Schedule

 

CREATIVE.HEIMAT – METROPOLITAN CONGRESS ON APRIL 14, 2010

10 – 10.15 A.M. WELCOME ADDRESS

  • Cluster Managers Werner Lippert and Christian Boros

10.15 – 11 A.M. IMPULSE SPEECHES BY

  • Christa Thoben, Minister of Economic Affairs and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

  • Marjan Hammersma, Director for Media and Creative Industries at the Ministry for Culture in the Netherlands, Netherlands


11 – 11.45 A.M. KEYNOTE BY

  • Prof. John Howkins, Member of the United Nations UNDP Advisory Committee on the Creative Economy; Vice Dean and Visiting Professor, Shanghai School of Creativity, United Kingdom: “The Global Rise of the Creative Ecology”


11.45 A.M. – 1 P.M. CREATIVE QUARTER S TALK

  • Prof. Dieter Gorny, Artistic Director of Creativity, RUHR.2010; Director ecce, Germany: “Creative Metropole Ruhr”

  • Michael Schindhelm, Writer and Cultural Advisor to International Organizations, Ponte Cremenaga, Switzerland: “Creative Quarters Dubai”

Followed by a panel discussion


1 – 2 P.M. LUNCH WITH REGIONAL FOOD
The press will have an opportunity to interview the individual speakers during the lunch break


2 – 4 P.M. SUPPORTING THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES - An International Perspective
Four case studies

  • Simon Evans, Creative Cluster Ltd, Sheffield, United Kingdom

  • Christine de Baan, DutchDFA, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Johanna Skantze, Generator Swedish Creative Industries, Stockholm, Sweden

  • Stefanie Bechert, Kompetenzzentrum Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaft des Bundes, Germany

Followed by a short discussion


4 – 4.30 P.M. COFFEE BREAK


4.30 – 5.30 P.M. THE WHEREABOUTS OF THE CREATIVE HOME

Three short inputs on the notion of the “Creative Home” with

  • Dr. Bastian Lange, Leibniz-Institute for Regional Geography Leipzig/Multiplicities, Berlin, Germany: “Stadt – Metropolitan Regions as Creative Homes”

  • Prof. Thomas Rempen, Communication Designer, Büro Rempen GmbH, Drensteinfurt-Rinkerode, Germany: “Land – Rural Areas as Creative Home”

  • Holm Friebe, Author and CEO of Zentrale Intelligenz Agentur, Berlin, Germany: “Fluss – Digital Home”

Followed by a short discussion


5.30 – 6.15 P.M. CREATIVE HOME BRANDING?

Panel discussion

  • Guido Heffels, Creative Director and CEO of Heimat Berlin, Germany

  • Christoph Twickel, Journalist and Co-Initiator of “Not In Our Name, Marke Hamburg!”, Germany

  • Eva Gronbach, Fashion Designer, Cologne, Germany

  • Lukas Hegemann, Board Member of “zakk” (cultural center), Activist of “Freiräume für Bewegung”, Co-Writer of the corresponding manifest, Düsseldorf, Germany


6.15 – 6.30 P.M. RECAP AND OUTLOOK

  • Werner Lippert, Cluster Manager "Creative.NRW"


From 6.30 P.M. GET-TOGETHER
With DJ Axllent from North Rhine-Westphalia

Moderator of the CREATIVE.HEIMAT Convention: Inga Wellmann, Einstein Forum, Potsdam, Germany

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