The VRE scientific committee is a distinctive element composed of high-level professionals in the field of extended reality. The Committee is an expression of support for the mission of the festival: to increase the knowledge of immersive technologies and the use in different areas from art to business, from entertainment to medicine.

The VRE Scientific Committee is composed of high level professionals in the field of extended reality. The Committee is an expression of support for the mission of the festival: to increase the knowledge of immersive technologies and the use in different areas from art to business, from entertainment to medicine.

Agostino Angeloni

Agostino Angeloni

Recognised as a dynamic, passionate business leader, focused and determined, he's always searching for ways to grow business and develop ideas. As a proven entrepreneur with a strong vision and business grounding, he knows that it's the Team and not the individuals that leads to success.

As a proven entrepreneur with a strong vision and business grounding, he knows that it's the Team and not the individuals that leads to success.
His objective is to successfully leverage these skills to bring strategic direction, entrepreneurial energy, leadership and integrity to any organization with which he's involved.

Currently he's President and Executive Board Member of Teleconsys.

Valter Casini

Valter Casini

News reporter and communicator.
After a start in a multinational consulting firm he was co-founder of Next Consulting, currently CEO of Morris Consulting, based in Rome, Milan and London, marketing and communication company.
He is a member of Intermedia Europe, Virtual Reality International, the Moscow Power Engineering Institute CYO.

 

 

Alberto Gallace

Alberto Gallace

Alberto is a professor of applied cognitive neuroscience. His research investigates the cognitive and neural correlates of sensory processing and multisensory integration in real and mediated environments (man-machine interface, VR and AR). He has a special experience in the sense of touch, which he has been studying for more than 10 years and in the study of the neurocognitive correlates of pain / pleasure.

He is director of the university research center MibTec (Technology Center of Mind and Behavior) and deputy director of the Best4Food center (Bicocca Inter for Science and Technology for Food).

Cecilie Levy

Cecilie Levy

Cecilie is an award-winning scriptwriter and currently engaged as an artistic (Ph.D.) researcher at the Norwegian film school. Educated at the Dutch Film and Television Academy, her work includes shorts, children’s films, children’s series, and television dramas. The films won prices at international festivals (Lucas Award, Gilde Film, Florence, Critics Award, Grimstad) and were broadcasted nationally and internationally (ARTE). Her short film Mimoun was nominated for an International Emmy® Kids Awards and won the prestigious, European PRIX JEUNESSE. In 2018 she was awarded a four-year scholarship from the Norwegian Artistic Research Program to do practice-based research into storytelling for virtual reality. Central to her research is the development and production of VR experience Finding Frida.

Claudia Lodesani

Claudia Lodesani

An infectious disease doctor, born in Modena, he has worked with MSF since 2002 and has spent the last 15 years in the field. She has covered major emergencies such as Ebola and the tsunami, conflicts like those in Yemen and the Central African Republic, forgotten contexts such as Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo or South Sudan. She works on migration projects in Lampedusa and Sicily, where he has lived for 10 years.

 

 

Giovanna Marinelli

Giovanna Marinelli

For over 20 years, Lorenzo was the Chief Executive Officer of the leading Internet companies in Italy. After this experience, he studies the new revolution of "immersive" technologies: Augmented, Virtual, Mixed Reality. He support companies in the adoption of VR/AR. He analyzes the phenomenon of these realities and created a direct relationship with market operators in Europe and America, Universities and Business Schools, Agencies, Customers. This experience is available in a book: Realtà Virtuale e Realtà Aumentata. Nuovi media per nuovi scenari di Business.

Gaetano Tieri

Gaetano Tieri

Assistant Professor at University of Rome Unitelma Sapienza and Phd in Cognitive Social and Affective Neuroscience. He is an expert in exploring behavioral, physiological and neurophysiological activities by means of Immersive Virtual Reality and conducts research at 1) Virtual reality Lab at Unitelma Sapienza of Rome; 2) at the IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome and 3) Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Laboratory at the Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, head Prof. S.M. Aglioti. He is also expert in developing virtual environments for educational proposal in the fields of Psychology and Neuroscience. Since 2019, He is the head of the Virtual Reality Lab at Unitelma Sapienza of Rome

Simone Arcagni

Simone Arcagni

Professor at the University of Palermo. He teaches at the IULM in Milan and at the Scuola Holden in Turin. Scholar of new media and new technologies Simone collaborates with "Nòva - Il Sole 24Ore", "Oxygen", Techno news" " Segnocinema "and other scientific and scientific magazines.

Directs "Screencity Journal" and "EmergingSeries Journal". Member of the "International Advisory Board for Web and Transmedia Strategies" of the Prix Italia of Rai and vice-president of the LUM (Multimedia University Laboratory) of Palermo. He is a consultant and contributor to festivals, institutions, conferences, editorial series, magazines and is part of several national and international scientific committees. His latest publication is Digital Visions. Video, web and new technologies (Einaudi 2016).

Joelle Come

Joelle Come

With an artistic university education (master's degree from the Institut Supérieur des Arts in Brussels), Joëlle Comé has over twenty years of experience in managing cultural and international projects, promoting culture, artistic education and cultural policy.

Through a process that led her to the ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross (in the field and then to headquarters in Geneva) to the ECAL école d'art de Lausanne as head of the cinema department, she was active with various mandates in the field of film production before being nominated in 2007 as executive director of the cultural policy of the Canton of Geneva.

Max Giovagnoli

Max Giovagnoli

Max is the premier transmedia producer, storyteller and researcher in Italy.

He works as transmedia consultant for public tv broadcasters and movie majors and distributors in big franchise launch campaigns, indie productions and storytelling/multiplatform projects. He has given presentations for TedxTransmedia, European Broadcasting Union, Ventana Sur, Argentina, and Transmedia Storytelling Workshop. He's the coordinator of the School of Visual Arts, Cinema and New Media of the Istituto Europeo di Design (IED Rome, Italy) and he has been visiting professor in several EU universities.

Antonio Libonati

Antonio Libonati

Born in 1985, lawyer and expert in communication, Antonio works at the Senate of the Republic, engaged in the sectors "Constitutional Affairs" and "Culture and Education" in the implementation of communication strategies and management of complex projects in the institutional sphere. In 2014 he contributed in founding the Italian Youth Association for UNESCO, of which he assumed the role of Secretary General and Treasurer. In 2019 he was elected President.

Giovanna Marinelli

Giovanna Marinelli

Expert in cultural management. She has been Councilor for Culture, Tourism and Sport; she has supervised and coordinated major projects such as Estate Romana and Notti Bianche of Rome. She teaches in the most important Italian University and collaborates with cultural magazine. In the 2013 she was named Knight in "The Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur" by the French Republic. Currently he is president of QAcademy, social enterprise that realizes projects of cultural and formative nature for public and private institutions.

Nicola Rosa

Nicola Rosa

Innovation, experience design, strategy and technology expert who worked for Google, Yahoo!, IBM, Spotify, and Atari; Nicola is currently part of the Accenture Digital where he is the Extended Reality Go-To Market Strategy Lead for UKI. With more than 15 years of experience delivering complex B2E, B2B and B2C digital solutions he has an extensive knowledge about mobile, immersive technologies, data visualisation, broadcasting, media and digital entertainment.

Marco Testoni

Marco Testoni

Compositore, music supervisor e consulente musicale nel settore della musica per il cinema, la fiction e la pubblicità. Nel 2014 ha vinto il Premio Colonne Sonore. Nel 2015 è stato premiato come Compositore dell’anno al Premio Roma Videoclip. Come didatta ha diretto nel 2014 il primo corso in Italia di Music Supervisor. Nel 2017 sue performance musicali e multimediali vengono presentate al Louvre di Parigi e al Macro di Roma. Con Dino Audino Editore ha pubblicato Musica e visual media (2016) e Musica e Multimedia (2019).

Antonio Veraldi

Antonio Veraldi

Marketing manager FPA - FORUM PA, a company that for thirty years has organized the exhibition and congress event for digital transformation of Government and Public Health. I work to build, consolidate and expand networks of public administrators and business managers. My goal is to help spread digital transformation for health: because digital technologies can improve quality of life of elderly people, non self-sufficient people, fragile or suffering from chronic diseases.

Da anni impegnato per costruire, consolidare e allargare reti di amministratori pubblici, ricercatori e manager delle Imprese. L’obiettivo è contribuire a diffondere l’innovazione digitale per la salute: perché le nuove tecnologie possono migliorare le condizioni di vita delle persone anziane, non autosufficienti, fragili o afflitte da malattie croniche.