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Cultural and Creative Industries in Europe: Maximising the Contribution of Culture towards Social and Economic Development

Culture represents an extensive economic asset and a valuable source of creativity and innovation. According to the European Parliament’s report on EU policy for cultural and creative industries (June 2016), Cultural and Creative Industries (CCIs) have become high-capacity engines for … Continue reading


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DISH conference upcoming! with 2015 theme: Money and Power

On December 7th and 8th 2015 the next edition of DISH, the conference about digital strategies for heritage, will take place in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The theme for DISH2015 is Money and Power. Continue reading


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DISH2015: last chance to write your proposal!

The heritage sector seems to struggle to raise its voice, not only in its own interest, but that of the whole information society. Let’s work together to influence your local, regional, national, European and global law maker and sugar daddy. So do you have some spare time this weekend? Write your proposal for DISH2015! Proposals can be submitted until Monday, the 14th of September 2015. Continue reading


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E-Space creative marketing workshop. Innovation for Cultural Heritage

The E-Space creative marketing workshop “Digital Culture, Social Media and Innovation for the Cultural Heritage” is taking place in Pisa on 9 October. It will explore different ways of communicating cultural contents with the use of new media and will show how a greater audience can be reached by combining the power of social media and storytelling. The event, hosted by Fondazione Sistema Toscana in cooperation with Invasioni Digitali, is being held in the framework of the Internet Festival. DigitalMeetsCulture is official media partner. Continue reading


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VIEW nominates its keynote speakers!

The VIEW conference will take place on October, from 19 to 23, in Turin, Italy. The curated conference, which celebrates its 16th year, features talks, panel sessions, workshops, awards for outstanding work and this year four remarkable keynote speakers: Mark Osborne, Randy Thom, Jorge R. Gutierrez, Shannon Tindle. «We are honoured and thrilled to welcome these four amazing artists to Turin for the VIEW conference» Professor Maria Elena Gutierrez, director of the annual conference, declares. «I know their presence will inspire our audience of students and professionals»… Continue reading


Bologna Design Week 2015 - 3D printing in fashion
A hub to bring together creativity and production

From 30 September to 3 October, the first edition of the Bologna Design Week is being held under the auspices of Municipality of Bologna, Emilia Romagna Region and CERSAIE. Thanks to the initiative, for the first time cultural, production and creative excellences of the territory convene in an integrated communication system. The Emilian centre will become a further attraction hub in the Italian design system, through a rich programme providing exhibitions, workshops, talks and business meetings organised in the framework of 8 thematic itineraries. Continue reading


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Europeana Space Jam at Culture Jam 2015

At the Europeana Creative “Culture Jam” event, closing conference of the widely praised Europeana Creative project at the National Library of Austria (July 9th and 10th), the Europeana Space project was brought to the attention of the creative industry scene in Austria. During various sessions the EuropeanaTV pilot was demonstrated and the upcoming hackathons and business modelling workshops were announced. Continue reading


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Uprise Festival 2015. Get Ready to Start Up!

During this edition of UPRISE Startup Festival, taking place on September 25-26, UPRISE will showcase 200 international startups, a showcase programme for young to mid-stage startup companies, to 10.000 attendees. The event will be held at NDSM Werf in Amsterdam. Partners include Red Bull, Sonos, Facebook, Rockstart and UVA, VU Amsterdam and NRCQ. Continue reading


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CultureTECH: Northern Ireland’s Innovation Festival

This year, CultureTECH festival is being held on 11-20 September 2015. The open access event, taking place each September in Derry-Londonderry, is the biggest technology and creative industry event in Northern Ireland. Continue reading


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Sónar+D: digital creativity & innovation technology

Sónar+D, being held in Barcelona on 12, 13 and 14 June 2015, will bring together experts from all over the world (technologists, entrepreneurs, artists, businesses and researchers) to present and project the initiatives and tools that will shape future creative experiences based on music, images, interactive content and transmedia platforms. Sónar+D is a forum with an intersectoral approach aimed at professionals of the creative, technological and cultural industries, which fosters interaction between them, the exchange of knowledge, debate, the exposure of talent and the generation of business. Continue reading