Beyond the Obvious: Speakers

March 2, 2018, 12:15 pm

Speakers and Discussion Leaders

Alistair Spalding – Chief Executive and Artistic Director, Sadler’s Wells | Member, What Next?
Alan Davey – Chief Executive, Arts Council, England
Annalisa Cicerchia – Università Roma Tor Vergata
Catherine Cullen – President, UCLG Culture Committee
Chris Csikszentmihalyi – ERA Chair at M-ITI, University of Madeira | Former Director, MIT Center for Civic Media & Computing Culture Group
Cristina Da Milano –  President, ECCOM Italy
Emina Visnic – Director, Pogon | Board Member, Culture Action Europe
Eric Cross – Dean of Cultural Affairs & Director Newcastle Institute for Creative Arts Practice Newcastle University
Graham Sheffield – CBE, Director Arts, British Council
Jens Nymand Christensen – Deputy Director-General, Directorate General for Education and Culture, European Commission
Jordi Pascual – Coordinator, Agenda 21 for culture
Julie Ward – MEP/Culture Committee and CAE member
Luca Bergamo – Secretary General, Culture Action Europe
Mercedes Giovinazzo – President, Culture Action Europe
Mick Henry – Leader, Gateshead City Council
Renata Salecl – Philosopher, sociologist and legal theorist
Robert Manchin –  Sociologist | Former Managing Director, The Gallup Organization Europe
Sergio Salgado – Spanish Cultural Activist | Head of Department of Political Communication and Social Networks of X.net
Sophie White – Deputy Cabinet Member for Culture, Leisure, Libraries and Customer Service, Newcastle City Council
Suzanne Capiau –  Lawyer, the Brussels Bar
Walter Zampieri – Head of Culture Policy and Intercultural Dialogue, European Commission – DGEAC

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Discussion Activators

Doro Siepel – Director, Theater Zuidplein, Rotterdam
Ferdinand Richard – Chairman, Cimetta Fund | Founding Director of AMI
Giulio Stumpo – Secretary General, ECCOM Italy
Ines Camara – President, Mapa das Ideias, Lisboa
Malin Dahle – Project Coordinator and Researcher, ideas2evidence
Rich Hadley – Coordinator, Audiences Europe Network



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