Mon, Jun 28 - Sat, Oct 30 2021

First Simposyum of astrophysics,

Fiumefreddo Bruzio, Calabria, Italy Fiumefreddo Bruzio, Calabria, Italy
3 Sponsors Confirmed
Audi Zentrum Lamezia
Callipo Group
Leonardo Group

  • About the event

    The event is organized by the FiumArt cultural association.

    The symposium will be held in the ancient village of Fiumefreddo Bruzio on 26 and 27 June 2021, the event will have as main guest Dr. Carolyn Porco, NASA scientist and researcher, originally from Fiumefreddo, on this occasion the Municipal Administration will confer on Dr. Porco the honorary citizenship.

    The title of the symposium will be "Women and the stars" the role of women in scientific space research.

    The following researchers and scientists will participate as speakers at the symposium:

    Dr. Carolyn Porco NASA scientist and researcher (head of mission Cassini probe on Saturn)

    Dr. Sandra Savaglio Professor of Unical Astrophysics and Councilor for Scientific Research of the Calabria Region.

    Dr Samantha Cristoforetti Astronaut European Space Agency.

    Dr. Simonetta Di Pippo responsible for the United Nations for Space.

    Dr. Marica Branchesi Astrophysicist and Vice President of the International Astronomical Union.

    Dr. Paola Santini INAF Astrophysicist

    Dr. Sara Motta Research astrophysicist of the European Space Agency, University of Oxford


    Dr. Valentina Vladimirovna Tereskova    Cosmonaut and Russian Politics (first woman in space)


    The moderator of the event will be Dr. Rossella Panaresi, editor-in-chief of radio Rai 3 (radio science)

    Scientific Committee:

    Piero Angela writer, journalist and author of TV programs

    Prof. Fausto Perri former Vice President of the Italian Space Agency

    Prof.re Pino Zappala 'Extramuseum for scientific dissemination - Science Center-Turin

    Dr. Sandra Savaglio Unical astrophysicist

    Dr. Francesco Veltri Unical

    In addition to the Symposium, a temporary exhibition on space research will be held in collaboration with NASA, ESA and the city of stars in Russia, the exhibition will be set up in the exhibition halls of the Castello della Valle in Fiumefreddo Bruzio historic center and will last four months, from 28 June 2021 to 30 October 2021.



    The event is sponsored by the following institutions:


    Presidency of the Council of Ministers

    Ministry of Scientific Research and Universitie

    Ministry of Economic Development

    Ministry of the South and of Social Cohesion

    Calabria Region

    Municipality of Fiumefreddo Bruzio

    University of Calabria (Rector)

    Department of Physics Unical

    Institute of Aerospace Medicine

    Department of Computer Engineering Electronic Modeling and Systems Engineering Unical

    Italian Systems Engineering Association.

    Russian federation embassy  Roma ( TBC ) Cultural division


    During the three days of the event, in collaboration with the Calabria Film Commission in co-production with Rai, a documentary film lasting 55 minutes will be shot within the exhibition | Space Adventure and the village of Fiumefreddo with the protagonists of the Symposium.


    Why should you sponsor?

    Our event has an international caliber, it will be followed by a multitude of media on a global level, moreover the exhibition will have an estimated presence of about 60,000 visitors, therefore the visibility of our sponsors will be guaranteed for the duration of 4 months.

    Dante Fortunato

    I am the project Manager of the event, the committee is made up of about 20 people including university professors and scientists of international level, I am the creator of the project

    Contact the Organizer Contact the Organizer

  • 10000+ attendees expected

    63% Male Attendees

    37% Female Attendees

Contact the Organizer

Your request was sent!
✓ Valid Invalid email
✓ Valid Invalid number

Select a Package

3 available packages from 500€ to 5000€

Logo on TV

1 available

Gold Package

10 available

Logo on Flyer

10 available

Confirmed Sponsors

This event contains prohibited content? Report it here.

Events that might interest you

No results found.

Receive similar events to your mailbox?

Yes I want!

Contact the Organizer

✓ Valid Invalid number