19th October


8:30 AM





Welcome greeting

Pietro Longhi

Artistic Director of Teatro Italia


Brief inaugural performance: I can see, now

Realized by Accademia d’Arte Drammatica Cassiopea

Performed by Leonardo Bianchi and Nicole Petruzza


Inaugural address: national, european and international public policies in support of the family and the enterprise

Mario Baccini

President of Italian National Agency for Microcredit


Institutional greetings

Laura Boldrini President of Italy’s Chamber of Deputies

Linda Lanzillotta Vice President  of the Senate of the Republic

Gianclaudio Bressa State Secretary for the Prime Minister’s Office for Regional Affairs , Autonomy and Sport

Cinzia Bonfrisco President of Commission for the Supervision on the Bank of Deposits and Loans

Francesco Boccia President of the Budget Commitee of the Chamber of Deputies

Pietro Sebastiani Director General for Development Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Stefano Carmenati Managing Director of the Community of Sant’Egidio

Franco Frattini  President of SIOI – UN Association for Italy

Luigi Calabria CEO and General Manager Bank of the South Central Microcredit

Aldo Soldi Director General of Coopfond , LegaCoop Nazionale

Roberto Litta International Marketing Expert

Alessandro Tappi Head of Guarantees Securitisation & Microfinance at the European Investment Fund (EIF)


Operational Considerations

Riccardo Maria Graziano  General Secretary of the Italian National Agency for Microcredit


Coordination of the plenary session activities

Giovanni Nicola Pes Deputy General Secretary of the Italian National Agency for Microcredit


Video link from Bruxelles with:

Jorge Ramirez Puerto, General Manager of the European Microfinance Network

Inaugural address on Social Market Economy, access to credit and fight against poverty

Eminence Mr Card. Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson

President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace


Angelo Maria Petroni  President of the Scientific Committee’s National Body for Microcredit and Full Professor at  University  of  “La Sapienza”


1:30 PM

Light Lunch


2:15 – 3:15 PM

Introductory Round Table: “Principles, techniques and models of microcredit “


Riccardo Maria Graziano Italian National Agency for Microcredit, General Secretary


Pierpaolo Baretta Ministry of Economy and Finance, Under-Secretary

Roberto Parmeggiani  Banca d’Italia, Servizio Supervisione Intermediari Finanziari, Director

Raffaele Rinaldi ABI, Head of Credit Office

Giampietro Pizzo RITMI, President

Antonio Gentile Ministry of Economic Development, Under-Secretary

Sergio Gatti  Head of Federcasse

Luisa Brunori Professor of the University of Bologna and President of WIN WIN Association

Raffaele Galano OEGLA, President


3:25 – 4:30 PM

Round Table:  “The opportunity to use Structural Funds for the implementation of microcredit projects”


Francesco Boccia Chamber of Deputies’ Budget Committee,  President


Managing Authorities of National Programmes and Directors General

Marianna D’Angelo Ministry of Labour

Anna Maria Leuzzi Ministry of Education*

Giuseppe Bronzino Ministry of Economic Development

Roberto Rigillo Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies




3:30 – 4:30 PM

Round Table: “Tools and cooperation processes: the Italian model for microcredit”

Introduced by

Mario Baccini, President of the Italian National Agency for Microcredit


Ambassadors of countries objective of Italian Cooperation


4:30 – 6:00  PM

Round Table: “The opportunity to use Structural Funds for the implementation of microcredit projects


Antonio Naddeo Department for Regional Affairs, Autonomy and Sports, Head of Department 


Managing Authorities for Regional Programmes



4:30 – 6:00 PM

Round Table: “Organizing and promoting excellence: the importance of microcredit for tourism activities”

Introduced by:

Giovanni Nicola, Deputy General Secretary of the Italian National Agency for Microcredit


Roberto Rocca MIBACT, General Manager


Paolo Rita Ente Nazionale per il Microcredito Consulente

Alberto Corti Confcommercio, Tourism Manager

Roberto Litta International Marketing Expert

Livio Barnabo Agency for Territorial Cohesion, Expert

Arturo Di Corinto La Repubblica, Journalist

Marco Brogna La Sapienza, Professor of Geography and Tourism Planning

Attilio Celant La Sapienza – Uninettuno University, Professor of Economy of Tourism