Events 2018—2019 /

Tom Fleming to facilitate the inaugural International Advisory Panel for CENDANA - the Cultural Industries Development Agency of Malaysia

Tom Fleming was in Kuala Lumpur to facilitate a programme of knowledge exchange that provided a global outlook on best practice in arts and creative industries development. Participants included Singapore National Arts Council, Creative Scotland, Australian Council for the Arts, BeKraf Indonesia and the Thailand Creative Design Centre.

Date: May 5 2018

Creative Economy Networks: research, policy and exchange (UK-Brazil)

Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy's Dr Tom Fleming and Pedro Affonso Ivo Franco presented at this conference hosted by the British Council and Queen Mary University. Creative Economy Networks: research, policy and exchange (UK-Brazil) brought together research, policy and industry perspectives to explore the role of exchange in creative economy businesses and its impact on the sector. Particular focus was given to new research and policy drawn from recent UK-Brazil collaboration and exchanges led or facilitated by the British Council.

Date: 1 May 2018

Global Reflections on the Cultural and Creative Economy, Aracaju, Brazil

Tom Fleming was in Brazil for a set of engagements, including a keynote presentation for 'Global Reflections on the Cultural and Creative Economy', a conference hosted by Senac Sergipe that will present and explore approaches to the cultural and creative economy from different parts of the world.

Date: 19 March 2018

Debate & Provocation #2 'Does Brighton Even Exist?' - How the city uses its creative and cultural sector in its messaging. Brighton, UK

Andrew Erskine was chairing an evening of provocation and debate for Brighton & Hove Council, as part of TFCC's work supporting the establishment of Brighton's Cultural Framework and the development of a Creative Coast proposition for Greater Brighton. Held at the University of Brighton, the event explored how the internal perception of Brighton can be better married to the external views of potential investors, relocating businesses and visitors.

Date: 12 March 2018

Cultural Industries and Heritage Speaking Engagements in Kuwait

TFCC Senior Associate Andrew Erskine was carrying out a series of speaking engagements and meetings as part of a joint venture between British Council and the Kuwait National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL).

Date: February - March 2018

Advisory workshop programme to Oulu as Candidate City for European Capital of Culture 2026, Finland.

A set of workshops and interventions to support partners in Oulu set out a clear strategy and narrative for the European Capital of Culture 2026 bidding process. This included a focus on the 'European Dimension' and how Oulu can become play an innovative leadership role in culture-led city-making.

Date:5 - 7 February 2018

Best practice cultural policy, lecture to the American University Kuwait

As part of his situation analysis of the approach to cultural and creative sectors in Kuwait, Tom Fleming delivered a lecture on his experience developing cultural policy internationally.

Date: 20 February 2018

Guest Speaker, Cultural Policy MA, City University, London, UK

Tom Fleming was the 2018 guest speaker for the Cultural and Creative Industries MA at City University. He provided an overview of policy trends and perspectives from his work internationally.

Date: 28 February 2018

Enhancing fundamental freedoms through the promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions, Dakar, Senegal

Tom Fleming participated in a strategic development workshop programme as part of his role as UNESCO expert for the 2005 UN Convention on the Protection and Promotion of a Diversity of Cultural Expressions. This workshop brought together other UNESCO experts to refine the approach to supporting the Convention. This includes how to provide technical and strategic assistance to governments seeking to develop policy in the cultural and creative industries. It was organised by UNESCO and the Swedish International Development Agency.

Date: 18 - 21 March 2018

Benchmarking good practice for creative entrepreneurship support, Sao Paulo, Brazil

A workshop programme with SABRAE and the British Council on impactful approaches to creative entrepreneur support in developing contexts. This programme involved our summary overview of progress made in Brazil by a range of support agencies and projects, and some comparison with good practice in other emergent markets

Date: 22-24 March 2018