Speaker Bio & Abstract

Marino Cavallo Head - Innovation
Metropolitan City of Bologna

BiographyMarino Cavallo has relevant experience in the economic sector and he developed many analyses and studies about the relations between social and economic issues (considering the role of ICT technology and New Media). He worked for over 20 years in Local and Territorial Authorities in Italy. In this period he achieved knowledge and experiences about public administration, innovation processes, projects to stimulate local and regional development. Moreover he started successful activities for the managing of European Projects and Programmes of interregional cooperation between the different countries of the EU. Marino is Head of the Department Research, Innovation and Management of EU Projects in the Metropolitan City of Bologna (Italy).AbstractArtificial intelligence and Big data represent an opportunity to reshape the services of the public administration and to build a new idea of a smart city. Participation, deliberative processes, citizen involvement could increase with the support of advanced ICT technologies implemented with an innovative perspective. The idea is to promote a Smart Humanistic City. Bologna is an example of this approach and case studied and experiences will be presented during the conference.