all arts in a new spirit.
Prof. Giuseppe O Longo
Born in Forlì, Italy in 1941, he graduated in Electronic Engineering and Mathematics
Senior lecturer of cybernetics at Trieste University until 2009.
Presently an emeritus professor of epistemology and artificial intelligence.
He has published essays for dailies and periodicals, among which Avvenire, Mondo digitale, Prometeo, Vita e pensiero.
He has collaborated for 20 years to Le Scienze and Corriere della Sera.
He has edited Dizionario della Lingua italiana (Italian Language Dictionary) and other works of Italian Treccani Encyclopaedia Institute.
He has issued some scientific publications of divulgation, narrative and theatre. He has also been a translator and actor.
He is an effective member of the Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere e Arti and correspondent partner of Istituto Lombardo di Scienze e Lettere.
Beside the scientific and divulging activity, he is a prolific writer of fiction (three novels and twelve short stories collections) and of theatre (three volumes).
His works have been translated into several languages, he has been awarded international prizes.
In 2009 he was awarded the title of Knight of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.
Prof. Ivano Spano
Graduated in sociology at Trento University. Professor of sociology at Padova University with the title of Senior Scholar.
Director of Riza Psychosomatic Institute, at the seat of Padova, Director of the specialisation school in Psychotherapy with psychosomatic address.
He has directed the Psychotherapy specialising school of the European University Jean Monet in Brussels, the specialisation school of Natural Medicine and Criminology.
Since 2007 he has been Extraordinary Commissioner at the State Institute Sordi in Rome, at the Ministry of Education. Since 2013 he has been the promoter and coordinator of “Local Democracy”, a national study group.
Since 2015 he has been the President of ONF association in Padova and Coordinator of the Padova section of SIMP (Italian society of Psychosomatic medicine).
He is presently the Vice President of the International Peace University in Rome, under the High Patronage of Onu.
He is the author of over 70 scientific volumes among which are: “Childhood today, looking for a lost world”, Ed. Sapere, Padova 2000.
“The Western disease”, Ed. Guerini, Milano 2016.
Preface to “Disturbs? What disturbs? Elementary Vademecum for parents, teachers and not only”, Ed. Lib & Res, 2016.
Co-author of “Masters of Art for Childhood: the Art of educating. A thorough overview of present scenarios. The family and childhood”, Ed. Lib & Res, 2019.
Dr. Josefa Idem
Born in Germany in 1964, she began her canoeing-sports career in 1976 in Hamm in Westphalia. She is an Olympian, five times world champion, she has participated in eight Olympic editions (from 1984 to 2012).
From 2001 to 2007 she Councilor for Sport City of Ravenna, Senator of the Republic from 2013 to 2018.
She has a degree in Occupational and Organizational Psychology, she has been a consultant for two years in the Psychological Area of the Youth and School Sector of the Italian Football Federation, where she deals with the facilitation of learning in adult education. In her activity as a trainer she accompanies and facilitates change processes. You have published two autobiographies, Controcorrente, published by Sperling & Kupfer (2006) and Partiamo dalla fine, Mondadori (2013).
She was awarded the title Commander of the Republic in 2000 and in 2008 the title Grand Officer of the Republic.
Prof. Dave Hendry
President, Real Curriculum, Inc., 2005 – 2020
Senior Vice President for Curriculum Management at Age of Learning, 2012 – 2019
Vice President of Research and Development at The Galef Institute, 2005-2009
Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation Award # 9907730, High Hopes: Careers in the Atmospheric Sciences, 1999
Principal Investigator, US Department of Education Elementary Mathematics Professional Development Series The Kay Toliver Files, 1996
Co-Principal Investigator, NSF Award #9253340 Teacher Enhancement
Director of Curriculum, NSF Award 9450267 The Eddie Files
Author: Hands-On Mathematics multimedia mathematics curriculum resource.
Author: Algebra in the Real World multimedia mathematics curriculum resource.
Project Director and Producer: Interactions, Real Math-Real Careers multimedia mathematics curriculum resource for middle school students (National Science Foundation).
Project Director and Author: Making Connections Workshop Kit professional development resource for middle and high school mathematics teachers (National Science Foundation).
George Foster Peabody Award (2)
Educational Press Association Distinguished Achievement Award (2)
Patents: Online Educational System with Multiple Navigational Modes; Vertically Integrated Mobile Educational System; Computer-Based Language Immersion Teaching for Young Learners; Language Phoneme Practice Engine; E-Learning Lesson Delivery Program (Homework); Personalized Mastery Learning Platforms, Systems, Media, and Methods.
Prof. Luisa Piarulli
Graduated in Pedagogy with psychological address.
Master’s degree in bioethics at the faculty of Theology of Northern Piemonte.
Specialist course in advanced Bioethics at the faculty of Theology of Northern Piemonte.
Degree thesis on “Psychology of the Bioethics to respond to youthful discomfort”.
Masterclass in “Pedagogy of the Territory” at Padova University.
Contract professor at Università Cattolica of Milan - faculty of formation science.
Teacher of pedagogy and psychology in high secondary school.
Prize “Armando Curcio” 2016 in Rome for her commitment to pedagogy.
Past President Anpe (National association of pedagogists).
Former member of the National Observatory for Childhood and Adolescence.
Member of the editorial board of the scientific journal “Professione Pedagogista”.
Enrolled in ANP (National association headmasters and high school professionals).
Author of several publications among which:
“Does bullism exist? A Pedagogic question”, Ed. La Rondine, 2010.
“The tenth heroine. Psychopedagogic suggestions in the Manta frescoes”, Ed. Casaccia, 2011.
“The social world. Human and social sciences”, Ed. Paravia, 2011.
“Pedagogically speaking. Scattered reflections on the non- existing pedagogy”, Ed. Logos, 2017.
“Time to educate, time to exist. Towards an existence pedagogy”, Ed. Golem, Torino, 2018.
Co-author in “Masters of Art for Childhood - The art of educating - The face of childhood - The other education”, Ed. Lib & Res 2019.
“The art of being parent”, Ed. Lib & Res, 2019.
Prof. Gabriella Landini Saba
She lives in Milan, Italy. She is a writer and a psychoanalyst who has been Professor of Philosophy and Psychoanalysis in the Faculty of Psychology at Bologna University.
She has also been a professor in post - graduate training courses for teachers at Bologna University.
She has collaborated to several magazines: Odissea, Sapori d’Italia e dintorni, publishing various articles and art criticism too. She has been the director of the journal Ultrafilosofia since 2011.
She has overseen the works of a number of authors, among whom Francesco Saba Sardi.
Among her writings there are: “Errantica”, Ed. Baroni, Viareggio 2004.
“Orwell- Pigs and Freedom” and “Essays on Totalitarianism”, Ed. Bevivino, Milano 2011.
“Filibrants of Clouds” and “Myth, Invention and Art”, Ed. Bevivino, Milano 2007.
“The Unpredictable and the Game of Reason”, Ed. Bevivino, Milano 2012.
“Trilogy of Sun and Swords. The Balance of Chance. Other than Time”, Ed. Bevivino, Milan 2012.
“Masters of Art for Childhood- The Art of Educating”, Ed. Lib & Res, Milan 2019.
She is a scientific consultant for Fondo Saba Sardi at the Foundation Arnaldo and Alberto Mondadori Milan.
Dr. Regina Biondetti
Graduated in Medicine and Surgery. Pediatric specialist.
Formation at the Research Institute of Psychoanalytic Clinic, Word Science and the Psychoanalytic association “Il tempo della parola” in Venice.
Volunteer assistant doctor in several Italian Psychiatric services.
Consultant for the CIN association ( Centre of new initiatives) in Padova, for the prevention and the treating of drug addiction.
Speaker in a lot of public debates on the theme of pathologization and psychopharmacologization of childhood.
Teacher in courses for sociomedical services of the High School Education Institute.
Publications from 2003 to 2011for Rhytmos, of the psychoanalytic association “Il tempo della parola”.
For PENSARE oltre - 2012 “Dislexia? The epidemic of a lie”,in “ Convention Acts Rome: Beyond the limits of old paradigms”, Ed. Nexus.
Lib &Res 2016 - “Disturbs? What disturbs? Elementary Vademecum for parents, teachers and not only”- How to teach reading and writing.
Lib & Res 2019 - in the book “Masters of Art for Childhood: The art of educating”- Reading and writing: the access to knowledge.
Dr. Guido Confalonieri
Joining Publitalia in 1986, in the Marketing Direction.
1990 -Sales Depatment Management of special clients, sectors of telecommunication, public administration, services and finance.
1998 - Division Manager of Publitalia.
2000 - Founder, President and General Manager AD Vexpress S.p.A
2003 - General Manager of Poliedros, consulting and managerial development company.
2004 - President of Chiara & Associati, a company operating in the advertising sector, then back to Mediaset for the development of television activities on free and pay digital terrestrial platforms.
2007 - Marketing manager of Digitalia ‘80.
Since January 2015 he has been a strategic Marketing manager of Publitalia ‘80.
2018 - in Publitalia, the director of strategies for AdTech & Business development TV, a new direction made to face the new technological evolutions of the advertising market.
Founder partner of the National Association of Communication Club Santa Chiara.
Dr. Maurizio Fossati
A professional journalist, scientific divulger and writer.
He has practiced in the editorial office of Vela e Motore (Sailing and Motor magazine), then he has worked for Murgia publishing house.
In 1985 he works at Le Scienze, Italian edition of Scientific American.
In 1991 he works for Il Giorno where he is responsible for pages and inserts of science and health and besides he is chief editor of Il Giorno - Metropoli.
He is in charge of the Health section of QN (National daily) and he is a moderator in medical conventions too.
He teaches in journalism formation courses for the National Order of Journalists.
Co-author in the book of narrative medicine “Words that treat. Empathy as good medicine. Stories of patients, families and health carers”- Publiediting, in the volume “Communicating health”.
Author of “Scuba diving and free diving”, Ed. DeVecchi.
Co-author of “Ten times ten, the hundred wonders of the Sea”, Ed. Touring Club Italiano- Gist.
Morellini Editor 2019 - “Why? Over a hundred quizzes to discover scientific curiosities”.
Morellini Editore 2020 - “ Why? Over a hundred quizzes to save the Planet”.
Dr. Paolo Mariola
A twenty-year long career as a manager (Accenture, Mediobanca, Cap Gemini Ernst & Young) and a businessman.
He is the National Director of BNI Italia, a networking organization born in the USA in 1985, aiming at developing business for professionals and enterprisers through word-of-mouth.
Today BNI Italia counts over 10700 members, professional men and enterprisers wishing to enlarge their business thanks to professional relationships based on mutual confidence.
In 2016 he becomes certified trainer for Asentiv (former Referral Institute).
Publications: co-author of “The best known marketing secret in the world” and “Reality and Illusion”.
Guerini-Next, 2018 - “The Referral Marketing. How to use one’s relationships and references for professional success “(P. Mariola, A. Colombo, I. Alleruzzo).
Guerini-Next 2019 - “ Business at the Table or Referral Tasting. Strategies to create successful professional relationships .”( C. Messina, P. Mariola, I. Alleruzzo).
Founder and President of Assosinderesi, an association whose principal aim is to divulge and boost an ethical culture in Arts and Crafts.
She has developed formation projects with Assolombarda, Assoservizi, Confindustria Monza and Brianza.
In the associative field she has developed several projects with FIDPA and AIDDA.
Human Resources Director for Ristopiù Lombardia SpA, a company operating in food, many times awarded by the Chamber of Commerce in Monza and by the Lombardy Region for enterprise social responsibility.
Awards and prizes: Honoris Causa Degree in Human Sciences of the World Humanistic University, special mention in the editorial series “The Milanese woman protagonists”, career awards as cultural promoter Thesaurs Albarella for “To Wind and Sun”, “Gian Antonio Cibotto”, “Dafne’s Song”.
Five books published, of which the last one has been translated into English: “Self-brand the Evolution”.
She is about to publish her next book.