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Round Table | Italian Culture and Sustainable Development | Vancouver Italian Design Weeks 2023

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The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada-West team is excited to announce the 5th edition of Italian Design Weeks in Vancouver, ARIA (Air), a two-week celebration of excellence in Italian design and fashion, taking place from October 19 to November 2, 2023.

On the occasion of the Week of the Italian Language in the World 2023, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura Toronto is pleased to support the Round Table Italian Culture and Sustainable Development at Simon Fraser University.

ITALIAN DESIGN WEEKS 2023

Italian Culture and Sustainable Development
A Round Table About Sustainability in Italian Fashion and Design

Friday, October 20 | 5.00PM

Simon Fraser University
Segal Building
500 Granville St | Vancouver BC
FREE EVENT | REGISTRATION REQUIRED

CLICK HERE FOR THE CALENDAR OF EVENTS AND TO REGISTER

Presented by the Simon Fraser University Department of World Languages and Literatures in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Vancouver, the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada – West, and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura Toronto.


PANELISTS

Alberto Bicego
Founder & Director | Bicego Design Inc. 

Designing Sustainability

Dr. Vincenzo Pecunia
Associate Professor | School of Sustainable Energy Engineering

Simon Fraser University
From a Palette to Clean Tech:  Harnessing Printable Materials for a Sustainable Future

Benedetta Risolo
Head of International Relations | Istituto Italiano Design, Perugia

Fashion and Sustainability

Prof. Laura Sanfilippo
Education Officer | Consulate General of Italy in Vancouver

Sustainable Methodological Approaches to Pedagogy

 

HONORARY GUESTS

Marco Nobili
Consul General of Italy in Vancouver

Veronica Manson
Director
Istituto Italiano di Cultura Toronto

 

ABOUT THE WEEK OF THE ITALIAN LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD

Week of the Italian Language in the World is presented under the High Patronage of the President of the Republic of Italy. It is organized yearly by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) in collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Universities and Research (MUR), the Ministry of Culture (MiC), the Accademia della Crusca, the Dante Alighieri Society and the Swiss Confederation, where Italian is one of the official languages.