EU heritage policy developments you need to know and where to get them
On 29 September in Brussels, the 25th ENCATC Congress (27-30 September 2017) will include a plenary session for all delegates on “EU Policy Development on Cultural Heritage”.
Led by representatives from the European Commission, heritage experts, and researchers, get updated on the state of art of heritage policies in Europe, new strategies, and what’s next to prepare for the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH).
This will also be the opportunity to learn about research and innovation opportunities for academics, researchers, and cultural actors interested in heritage, as well as ENCATC's mapping of training programmes on Intangible Heritage.
Speakers include Catherine Magnant, Coordinator of the EYCH, Deputy Head of Unit, European Commission – Directorate-General for Education and Culture, Cultural Diversity and Innovation Unit; Emanuela de Menna, Policy Officer – Cultural heritage, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission; Claire Giraud-Labalte, Art Historian, Expert on Cultural Heritage, Emeritus Lecturer, France; and Cristina Ortega Nuere, Director of 3Walks and Chief Academic Officer of the World Leisure Organisation, Spain.
By attending this session, you'll meet with more than 150 delegates coming from more than 30 countries to attend the ENCATC Congress. Academics, researchers, cultural professionals and representatives from various EU institutions, governments and European and international networks will gather for keynote speeches, debates, presentations, discussion groups, the ENCATC Research Award and the Fellowship Award Ceremony, the Annual ENCATC Research Session, and the Global Conversations round table, as well as discover through a number of selected study visits the rich cultural scene in Brussels.
Congress registration will close on 10 September.