European Creatieve Industries Alliance
Closing Conference 27-28 November 2014
The European Creatieve Industries Alliance conference will address a new policy agenda to maximise the innovative contributions of European creative industries. It will gather 250 stakeholders consisting of key policy makers from the European, national and regional authorities and high level practitioners to discuss latest findings and challenges for future creative industries policies.
This conference is organized by the Amsterdam Economic Board with contributions of the City of Amsterdam and in cooperation with CLICK NL, the Dutch knowledge and innovation network of the Top sector Creative Industries.
ECIA Closing Conference:
Create! Innovate! Grow!
At the conference the results of the 3 year ECIA project will be presented, discussed and disseminated. The conference will focus on the final report, which includes 10 policy recommendations for better support for the creative industries on European, national and regional level. The final report will be handed over to the Minister of Culture and Education of The Netherlands.
During roundtables policymakers and practitioners in the creative industries will discuss how to implement these policy recommendations. In parallel workshops, also the outcome of the different concrete actions will be presented and discussed. The 2nd day of the conference is dedicated to future policies for creative industries with among others contributions from the European Commission.
Presentation of the ECIA final report with 10 policy recommendations
Panel discussion with politicians on EU, national and regional level about the recommendations of ECIA
Panel discussion with practitioners about the implementation of the recommendations
Break-out sessions: sharing experiences and next practices
Conference speakers are a.o.:
Ms Jet Bussemaker, Minister of Culture and Education, the Netherlands
Ms Kajsa Ollongren, Deputy mayor of the city of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Mr Rasmus Wiinstedt Tscherning, chair ECIA, managing director CKO, Denmark
Ms Caroline Norbury, CEO Creative England, UK
Mr Gian Paolo Manzella, Regional Councillor for Lazio Region, Italy
Ms Barbera Wolfensberger, chair Topteam Creative Industries, the Netherlands
Several high level representatives from Ireland, Finland, France, Denmark, Italy, Germany, Estonia, Austria, the UK, Spain and the Netherlands.