Conference Agenda

Thursday, 14th of March 2019- A Journey into Estonian Civil Society

For Early arrivals  – a day and visiting various of institutions and organisations in Tallinn, departure to Narva + welcoming dinner for foreign participants and invited guests. (Detailed agenda will be uploaded in coming days)

Friday, 15th of March 2019 International Conference – “Civil society organisations and creative industries – creating new perspectives”

9.00 – 10.00 Registration and coffee
10.00– 10.30 Opening Speeches
by Estonian Ministry of Culture
by  Valentina Dačnik, Vice-President of Amateo Network and local hosts

10.30 – 11.30 Three key speakers:  

Key speakers will concentrate they speeches on following themes:
–  Mapping the challenges in development of Creative Industries
–  Cooperation between Civil society organisations (dealing with culture/art/youth), government institutions and creative companies
–  Creation of new perspectives for European art and creative industries

Mrs. Juliane Lenssen (Das Letzte Kleinod, Germany)
Mr. Bart Nagels (Met-X, Brussels, Belgium)
Ms. Anu-Maaja Pallok, Creative industry adviser, representative of Estonian Ministry of Culture

11.30 – 12.30 first Panel discussion with Invited guests and participation of public

First panel discussion will concentrate on following themes: ´
–  Practical cooperation and creation of new perspectives on international level
–  Best practices of cooperation between various of institutions on international level
–  How to be more active citizen and support engagement and culture life for less integrated people

Mr. Jim Tough, Amateo Network, UK
Ms. Valentina Dačnik,  Croatian Culture Association
Mr. Siim Aimla, Georg Otsa Music School, Composer, Musician
Mr. Matjaž Šmalc, Slovenian Public Fund for Cultural Activities
Mr. Eduard Odinets, Estonian Ministry of Culture
Ms. Irene Käosaar, Integration Foundation

Moderated by: Guido Bosua

12.30 – 13.00 Coffee-Time

13.00 – 13.45 second Panel discussion with Invited guests and participation of public

Second panel discussion will concentrate on following themes:
–  What are challenges bringing culture partnership between North – South, East – West
–  What means for EU citizens Creative Europe programme, Europe for Citizens programme and European Union Capital of Culture program
–  Policy making on EU level, how successful and influential networks and foundation on European level

Ms. Jade Schiff,cultural anthropologist, Program Director of ROOTS & ROUTES International Association, Netherlands
Ms. Merilin Laager, Creative Europe Sub programm, NGO Creative Estonia
Hr. Mr. Sjoerd Bootsma, Leewarden (Netherlands), European Capital of Culture 2018
Ms. Heili Jõe, adviser on International cooperation, Estonian Ministry of Culture
Ms. Evelyn Valtin, Estonian National Foundation of Civil Society
Ms. Kalle Külli Hansen, culture specialist of Tartu City Government
Mr. Kalle Paas, Tartu 2024 /Tartu City Government

Moderated by: Vassili Golikov

13.45 – 14.00 Conference conclusions and suggestions

14.00 – 14.45 Reception

15.00 –  …. programme continues – local study visits in Narva.

* The organizers reserve the right to make changes to the event program!