Experts and authorities analyzed the challenges of technological change in a meeting that was closed by Vice President Nadia Calviño

    The conference circuit, which has passed through a dozen Spanish cities, takes the pulse of the state of innovation

    THE NEWSPAPER OF SPAINa newspaper that belongs to the same group, Prensa Ibérica, that this medium organized in Madrid the act with which the future cycle which has toured various Spanish cities since last October to assess and promote technological innovation in our country.

    The event was attended by the First Vice President of the Government and Minister of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation, Nadia Calviño, and was organized around two round tables with leading experts and authorities who will analyze the current challenge of innovation.

    Oviedo, Vigo, Barcelona, ​​Malaga, Palma de Mallorca, Murcia, Cáceres, Zaragoza, Valencia and Las Palmas are the places that preceded Madrid in the celebration of this event and in the preparation of specialized supplements on technological innovation that have been published by the different heads of the group in each of the territories and within the framework of Futuribles.

    With technological innovation as a common denominator, the approach has varied in each of the meetings: automotive in Vigo, digitization in Malaga, energy in Cáceres, training in Zaragoza, etc. The event in Madrid, sponsored by Telefónica, Procter & Gamble and Ayming, was the last stop in the cycle and made it possible to take stock and draw conclusions from this first edition of Futuribles, with a special focus on the future projection of innovation in Spain.

    Event schedule

    12.00 noon. Welcome by Javier MollPresident Iberian Press.

    12:05 p.m. Greeting from Gemma Roblesdirector of EL PERIÓDICO DE ESPAÑA

    12:10 p.m. Master Lecture: The great challenges of technological innovation in Spainin charge of Francis Marindirector of the Futuribles project and National Lifetime Achievement Award.

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    12:20 p.m. Round table: Active policies for innovation and development

    • Theresa Riskgeneral secretary of innovation (streaming)

    • Anton Costaspresident of the Economic and Social Council

    • Peter Wedpresident of AMETIC

    • Jose Manuel PingarronSecretary General of Universities

    • Anna CastroDeputy Vice President of Knowledge Transfer of the CSIC

    • 12:50 p.m. Round table: Companies facing the challenge of innovationJavier Rianovice president of marketing for P&G Spain

    • Carlos ArtalCEO of Ayming Spain

    • David del ValGlobal Director of Strategic Innovation at Telefónica

    • Azucena Hernandezfounder and CEO of Eurocybcar

    1:20 p.m. Closing by Nadia CalvinoFirst Vice President of the Government and Minister of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation.