Creative Cities Network Annual Meeting 2013 in Bologna
Wed, 09/18/2013 to Sat, 09/21/2013
The Seventh Creative Cities Network Annual General Meeting took place in Bologna, Italy (designated UNESCO Creative City of Music in 2006), from 18 to 21 September 2013.
The main goals of the meeting were to:
- share experiences and improve capacity building;
- exchange updated information on each city’s activities;
- discuss the Network’s communication strategy and operations;
- agree upon matters related to the future governance and development of the Network.
In particular, Member Cities discussed and finalized the new Creative Cities nomination procedures.
A special event open to the public, “Creativity at work" (PDF), took place on Saturday 21, bringing together institutions and professionals from the creative industries and cultural sector.
Previous Creative Cities Annual Meetings had been held in Paris (UNESCO HQ, 2008), Santa Fe (2008), Lyon (2009), Shenzhen (2010), Seoul (2011), Montreal (2012). See Annual Meetings home page for more details.
Address by Umberto Eco (PDF, Italian)
Creativity at Work (PDF)