Ca’ Foscari and CMCC open the Climate Research Centre in Venice

An international ‘task force’ of researchers will study the effects of climate change with an interdisciplinary approach, from environmental science to economics. On 13th April the VEGA Marghera Scientific Park Climate Study Centre CMCC @ Ca’ Foscari will be opened, with the support of Ca’ Foscari and CMCC.


Friday 13th April, 11:30 am

Vega Scientific Technological Park in Venice Marghera

Porta dell’Innovazione Building

11:30 am - Welcome Address

Michele Bugliesi, Rector, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

Roberto Ferrara, Sole Manager, VEGA

Representatives of the City, Venice

11:45 am - The CMCC Foundation, an Italian network for international research on the climate

Antonio Navarra, President of the CMCC Foundation

11:55 am CMCC @ Ca’ Foscari presentation: the Climate Centre based in Venice

Antonio Marcomini, Director, Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

Monica Billio, Director, Department of Economics, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

12:20 pm - Italian research on the climate. Recent results in the Arctic and Antarctic

Carlo Barbante, President, Italian Society for the Science of Climate, CNR, IDPA Institute for the Dynamics of Environmental Processes, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

Carlo Carraro, Vice President, WGIII-IPCC, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

After the inauguration it will be possible to visit the spaces of the center.