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This event occurred on
November 14, 2020
4:30pm - 7:00pm CET
(UTC +1hr)
Trento, Trentino-Alto Adige, Trentino-Südtirol (de)

It is time to stay home! That is why we decided to "be safe" and create a virtual event for the 8th edition of TEDxTrento.
You will be delighted by 6 great speakers, performing from our local Museum of Natural Science, directly on your favorite sofa.
Invite some friends over, take some time for your self, enjoy the peace of your home during a cold November day and enjoy our virtual event..home edition approved!

Corso del Lavoro e della Scienza, 3
Trento, Trentino-Alto Adige, Trentino-Südtirol (de), 38122
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Caterina Mainero

Associate Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School
Dr. Caterina Mainero is an Associate Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and Director of Multiple Sclerosis Research at the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Dr. Mainero research is focused on bringing novel technical developments in MR imaging to investigate neurological disorders, with a focus on white matter diseases of the central nervous system including multiple sclerosis (MS) and migraine. Hers goal is to combine these methods with clinical and/or biological markers of the disease to investigate how different aspects of MS pathology impact disease activity and evolution.

Cristina Rigutto

Communication Consultant
Consulente in comunicazione, con una lunga esperienza aziendale e imprenditoriale alle spalle, da alcuni anni mi occupo anche di formazione e tengo corsi e laboratori di comunicazione della ricerca nei social media e di comunicazione in pubblico, sia in Italia sia all’estero. Dal 2018 sono la coordinatrice del Master in Comunicazione della scienza e dell’innovazione all’Università di Trento, dove tengo anche corsi di comunicazione scientifica nei social media. Un paio d’anni prima sono approdata in Sage diventando la social media editor della pubblicazione in peer review “Public Understanding of Science”.

Francesca Gino

Francesca Gino is an award-winning researcher and teacher, and a tenured professor at Harvard Business School. Her consulting and speaking clients include Bacardi, Akamai, Disney, Goldman Sachs, Honeywell, Novartis, P&G, and the U.S. Air Force, Army, and Navy. She has been honored as one of the world’s Top 40 Business Professors under 40 and one of the world’s 50 most influential management thinkers. Her work has been featured on CNN and NPR, as well as in the Economist, Financial Times, New York Times, Newsweek, Scientific American, and Psychology Today.

Libertario Demi

Assistant Professor
The passion for science brought me to study first telecommunication engineering then applied physics. I also enjoy getting in touch with new cultures, and found a way to work in many different places around the world: at universities, research institutes and high-tech companies as well as at NPOs. Right now, I am an Assistant Professor at the University of Trento, Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, and Head of ULTRa (Ultrasound Lab Trento). My research activity focuses on signal processing, image formation and image analysis of mostly medical imaging applications of ultrasound technologies.

Massimo De Donno

strategic learning experts
He is one of the best known strategic learning experts in Europe. Graduated at the University of Turin, he continued his training in the field of personal and professional improvement. He conceived and developed “genius in 21 days”, a system with unique features, to create your own personalized study method and to obtain effective results at school, professional level and in the study of foreign languages. He is the co-author of several successful books including Genius in 21 Days, English in 21 Days, Runner in 21 Days, which have sold over 200,000 copies. In his courses he has trained more than 50,000 students in Italy, Switzerland, Spain, England and the United States. He is the editor of the Soft Skills Academy magazine and his blog is

Simone Pedretti

Simone Pedretti, entrepreneur, Trento 1995. After his studies, a short experience abroad and in the family business, Simone, at the age of 24, founded his furniture brand. In love with design and with Made in Italy, he aims to create products of excellence with unique stones. Strong supporter of the importance of people within companies, he is Vice President of UCID industrialists and directors of Trentino and President of the UCID youth group. His motto is memento audere semper.

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Trento, Italy


Trento, Italy