Advancing the sustainability of cultural networks
The 25th ENCATC Congress "Click, Connect and
Collaborate! New directions in sustaining cultural networks"
(27-30 September 2017) has among its ambitions to advance the state of art and promote new ideas and proposals on the major challenges faced by cultural
networks today in Europe and beyond.
To tackle issues concerning networks, on 28 September in Brussels, the Congress proposes four parallel workshops:
Four parallel worshops:
1. GOVERNANCE-LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP
How do cultural networks
adapt and navigate changing interpretations of governance-leadership?
With intercultural perspectives, experts will explore best practice,
common challenges, pitfalls, and the future of leading cultural
Speakers: Annick Schramme, ENCATC and University of Antwerp / Robert Manchin, Culture Action Europe / Njörður Sigurjónsson, Bifrost University
2. BUSINESS MODELS WORKSHOP
Who is re-thinking current
business models for financing cultural networks? Which models go beyond financial
sustainability? Experts will weigh in on innovations, traps to avoid, and
outlooks for the future.
Speakers: Lluís Bonet, University of Barcelona / Sarah de Heusch Ribassin, SMartEU
3. EVALUATION WORKSHOP
How can a network innovate
itself and remain competitive? What are the value networks create for their
members, the cultural sector, and beyond? Experts will share simple immediate
steps for networks to measure, monitor and evaluate their significance.
Speakers: Pascale Bonniel Chalier, University Lyon 2 / Fiona Deuss-Frandi, Creative Europe, EACEA / Gerald Lidstone, Goldsmiths, University of London
4. INTERNATIONALISATION WORKSHOP
Why internationalise? Is this
the way forward for networks? Are there advantages to having a network of
networks? Experts will debate expansion trends, the pros and cons of networks
going global, and what this all means for the internationalisation and professionalisation
of members in networks.
Speakers: Alan Salzenstein, DePaul University / Jerry C Y Liu, National Taiwan University of Arts and TACPS