Forum in Masseria

From 8 to 11 June 2023, the fourth edition of the annual Forum in Masseria event will be held at Masseria Li Reni. A debate between institutions, experts and the business world to reflect on the strategic themes of the Italy of the future. From agriculture to health, from infrastructure to the environment, with a special focus on the development and implementation of the PNRR projects.

As a part of Forum in Masseria, there will be two EVENT DINNERS open to the public: 

  • SATURDAY, JUVE 10th: STARRED DINNER - Chef Michelin Paolo Gramaglia - BOOK YOUR TABLE


Preview Forum in Masseria 2023

Friday 09 June 

11:00 AM
Opening Session
Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni dialogues with Bruno Vespa
Live streaming: 

4:00 PM
Proximity. Innovation. Equality. The keywords of the NRP Health Mission.
The elements of the new National Health System: more modern, digital, inclusive structures, in order to guarantee equal access to care, strengthen prevention and services on the territory, and promote research. The PNRR's Health mission aims to develop a new strategy for prevention in the health and environmental sectors, taking a concrete step towards overcoming inequalities and modernising the National Health System.
They will attend:

  • ● Orazio Schillaci, Minister of Health
  • ● Ornella Barra, Chief Operating Officer, International, Walgreens Boots Alliance
  • ● Valentino Confalone, Country President Novartis Italia
  • ● Claudio Contini, Founder e CEO DigitalPlatforms
  • ● Maria Bianca Farina, President ANIA

Live streaming: 

5:00 PM
The new challenges for the agricultural sector in the light of the PNRR goals
What elements can the agricultural sector no longer do without? There are many pressing issues in the sector: recovery of materials and energy, sustainable development, promotion of renewable sources, digitisation, traceability, development of logistics. Agriculture is a crucial element within a circular economy: the efficiency of the agricultural system becomes a fundamental prerequisite for any kind of sustainable development.
They will attend:

  • ● Francesco Lollobrigida, Minister of Agriculture, Food Sovereignty and Forestry
  • ● Chiara Corbo, Director Smart AgriFood Observatory Politecnico di Milano
  • ● Dominga Cotarella, CEO Famiglia Cotarella
  • ● Massimiliano Giansanti, President Confagricoltura 

Live streaming: 

6:00 PM
The Italian strategy in a changing geopolitical context.
In a changing international geopolitical context, the Italian Defence strategy aims to develop artificial intelligence, improve cyber defence capabilities, and strengthen the Defence sector in the space field. The Ministry of Defence also aims to implement the use of renewable sources, build new military districts, expand scientific and technological research in synergy with universities, companies, and research centres.
They will attend:

  • ● Guido Crosetto, Minister of Defence
  • ● Nunzia Ciardi, Vice Director National Cybersecurity Agency
  • ● Francesco Cupertino, Rector Politecnico di Bari
  • ● Michele Valensise, Ambassador and President Villa Vigoni

Live streaming: 

9:00 PM




Saturday 10 June
11:00 AM
Commitment to the modernisation of the country's infrastructure and sustainable mobility.
Mission 3 of the NRP includes substantial investments aimed at strengthening the rail, road, and port networks, as well as the digitalisation of logistics systems and the enhancement of a sustainable mobility strategy. The objective is the development of a modern, sustainable, interconnected, digital infrastructure network in order to improve Italy's competitiveness.
They will attend:

  • ● Matteo Salvini, Minister of Infrastructure and Transport
  • ● Alessandro Bernini, CEO MAIRE
  • ● Federica Brancaccio, President ANCE
  • ● Antonio Decaro, President ANCI
  • ● Massimiliano Di Silvestre, President BMW Group Italy
  • ● Fabrizio Palenzona, President AISCAT SERVIZI e Member of the AISCAT Board of Arbitrators
  • ● Gianpiero Strisciuglio, CEO and General Manager Rete Ferroviaria Italiana

Live streaming: 

12:00 PM
Apulia Region President Michele Emiliano talks with Bruno Vespa

Live streaming: 

6:00 PM
Green revolution and ecological transition: strategies to reverse course.
Efforts to achieve the country's green, ecological and inclusive transition by favouring the circular economy and the development of renewable energy sources, also in the light of the Ukrainian conflict and the ongoing international debate. Within the framework of the NRP, Mission 2 aims to close some structural gaps that hinder the achievement of a new and better balance between food systems, energy transition, biodiversity and circularity of resources.
They will attend:

  • ● Gilberto Pichetto Fratin, Minister of the Environment and Energy Security
  • ● Mario Abbadessa, Senior Managing Director & Country Head Hines Italy
  • ● Rosalba Giugni, President Marevivo
  • ● Emanuela Trentin, CEO Siram Veolia

Live streaming: 

9:00 PM



Sunday 11 June
10:00 AM
PNRR: an opportunity for the relaunch of the South and for the resumption of the convergence process with the more developed areas of the country.
The PNRR pursues the territorial rebalancing and the revitalisation of the South as a transversal priority of all the Plan's Missions. In fact, the focus on the South is included in all the Missions of the PNRR, with the aim of reducing the existing gap between the South and the rest of the country, and accompanying a new season of convergence between the South and the Centre-North. The main objectives include: reforms for the Public Administration, a strategy for enhancing the value of cultural assets, interventions in infrastructures, and the fight against educational poverty.
They will attend:

  • ● Raffaele Fitto, Minister of European Affairs, South, Cohesion Policies and PNRR
  • ● Emanuele Di Palma, President Banca di Credito Cooperativo di San Marzano di San Giuseppe
  • ● Stefano Distilli, President Cassa Dottori Commercialisti
  • ● Alessandra Ricci, CEO SACE

Live streaming: 

11:45 AM
Culture 4.0: Investing in the sector to revitalise the country.
The PNRR of the Ministry of Culture fits into Mission 1 (Digitisation, Innovation, Competitiveness, Culture and Tourism), Component 3 (Tourism and Culture 4.0). The planned interventions, in accordance with the transversal objectives and principles of the Plan, intend to restructure the key assets of Italy's cultural heritage and foster the emergence of new services, also exploiting social participation as a lever for inclusion and regeneration, with the aim of improving their attractiveness, accessibility (both physical and digital) and safety, with a general view to environmental sustainability.
They will attend:

  • ● Gennaro Sangiuliano, Minister of Culture
  • ● Mario De Simoni, CEO Ales S.p.A. and President Scuderie del Quirinale
  • ● Alfonsina Russo, Director Parco Archeologico del Colosseo

Live streaming: 

12:30 PM
“Sistema Italia”. Combining investments, skills and a new corporate culture to make our country attractive in the world.
A strong corporate culture has always been a distinctive trait of Made in Italy. The opportunities offered by PNRR, the transformations taking place in the world of work and the major transitions that society is going through are pushing companies to take a leading role in making Italy as attractive as and more than other European countries. In this context, building a corporate philosophy that balances economic, environmental and social sustainability becomes fundamental not only to retain skills and talent but also to attract them from abroad.
They will attend:

  • ● Adolfo Urso, Minister of Enterprise and Made in Italy
  • ● Carlo Bonomi, President Confindustria
  • ● Marco Hannappel, President & CEO Philip Morris Italy, President South West Europe Philip Morris International
  • ● Ernesto Fürstenberg Fassio, President Banca Ifis
  • ● Stefania Lazzaroni, General Director Fondazione Altagamma
  • ● Walter Ruffinoni, CEO NTT DATA Italy

Live streaming:   

1:30 PM
Five Star Movement President Giuseppe Conte dialogues with Bruno Vespa

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Communication Partner: Comin & Partners
Patronage of Regione Puglia
Sponsor: Aiscat Servizi, ANCE, Ania, Banca Ifis, BMW, Confagricoltura, Ferrovie dello Stato, Maire Tecnimont, Novartis, NTT DATA, Philip Morris Italia, Poste Italiane, Siram Veolia. 
We thank BCC San Marzano di San Giuseppe and Inwit.