Innovation Film Fest

The WMF education program 2023

AI Marketing & Plenary

The AI Marketing & Plenary stage, part of the WMF's AI Global Summit event, offers talks on the application of marketing in the field of artificial intelligence and insights on AI by top Italian and international experts in the industry. 

Access to the stage is possible with Full offert.

AI for PMI

The open stage AI for PMI,  part of the WMF's AI Global Summit event, offers talks on the application of artificial intelligence for small and medium-sized businesses. 

Access to the open stage is possible with Full, Main and Basic offers.
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AI for Education

The open stage Ai for Education, part of the WMF's AI Global Summit event, offers talks on the potential of artificial intelligence in the field of education and teaching. 

Access to the open stage is possible with Full, Main and Basic offers.

AI for Work

The open stage Ai for Work, part of the WMF's AI Global Summit event, offers talks on the impact and use of artificial intelligence in the filed of work.

Access to the open stage is possible with Full, Main and Basic offers.

Start the Future

The open stage Start the Future offers keynote speeches, panels, and interviews with experts from around the world on the new trends and latest developments in the field of technology and digital innovation.

Access to the open stage is possible with Full, Main and Basic offers.

Blockchain & Crypto

The stage Blockchain & Crypto features leading experts discussing prospects, applications and limitations of the Blockchain and Bitcoin world.

Access to the stage is possible with the Full offer.

Content Creators

The open stage Content Creators is part of WMF's Creators Fest, an event for which Show Reel Media Group is the main partner. Here, the world of Content Creators comes to life with interviews, sketches, panels, talks, and meetings with the protagonists of the content creation and their communities. 

Access to the open stage is possible with Full, Main and Basic offers.
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Web 3

On the stage Web 3 experts will discuss the Web 3 paradigm and new digital services resulting from the decentralization of the Internet: Metaverse, NFT, VR, and more.

Access to the stage is possible with a Full offert.

Coding

The stage Coding offers educational and vertical speeches on computer programming.

Access to the stage is possible with a Full offer.

Content Marketing

On the stage Content Marketing, industry experts offer educational speeches on new engagement techniques and strategies for creating and sharing valuable content for your community and new target audiences.

Access to the stage is possible with a Full offer.

Advertising

The Advertising stage, sponsored by SMConnect, is the perfect place to discover new trends and the best practices in digital advertising. Industry experts will provide interesting insights into the latest technologies and tools to help companies optimize their advertising campaigns and increase their ROI.

Access to the stage is possible with a Full offer.
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Social Media Strategies

The stage Social Media Strategies, powered by SMS, features educational speeches on the strategies to be implemented to measure and optimize performance through social media.

Access to the stage is possible with a Full offer.
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E-commerce

As part of E-commerce Festival, the stage dedicated to the main strategies for optimizing online sales: the biggest innovations in the world of digital marketing and the most interesting integrations will be presented by leading industry profiles.

Access to the stage is possible with a Full offer.
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Tourism & Travel

As part of the Digital Tourism Festival of WMF, the stage offers educational and vertical talks on innovations in the tourism sector and digital integrations to optimise supply in an international market.

Access to the stage is possible with a Full offer.

SEO

On this stage, powered by SM CONNECT, industry experts will cover the most technical and advanced areas of SEO. Educational and vertical speeches, and case studies to deepen the tools and strategies shaping the entire digital industry.

Access to the stage is possible with a Full offer.
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Robotics

The open stage Robotics features speeches related to the ways robotics will develop and connect with our daily life.

Access to the open stage is possible with: Full, Main and Basic offers.

Ethics, Media & Information

On this open stage, journalists, activists and experts in the field of information will address issues related to the use of media and the implications of new technologies on society. 

Access to the open stage is possible with Full, Main and Basic offers.

Future of Open Innovation & VC

The international stage where top entrepreneurs, investors, and corporate innovators discuss key success factors for startups, such as investment trends, open innovation, and local ecosystems. The event provides networking and collaboration opportunities with startups, investors, and industry experts. Join if you're a startup founder, investor, or corporate innovator!

Access to the open stage is possible with Full, Main and Basic offers.

Innovation Policies

Innovation Policies is one of the two open stages, inside the event Future of Governement, dedicated to the discussion of social, economic and cultural issues affecting national and global political agendas, with the participation of representatives of institutions, interest groups, policy makers.

Access to the open stage is possible with Full, Main and Basic offers.

Book Presentation

The open stage Book Presentation, part of the WMF's Book Fair, Interviews, is dedicated to talks, book presentations and interviews on the most important innovations in the publishing industry. Authors will discuss topics related to digital, sustainability and innovation and social impact..

L'accesso all'open stage is possible with Full, Main and Basic offers.

Work, HR & Digital Skills

On this open stage, experts, HR managers, and work consultants, both Italian and international, will discuss the latest industry news and present trends and possible future scenarios related to the world of work.

L'accesso all'open stage is possible with Full, Main and Basic offers.

Mainstage

The last edition of WMF - We Make Future, International Fair and Festival on Technological and Digital Innovation, was held at the Rimini Exhibition Center from June 15 to 17, 2023.


On the Mainstage there were Inspirational Talks, Educational Moments, Live Concerts, the final of the Startup Competition, debates and various show and entertainment events. Thanks to the contribution of great international guests, private and institutional players, artists and entertainment celebrities, the Mainstage brought together all the main themes of the Festival, giving space to future trends and digital, technological and social innovation.


Check out the Mainstage program below!

Diversity & Inclusion

On this open stage  we will reflect together with experts, scholars and activists on how to foster the growth of a more inclusive environment, breaking down structural biases and understanding, instead, the real value of diversity.

Access to the open stage is possible with Full, Main and Basic offers.

SEOZoom

The stage dedicated to SEO features experts from the SEOZoom team, who tackle various angles of the complex subject of search engine optimisation. Each talk is supported by data, practical references and tested results, to always combine the right amount of theoretical advice and operational guidance suited to each type of site and context. Thanks to this training session, therefore, participants will experience a day of study and insight into SEO. Above all they will have the opportunity to get immediately applicable hints to improve the performance of their sites.

Access to the stage is possible with Full offer.

Digital Strategy

Case studies and working models, marketing and communication: in this stage we will start from paradigms to develop successful digital strategies!

Access to the stage is possible with Full offert.

Esports & Gaming

This open stage, in partnership with LEGA ESPORT, features talks on the present and future of the gaming and eSports business.

Access to the open stage is possible with Full, Main and Basic offers.
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Google Ads

The Google Ads stage, powered by SMCONNECT, hosts educational and vertical talks to explore the potential and different applications of this tool in depth.

Access to the stage is possible with a Full offer.
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Web Analytics

The stage dedicated to the processes of measuring, collecting and analyzing web data in order to optimize its use. Educational and vertical talks will examine new industry tools and trends for improving campaign reporting.

Access to the stage is possible with a Full offer.

Tech for Non Profit

The stage dedicated to the world of the Third Sector: non-profit organisations, institutions, volunteers and experts deliver training speeches on the latest innovations and trends aimed at promoting actions in support of a more equitable and inclusive society.

Access to the stage is possible with a Full offer.

Circular Economy

This open stage explores the circular economy's topic: from fashion to food, what can we do to respect the Planet?

Access to the open stage is possible with Full, Main and Basic offers.

Climate Change

Realised in partnership with WWF, on this open stage researchers, consultants and non-profit organisations will take turns to present the state of the art and the major implications of climate change, focusing on existing solutions and the main trends at national and global level.

Access to the open stage is possible with the following offer types: Full, Main and Basic.
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Legal Tech

On this open stage, Italian and international speakers will discuss the main challenges of integrating technology into legal activities to protect both product developers and consumers.

Access to the open stage is possible with the following offer types: Full, Main and Basic.

Startup Showcase

This open stage, powered by Grow by SAP on June 15, offers a unique showcase for startups and SMEs to exhibit their products and services in front of an audience of industry experts, entrepreneurs, investors and potential customers.

Access to the open stage is possible with the following offer types: Full, Main and Basic.
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Cybersecurity

On this open stage, sponsored by Cy4gate, experts address the increasingly fundamental topic of cybersecurity with educational and vertical speeches.

Access to the open stage is possible with the following offer types: Full, Main and Basic.
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Email Marketing

The stage, sponsored by 4DEM, deals vertically with the world of email marketing, with training speeches to guide the audience through the main elements to build an effective strategy.

Access to the stage is possible with a Full offer.
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Brand

On this stage, Italian and international speakers will deliver training and vertical speech on the world of Brand. Consumer relations, impact on the social context, vertical platforms, communities and much more!

Access to the stage is possible with a Full offer.

Brand & Lead Strategy

On this stage, training sessions and keynotes by industry experts are planned to deepen branding and lead generation topics.

Access to the stage is possible with a Full offer.

TikTok

This stage, in partnership with TikTok, explores the creative and technical dynamics of the platform. Training sessions, case studies and best practices will be used to develop strategies on TikTok.

Access to the stage is possible with a Full offer.
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Politics in Tech

Politics in Tech is one of the two open stages, within the event Future of Governement, dedicated to the discussion of social, economic and cultural issues affecting national and global political agendas, with the participation of representatives of institutions, interest groups, policy makers.

Access to the open stage is possible with the following offer types: Full, Main and Basic.

Accessibility

Realised in partnership with RAI Accessibilità, the talks on this open stage focus on the state of the art and the next developments in the combination of technology and accessibility.

Access to the open stage is possible with the following offer types: Full, Main and Basic.
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Green Tech

The open stage where experts present new developments in green tech, explore existing technologies and analyse their effects on the environment and society.

Access to the open stage is possible with the following offer types: Full, Main and Basic.

Health Tech

In this stage the speakers will discuss with training speeches and case studies the future of healthcare. What will it achieve thanks to technological development? Which digital trends are most in vogue in recent years? What are the limits of traditional approaches?

Access to the stage is possible with a Full offer.

AI for Government

This open stage will host speakers discussing AI for government topics, exploring how artificial intelligence can enhance government operations and services.

Access to the open stage is possible with the following offer types: Full, Main and Basic.

Entrepreneurship

On this open stage, sponsored by Qonto, you can be inspired by entrepreneurial success stories, the efficient and creative use of today's digital tools and visions of the future! 

Access to the open stage is possible with the following offer types: Full, Main and Basic.
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Supercomputing for PMI

Supercomputing and Digital Transformation for SMEs: Opportunities offered by the EuroCC Italy Competence Center

The digital revolution is no longer reserved for the academic world or large industries, but it is also serving SMEs. This event will present real projects and examples of how small businesses have adopted innovative technologies to solve problems and be competitive. It will highlight how collaboration between the EuroCC Italy Competence Center and companies can lead to significant results in terms of innovation and growth. The EuroCC Italy Competence Center was established to support Italian companies in the immediate use of supercomputing, particularly for those who, due to small size or a lack of expert personnel, cannot afford a "traditional" HPC installation. We will also explore how the center provides support to businesses and public administration through training, consulting, and access to high-performance computing resources.

Access to the open stage is possible with the following offer types: Full, Main and Basic.

The event will take place on the morning of June 16th, exact times will be announced soon.
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Social Advertising

In this stage, the speakers will discuss strategies, tactics, and best practices for leveraging social media advertising and effectively engaging with the audience.

Access to the stage is possible with a Full offer.
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Impact to Business

The open stage to discover how you can help improve the attractiveness and competitiveness of your area by designing actions with a positive impact. During the panels, you will hear the stories of those who are making a difference and have the opportunity to connect with the strategies of the most enterprising communities in the HUBitat Network, the initiative created to maximise the innovative potential of territories.

Access to the open stage is possible with the following offer types: Full, Main and Basic.

UX

The User Experience stage, sponsored by Conflux, offers training and vertical presentations on the latest trends and best practices in design and usability.

Access to the stage is possible with a Full offer.

UI & Design

The UI Design stage offers educational and vertical speeches, held by industry experts, on subjects related to user interface design to create intuitive and user-friendly interfaces that facilitate the use of the product or service by users

Access to the stage is possible with a Full offer.
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Startup Stage

On this open stage, powered by IT.COM on 15 June and powered by Grow by SAP on 16 June, you will have the opportunity to listen to pitches from around 200 start-ups from the WMF (World Startup Festival) Startup Competition and ongoing scouting activities, participate in interactive Q&A sessions and make connections with entrepreneurs, investors and innovation professionals from all over the world.

Access to the open stage is possible with the following offer types: Full, Main and Basic.
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Sport

This open stage is the epicenter of the convergence between the world of sports and new digital technologies. Industry experts will share the latest innovations and their experiences. Discover how digital integration is revolutionizing the way we practice, follow, and experience sports.

Access to the open stage is possible with the following offer types: Full, Main and Basic.

Digital Journalism

On this stage, journalists and experts in the field of information will address issues related to the use of media and the implications that new technologies have within the industry.

Access to thestage is possible with a Full offer.

AI Tools

This stage will feature speakers discussing AI tools and how businesses can utilize them to improve decision-making, automate processes, and enhance overall performance.

Access to the stage is possible with a Full offer.

Platform & Services

This stage will host speakers discussing various digital platforms and services and how businesses can leverage them to achieve their goals.

Access to the stage is possible with a Full offer.

Tech for Business

This stage will host speakers discussing the latest technological advancements in various industries and how businesses can adopt them to improve operations, efficiency, and innovation.

Access to the stage is possible with a Full offer.

Digital Tools

This stage will feature speakers discussing various digital tools and technologies, such as augmented reality, virtual reality, and chatbots, and how businesses can use them to enhance customer experiences and engagement.

Access to the stage is possible with a Full offer.

E-Commerce Kit

This stage will feature speakers discussing strategies and tools to help businesses succeed in e-commerce, including tips for driving sales, optimizing user experience, and utilizing effective marketing techniques.

Access to the stage is possible with a Full offer.

Innovation Film Fest

The programme and speakers of this open stage will be announced soon: follow us on our channels and stay updated to find out the latest news on the training programme of WMF - We Make Future, International Trade Fair and Festival on Tech and Digital Innovation!

Access to the open stage is possible with the following offer types: Full, Main and Basic.

Cooperative Ecosystem

The 'Cooperative Ecosystem' space features some of the different realities that make up the Italian cooperative system.

Legacoop (an organisation representing and safeguarding cooperation), Coopfond (a mutual fund for the promotion and development of cooperatives), Fondazione PICO (Digital Innovation Hub for cooperative digital transformation) and a number of cooperative enterprises from different parts of the country will present their activities and engage in dialogue with the public and visitors during the three days of "We Make Future 2023". 
Among the many meetings that will be hosted in the space dedicated to the Italian cooperative ecosystem, the National Meeting of Italian cooperative start-ups "Coopstartup" is scheduled for 16 June.

Access to the open stage is possible with the following offer types: Full, Main and Basic.

Masterclass

Workshops and meetings for practical purposes on topics such as AI, Advertising and Web Marketing with opportunities for face-to-face discussions with expert speakers in the mentioned fields. These two-hour courses are intended for a maximum of 25 people and it will be necessary to register to reserve your place and participation by paying an extra price over the ticket already purchased to attend WMF. 


The proceeds from the Masterclass fees will be entirely donated to the fundraising campaign for the Emilia Romagna region in response to the climate emergency.

Space Economy

Within the Spring of Space Innovation Fest the open stage Space Economy will host international speakers from the industrial, business, financial and institutional world who will discuss the challenges of space innovation, both downstream and upstream, and will present their success stories to understand and create synergies in the future of the New Space Economy!

Access to the open stage is possible with the following offer types: Full, Main and Basic.
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Movie Area

Within this area you can view the short film finalists selected by the WMF Call for Short Films and other extra content. Some screenings will be screened with audio description, subtitles and LIS in clear.

Access to the open stage is possible with the following offer types: Full, Main and Basic.

International Startup Showcase

On this open stage you will have the opportunity to listen to international startup pitches from the WMF International Road Show and learn about the innovative ideas developed by the young people who took part in the WMF Startup Competition Young. And that's not all!

Access to the open stage is possible with the following ticket types: Full Ticket, Mainstage Ticket and Fair Ticket.

OVHcloud & Seedble Arena

Open Arena, a Planet populated by start-ups and companies, venture capitalists and innovation players who will discuss open innovation, cloud and business acceleration trends.

Access to the open stage is possible with the following offer types: Full, Main and Basic.

Creators Live

During the WMF, creators will have the opportunity to use this space - located in Hall C5 - to go live on their channels and chat with other guests. It will also be a wonderful opportunity to interact directly with the community!

B2B & Speed Meetings

Within the Exhibition Area of WMF - We Make Future, dedicated spaces will be set up for B2B meetings, informal speed meetings, job placement: all very important opportunities for networking and broadening your horizons. Below you can find the schedule of availability for the various spaces and the timing of speed meetings during the three days.

There are no sessions in the selected stage on this day.

17 Giugno 2023
09:40 - 10:00
Innovation Film Fest

Youtube and the resurgence of film criticism

Film criticism that had disappeared or been relegated to a blurb in the old media has seen a renaissance on the web, from the dawn of YouTube to TikTok becoming a hybrid form of popularisation and marketing.
Xanax
Barbie Xanax
Film critic & content creator   
17 Giugno 2023
10:20 - 10:40
Innovation Film Fest

New Short Cinema by WeShort

In today's fast-paced society, where even the perception of time has changed, WeShort is using a rebranding of the word short film, this is also the reason for the birth of the company, we present the BIG SHORT CINEMA. What you will discover on WeShort is that the short film is not a niche for a few, but an unexplored universe for millions of people, for when you don't have time, concentration and desire to follow films and series for hours on end during your day.
Alessandro Loprieno
Alessandro Loprieno
WeShort   
17 Giugno 2023
10:40 - 11:00
Innovation Film Fest

Movies and short movies for everyone: Rai makes the magic of cinema accessible

From the great films that populate the Rai programme schedules to short films that deal with topics close to young people, the commitment of the RAI Public Service is to make film content of social and cultural interest available also to audiences with sensory disabilities. Equipping feature films and shorts with accessibility aids such as audiodescription, subtitles, but also LIS translation made with competence, makes them new artistic products more complete and usable for a very wide audience.
Maria Chiara Andriello
Maria Chiara Andriello
Accessibility Manager @Rai Pubblica Utilità   
17 Giugno 2023
13:40 - 14:20
Innovation Film Fest

Pitch Call for Screenplays and Award Ceremony for Short Films and Screenplays

The finalists of the Call for Screenplays present their project, with a 3-minute pitch, explaining all the key elements of the subject, screenplay and production possibilities of the short film in front of a jury of producers. This will be followed by the closing Award Ceremony during which the winners of the Call for Short Films and Call for Screenplays will be announced.
Innovation Film Fest Awards
   
17 Giugno 2023
14:40 - 15:00
Innovation Film Fest

Green Storytellers – Into the wild

Imagine encountering enormous whales, walking alongside colossal bison, howling in the company of lone wolves, diving among spectacular sharks and spotting one of the world's rarest felines... Green Storytellers returns in a third season to document the most important conservation projects for the preservation of Nature, inside WWF oases.
Mara Moschini e Marco Cortesi
Antonio Barone
Mara Moschini e Marco Cortesi
Green Storytellers   
Antonio Barone
WWF Italia   
17 Giugno 2023
15:00 - 15:20
Innovation Film Fest

The diverse Network: the right way to team up

During the speech, the Postal Police will provide information on the current risks for minors during internet browsing and the use of social networks, with particular emphasis on challenges and cyberbullying. Reference will be made to legislation against cyberbullying, as well as preventive, repressive, and emergency tools to prevent the dissemination of videos or images that violate the dignity of those involved. Intervention methods to protect victims will be examined, highlighting the need for an inclusive network concept involving users, schools, families, and institutions.
Lucia Marseglia
Lucia Marseglia
Polizia di Stato