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Lorenzo Cantoni

Professor & Scientific Director

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WHO IS Lorenzo Cantoni

Lorenzo Cantoni graduated in Philosophy and holds a PhD in Education and Linguistics. He is full professor at USI – Università della Svizzera italiana (Lugano, Switzerland), Faculty of Communication Sciences, where he served as Dean of the Faculty in the years 2010-2014. He is currently director of the Institute for Communication Technologies and scientific director of the laboratories webatelier.net, NewMinE Lab: New Media in Education Lab, and eLab: eLearning Lab. L. Cantoni is chair-holder of the UNESCO chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites, established at USI, and president of IFITT – International Federation for Information Technologies in Travel and Tourism. His research interests are where communication, education and new media overlap, ranging from computer mediated communication to usability, from eLearning to eTourism, and from ICT4D to eGovernment.

WHO IS Inst. for Communication Technologies

The Institute for Communication Technologies (ICT) studies the interaction between information technologies and human communication processes, framing the latest information and communication technologies (ICT) within the broader process of "technologization" of the word.

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My Sessions

Digital transformation and innovation in Fashion and Luxury – FDL


According to Business Insider report How luxury shoppers are changing the face of retail, luxury consumers are increasingly moving online to make their acquisitions. And this is good news for top end brands, as digitally contactable customers are high-spenders both in-store and online, accounting for 27% and 73% of revenues respectively (Digital Frontiers 2016). These […]

Fashion Innovation