Events 2018—2019 /

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