After Milan and Spilimbergo, the project "The Code of Talent" reached the important footwear manufacturing centre of the Riviera del Brenta.

Politecnico Calzaturiero and the Villa Foscarini Rossi Shoe Museum hosted the photo exhibition "La regola del talento", inspired by the eponymous book published by Marsilio Editori.

On 19 November, an inaugural conference was held on the topic "Footwear 4.0: know-how, design, innovation".

Speakers included:

Franco Ballin, President of Politecnico Calzaturiero

Cristina Rossi, Director of Villa Foscarini Rossi

Andrea Bruno Granelli, founder of Kanso and President of Olivetti Historical Archives

Cinzia Pizzocaro, Professor of Communication and Marketing at the Politecnico Calzaturiero

Enzo Francesco, Designer at Studio Stefano di Francesco

Giorgio Sperandio, Technical Design consultant;

Luca Bettini, Collection Coordination at Ballin SpA

Simone Segalin, Digital Maker at Calzolai 2.0.

Maria Cristina Misiti, Manager of the Department of Higher Education and Research at the Ministry of Education

Arnaldo Colasanti, Secretary of the Minister of Education.

Special thanks to the Bracco Foundation for supporting the project "The Code of Talent" and for the materials displayed in the exhibition.