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Please download here LEVEL UP 2020 Press release

For further info, please contact: press@lvlup.it / aiv@utopialab.it.

Press office

UTOPIA - Comunication & Media Relations: aiv@utopialab.it - tel.: +39 06 97790306


Press accreditation is reserved for paper and online press, multimedia and YouTube channels, radio, television, press agencies, photographers, public relations agencies, press agencies.

Press accreditation gives access to the LEVEL UP School Days, according to the guidelines set by the organisers and the availability of seats.

Press journalists interested in covering the event should ask for accreditation by emailing aiv@utopialab.it and giving the following information:

  • personal data (name and surname, mobile number, email address and press badge);
  • information about the newspaper (name, type of media, periodicity, circulation, its Executive Director or Editor in Chief);
  • if photographers or tv crew will be present and their names and types of cameras that will enter ITIS Galileo Galilei. 


After the success of its first two editions in 2018 and 2019 as the new international video games event, LEVEL UP Rome Developer Conference, in 2020 doubles itself and becomes also LEVEL UP School Days.
The first and unique school-oriented event in Italy focused on creation and development of video games, created and organised by AIV Italian Academy of Video games, in collaboration with Polo Tecnico Professionale Galileo
A three-days marathon featuring institutional panels, talks and workshops, Virtual Reality area and simulations, an indie area and the game jam “Students for Future”, that fostered and promoted the development of digital culture in Italy and brought in Rome all the news about sciences and technologies of interactivity.
An immersive experience that gave many students, passionate people and professionals
the chance to level up their know-how and skills and to share energy, enthusiasm, and experiences by some among the top professionals in the field. 
Among the participants, the Ministry of Education, Lucia Azzolina, Domestic Affairs Vice Minister, Vito Crimi, Mirella Liuzzi - promoter of First Playable Fund - and Alessandra Todde, both parliamentary secretary of  the Ministry of Economic development, Guido Scorza, Privacy and Data Protection Authority, Francesco Rutelli, President, ANICA, Davide D’Atri, Founder & CEO, Soundreef, Ian Carnelli, GSP Manager, ESA-European Space Agency, Nicola Borrelli, Executive Director of General management FIlm and Audio Visual Media, Mibact, Marco Saletta, President, IIDEA and General Manager, SONY Italia, Marco Bellezza, Managing Director, Infratel, Laura Bononcini, Director Public Policy Southern Europe, Facebook, Daniele Taddei, sole administrator, Studios International, Col. Paolo Nurcis, 5th Unit Air Force Command, Lieutenant colonel Paolo De Vita, 5th Unit Air Force Command, Nicola Illuzzi, Association of Medical Doctors Advisor, His Excellency Fayiz F. Khouri, Ambassador of Jordan.
Level Up School Days has been under the patronage of the Ministry of Defense, Lazio Region, Municipality of Rome, Roma Lazio Film Commission, ANICA, CORIS - Department "Sapienza", Associazione 100autori, Anitec-Assinform and Municipality of Partanna; LEVEL UP School Days has been supported by ACER with their brand Predator dedicated to gaming, and by Canon, with the participation of Air Force 5th Unit.


Please find a selection of the best pics from previous editions of LEVEL UP Rome Developer Conference, downloadable for media/press usage. For any further info or requests, please contact: press@lvlup.it / aiv@utopialab.it.