During the presentations

Adam Posen, President of PIIE, delivered the opening keynote speech

Jim Hoagland (moderator) and Dominique Moisi (speaker) - Europe after the French elections

Gianni Riotta (moderator) and Martin Indyk (speaker) - Main challenges for the transatlantic relations

During the proceedings

Kim Holmes, Acting Senior Vice President for Research, The Heritage Foundation

Trade, growth and protectionism

The digital economy and industry 4.0

Sergio Marchionne, Chairman, The Council for the United States and Italy

During the proceedings

Daniele Franco, State Accountant General, Minister of Economy and Finance of Italy, delivered the closing speech

2017 Venice Workshop

The 27th Workshop took place on June 16 and 17, 2017 in Venice.

The keynote speeches of the Workshop were delivered by Adam Posen (President, Peterson Institute for International Economics), Kim Holmes (Acting Senior Vice President for Research, The Heritage Foundation), and Daniele Franco (State Accountant general, Ministry of Economy and Finance).

Furthermore, Dominique Moisi (Senior Counselor, Institut Montaigne) addressed the attendees on the theme "Europe after the French elections", while Martin Indyk (Executive Vice President, The Brookings Institution) spoke on "Main challenges for the transatlantic relations". They were moderated, respectively, by Jim Hoagland (Contributing Editor, Washington Post), and Gianni Riotta (Columnist, La Stampa).

Three panels took place during the Workshop: