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29th November 2018

Eurocities - Creative Competitive Cities, Edinburgh, UK

Tom Fleming will be in Edinburgh at this major event to lead a panel of 60 cities on the types of partnership needed to maximise the role of culture and creativity for city-making. This includes case studies from Manchester, Dresden and Oulu. These will be followed by a discussion on the types of tool and approach which can help build long-term creative competitiveness.

http://eurocities2018.eu/

16th - 18th November 2018

VII St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum, Russia

Our Senior Consultant, Andrew Erskine, is one of the key note speakers at the VII St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum. This is the largest annual cultural forum in Russia, bringing together hundreds of experts from across culture, heritage and business. Andrew will discuss approaches to the creative industries in the UK, with a focus on nurturing clusters and hubs. His talk is part of a strand curated by the Chief architect of St Petersburg Sergey Kuznetsov.

https://culturalforum.ru/

14th November 2018

Building a Sustainable and Inclusive Creative Economy, DVV International, Minsk, Belarus

Tom Fleming is in Minsk to provide a masterclass to 150 policy-makers, intermediaries and creative practitioners for DVV International - the leading professional organisation in the field of adult education and cooperation development.

This is part of a major programme for the Republic of Belarus - "Learning City for a Creative Economy". Its goal is to promote the implementation of regional sustainable development strategies for 2016-2025 through the development of intersectoral cooperation, as well as the promotion of creative economy ideas and the "learning city" concept.

https://www.dvv-international.de/en/worldwide/europe/eastern-neighbours/belarus/

8th November 2018

Beyond the Hype: Re-wiring the Growth Agenda, Norwich, UK

Tom Fleming is a keynote speaker to an audience of policy-makers, investors and cultural sector leads at this major summit in Norwich. He will provide a perspective on where we have reached in terms of culturally driven growth in our cities and regions. He will explore the challenges and issues which need to be addressed urgently if the cultural and creative industries are to make a bigger difference to growth and opportunity across UK cities and regions.

https://newanglia.co.uk/