NEURODEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS AND MENTAL HEALTH – SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE 30th NOVEMBER 2018

“Do not resign yourself to unsuccessful assistance but propose a cure to achieve real integration”.

This, in short, was what was affirmed by Dr. Franco Garonna during the press conference to present the conference which was held on November 30th at the prestigious headquarters of the Don Orione Artigianelli Cultural Center of Venice.

The event, sponsored by the Veneto Region, by the City of Venice, by the psychologists of the Veneto, by the Italian psychiatric training society, by the Italian society for neurodevelopmental disorders and by the Salesian University Institute in Venice.

The study day saw the contributions of researchers and clinicians in the field of applied neuroscience with neuropsychiatric, psychological, psychopathological and Nursing skills. Give to those with disabilities those clinical tools that allow them to enhance hidden skills and activate valuable resources.

Seminarial work was confronted with the public to examine organizational issues and to improve the approach to family and institutional contexts.

In addition to experts and clinicians of the sector, prof. Marco Bertelli – President of the Italian Society for the problems of neurodevelopment – Professor Francesco Valeriani – President of the Italian Society of Training in Psychiatry – Prof. Enrico Smeraldi – emeritus of Psychiatry at the San Raffaele University of Milan – Prof. Roberto Cavallaro Professor of Psychiatry of the San Raffaele University of Milan – Prof. Roberto Franchini Professor of Pedagogy of the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart – Dr. Luisa Anna Rigon, professor of Nursing.

Further information:

Dr.ssa Fabrizia Scantamburlo – tel. 0039 347 0942599 – fabriziascantamburlo@donorionechirignago.irt

 

UNderstanding and Improving the Sustainability of agro-ECOlogical farming systems in the EU 20th-22nd November 2018

UNISECO aims to increase the sustainability of EU agricultural systems through the co-construction of strategies and incentives aimed at the diffusion of agro-ecological approaches. The project aims to foster a better understanding of the political and socio-economic barriers that impede the wider implementation of agroecological approaches in EU agricultural systems, in order to identify the most effective management strategies for European agriculture. This requires a broader perspective, taking into consideration socio-economic, ecological and political conditions at the local level. In this regard, we will try to make operational a methodological framework capable of integrating the external context in the assessment of the sustainability of agricultural systems, paying particular attention to the role of different types of actors and their roles in the different socio-ecological systems.

UNISECO will provide a toolkit to assess the environmental, economic and social impacts of innovative strategies and incentives to stimulate the implementation of agro-ecological approaches in EU agricultural systems at both the company and local level. The methodological kit will be tested in numerous case studies in 15 European countries characterized by agricultural systems with different biophysical, socioeconomic and socio-cultural contexts.

The UNISECO project approach is aimed at encouraging a participatory and transdisciplinary process, ensured by the composition of the consortium itself, which includes stakeholders and scientific partners, but also by the active involvement of numerous local actors in the different phases of the project. The collective learning processes – aimed at integrating practical and theoretical knowledge – will benefit scientists, stakeholders and end users through a better understanding of the mechanisms that make it possible to strengthen the sustainability of EU agricultural systems.

UNISECO is based on the work program SFS-29-2017 and contributes to the objective of sustainable food security, supporting the agricultural systems that are able to combine the production of healthy food with the protection of the environment, while ensuring added value to farmers and to the actors of the agri-food supply chains.

The UNISECO project will be implemented in 16 Member States (including Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Spain, Greece, Finland, Lithuania, Hungary) within which the study areas will be selected in order to verify the feasibility of assessment methods implemented.

The following institutions are expected to participate:

  1. AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS Greece
  2. UNIVERSITAET KLAGENFURT Austria
  3. THE JAMES HUTTON INSTITUTE United Kingdom
  4. THE UNIVERSITY COURT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN United Kingdom
  5. INSTITUT SUPERIEUR D’AGRICULTURE RHONE ALPES I.S.A.R.A France
  6. BALTIJAS VIDES FORUMS Latvia
  7. BALTIJOS APLINKOS FORUMAS VSI Lithuania
  8. FORSCHUNGSINSTITUT FUR BIOLOGISCHEN LANDBAU STIFTUNG Switzerland
  9. GEONARDO ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES LTD Hungary
  10. LUONNONVARAKESKUS Finland
  11. SVERIGES LANTBRUKSUNIVERSITET Sweden
  12. GESTION AMBIENTAL DE NAVARRA, S.A. Spain
  13. ASOCIATIA WWF PROGRAMUL DUNARE CARPATI ROMANIA Romania
  14. USTAV ZEMEDELSKE EKONOMIKY A INFORMACI Czech Republic
  15. EUROPEAN LANDOWNERS ORGANIZATION Belgium
  16. BIOINSTITUT, O.P.S. Czech Republic

For further information: www.uniseco-project.eu

 

PAT-FINDER – MEETING 17th NOVEMBER 2018

The Menarini Pharmaceutical Society has organized an ECM course for general practitioners entitled “Pat-Finder Find the patient and optimize the therapy”

For information contact the Provider:

Aristea

Via Roma, 10
16121 Genova – Italy

Tel. (+39) 010 553591

Overtourism Mediterranean Cities in Comparison – 15th November 2018

As part of the Alter Eco communication project funded by the MED 2017-2020 program and of which the Department of Economics is a scientific partner, the workshop “OVERTOURISM MEDITERRANEAN CITIES IN COMPARISON” which took place in our Sala Goldoni on November 15th 2018, deals with a current theme that is involving a growing number of European cities and that will be addressed during this event through interventions by representatives of local and European institutions, tourism industry entrepreneurs and the testimonies of the Alter Eco project partners, including the cities of Valencia, Dubrovnik Malaga, Rhodes, Venice and Genoa.

In the afternoon a specific session will be dedicated to the case of Venice and to the recent new tourist accommodation offer that is affecting the Mestre area.

Further information: CESCOT VENETO Agenzia Formativa Orientamento Sviluppo e Ricerca

Tel. 0039-049-8174609   E-mail: a.arru@cescotveneto.it

 

 

TERUMO EUROPE – Plenary meeting 23rd and 24th October 2018

Terumo Corporation was founded in 1921 by several scientists and doctors, including Dr. Shibasaburo Kitasato, to produce clinical thermometers in Japan. These vital medical devices had previously been imported, until they were cut off as a consequence of World War I.

The lifelong spirit of Dr. Kitasato, whose achievements received global recognition, is found in his statement: “Scientists should never feel self-satisfaction doing advanced research; the true objective is for the results to be put to use, thereby contributing to society.”

“Contributing to Society through Healthcare,” is both Terumo’s starting point and unchanging corporate mission. Keeping Dr. Kitasato’s spirit of innovation and challenge alive, we strive to bring outstanding innovation to medicine and enable the best possible care for patients.

Further information: Terumo Europe NV-  Interleuvenlaan 40 – 3001 Leuven –Belgium