Guido Romeo

Wired Italy

Guido Romeo

Guido Romeo is science and environment editor of the Italian edition of Wired and coordinator of the iData project of the Fondazione Ahref. He is co-founder of Diritto di Sapere (Your Right To Know), a non-profit project advocating an Italian FOIA, and founder of Hacks/Hackers Italy in Milan.

He graduated from the University of Bologna and holds a journalism degree from the Ecole Supérieure de Journalisme in Lille, France and a masters in communications. In 2004 he was Armenise-Harvard science-writer fellow at the Harvard School of Medicine and winner of the Astra Zeneca award for science communication. In 2007 he won the Piero Piazzano science and environment reporting award and the Amundsen prize for coverage of climate change. In 2009 he was awarded the Voltolino, Italy’s most prominent prize for science reporting. For Nòva24, the science and technology insert of Il Sole 24 Ore, he managed Città illuminate (enlightened cities), a series of reports and conferences on development and growth in urban centres investing in innovation and creativity. He was also producer and co-host on Radio24 of NòvaLab24, the daily programme on research, innovation and creativity.

Guido Romeo will speak at the following events:

11:00 - 14:00  wednesday 30
Hotel Sangallo
The role of open data in detecting and preventing corruption
18:30 - 19:30  wednesday 30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori
LegalLeaks: how to use your right to access to information
09:00 - 10:30  thursday 1
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello
The year in data journalism
15:30 - 16:30  thursday 1
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori
The good behind the news
11:30 - 13:00  friday 2
Centro Servizi G. Alessi
The price of health: in search of the critical data on patients and hospitals
09:00 - 10:30  sunday 4
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello
Data journalism in Italy and the Mediterranean area: from niche to mainstream

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