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27 Oct 14
Film and photographs published by the Dutch Government: Tom Fleming featured in Asia Europe Culture Ministers Meeting (ASEM) on Creative Industries.
Following Tom's moderation of this major meeting of European and Asian Ministers of Culture, you can view images and short films of the event. This includes Tom's introduction of King Willem Alexander - the King of Holland. The ASEM meeting was a major success, with clear agreement reached on a set of cultural policy priorities linked to the creative industries. The event closed with the Government of the Netherlands welcoming the Republic of Korea as the hosts of ASEM 2016.
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20 October 14
Creative Scotland: Creative Industries Strategy 2015-17
Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy has been commissioned to undertake a Creative Industries Strategy for Creative Scotland - the national development body for the arts, screen sectors and creative economy in Scotland. Our role will be to shape a set of strategic priorities for the sector through consultation with the Scottish Creative Industries Partnership (SCIP) and a wider set of stakeholders.
This comes at an exciting time for Scotland - with public engagement in culture revitalised through the national referendum process and the country's global profile higher than ever. But there are also significant challenges - such as how to connect the different assets of the country to form a strong overall offer; how to generate opportunities for a more diverse talent base; and how to build international markets for Scottish goods and services.
This Strategy will provide a clear set of opportunities for Creative Scotland to play a leading role as part of a shared strategic approach with SCIP.
19-21 October 14
Tom Fleming to Moderate the 6th Asia Europe Meeting on Creative Industries - Eindhoven and Rotterdam, Netherlands
Tom Fleming has the absolute privilege of moderating this major event for the European and Asian creative industries. It will involve senior delegates from multiple governments across the two regions - including Ministers of Culture from several countries. The event will be officially opened by His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and Minister of Education, Culture and Science, Jet Bussemaker. Tom Fleming will moderate this opening plenary session, which will include a large audience of prominent creative industries policy-makers and organisations from across Europe and Asia. Tom will also chair and each of the senior official meetings - where ministries will come together to explore best practice, next practice and opportunities for Asia-European collaboration.
The event has three key themes: Creative Skills, Creative Entrepreneurs and Creative Cities. A programme of workshops will explore these themes, with different countries sponsoring and leading on discussions. Workshop recommendations will then be relayed to the final plenary session, which Tom will also moderate.
This is a major platform for the creative economies of Europe and Asia and an exciting opportunity for Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy to play a leadership and facilitating role at such a high table.
5 October 14
An Evaluation Study of the Impact of Dance Interventions on Young Learner's Resilience, London UK.
Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy has been commissioned to evaluate a pilot project which explores the impact of dance in formal educational settings. The project has been set up in response to recent reviews of the evidence base for arts based interventions. These call for further empirical studies with robust evaluation methods. The project will provide an evaluation framework for high quality, artist led dance interventions in primary schools using Project Oracle's academically rigorous Standards Framework.
The project will also create evidence data as part of the process and pilot an approach that could be replicated by further studies.