Microcosm and macrocosm: the legacy of Leonardo in the children’s hospital

2-4 May 2019 – Meyer Children’s Hospital, Meyer Foundation, European Children’s Hospitals Organisation (ECHO), Carano 4 Children – Palazzo Medici Riccardi.


The annual meeting of the Children’s Hospital’s International Executive Forum (CHIEF), a network of CEO’s of pediatric hospitals from around the world, will be held in Florence from May 4-8. The conference “Microcosm and macrocosm: the legacy of Leonardo in the children’s hospital” will serve as an opening to this event, as well as an opportunity to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci.

Alberto Zanobini, CEO, Meyer Children’s Hospital and President, European Children’s Hospitals Organisation (ECHO)

The Leonardo 4 Children Initiative
Alessandro Carano, Founder and President, Carano 4 Children Foundation

The ages of the human body in Leonardo’s anatomy
Domenico Laurenza, Researcher, Museo Galileo

The life of infants and children in 15th century Florence
John Henderson, Professor of Italian Renaissance History, Birkbeck, University of London

Luigi Dei, Rector, University of Florence

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