The director of the Symposium is Ms. Josefa IDEM. Born 23.9.1964 in Germany. Kayak Sports since 1976 and racing for Italy since 1990. Olympic bronze medal at Los Angeles 1984 and at Atlanta 1996. Olympic silver medal in Athens 2004 and in Beijing 2008. Olympic gold in Sydney 2000. Eight Olympic participations from 1984 to 2012. Fifth place in London 2012 at the age of 48 years. 5 World titles, 10 European titles and two World Cups won. Josefa is graduated in Psychology. She is Involved in local sports politics from 2001-2007 and member of the Italian Senate, one of the two Italian chambers, since 2013.
The following athletes will complete the panel moderated by Pedro Velázquez, Director Social Innovation & Empowerment, Save the Dream: