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  • 31st EFFoST International Conference Food Science and Technology Challenges for the 21st Century - Research to Progress Society, 13-16 November 2017, Sitges, Spain
  • Celebration of the 150th anniversary of Marie Skłodowska Curie’s birth. Rome, November 2017
  • MSCA Webinar on "What does Open Science really mean?" 3 October 2017
  • EUROPEAN RESEARCHERS' NIGHT - 29 September 2017 live from Cornell University
  • XV EAAE Congress - Parma (Italy) - August 29th–September 1st 2017
  • H2020 InDirect Project (Direct and indirect biorefinery technologies for conversion of organic side-streams into multiple marketable products) Stakeholder Meeting, Parma, 21th June 2017
  • Invited speaker at the round table “Novel Food” at the ALMA “Next Generation Chef” congress, Parma, 3 June 2017
  • Participant at the Food Integrity 2017 conference in Parma, Italy, 9-10 May 2017
  • Lecturer on "Wine marketing and labelling", University of Parma, Italy, 4 May 2017
  • Invited speaker at workshop "HORIZON 2020: MARIE SKŁODOWSKA-CURIE INDIVIDUAL FELLOWSHIP FOCUS", University of Parma, 3 May 2017
  • Participant at ORIGO – Geographical Indications’ Global Forum – Parma, 11 April 2017
  • Lecturer of "Project work writing and presentation skills", Master MAFOOD, University of Parma, 6 April, 2017
  • Lecturer of "Novel food and Food Neophobia", Univerisity of Parma, 3-5 April 2017
  • Lecturer of "Consumer choices using Sawtooth software", Master MAFOOD, University of Parma, 27 March 2017
  • Lecturer of the course “Argomenti di Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria 2017”, Milano, Italy, 16 March 2017
  • Lecturer of the course “Argomenti di Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria 2017”, Brescia, Italy, 15 March 2017
  • Participant at the Info Session on Novel Foods - Technical meeting with stakeholders on Novel Food applications, EFSA, Parma, 6 March 2017 
  • Lecturer of the Master COMET, University of Parma, January-February 2017
  • Lecturer of the course “Argomenti di Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria 2016”, Montebelluno, Italy (9 November 2016)
  • Invited speaker at the round table of the “VIVA sustainable wine workshop”, Piacenza University, 20 July 2016
  • Guest speaker of the workshop “Edible insects and novel foods”, 24 June 2016, Bologna, Italy
  • Coordinator of the workshop “From COP21 to R2B” organized by Bologna CKAA and Aster, June 2016
  • Seminar on the Italian sounding phenomena in the food sector, Gola Gola Festival, Parma, June 2016
  • Guest speaker on “edible insects in the world” at the Michigan State University (USA), May 2016
  • Attending the Advanced Course in Food Sciences (summer school), July 2016, University of Parma, Italy
  • Lecturer about “The world of Italian Food Products with Protected Designation of Origin” for a group of visiting students of the Purdue University, 17 May 2016, Parma, Italy
  • Lecturer of “Wine marketing”, 14 May 2016, IS Pietro Antonio Strozzi High school, (MN), Italy
  • Lecturer of “Geographical Indications and brand names”, G. Marconi High school, April 2016 Parma, Italy
  • Seminar on entomophagy within the course “Products and cuisines of the world”, April 2016, Parma, Italy
  • Round Table invited speaker during the ISMEA-QUALIVITA Report PDO&PGI presentation, Rome, February 2016
 
  • Book presentations (A tavola con gli insetti, 2014) in several Italian cities in 2014, 2015 and 2016
  • Lecturer of “wine labelling” for bachelor food scientists, University of Parma, November 2015
  • Lecturer of “wine market and legislation” for master food scientists, University of Parma, November 2015
  • Speaker at UNIPR & EXPO conference about “Food waste”, Palazzo del Governatore, Parma, October 2015
  • Seminar on entomophagy within the course “Products and cuisines of the world”, April 2015, Parma University
  • Participant at the workshop “How to survive after a PhD thesis” by Dr. Karlin, University of Parma, October 2015
  • Attending the online course “Consumer Learning to Enhance the Knowledge of Products with Geographical Indications” - QUALIVITA, April to July 2015
  • Attending the Advanced School of Economic Psychology (University of Naples), March 2015
  • Participant at the Expo School 2015 “Sviluppo, Ambiente e Sostenibilità”, Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, Milano 2-5 February 2015
 

2014 

  • Attending the Journey Climate-KIC summer school for five weeks in three European countries, 2014
  • Start-upper course for young entrepreneurs organized, University of Milan, November 2014-March 2015
  • Seminar on “Sustainability in the wine sector”, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain, April 2014
  • Speaker in a Scientific aperitif about entomophagy with Paul Vantomme from FAO, January 2014
  • Seminar on “Preference mapping with sensory and consumer data” by Dr. Næs, University of Bologna, 2014
 
  • Speaker in a Scientific aperitif about organic food with Dr. Piva e Dr. Scienza, November 2013, Milano
  • Summer School for the Doctors and PhD students in training and research in the social sciences and agricultural economics, AIEAA, University of Piacenza, June 2013
  • Summer School on Software NVivo 10.0 Perspectives and the qualitative issues with particular reference to the Grounded Theory, University of Rome Tre, June 2013
  • Participant at the international e-learning course “Introduction to Sustainable Development”, Sendzimir Foundation, 9-30 March 2013
  • Visiting PhD Student at School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development of the University of Newcastle – UK (attending classes of Academic Writing for PhD Students, Researching the Food Consumer, Innovation and New Food Product Development, International Food Markets and Marketing), January-May 2013
  • Crash Course of Statistics for sociology research, University of Trento, September 2013
  • Summer School "Inter-firm Networks for Innovation: an Intellectual Property perspective", University of Trento, Italy
  • Summer School on Experimental auction: Theory and Applications in Food Marketing and Consumer Preferences Analysis, University of Bologna, September 2013
  • Seminar on “Using Choice Experiments to Understand Consumer Preferences: Three Empirical Applications”, University of Bologna, Italy, June 2013
  • Comparative Food Law Lawtech (Diritto Alimentare Comparato) seminar, University of Trento, July 2013
 
  • Speaker in a Scientific aperitif about GMOs food with Dr. Bressanini, December 2012, University of Piacenza
  • Speaker about “Overview on Geographical Indications” for the Michigan University Summer School, May 2012, University of Piacenza
  • Participant at “Trieste Next. Il salone europeo dell’Innovazione e della Ricerca Scientifica”, Trieste, 28-30 September 2012
  • Attending the “Principles of  organization  and  people  management, Leadership  e  membership  in advanced organizations” summer school in Milan, July 2012
  • Attending the summer school “Transferable Skills for Research Careers”, Catholic University, July 2012
  • Attending the summer school “Topics in Industrial Organization, Trade and the Food and Agricultural Sector” with Professor Ian M. Sheldon, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, June 2012
  • Attending the course “Management Basics: Strategy And Leadership”, Catholic University, May 2012
  • Participation at the seminar “Food Chains, Food Systems and Sustainable Diets: The Mediterranean Diets as a case study”, Milano, March 2012