ECBN together with Kaapeli proudly presents the 9th European Creative Industries Summit (ECIS) in Helsinki. The ECIS19 is part of the official program and under the auspices of Finland’s EU Presidency.

The ECIS 2019 focuses on the IMPACT of cross-innovations for the competitiveness of the wider economy – driven by the cultural and creative industries.

The conference deals with questions like:
• How can the cultural and creative sectors increase their impact on European competitiveness ?
• How to overcome obstacles and challenges for cross-innovations?
• How can cultural and creative entrepreneurs by cross-innovation actions respond to the challenges facing European society and the economy over the next 25 years?

Please register for the early bird ticket, two days for the price of €180,-  (regular price 250€/125€ per day).

Early Bird registration ends on the 14th of June, 2019. Click here to register.

The European Creative Industries Summit 2019 will be held under the auspices of the Finnish EU Presidency.

Preconference

On the 10th of September,

of cross-innovations for the competitiveness of the wider economy in Policies, Businesses and Research.
The European Creative Industries Summit 2019 will be held under the auspices of the Finnish EU Presidency

TBA

ECIS 2019 – IMPACT

of cross-innovations for the competitiveness of the wider economy in Policies, Businesses and Research, on the 11th of September.
The European Creative Industries Summit 2019 will be held under the auspices of the Finnish EU Presidency.

Morning Session

10.00    Welcome

  • Kai Huotari, Kaapeli Helsinki
  • Bernd Fesel, ECBN, Rotterdam

10.15    Making Today’s IMPACT
             Creativity Meets Digital Industries

  • Marko Ahtisaari, Director of Helsinki Festival
  • Anna Valtonen, Aalto University
  • Tim Lauenroth, Member of the Board, Bitkom e.V., Berlin

11.00    Making a Policy Agenda for the Future of Europe

  • Tamas Szucs, Director, Directorate General for Education and Culture
  • Muriel Pénicaud, Minister of Labour, France (TBC)
  • Ulrik Vestergaard Knudsen, Deputy Secretary-General of the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development, OECD ( TBC )
  • Dr. Christian Ehler, MEP, CoChair of Intergroup Creative Industries, Brussels

11.45    Making The Future IMPACT

  • Dieter Gorny, european centre for creative economy, Dortmund
  • Bart Ahsmann, CLICKNL, Eindhoven
  • Laure Kaltenbach, Creative Tech, Paris
  • Gerin Trautenberger, Kreativwirtschaft Austria (KAT)

Afternoon Sessions

12:30 – 13:30    Lunch Break
13.30    Four Challenges (Pecha-Kucha-Style)

  •  Drivers of new challenges for impact present, followed by parallel open spaces

14.00   Four Open Spaces    

  •  Innovation in cooperation with Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft
  • European Investment Forum in cooperation with ARTLAB, Fitzcarraldo Foundation
  • Internationalization of Entrepreneurs in cooperation with EXCITE 2.0
  • Next Agenda for Science and Research

15.45    Presentations and Debates

16.15    Innovating the Creative Industries

  •  Dirk Jan van den Berg, European Institute of Innovation and Technology
  •  Michael Kilpper, Creative Industries Department, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Berlin

17.00   Closing Words

  • Caroline Norbury, MBE, CoChair ECBN, CEO Creative England
  • Michael Hladky, CoChair ECBN, CEO Creative Industries Kosice

Who should attend?

The ECIS2019 conference welcomes all:

• Creative Industries professionals,
• Cultural business mediators,
• Researchers and Universities
• Policy Makers and Administration,
• Creative individuals,
• Institutions and
• People who wants to get the latest informations and be part of discussions about the European Cultural and Creative Industries.

Where to go!

KAAPELITEHDAS

Tallberginkatu 1
00180 Helsinki

Metro: Ruoholahti
Raitiovaunu: 8 

What you can expect?

The ECBNetwork together with Kaapeli brought togheter experts, politicians and researchers to discuss the latest developments and prospects in the cultural and creative industries at the 9th ECIS conference 2019 in Helsinki.

The regular ticket costs for two days €250, a single day ticket costs €125 and allows for participation in all discussions and working groups.

Do you want to stay in contact with ECBN and receive more informations about the European Creative and Cultural Industries Sector and the results of the ECIS 2019 Conference, than please fee free to register to our newsletter.
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