AI4PublicPolicy / Hybrid Project Dissemination Event

Hybrid Project Dissemination Event

Date: Thursday, 29th September 2022 09:00 – 14:00 CET

Location: Via del molo 65r, Genova Blue District & Online

Within the context of its upcoming plenary Project Management Meeting in Genoa, Italy, the AI4PublicPolicy is holding an external dissemination event on September 29 aiming to present the latest developments of the project’s workplan and the Virtual Policy Management Environment platform. The event is titled “The future of public policies: the role of artificial intelligence and cloud for an evidence-based and citizen centric approach” and is going to be held in a hybrid format, thus welcoming both physical and online participants. The AI4PP dissemination event will address audiences from the public sector engaged with top management and decision-making positions, as well as citizens and civil groups interested in novel approaches on citizens active participation in public policy creation. In addition, researchers working on AI and Cloud technologies application to the extraction, evaluation and optimization of policies are key target audiences of the event, which is going to be freely accessible.

Alessandra Riso will chair the event and topics will revolve around challenges that are going to be addressed by the AI4PP project pilot implementing partners.


  • 09.00-10.00 | Welcome and Genoa Municipality overview on innovation processes (Marta Brusoni * and Varno Maccari **, Gianluca Saba***, Genoa Municipality, Gianni Vercelli ****)
  • 10.00-10.30 | AI4PP project presentation + Q&A (Alessandro Amicone, GFT)
  • 10.30-10.45 | Citizen Centric Management and Optimization of City Resources (Elena Avatangelou, DAEM)
  • 10.45-11.00 | Energy management policies for a climate neutral Lisbon (Sara Freitas, LISBOA E-NOVA)
  • 11.00-11.15 | Coffee break
  • 11.15-11:30 | Data driven water infrastructure planning and maintenance policies (Boyan Popunkyov, Burgas Municipality)
  • 11.30-11.45 | Effective Policies for Holistic Mobility and Accessibility (Charis Theocharous, Nicosia Municipality)
  • 11.45-12.00 | Citizens and Businesses Services Optimization (Alfredo Viglienzoni****, Alessandra Risso, Genoa Municipality)
  • 12.00-12.30 | Q&A Session (Christos Lolas, Novoville)
  • 12.30-13.00 | Quick lunch
  • 13.00- 13.30 | Demo session: The AI-Based policy development process (Policy definition, interpretation, extraction, evaluation and presentation)
  • 13.45- 14.00 | Final Q&A, close of the event  (Alessandro Amicone, Alessandra Risso)

* Deputy Mayor in charge of IT policies

** Deputy Chief of Municipal Police

*** Responsible for International relationships Office

**** Professor at DIBRIS, Genoa University

***** General Director of ICT & Innovation Department