They take place every year in Prato with a defined cadence (beginning: second Sunday in May).
Every year, about 200 scholars form all over the world participate. The themes to deal with are selected by the Scientific Committee some years in advance.
The theme of the LII Study Week, which took place from May 10th to 12th 2021, was: "La moda come motore economico: innovazione di processo e prodotto, nuove strategie commerciali, comportamento dei consumatori • Fashion as an economic engine: process and product innovation, commercial strategies, consumer behavior". The next LIII Study Week, which will take place from May 8th to 11th 2022, will discuss about "L’economia della conoscenza. Innovazione, produttività e crescita economica, secc. XIII-XVIII • The knowledge economy. Innovation, productivity and economic growth, 13th to 18th century".
By sending to the secretariat of the Foundation the participant's card, in due time, the Foundation can also provide for the hotel reservation with the special prices fixed with the receptive structures.During all the conference, with the exclusion of the inaugural session, it's available the simultaneous translation in Italian and English.