Program

WPC ROMA 2022 PROGRAM

SATURDAY APRIL 30

Studio Orizzonte Gallery

TRADE AREA AND DELEGATES REGISTRATION 14.00-20.00

On Saturday, the secretariat of WPC Roma 2022 event will await you for registration from 14.00 to 18.00 at the Studio Orizzonte Gallery (check at the end for locations addresses). You will also find our sponsors area: ChromaLuxe, Nikon, Graphistudio and Fowa will be wait for you from Saturday to Monday!

SCATTIAMO PER L’ITALIA 2020-2021-2022 PRIZE GIVING CEREMONIES (TICKET EV01-02-03)

From 18.00 to 20.00, the prize giving ceremonies for the Italian photographers who participated in the national WPC qualifiers, in the WPC rounds 2020 , 2021 and 2022. These ceremonies are free of charge but we will have limited spots. The trade area will be open too.

 

SUNDAY MAY 1

Studio Orizzonte Gallery

ITALIAN CONFERENCE 09.30-12.30 (TICKET EV04)

In the Studio Orizzonte Gallery, from 9.30 to 12.30, the Italian associations CNA, Confartigianato and Tau Visual will meet for an interesting exchange of points of view on today’s market and the necessary skills that a photographer must have to stay on the market.  Each association will introduce a “testimonial” who will make his/her presentation: Viola Pantano for CNA, Fernando Cerrone for Confartigianato and Alessandro Risuleo for Tau Visual. The conference will be in Italian and the participation is free of charge.

TRADE AREA AND DELEGATES REGISTRATION 09.00-13.00

All WPC delegates will be able to register at the secretariat at the Studio Orizzonte Gallery and visit our sponsors ChromaLuxe, Nikon, Graphistudio and Fowa!

 

Roma Eventi Piazza Di Spagna

FEP GENERAL ASSEMBLY  10.00-13.00 (TICKET EV05)

Again on Sunday  morning, from 10.00 to 13.00, in the Michelangelo hall of the Roma Eventi Piazza di Spagna congress center, the FEP will hold its annual general assembly. Attendance is allowed to the FEP official delegates only. (Check with FEP who can attend before to reserve the ticket. For information, Anna Kaleva-Tsagklas, FEP CEO ceo@europeanphotographers.eu or Martina at secretariat@europeanphotographers.eu).

 

SOCIAL PROGRAM: SPANISH STEPS, TREVI FOUNTAIN AND SURROUNDINGS 14.00-16.00 (TICKET EV06)

Don’t forget that you are in one of the most beautiful cities in the world! A two-hours walk tour will be organized in the afternoon. The tour will start from Piazza di Spagna at 14.00, to return to the starting point at 16.00. During the walking tour, the English-speaking guide will lead the group on a tour to visit the Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain and other characteristic and unmissable places in the heart of the eternal city. Limited tickets!

 

Roma Eventi Piazza Di Spagna

DELEGATES REGISTRATION 17.00-18.00

If you just arrived, you can go to make your event registration directly at the Roma Eventi Piazza di Spagna where the WPC secretariat will be open from 17.00 to 18.00.

FEP AWARDS 2022 CEREMONY 18.00-20.00   (TICKET EV07):

In the evening, from 18.00 to 20.00, you are welcomed to attend the prize-giving ceremony of the FEP awards: the prize for the best Photo Books, a European competition reserved for young photographers and of course the famous FEP Awards, with their Golden Cameras, including finally the proclamation of the European Photographer of the Year 2022. Admission is free (while seats last!)

FEP DINNER PARTY 20.00-22.00 (TICKET EV08)

In the same venue, from 20.00 to 22.00, a buffet-party will follow to celebrate the winners. The rich Italian menu has a cost of 60 Euros. Save 20 Euros (TICKET EV09) also booking for the WPC dinner party at the following day, with a total cost of 100 Euros.

 

MONDAY MAY 2

Studio Orizzonte Gallery

INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS PROGRAM 09.00-13.00 (TICKET EV10)

In the Studio Orizzonte Gallery, from 9.00 to 13.00, there will be a great morning of presentations made by our international speakers:

Antonio Barrella from Italy – https://www.antoniobarrella.com/

Joao Carlos from Portugal – https://joaocarlosphoto.com/

Ben Shirk from USA – https://shirkphotography.com/

The program will be in English and will be on sale for a special price of only 50 euro. Seats are very limited!

Check the page “Speakers Program” to learn more! Don’t miss it!

TRADE AREA AND DELEGATES REGISTRATION 09.00-13.00

At the same time, you may visit also our sponsors area! ChromaLuxe, Nikon, Graphistudio and Fowa will be waiting for you!

All last arrived delegates will be able to come and register at the secretariat, which will be open from 9.00 to 13.00 at the Studio Orizzonte Gallery.

 

ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM: VATICAN MUSEUM AND SISTINE CHAPEL 09.00-13.00 (TICKET EV11)

As an alternative for Monday morning, from 9.00 to 13.00 , a professional tour guide will lead you or your partners to discover the masterpieces of the Vatican museums, including the famous Sistine Chapel. For this tour, there is a maximum number of 30 participants. The visit takes place in English.

 

Roma Eventi Piazza Di Spagna

WPC REHEARSAL 15.30-16.00 (TICKET EV12)

At 15.30 in the Sala Fellini of the Roma Eventi Piazza di Spagna, is scheduled a very important meeting for all the “team captains”, “finalists” and “best of Nation” of the WPC 2020-2021-2022: David Trust, member of the WPC committee, will conduct a general rehearsal of the WPC ceremony, no one should miss! This event lasts approximately 30 minutes.

DELEGATES REGISTRATION 17.00-18.00

If you just arrived, you can make your event registration directly at the Roma Eventi Piazza di Spagna. The  WPC secretariat will be open from 17.00 to 18.00.

WPC 2022 WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT 18.00-20.00 (TICKET EV13)

At 18.00 (but it is advisable to enter the theatre from 17.30), the highlight of the whole event! In the Sala Fellini, the main hall of the Roma Eventi Piazza di Spagna, the WPC 2022 Award Ceremony will take place. There will be presented with their awards the Finalists and winners of the WPC 2020 and 2021 rounds, followed by the Best of Nations, the individual Top 10, Top 3, and the Top 10 Teams of the WPC 2022. At the end, we will we know who will have won the prestigious medals and above all which country will be the winner of the 2022 Cup! (free admission, upon registration, while seats last).

WPC DINNER PARTY 20.00-22.00 (TICKET EV14)

In the same location, as on the previous day, at 20.00 a very rich buffet/party will open up. The cost is 60 Euros you can save 20 Euros if you also buy the dinner of the previous day. (TICKET EV09)

 

TUESDAY MAY 3

Studio Orizzonte Gallery

WPC MEETING 09.30-11.00 (TICKET EV15)

Tuesday morning from 9.30 to 11.00, you are welcome back to the SOG for the WPC’s classic annual face-to-face meeting. Attending this part of the meeting is open to everyone, but reservations are required because seats are limited. The WPC Committee will be there for a live exchange of opinions, comments and suggestions and to consider possible venues for the next editions.

WPC MEETING 11.30-17.00 (TICKET EV16)

The meeting will then continue in a private section only for members of the WPC Organizing Committee.

WPC / CHROMALUXE PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION OPENING 18.00-20.00  (TICKET EV17)

The exhibition of the Top 3 winning images of the WPC 2022, printed by our Golden Sponsor ChromaLuxe will open at Studio Orizzonte Gallery at 18.00. The exhibition will remain open in the SOG gallery for the following 3 weeks.

 

LOCATIONS ADDRESSES:

STUDIO ORIZZONTE GALLERY (SOG): Via Antonio Bertoloni 1C, 00197, Roma +39 06 4825333 (BUS 910 stop “Bertoloni”
ROMA EVENTI PIAZZA DI SPAGNA: Via Alibert 5A, 00187, Roma +39 06 36019016 (Metro A , Stop “SPAGNA”)