Fair of European Innovators in Cultural  Heritage

15 - 16 November 2018, Brussels

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The agenda is a draft and might be subject to changes.
You can download the pdf version here.

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08:00 - 09:00
Registration and arrival of participants
Welcome coffee in the Riverside
09:00 - 09:15
Opening of the conference
John Bell, Director, Climate Action and Resource Efficiency, Directorate General for Research and Innovation, European Commission
09:15 - 10:00
Why are we innovating in and through cultural heritage? An inspirational dialogue among unusual suspects
A scientist, an artist and an economist meet and discuss how heritage, beauty and art modify our brain, influence our well-being and encourage us to take action in the society
Mundano, street artist and social innovator
Jan De Maere, neuroscientist and art historian, University of Cluj-Napoca
10:00 - 10:40
How is innovation created and supported? Who are the innovators in cultural heritage? Panel discussion with pitches from EU R&I projects
11:40 - 12:00
Keynote speech: how to innovate in cities through cultural heritage (tbc)
12:15 - 12:45
Opening of the exhibition: ribbon-cutting toast with authorities
12:45 - 14:30
Walking lunch with guided visit to the exhibition
14:30 - 16:00
'Working on what?' Building a Community of Innovators in Cultural Heritage
Parallel sessions I
16:30 - 18:00
'Working on what?' Building a Community of Innovators in Cultural Heritage
Parallel sessions II
18:00 - 20:00
Cocktail - Visit to the exhibition
08:30 - 10:30
Innovators at work - ROCK project breakfast workshop (session on invitation only) ||| B2B networking
10:30 - 12:30
Cultural Heritage supporting intercultural dialogue and cultural diplomacy
12:30 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
14:00 - 15:30
What's next? When in the future?
15:30 - 17:00
B2B networking