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13 Jun 12

Andrew Erskine - Keynote Speaker at the Creative Economy Rio+20 Conference, June 20-21, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Andrew Erskine will be the final Keynote speaker at the EU-Brazil Sector Dialogues Conference in Rio. This event runs alongside the Rio +20 UN Sustainbable Development Conference - where over 50,000 delegates from across the globe - including 127 world leaders - will be present. The conference is focused on growing policy and practical links across the creative economy. It will concentrate on creative territories and clusters, education and training for creative skills, technologies and new models of business, and research and mapping. Andrew is leading on the research and mapping agenda.

The event builds on the EU/Brazil Joint Programme on Culture: ec.europa.eu/culture/our-policy-development/documents/brazil-coop_en.pdf

Rio +20 UN Sustainbable Development Conference: www.uncsd2012.org/rio20/index.html

13 Jun 12

Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy Commissioned by Film London and Skillset to Evaluate Cultivate - Inspiring Future Audiences; and Framed - Cinema for a New Generation.

Together, this represents an evaluation of Children's Cinema in London. These two programmes, focusing on film education and audience development for young people, are playing an important role in this field. For Framed, we will also work closely with The Barbican to explore their work in children's cinema. Projects are funded by the BFI and National Lottery.

www.filmlondon.org.uk
www.creativeskillset.org
www.barbican.org.uk
www.bfi.org.uk

12 Jun 12

Tom Fleming Keynote Speaker at Creative Portugal Conference, Oporto, June 22nd 2012

Tom Fleming is set to introduce his vision for the creative and cultural economy in Portugal. This will include a focus on the CITY (Cidade) Programme of Guimaraes, European Capital of Culture 2012. Tom Fleming is Programme Director of CITY, where he is curating activities that call on everyone to "(re) Imagine the Possibility of the city."

On June 23rd to 24th, Tom Fleming and his team will host a delegation of European Capital of Culture cities who are visiting Guimaraes to explore how to integrate Strategic approaches to the creative economy in their Capital of Culture programmes.

www.guimaraes2012.pt
addict.pt/pt/portugal-criativo/

12 Jun 12

Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy Advises British Council on Developing Knowledge Alliances Across Europe's Creative Economy

The British Council is working to extend and deepen its work with universities - to open up the sector as a more effective driver of growth across the Creative Economy. Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy is advising the British Council on how this can be effectively achieved, including a focus on potential investment opportunities and partnerships. This builds on our ongoing work with the British Council across a range of Creative Economy and Cultural Policy activities internationally - from Nigeria to Russia.

creativeconomy.britishcouncil.org

11 Jun 12

Exploring the Social Capital of the Tabernacle in Notting Hill, June 19th 2012

Tom Fleming is set to facilitate a workshop for friends and stakeholders of the Tabernacle - the iconic cross-artform venue in Notting Hill, London. The Tabernacle is renowned as a centre for carnival arts, a boutique music venue and community hub for the many cultures of the W11 postcode. The workshop will explore the ways the Tabernacle connects different types of social capital - leveraging the identities and knowledge of its multiple users.

www.tabernaclew11.com
www.rbkc.gov.uk/leisureandlibraries/culture.aspx
www.thesourcemag.net