Social Program







08:00 Departure from Pescara (in front of the ICRANet building)

Arrival at Macerata

Meeting with the Mayor, Ing. G. Meschini, and with the President of the Matteo Ricci Committee in the Municipality of Macerata

11:30 Visit to the city centre and to the main monuments, following the traces of Matteo Ricci (a tourist guide will accompany the group).
12:30 Lunch Break and tasting of some typical products from Macerata at Enoteca "Antichi Forni"

Visit to “Istituto Matteo Ricci per le relazioni con l’Oriente” and meeting with the Director, Prof. F. Mignini.

Video exhibition of documents and antiques of Matteo Ricci


Visit to the University of Macerata and meeting with Prof. Ventrone, delegate of the Chancellor.

Projection of Videos of Macerata and its province

Meeting with the Chinese participants of the Conference “Marche-Cina: un modello per le imprese italiane sulle orme di Padre Matteo Ricci”

17:00 - 17:30 Visit to the Roma Theatre “Helvia Recina”
17:30 - 18:00 Free time to visit the city of Macerata
18:30 Departure from Macerata to Pescara


Representatives of the Chinese delegation

  • Prof. Cui Xiangqun - Chinese Academy of Science – Nanjing
  • Prof. Fang Li-Zhi - University of Hofei - Hofei
  • Dr. Han Wenbiao - Shanghai Astronomical Observatory - Shanghai
  • Prof. Li Guoliang - Shanghai Astronomical Observatory - Shanghai
  • Prof. Li Shuxiang - University of Beijing – Beijing
  • Prof. Xue She-Sheng - presently at ICRANet – Pescara
  • Prof. Chechetkin Valery - M I PH U - Moscow
  • Bogush Nina
  • Prof. Arkhangelskaja Irene - Moscow Engineering Physics Institute - Russia
  • Prof. Qadir Asghar - National University of Sciences and Technology - Pakistan

The delegation will be accompanied by:

  • Prof. Giannone Pietro– University of Rome “La Sapienza” - Roma
  • Prof. Sigismondi Costantino – University of Rome “La Sapienza” - Roma
  • Mr. Corsetti Cesare– ICRA - Roma