PRELIMINARY. Italy 2020: Inspiring Italian Future XI Annual NOVA Conference

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Italy 2020:

Inspiring Italian

Future

XI Annual NOVA Conference

New York, November 19-21, 2010

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Content

Introduction to NOVA association

XI Nova Conference

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Introduction to NOVA

Established in the Spring of 2000, NOVA is a non profit association comprising more than

900 Italian students and alumni from top US MBA programs

NOVA has the objective to encourage Italian students to:

Participate in leading international MBA programs

Contribute to the international success of Italy

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Key activities of NOVA

NOVA Conference: every year NOVA organizes a conference which hosts some of the key representatives of the Italian and international business community. The conference represents a unique opportunity for Italian MBA students and alumni to meet and discuss opportunities and challenges for Italy within the global economy

NOVA Corporate relationships: NOVA actively engages with major Italian and international corporations to help them liaise with and attract Italian MBA students and alumni

NOVA recruiting task force: supporting NOVA alumni and current MBA students in job search

Alumni chapters: NOVA alumni chapters in Milan, Rome, London and New York regularly organize informal gatherings and speaker series, targeted at both NOVA members and the broader Italian business community

NOVA admission team: supported by several alumni, the admission team aims to encourage, mentor and support those applying to

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Annual NOVA conferences

2008

•Columbia/NYU

•R. Abravanel, G. Galateri, F. Napolitano

2006

•Stanford

•R. Crea, G. De Luca, P. Romer, E. Schmidt

2005

•Harvard/MIT

•A. Alesina, F. Conti, F. Giavazzi

2004

•Columbia/NYU

•A.Damodaran, M. Draghi, L. Stanca

2003

•Chicago/Kellogg/Wharton

•F. Beccalli, M. Sella, P. Timoni, L. Zingales

2007

•Columbia/NYU

•M. Arpe, C. Buora, R. Crapelli, L. Stanca

2002

•Harvard/MIT

•M. Baldassarri, G. Braggiotti, F. Modigliani

Hosting School

Keynote speakers

2009

•Harvard/MIT

•G. Cuneo, M. d’Amore, N. Pianon, F. Sattin,

B. Severgnini

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Past conference and corporate

partners

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Content

Introduction to NOVA association

XI Nova Conference

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XI NOVA conference in NYC

NETW

ORKING

• Two days that

will connect

Italian MBA

students from

all over the US

with

successful

leaders from a

variety of

fields, in the

unique setting

offered by

New York

DISCUS

SION

• More than 20

business

leaders that

will discuss

their views on

the future of

Italy and the

trends that will

be affecting

our growth in

the

medium-long run

C

AREER

• A series of

company

presentations

and the

special

opportunity to

take part to

the recruiting

process of top

Italian and

International

companies

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Concept, objectives and structure

• Discuss how Italy will evolve in the medium term to 2020 and which main trends will be affecting our growth

Concept

• Provide a series of insightful discussions on how leaders with different backgrounds view our future • Give to current MBA students actionable lessons on how to successfully take leading roles in

shaping this future

Objectives

• A welcome speech by S.E. the Italian Ambassador in the USA

• A lecture on the main global trends which will affect Italy in the medium term

• Five panels which will discuss the main opportunities for Italy along the following dimensions: internal growth, financial markets, distinctiveness of Italian ideas and products, international diversification, M&A and private equity

• A final keynote speaker gathering the lessons learned during the conference

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Topics and speakers

Growth in Italy (Panel 1) New Financial Normal (Panel 2) Thought in Italy (Panel 3) Int. diversification (Panel 4)

M&A and Private Equity (Panel 5) The big picture (Keynote Speaker) Closing remarks Description Speakers C OL UMBIA B USINESS SC HOOL N Y U STERN

 D. Siniscalco (Morgan Stanley and former Minister of Economy)

 V. Massiah (UBI Banca)

 M. Mucchetti (Corriere della Sera)  N. Roubini (NYU Professor)

 S. Versace (Versace)  A. Branchini (Altagamma)  G. Riotta (Il Sole 24 ore)

 P. Borzatta (European House Ambrosetti)  C. Costamagna (CC e soci)

 L. Pelliccioli (DeAgostini)  G. Tondato (Autogrill)

 M. Dallocchio (Bocconi Professor)  L. De Vecchi (Credit Suisse)  C. Sposito (Clessidra)  Understand whether Italian companies

are well positioned to look for

sustainable growth in foreign countries  Understand possible future scenarios in

the corporate M&A

 Discuss the future changes which could affect the private equity sector

 Lesson learnt

 Introduction -Main global trends which will affect Italy in the medium term  Analyze root causes of low economic

growth in Italy and discuss the key levers order to foster the expansion in the long term

 Discuss how financial turmoil has hurt Italian financial system and whether capital markets are a potential engine to generate sustainable growth in Italy  Propose a provocative and critic view on

the long-celebrated concept of “Made in Italy”, understanding the peculiarities of the “Italian way of doing things”

 F. Starace (Enel Green Power)  S. Proverbio (McKinsey & Co.)  M.Vitale (FIDPMI)

 P. Signorini (DIPE)

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Honor guest and keynote speakers

S.E. Giulio Terzi di Santagata

Italian Ambassador in the USA

Domenico Siniscalco

Vice Chairman of Morgan Stanley Europe and Italy country head, Former Italian Minister of Economy

Welcome speech to the

participant students An introductory lecture on the main global trends which will affect Italy in the medium term @ Columbia Business School

Day 1

Saturday, November 20 9:30am

@ Consulate General of Italy Welcome cocktail

Friday, November 19 7:30pm

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Panel 1 – Growth in Italy

PANEL DESCRIPTION

KEY TAKE-AWAYS

SPEAKERS  In the last 10 years Italy has experienced

one of the lowest growth rate among western countries; this panel aims to analyze the root causes of this trend and the key levers to revert it, in order to foster the expansion of the Italian economy in the long term. Labor market, private and state investments, educational system, productivity challenges, sustainable technologies and energy policies will be analyzed and discussed in this panel

 Understand the key levers to turn around Italy from a zero flat growth in the medium term and define the economic environment managers and entrepreneurs will face in the following years

TO BE FINALIZED

Paolo Emilio Signorini

Dipartimento Interministeriale

Programmazione Economica (DIPE), Managing Director

Stefano Proverbio McKinsey, Director

Marco Vitale

Fondo di Investimento Piccole e Medie Imprese, President

Maria Chiara Carrozza Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Director

Francesco Starace Enel Green Power, Chairman

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Panel 2 – Financial New Normal

PANEL DESCRIPTION

KEY TAKE-AWAYS

SPEAKERS  The panel will start by discussing how the

recent financial turmoil has hurt the Italian financial system and whether Italy can look at international capital markets as a potential engine to generate sustainable growth. The panel will then focus on the medium term evolution of capital markets in terms of financial regulation, demand-supply equilibrium and connection with the global markets

 Understand the role capital market can play in boosting economic growth of Italy in the medium term

Nouriel Roubini

New York University, Professor Victor Massiah

Ubi Banca, CEO

Massimo Mucchetti

Corriere della Sera, Journalist

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Panel 3 – Thought in Italy

PANEL DESCRIPTION

KEY TAKE-AWAYS

SPEAKERS  This panel will propose a provocative and

critic view on the long-celebrated concept of “Made in Italy”. As production of goods is moving more and more to other countries, ideas and unbeaten creative power has saved our competitive advantage: is this the era of the “Thought in Italy”? Speakers will be challenged on their views on what is unique about Italy and how to possibly maintain it.

 Understand the peculiarities of the “Italian way of doing things” and discuss what kind of opportunities will have future business leaders in creating a new wave of growth

TO BE FINALIZED

Santo Versace

Gianni Versace, President and co-CEO

Armando Branchini

Executive Director, Altagamma

Gianni Riotta

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Panel 4 – International Diversification

 The discussion will deal with the main

differences between investing in Italy and investing abroad. Speakers will share their own experience in international diversification and will touch upon the opportunity for Italian companies to explore new geographies. Available means to enlarge companies’ operations beyond the Italian borders will also be part of the discussion (M&A vs. export vs. new ventures)

PANEL DESCRIPTION

KEY TAKE-AWAYS

 Given current Italian economic environment, leading companies searching for sustainable and profitable growth should see foreign countries and new geographies as an interesting opportunity SPEAKERS Lorenzo Pelliccioli DeAgostini , CEO Gianmario Tondato Autogrill, CEO Claudio Costamagna

Goldman Sachs, Former Head of European IBK

TO BE FINALIZED

Paolo Borzatta

The European House-Ambrosetti, Senior Principal

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Panel 5 – M&A and Private Equity

PANEL DESCRIPTION

KEY TAKE-AWAYS

SPEAKERS

Maurizio Dallocchio Bocconi University, Professor Holder of the Nomura Chair of Corporate Finance

 The panel is intended to analyze the recent evolution of the M&A market following the recent economic turmoil. In particular, speakers will share their views on the short term outlook and the sustainable long term trends in the Italian M&A activity, both from a corporate and financial sponsor perspective. The role of private equities and the envisaged structural change of the industry from pure financial engineering practice towards active ownership of the portfolio companies will be dealt in detail

PANEL DESCRIPTION

 Understand possible future scenarios in the corporate M&A

 Discuss the future changes which could affect the private equity sector

SPEAKERS

Claudio Sposito

Clessidra SGR, Chairman and CEO Founder of leading Italian private equity firm, Clessidra SGR

TO BE FINALIZED

Luigi De Vecchi

Credit Suisse, Managing Director Co-Head of Global Investment Banking Division

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Conference Schedule

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19 SATURAY, NOVEMBER 20

@ Columbia Business School

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 21

@ NYU Stern School of Business

Morning Afternoon Evening 08:45–09:15 | Welcome Coffee 09:15–09:30 | Conference opening 09:30–10:15 | Keynote Speaker 1 10:15–11:30 | Panel – Growth in Italy 11:30–11:45 | Coffee break

11.45–12:45 | Panel – Financial New Normal 06:00–09:00 | Welcome Cocktail 09:00–09:30 | Welcome Coffee 09:30–10.45 | Panel – International Diversification 10:45–11:00 | Coffee break 11.00–12:15 | Panel - M&A and

Private Equity 12.15–12:45 | Closing remarks

12:45–02:00 | Lunch 02:00–05:00 | Recruiting 12.45–02:00 | Lunch

02:00–03:00 | Panel - Thought in Italy 03:00–05:00 | Company presentations

& Recruiting

03:00–08:00 | Tour of New York City 08:30–00:00 | Gala dinner

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Content

Introduction to NOVA association

XI Nova Conference

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Contacts

Nunzio Digiacomo

CBS MBA Class of 2011

+1 (917) 743 3331

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