Globalization Program – Opening Ceremony – SPRING 2014.
February 20th – 4.15 pm.
all our team at VIU is glad to warmly welcome all of you to the Spring 2014 Opening Ceremony that will take place on Thursday, February 20th at 4.15 pm.
The ceremony will be a great opportunity for you to get to know each other, to meet all the professors, the President and the Dean of VIU. International students, and italian students as well, will take part in the event.
Please note that attendance to the Opening Ceremony is compulsory for all students.
The Ceremony will start with
- Opening remarks by President Umberto Vattani and Dean Agar Brugiavini
- Lectio Magistralis: Earth’s Climate: Past, Present…and Future by Prof. Carlo Barbante, Director of the Italian National Research Council’s Institute for the Dynamics of Environmental Processes (CNR), and Full Professor at Cà Foscari University of Venice.
The Lectio will focus on the pivotal issue of the climate of our planet, which is changing at an unprecedented rate, and it will explore scientists’ procedures which help us to reconstruct complex climate dynamics and improve climate models.
The Ceremony will be followed by an aperitif offered by VIU, which is meant to be a relaxed moment for you to get in touch with new colleagues and friends!