The 45th International Conference, “The Ebb Tide of Empire” planned to take place at Rimini on  17,18, 19 October 2014, is postponed until further notice. The Executive Committee of the Pio Manzù Centre has had reluctantly to take this decision in view of today’s international situation.

  • For the first time in Italy, Daniel J. Isenberg at 2012 Pio Manzù Conference

    Daniel Isenberg will be in Rimini on the 12th of October to take part in the 2012 Pio Manzù Conference «Italy. International observatory on a country “too big to fail”? The testbench of a system crisis».

    The guru of the “Entrepreneurial Revolution” will participate in workshop 2 ““The backbone of the nation: the scenarios and destiny of Italian small and medium-sized businesses” on Friday 12 October.

    This will be an unique occasion to listen to and to speak to one of the most influent experts of business management and entrepreneurship of the world.

    Daniel Isenberg his a well-known Professor of “Management practice” at Babson Global, where he established the Babson Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Project. He has also published several articles in the Harvard Business Review, including “How to start an Entrepreneurial Revolution”.

    The Pio Manzù Scientific Committee took the unanimous decision to award Daniel Isenberg the gold medal of the President of the Italian Republic for “having sowed the seed of rationality and hope into the arid furrow of the current crisis, in a historical period dominated by uncertainty”.

    The medal will be officially presented on Sunday 14th October during the plenary session of the 2012 Pio Manzù Conference, in the presence of a distinguished international audience and broadcast live on Italian Television (Raidue).