Ilpo 2015PURE Project
ILPO organized in Bologna the International conference “ILPO 2015”,
to promote the sharing of experiences and value creation among designers, producers, partners and clients.
Program of the conference “ILPO 2015” :
Rigid polyurethanes by DOW – Ms Francesca Pignagnoli – DOW ITALIA srl
Study-case LCA of PU vs PP – Ms Germana Olivieri – LCA lab
Some European environmental labels for furniture – Mr Gianmarco Gagliardi
Good design 2.0 – Mr Marcello Ziliani
FEM for chairs – Mr Alessandro Grossi
Comfort in the posture – Mr Francesco Marcolin – ERGOCERT
Case history : ILPO chairs – Mr Andrea Giavon – CATAS SpA
Renewall – Mr Tommaso Cenacchi – Renner Italia SpA
ILPO and OPIMM: a shared commitment in favor of people with disabilities – Mr Walter Consorti – OPIMM
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Francesca PignagnoliCurrently Commercial Director Polyurethane Systems Italy for The Dow Chemical Company. Along the years in Dow she covered various leadership roles in Polyurethanes Business, both in Research & Development and in Marketing & Sales. She holds a Specialist Degree in Organic Chemistry from University of Parma, Italy.
Germana OlivieriFounder and director of LCA-lab a spin-off company of ENEA dedicated to research and environmental consultancy and specialized in of Life Cycle Assessment studies, Carbon Footprint, Environmental Product Declaration (EPD), Green Marketing, Eco-design. A degree in Economics and a PHD in Commodity Science, since 2002 deals with environmental management business tools.
Gianmarco Gagliardi27, graduated in engineering for the environment and the territory; currently deals with safety and environmental consulting at an engineering office in Bologna. Between November 2014 and April 2015 collaborated with LCA-Lab to carry out the life cycle analysis applicable to various items produced by ILPO.
Marcello ZilianiGraduated in architecture at Politecnico di Milano. After years abroad he returned to Italy and devoted himself mainly to developing projects for the design of furniture and complements, working also in theatrical choreography, art direction, design coordination and communication. Like all the designers, he has given lectures, workshops, served on juries and took part in several exhibitions. Since 2011 he’s a professor of Product Design at the University of San Marino / IUAV.
Alessandro GrossiDegree in mechanical engineering and PHD in design and construction of machines. Started his career in CAE design consulting, after that he has been involved in engineering, design and simulation coordination activities.
Since a few years he has the role of R&D director for important furniture brands.
Francesco MarcolinCertified European Ergonomist.
Professor in the Faculty of Medicine in “Health Sciences”.
CEO of ERGOCERT – Certification Body for Ergonomy and administrator of Ergonomica-Ergolab.
Andrea GiavonDegree in Industrial Chemistry.
He has devoted his career working in one of the most well-known and important institutes at Italian and European level for the study and testing of furniture and its components becoming since 2007 its General Manager.
Tommaso CenacchiDegree in Industrial Chemistry.
Since 1994 he has been working in the research and development of water-based paints.
Since 2005 researcher at Renner Italia responsible for the formulation and application uv water based products.
Valter ConsortiA degree in social psychology, has dedicated his professional life to the issues involved with mental disabilities working with OPIMM since 1977. Since a few years coordinates the activities of the Center of Protected Labour with the roles and responsibilities that once were of the Founder Don Saverio Aquilano.