The University of Turin, in collaboration with the AXA Research Fund and Collegio Carlo Alberto, organizes the launch event of the AXA Chair on the socio-economic risks of the financial markets on the 6th December 2016. The event will be held in Sala Principi d’Acaja of the Chancellor’s Office (Via Verdi, 8 / Via Po, 17 – Torino), from 9.30 am to 12.00 pm.

The meeting will start with the speech by prof. Bernard Dumas, Chair holder: Is Investment Capital Fast or Slow-moving?. To follow, there will be a round table, where prof. Dumas will discuss the theme with Christian Thimann (Group Head of Regulation, Sustainability and Insurance Foresight, AXA), Elisa Luciano (Professor of Finance at the University of Turin and a fellow of the Collegio Carlo Alberto), Dario Focarelli (Director General of ANIA) and Carla Patrizia Ferrari (Chief Financial Officer of the Compagnia di San Paolo). Luca Fornovo will moderate the debate (La Stampa, Editor in chief Tuttosoldi).

The AXA Chair is a prestigious funding for scientific research, promoted by Axa Research Fund, which is a philanthropic initiative of the international insurance leader AXA that supports the excellence in basic research to understand and better prepare against risks related to environment, lifestyle and the socio-economic situation.