Invited Speakers


PhD in Urban Planning, senior analyst @Avanzi, adjunct professor of Urban Conflicts Analysis at Politecnico di Milano. He works for the European program URBACT as external assessor, he was part of the group of experts for the ex ante evaluation of Partnership Agreement 2014-20 Italy-EU cross-cutting priority for the “sustainable urban development”. He carries out research and consulting for  urban policies regeneration  projects, territorial development and inner areas.


Daniele Crespi,  after different technical and management roles in Bull, Sun Microsystems, EDS and Compuwar, and PosteItaliane as a Business Development Mgr for the Public Sector is now responsible for Digital Innovation at Lombardia Informatica. He follows  the Digital Agenda initiatives (OpenGov, OpenData, crowdsourcing, mobile app, etc) coordinating E015 Digital Ecosystems project and activity for the diffusion of the Regional Card of Services among citizens and enterprises.


Lorenzo Lipparini  is Comune di Milano Municipal Councillor at Participation, Active Citizenship and Open Data.
His office is also in charge for: policies for wider access to data, documents and information of public administration,  participatory budgeting,  active citizenship and public administration performance assessment.


Gabriele Pasqui is the  Director of the Department of Architecture and Urban Studies-DAStU, Politecnico di Milano. Full Professor of Urban Policies, past President of the Master Course in Urban Planning and Policy Design. His key scientific interests include interpretations of contemporary cities dynamics, urban conflicts, urban populations, local development policies, strategic planning, urban governance and policies.


Ph.D. in Social anthropology and ethnology and in Territorial government and planning at the EHESS École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris in collaboration with Politecnico di Milano Department of Architecture and Urban Planning .  Researcher at the Laboratory of Visual Culture / Department for Environment Constructions and Design / SUPSI University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (2013),  Artistic director of Associazione Amici del Museo delle Grigne Onlus (2007), Coordinator of Ecomuseo delle Grigne (2010),  she headed Wikimania Esino Lario 2016.