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SESSION 4: NUR – New Urban Resources / Renewable energies for Bethlehem


Maria Bottiglieri – Responsible for International Cooperation and Peace Activities, City of Torino

Alberto Brugnoni – Managing Partner, ASSAIF


Romano BorchielliniPresident, Advisory Board of the Energy Center / Representative of the Rector of Polytechnic of Turin for the Energy Center

Fadi KattanDean, School of Business and Administration, Bethlehem University

Luigi BiscegliaCountry representative in Palestine, VIS (Volontariato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo) / Coordinator of the Yunus Social Business Centre of Bethlehem University

Ziad Alsayeh Head of Planning and Development Department, Municipality of Bethlehem

Wisam Salsaa – Director, Walled Off Hotel Gallery, Bethlehem

14:15 - 15:00  Refreshments

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SESSION 3: The Smart City concept for the sustainable development in the urban environment


Dario Gallina – President, Union of Industrialists Torino


Marco Pironti – Deputy Mayor for Innovation, City of Torino

The Smart City Project "Torino City Lab": Using the "Città di Torino" Assets as a Living Lab

Daniele Russolillo – Planet Holding Limited, London-Turin

Smart neighborhoods and affordable housing: a global approach.

Pietro Perlo – President of Torino e-District and Interactive Fully Electrical Vehicles “I-FEVS”

Smart Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in the Torino area: applying artificial intelligence and blockchain technologies

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SESSION 2: The Global Islamic Economy Summit round table / Islamic Creative Economy and Halal Tourism


Saeed Mubarak Kharbash Al Marri – Deputy CEO - Strategy & Planning, DIEDC/ Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre


Rafi-uddin Shikoh – Founder and CEO DinarStandard, New York - Dubai

Franka Soeria – Co-founder, Think Fashion & #Markamarie, Istanbul - Jakarta

Silvano Martinotti – Vice-President, Italian Industry & Commerce Office in the UAE

Tomas Guerrero Blanco – Manager, Halal Trade and Marketing Centre, Dubai

Arwa Hanif Al-Qassim – Specialist in Projects and Events Dept., Dubai Culture & Arts Authority

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SESSION 1: Fintech and the development of a holistic ecosystem


Paolo Biancone - Full Professor of Business Administration, University of Torino


Rafi-uddin Shikoh - Founder and CEO DinarStandard, New York - Dubai
Islamic Fintech - Current Landscape & Path Forward

Reuben Buttigieg - CEO ERREMME, Malta
Establishing a European Regulatory Framework for Blockchain

Stefano Sermenghi - CEO and Co-Founder Big Group
Blockchain in Italy: fundamental tools for the Italian Food Industry

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Special Address

Hala Badri - Director General, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority

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Welcome Remarks

Chiara Appendino – Mayor, City of Torino

Vincenzo Ilotte – President, Torino Chamber of Commerce

Stefano Geuna – Rector, University of Torino

Alberto Brugnoni – Managing Partner, ASSAIF