All partners of the Interreg IV A project "Creative Drive" invite you to take part in the final conference ”Creative Changemakers – in how far the creative industry contributed to the Euregio Meuse-Rhine and how it will shape its future”. The conference will take place at Forum M in Aachen on 26th November, 2013, 10:30am.
„Creative Drive“ ends on the 31st December of this year - therefore the conference will not only be an informative closing of our project but will also give a contribution for further support and strengthening of the creative industry in our region and beyond.
The programme of the conference will focus on the interdisciplinary collaboration between the creative industry and other economic industries and the resulting innovation potential for the Euregio Meuse-Rhine. Another focus will be the transnational cooperation in the Euregio Meuse-Rhine and the contribution which the creative industry can provide according to an euregional identity.
10:30 Welcome & registration
11:30 The Euregio Maas-Rhein – today in Aachen: Live stream to all partner cities
12:30 Impuls I: Creative Changemaker
14:30 Impuls II:Preview of the report "Warum Innovation über Grenzen geht!"
15:00 Panel I: „Across industry borders“ New markets and business models
16:15 Coffee break & creative intervention
16:45 Panel II: „Across country borders“ Create identity – the region as a creative hotspot
18:00 Final statement: WHAT IS THE CREATIVE DRIVE?
18:15 Come together: drinks, snacks and sound
A detatailled programme you will find in the section "documents"!
- Pia Areblad, TILLT, Göteborg
- Manfred Bausch, Zweckverband Region Aachen
- Christoph Brosius, Die Hobrechts, Berlin/Aachen
- Maurice Hermans, Betawerk, Heerlen
- Sylvia Hustedt, GründerZentrum Kulturwirtschaft, Aachen
- Daniel Kerber, morethanshelters, Hamburg/Berlin
- Jo Martens, f nascom, Genk
- Marcel Philipp, mayor of the City of Aachen
- Prof. Stefan Scheer, author of innovationstuntman,Düsseldorf
- Michael Söndermann, Büro für Kulturwirtschaftsforschung, Köln
- Pieter Spinder, knowmads, Amsterdam
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Christoph Brosius is the manager of “Die Hobrechts” – an agency for Game Design and Game Thinking that he founded together with his partners in 2011. He is advertising merchant and worked in various film and the productions.
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Since 2003, Maurice Hermans develops webplatforms, communities and (social) media strategies for several organizations in the Euregio Meuse-Rhine and beyond.
Stefan Scheer is author, creative advisor and initiator of various projects on the topic of creativity and innovation. He is professor at the Folkwang University in Essen.
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Michael Söndermann manages the Culture Industries Research Office in Cologne and is editor and co-author of several culture and creative industry reports for the German government and ministries.