Alfredo M. Ronchi, General Secretary of the European Commission-MEDICI Framework
Alfredo M. Ronchi, is the General Secretary of the EC MEDICI Framework (1995,-), member of the representative of OCCAM NGO at UN Headquarters in Geneva, active member of WSIS and UNESCO IFAP since 2003.Founder and Chair of the JRC S2D2 (Safety, Security, Defense, Disaster Recovery and Management).Mr Ronchi is member of the following Boards of Directors: Global Forum, World Summit Award,European Youth Award,European Education New Society Association (ENSA).Member of the Scientific Committee c/o Infopoverty, Fondazione Italiana Nuove Comunicazioni, Global Forum, Sacred World Foundation, member of the Keio University Network of Excellence.
Consultant: IBM (Lugano CH) 1982-83, Team Informaticas.a. (Lugano CH) 1981-83, Thorn/Sylvania/GE Lighting, 1989-94, GE Medical Systems, 1990-93, BolognaFiere 1994-1995, Austrian Ministry of Culture 1999, MinisteriumfürWissenschaft, Weiterbildung, Forschung und Kultur des LandesRheinland-Pfalz, Norwegian Ministry of culture – Riksantikvaren, Municipality of Christiansand, Italian Association of Banks (ABI).
Member of: the WSA Grand Jury, President of the eContentAward;Programme Chair of the Cultural Track of the IX International World Wide Web Conference, May 2000 Amsterdam (NL), Chair of panels “On culture in a world-wide information society” WWW Conferences 2001-2004, Co-Chair of Infopoverty Conferences 2001-08.
He is coordinator / manager of several different international projects. He had active roles in events promoted by The World Bank, Council of Europe, European Commission, UNESCO IFAP, IEEE.
Author of books, papers and articles to profljours: eCulture, eGovernment, eHealth, eLearning.
A.M. Ronchi is a professor at Politecnico di Milano (Engineering Faculty).