Here you will find all the relevant information about the weekend program


October, Friday 24th

15:45 - 17:45
Registration (*) – Welcome reception for Fellows and spouses
Notes: At the hotel Bettoja Mediterraneo (venue of the Social Weekend) (*)

18:00-20:00
Reception/dinner at Villa Taverna, the magnificent Residence of the US Ambassador to Italy. Host Ms Kathleen Doherty, Deputy Chief of Mission to Italy (and Chargé d'Affaires ad interim)
Notes: Buses to and from the residence. All participants to the EF Social Weekend: present the EF President George de Lama


October, Saturday 25th

08:00 - 09:30
Late Registration (*)
Breakfast in a dedicated room: all participants
Notes: At the hotel. Italian Fellows will also attend

09:30 - 12:00
Workshop: “Michelangelo, a giant of the arts of the High Renaissance”, Keynote speaker Cristina Acidini (Eisenhower Fellow 1997 and Superintendent of the Florence museum district), slides, discussion.
Notes: At the hotel. Dedicated room. All participants
11:00 Cofee break

13:00 - 14:30
Buffet lunch in a dedicated room: all participants
Notes: At the hotel

16:00 - 18:00
Tour of monumental Rome. Open double deck buses. English speaking guides. All participants
Notes: Pick up at the hotel. Final stop at the Capitol Hill.

18:15 - 19:45
Capitol Hill: visit to Tabularium (glorious view on Roman Forum) and Musei Capitolini
Notes: Small groups of max 15 participants. English speaking guides

20:00 - 22:15
Gala dinner at Terrazza Caffarelli, exclusive restaurant with a breathtaking view on the Eternal City. Key note speaker Maurizio Meschino (Eisenhower Fellow 1979 and Member of Consiglio di Stato): "Meeting in Rome: from the roots of the past to the innovation for the future"
Notes: Direct walkway from the Museum to Terrazza Caffarelli. All participants. Guests: US Embassy representatives

22:30 - 23:30
Night time tour of Rome monuments. Back to the hotel.
Notes: Open double deck buses. Fellows may get off buses any time they wish


October, Sunday 26th

08:00 - 09:30
Breakfast in a dedicated room. All participants
Notes: At the hotel. Italian participants will also attend

09:30 - 12.00
Meeting:
1) EF European Fellows Network (Antonio Colombo)
a. EF European Integration
b. Follow Up to 3rd EF European Regional Meeting

2) 2015 Women's Leadership Program (Diane Shoemaker)
a. Report on 2014 London Conference and planning for 2015 Women's Leadership Program
b. 2015 Women's Leadership Conference

3) Fellows Dialogue (George de Lama)
a. Report from Philadelphia
b. Engaging the EF Network

At 11:00 coffee break

From 12:30
Farewell - free time

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(*) Hotel Bettoja Mediterraneo - Via Cavour, 15 - Roma - Tel: +(39) 06b 4884051 - Fax: +(39) 06 4744105