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Shelli Brunswick Interview, Emerging Trends in Italy with Chiara Chiesa and Ilaria Cinelli

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Join Shelli Brunswick, COO of Space Foundation, Chiara Chiesa, and Ilaria Cinelli for a discussion of the emerging trends in Italy . Chiara Chiesa is an International PR and Space Technology Commercialization Transfer advisor helping companies, startups, institutions and people by connecting, fundraising and advising them to enter the space sector and market through personalized paths. Public relations expert, NASA Space Apps Challenge Brescia Lead, Mentor and role model for Space4Women Network by UNOOSA, Chiara Chiesa is one of the 1000 “Unstoppable women” changing Italy through innovation, list by StartupItalia; Million STEM and Tedx speaker, Senator for the International Academy of Space Law (IASL) and European Commission registered expert; “G100: Mission Million” Italy Country Chair for Space Technology Wing. Ilaria Cinelli Eng. PhD FAsMA is a senior engineer with work experience in biomedical engineering, human factors, mission design, analogue missions and space medicine. Ilaria has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Pisa (Italy) and a structured PhD in Neural Engineering from the National University of Ireland Galway (Republic of Ireland). She is also a graduate of the Space Studies Program run by the International Space University at TU Delft (The Netherlands). More recently, she has completed a Postdoc at Tufts University (USA) in Neuromodulation. Ilaria is a Fellow of the Aerospace Medical Association, Past-President of the Aerospace Human Factors Association, Member-at-Large of the Aerospace Medical Council, and an invited member of The Mars Society Steering Committee. She is also one of the 35 most influential women in space identified as a Mentor and Role Model of the Space4Women network of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs in 2019, and she will serve as the European Representative of the AdCOM IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society from 2022.


Presented by:

Chiara Chiesa

International PR and Space Technology Commercialization Transfer Advisor

Ilaria Cinelli

PhD FAsMA, Senior Engineer