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BerlinCCI 2105 

Creative Work: Is its economic impact a measurable economic factor for innovation policy?

Workshop on Creative Work as an Innovation Factor
Regular meeting of the Working Group on Cultural and Creative Industries of the Conference of Ministers for Economic Affairs

7 October 2015 Berlin
Landesvertretung des Saarlandes, Berlin

Organiser Michael Soendermann/Office for Culture Industries Research, Cologne, in cooperation with the Federal Government’s Centre of Excellence for the Cultural and Creative Industries/u-institut.

The question whether products and services of the culture and creative industries are innovation factors remains unsolved. Economic branches outside the creative sector as such regard creative inputs as a kind of annex, mainly taking the form of design services. The general understanding of the innovative value of a car is still mainly based on its technological components. Innovations are usually measured in terms of R&D costs, the number of patent registrations and highly qualified staff. Machine and vehicle manufacturing, electrical engineering and pharmaceutical manufacturing are usually counted among the industrial sectors with the highest share of research and therefore considered to be the classic drivers of innovation in the German economy.
 Nevertheless, there has been growing appreciation of the possible innovative potential of creative work and services provided by the culture and creative industries.

However, there is still a lot of doubt whether this creative work can be adequately described and defined in economic terms. Furthermore, the question remains whether the features thus defined can be captured using empirically measurable terms.
These are exactly the two questions that the European Commission has tackled in cooperation with design agencies from across Europe. As the result of a three-year research project, it has presented findings on the empirical basis of creative work. According to the opinion of the experts, these research findings might be included in the upcoming new editions of the Oslo and Frascati Manuals.

If there should be new editions of the two manuals, this would be an opportunity for the Conference of Ministers of Economic Affairs in Germany to look more closely into the matter. This workshop therefore addresses German economic policy makers and presents the preparatory works and plans of the EU Commission.

Programme of Workshop on Creative Work as an Innovation Factor

Introduction Background and current state
Joachim Kobuss DesignersBusiness, Berlin

Presentation 1 –Theory Modules €Design | Measuring Design Value
Presenter: Eusebi Nomen, €Design team by Barcelona Design Center
Questions and answers from participants

Presentation 2 – Practical Modules Eurobarometer, Community Innovation Survey, communication toolkit
Presenter: Severin Filek, €Design team by design austria
Questions and answers from participants

Final Discussion Round
Lessons to be learnt for Germany
Moderator: Matthias Hornschuh, film music composer, Cologne

Presenters

Eusebi Nomen, Professor, Lead partner €Design, BCD-Barcelona, Spain
Prof. Dr. Nomen teamed up with Barcelona Centre de Disseny (BCD) to conduct the € Dis- seny project Measuring Design Value. Created and directed the ESADE Busienss School (Barcelona) Institute for intangible assets and was responsible for the ESADE courses “In- tangible Assets Valuation” and “Intangible assets and Business Policy”. Managed design projects like the Mariscal Studiio (mascot of the Barcelona 92 Olympic games). Prof Nomen has been a technical delegate at the WIPO Standing and Expert Committees on Trade- marks, on patents and on copyrights for ten years. Author of several books and articles on intangible assets valuation, Prof Nomen has an extensive experience on intangible assets negotiations, valuations and court appraisals.

Severin Filek, Professor, Geschäftsführer design austria, Wien
Severin Filek was born in Vienna in 1961. Following his studies in Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Vienna and the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, Severin gained his Master of Arts in 1984 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. After a year teaching in a private school in Vienna and working as a publishers’ editor Severin was appointed General Secretary for Graphic Design with Design Austria. Since 1992 he has been the Director of Design Austria, Austria’s national representative body for professional designers. From 1998-2000 he was the President of the Bureau of European Designers’ Associations. Further study and placements were taken up in the Herzog August Library in Wolfenbüttel (Germany), the Cheng-chi University (Republic of Taiwan) and at the Salzburg Seminar, Secession 241: Socio-economic Developments, specialising in leadership in non- profit organisations. Author of numerous commissions in books and magazines, he has also been a presenter and guest teacher both in Austria and abroad, with clients including the Austrian Ministries for External Trade, National Insurance, Austrian advertising and the Austrian Post; Telekom Austria, CRID (Spain) and Harper and Collins Publishers Ltd. (UK).


BerlinCCI 2014

The 2014 Berlin Research Symposium on Culture and Creative Industries

First international Research Symposium on Culture and Creative Industries in Berlin – Seventh Symposium of the International Association of Cultural and Creative Industries (IACCI)

23 October 2014 / Berlin
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
Invalidenstrasse 48/near Main Station (Hbf)

8.30                Registration and Coffee

9.30 – 10.00   Welcome and Opening Ceremony

  • Matthias MACHNIG, State Secretary at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), Berlin, Germany
  • Michael SOENDERMANN, Director Office for Culture Industries Research (KWF) Cologne/Berlin, Germany
  • Patricia WALKER ALLMOND, Assoc Professor and Non Executive President of the International Association of Cultural and Creative Industries (IACCI), Beijing, China

Facilitator:
Gesa BIRNKRAUT, Professor University of Applied Sciences, Osnabrueck, Germany

10.00 – 11.30 Theme 1

Is the idea of creativity the most important concept of the 21st century? Are the jobs of the future to be found in the cultural and creative sector?

Speakers:

  • Françoise BENHAMOU, Professor Centre d’économie de la Sorbonne Paris, France
  • Dimiter GANTCHEV, Acting Director, Culture and Creative Sectors, WIPO, Geneva, CH
  • Anthony, KRAUSE, Chief Policy and Research Unit in the Section of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, UNESCO Paris, France
  • Justin O’CONNOR, Professor Communications and Cultural Economy at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Comments:

  • Albrecht GOESCHEL, University Lecturer and formerly Project leader at German Institute of Urban Affairs, Berlin, Germany
  • Michael HUTTER, Professor and Director Research Unit Cultural Sources of Newness, Berlin Social Science Center (WZB) Berlin, Germany

11.30 – 11.45 Coffee Break

11.45 – 12.45 Theme 2

Is it possible to determine the ‘true’ value of culture and creative industries through empirical research?

Speakers:

  • Hasan BAKHSHI, Director, Creative Economy, Policy & Research, NESTA London, UK
  • José PESSOA, Head of Culture Statistics, UNESCO Institute for Statistics, Montreal, Canada
  • DorotaWEZIAK-BIALOWOLSKA, Joint Research Centre, EU Commission, Ispra, Italy

Comments:

  • Cornelia DÜMCKE, Director Culture Concepts, Berlin, Germany
  • Andreas Joh. WIESAND, Professor and Director Compendiumof Cultural Policies and Trends in Europe, Council of Europe/ ERICarts Strasbourg, France/ Bonn, Germany

12.45 – 14.15 Lunch & Networking // Press conference

Open topics

Presenters:

  • Ying FAN, PhD, Peking University, Beijing, China
  • Charles KNEVITT, British Expert, London, UK
  • Hristina MIKIC, Director, Creative Economy Group Belgrade Serbia
  • Jian-gang ZHANG, Professor, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China

Comments:

  • Christoph BACKES, Director u-institute at the University of Applied Sciences, Bremen, Germany
  • Patricia WALKER ALLMOND,Assoc Professor and Non Executive President of the International Association of Cultural and Creative Industries (IACCI), Beijing, China

15.15 – 15.30  Coffee break

15.30 – 16.30 Theme 4

The culture and creative industries and the new systematic of innovation

Speakers:

  • Eusebi NOMEN, Professor, Lead partner EuroDesign, BCD-Barcelona, Spain
  • Hardy Yong XIANG, Professor and Vice Dean, Institute for Cultural Industries, Peking University, (Executive President IACCI), Beijing, China

Comments:

  • Christian HANDKE, Professor, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands

16.30 – 17.30 Outlook and Closing Ceremony

  • Tim RENNER, Professor and Permanent Secretary for Cultural Affairs, The Governing Mayor of Berlin, Senate Chancellery – Cultural Affairs, Berlin, Germany
  • Michael SOENDERMANN, Director Office for Culture Industries Research (KWF), Cologne/Berlin, Germany
  • Patricia WALKER ALLMOND,Assoc Professor and Non Executive President of the International Association of Cultural and Creative Industries (IACCI), Beijing, China
  • Hardy Yong XIANG, Professor and Executive President of the International Association of Cultural and Creative Industries (IACCI), Beijing/Hong Kong, China

17.30 – 18.30  Get together

The Symposium will be held in English and German simultaneous translation.
Programme pdf download


BerlinCCI 2014 – Speakers, Commentators and Organisers

Matthias MACHNIG
State Secretary at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), Berlin, Germany

machnigMatthias Machnig begann seine politische Karriere 1989 als Referent des
Ausschusses für Forschung, Technologie und Technikfolgeabschätzung und als
Referent der SPD Bundestagsfraktion (1991-1992). Nach Tätigkeiten als
Staatssekretär im Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Bau und Wohnungswesen sowie im
Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit war er von 2009
bis 2013 Minister für Wirtschaft, Arbeit und Technologie des Freistaates Thüringen.
Im vergangenen Jahr leitete er den SPD-Wahlkampf für die Europawahl 2014
Seit Anfang Oktober ist Matthias Machnig Staatssekretär im
Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie.
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Tim RENNER
Professor and Permanent Secretary for Cultural Affairs, The Governing Mayor of Berlin, Senate Chancellery – Cultural Affairs, Berlin, Germany

rennerTim Renner ist gebürtiger Berliner und arbeitete in der Vergangenheit als Musikproduzent, Journalist und Autor. 1986 war er bei der Polydor zunächst als Artists-&-Repertoire-Manager tätig, leitete ab 1989 deren neu gegründete Abteilung Polydor Progressive Music und führte das 1994 gegründete Polygram-Sub-Label Motor Music Ltd. in den 1990er Jahre an die Spitze der deutschen Musiklabels. Nach der Fusion von Polygram mit Universal war Renner von 2001 bis 2004 Geschäftsführer der Universal Music GmbH in Deutschland.
2004 schrieb und publizierte er sein erstes Buch über seine persönliche Einschätzung zur Zukunft der Medienindustrie. 2009 wurde Tim Renner als Professor an die Popakademie Baden-Württemberg gerufen. Tim Renner ist seit April 2014 Staatssekretär für kulturelle Angelegenheiten des Landes Berlin
© Senatskanzlei Berlin – Kulturelle Angelegenheiten

Michael SOENDERMANN
Director Office for Culture Industries Research (KWF) Cologne/Berlin, Germany, Scientific Organiser

soendermannDirector of the Office for Culture Industries Research (Buero fuer Kulturwirtschaftsforschung), Cologne/Berlin (Germany). Scientific Think tank for central and regional ministries of cultural and economic affairs and municipal umbrella organizations in Germany, Luxembourg, Austria, Switzerland, United Kingdom, France. Focuses on: financing of culture, culture and creative industries, cultural labour markets, artist professions, audience studies and studies on special cultural sectors. 2013-2015 Member of the Expert Group on Cultural Employment Statistics – UNESCO Institute for Statistics, Montreal (Canada). 2011-2013 Head of the German Monitoring Report on Culture and Creative Industries on behalf of the German Federal Ministries of Economics and Technology, Berlin. Since 2009 Statistical Adviser for the Council of Europe/ERICarts “Compendium Cultural Policies and Trends in Europe“ (Strasbourg/Bonn). Since 1994 President of the Working Group on Culture Statistics (Arbeitskreis Kulturstatistik), Cologne (Germany). http://www.kulturwirtschaft.de

“I think the idea of having a brainstorming symposium on some of the issues related to the cultural and creative industries sector is super pertinent. I have attended many attempts for such a comprehensive debate, but there are always very important elements and people missing. It looks like you are trying to collect the most important institutional players and I fully welcome this idea. The more open the debate the better. So, I am very interested to participate and honoured by your invitation.” (Dimiter Gantchev, WIPO)

Patricia WALKER ALLMOND
Assoc Professor and Non Executive President of the International Association of Cultural and Creative Industries (IACCI), Beijing, China

walker

Associate Professor at the Institute of Cultural Industries Peking University
Non-Executive President International Association of Cultural and Creative Industries
Senior Research Fellow Creative Industries Global Policy Institute
Chancellor Children’s University
An innovative business enabler and thought leader acknowledged for her impact in achieving smart lean projects in partnership with cultural and creative industries. Spanning 45 years her breadth and depth of expertise in the hospitality and tourism sectors, with industry, education and ministerial partners, is applied across Asia, Europe, Caribbean, Latin America and UK as an entrepreneur, editor, consultant, researcher, mentor, educationalist, industry presenter and ministerial adviser. With Peking University and Springer Publishing co editor of China Cultural and Creative Industries Reports 2013 , the first CCI book in English written by Chinese for the global market. Cofounder of the Edu Tourism business programme and joint founder and non executive president of the International Association of Culture and Creative Industries (IACCI) based at Peking University. With IBM she set up the first UK University Smarter Planet Lab. Established the Entrepreneur in Residence with NACUE www.nacue.com. Founder of influential international symposiums including Cuba 2020 Vision and London’s first CCI showcase and IACCI 3rd sponsored by the FT www.iaci-symposium.org .Partner with LSE Confucius Institute. Honoured for mentoring, lecturing and recipient of the Global Entrepreneurs High Impact Award 2011. She holds a number of philanthropic position
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Hardy Yong XIANG
Professor and Vice Dean, Institute for Cultural Industries, Peking University, Executive President of the International Association of Cultural and Creative Industries (IACCI), Beijing/Hong Kong, China

xiangVice Dean of Institute for Cultural Industries, Peking University(ICIPKU)
Vice Dean of School of Arts, Peking University
Vice Director of National Research Base for Cultural Industries Innovation and Development
Member of Select Committee, the Inter Ministerial Committee for Animation and Computer Graphics, China
Member of Select Committee for Internet Gaming, Ministry of Culture, China
Professor Hardy Yong Xiang is the vice dean of Institute for Cultural Industries, Peking University (ICIPKU), vice dean of School of Arts, Peking University.

He was born in Xuanhan, Sichuan Province in 1977. He gained his PhD in Management at School of Government, Peking University, obtained his MA in Arts Administration at School of Arts, Peking University and his BA in Philosophy (Major), Economics (Minor), Department of Philosophy & China Center for Economics Research(CCER), Peking University. Since 2005, he taught the courses, Studies on the Management of Creativity, Strategy and Management of Culture Industries etc. at School of Arts, Peking University. He has visited some universities in USA, UK, Italy, Australia, Japan, South of Korea in these years. He was an academic visitor at Judge Business School, the University of Cambridge, and is now honorary visiting professor, Business School of London Metropolitan University.

Francoise BENHAMOU
Professor Centre d’économie de la Sorbonne Paris, France

benhamouEconomist, Commissioner ARCEP (Autorité de régulation des communications électroniques et des postes). Professor of Economics at Sciences Po-Paris and Paris 13 University. Member of the Board and of the Scientific Board of the Musée du Louvre, of the Scientific Board of the Institut national du patrimoine, of the Cercle des Economistes. Past President of the ACEI (Association for Cultural Economics International). Last book published: Le livre à l’heure numérique (ed. Le Seuil).

“Culture is at the origin of direct and indirect job creation, since creativity is the raw material of many activities. Nevertheless, the number of jobs concerned is discussed. Moreover, a virtuous relationship between creativity and employment requires more general favourable conditions (an ecosystem). The case of France will be especially presented: in spite of a strong commitment of the State and local authorities in culture, the crisis imposes a decline in subsidies; the argument traditionally put forward by people involved in culture consists in the spillover effects of culture. We will discuss its legitimacy and limits.”

Dimiter GANTCHEV
Deputy Director, Culture and Creative Sectors, WIPO, Geneva, CH

gantchevMr. Gantchev is Deputy Director in the Culture and Creative Industries Sector of the World Intellectual Property Organization and Head of the Creative Industries Section. Dr. Gantchev focuses on economic analysis of copyright and on management of copyright assets in the creative industries. He has been in charge of research projects for developing methodologies for assessing copyright impacts as well as for capacity- and awareness building on creative industries. Mr. Gantchev is a national of Bulgaria and holds a PhD in economics from the Sofia University of National and World Economy and an MA in international relations from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations. Mr. Gantchev has numerous publications on creative industries, intellectual property and foreign policy issues. He speaks English, French, Russian, Swedish and Bulgarian.

The debate on the potential of creative industries for supporting economic growth and sustainable development occasionally tends to overlook the importance of the enabling infrastructure, among which copyright plays a significant role. The elements forming this infrastructure need to be further clarified and to be linked to the successful implementation of the concept. Research on causalities and broader socio-economic impacts needs to provide more evidence and substantiate the future of creative industries as a winning strategy in the knowledge economy.”

Anthony, KRAUSE
Chief Policy and Research Unit in the Section of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, UNESCO Paris, France

krauseAnthony Krause joined UNESCO in 2003 as Executive Officer in the Office of the Director-General (2003-2009), then Chief of the Culture Unit in the Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe (Venice, Italy), responsible for culture programmes and activities in South-East Europe (2009-2013). He is currently Chief of the Policy and Research Unit in the Section for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. Previously he was assistant professor at the National Institute for Oriental Languages and Civilizations (INALCO, Paris). A graduate from the Ecole Normale Supérieure and holder of an Agrégation in History, he earned a Phd in contemporary history from INALCO, Paris, in 2000.

Creativity has been absent from the sustainable development agenda despite its importance in fostering entrepreneurship and resilience, building capabilities and improving well-being, developing the freedom of expression and dialogue, and providing substantial economic growth and jobs The international community is standing before an historic opportunity in the global movement to recognise culture as a key resource, as a driver and enabler for sustainable development. This historic opportunity is the final negotiations taking place over the next eight months to establish the post 2015 UN sustainable development agenda, its goals and targets. This agenda needs to adopt a vision that corresponds to people’s needs, and to recognise the economic and non-monetary benefits that culture and creative economy generate to achieve people-centered, inclusive and sustainable development.

Justin O’CONNOR
Professor Communications and Cultural Economy at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

O'ConnorProfessor Justin O’Connor’s career has included appointments at various universities in the UK, China, and Australia. Currently he is Professor of Communications and Cultural Economy at Monash University, Melbourne, where he leads the Master of Cultural Economy. He is finishing a book After Creative Industries (Sage); is working on a joint book on Cultural Economy in the New Shanghai (Routledge); and co-editing The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries. He is currently one of 20 international experts appointed under the UNESCO/EUTechnical Assistance Programmein support of the2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. He is also convenor of the Global Cultural Economy Network (with Warwick and Shanghai Jiao Tong University).

 Albrecht GOESCHEL
University Lecturer and formerly Project leader at German Institute of Urban Affairs, Berlin, Germany

goeschelAls studierter Architekt und Stadtplaner und mit einer Promotion in Soziologie war Dr. Albrecht Göschel beruflich als Stadtplaner in München und Frankfurt am Main, von 1987 bis 2006 als Projektleiter am Deutschen Institut für Urbanistik in Berlin und dort zuletzt als  Projektleiter zum Forschungsverbund „Stadt 2030“ des Bundesministeriums für Bildung und Wissenschaft tätig. Darüber hinaus wirkte er als Gastdozent an diversen Hochschulen, darunter das Internationale Zentrum für Kultur und Management Salzburg, die Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Politik Hamburg, die Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Wien sowie aktuell am Institut für Städtebau der Deutschen Akademie für Städtebau und Landesplanung, Berlin. Dr. Albrecht Göschel war von 2004 bis 2006 Sprecher der Kommission Kulturpolitik bei der Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung und von 2007 bis 2010 ehrenamtlicher Erster Vorsitzender der Bundesvereinigung „Forums gemeinschaftliches Wohnen e.V.“. Er ist Akademiepreisträger 2007 der Evangelischen Akademie Baden, Bad Herrenalb.

Michael HUTTER
Professor and Director Research Unit Cultural Sources of Newness, Berlin Social Science Center (WZB) Berlin, Germany

hutterMichael Hutter ist Direktor der Abteilung „Kulturelle Quellen von Neuheit“ am Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB) Nach Studien der Mathematik und der Wirtschaft in München, Portland, und Seattle promovierte er 1976 und habilitierte sich 1986 in München. Von 1987-2008 hatte er den Lehrstuhl für „Theorie der Wirtschaft und ihrer gesellschaftlichen Umwelt“ an der Universität Witten/Herdecke inne. Bis 2013 war er Forschungsprofessor am Institut für Soziologie der Technischen Universität Berlin. Seine Forschungsarbeiten beschäftigen sich in jüngerer Zeit mit Interdependenzen zwischen Wirtschaft und Kunst. Neuere Veröffentlichungen: “Wertwechselstrom. Texte zu Wirtschaft und Kunst”, PhiloArts 2010. „Moments of Valuation. Exploring Sites of Dissonance“ (Hrsg. zus. mit Ariane Berthoin Antal und David Stark), Oxford University Press 2015, „Verwobene Spiele. Zur Ko-evolution von Bildkunst und Wirtschaft“, Wilhelm Fink Verlag 2015.

Hasan BAKHSHI
Director, Creative Economy, Policy & Research, NESTA London, UK

bakhshiHasan leads Nesta’s creative and digital economy policy and research. His recent work includes co-authoring the Next Gen skills review of the video games and visual effects industries, which has led to wholesale reforms of the school ICT and computing curriculum in England, and the Manifesto for the Creative Economy, which sets out ten recommendations by which governments can help the creative economy grow. Hasan has a particular interest in data and experimental research methods: in 2010, he designed and piloted in Manchester Creative Credits, a business support scheme structured as a randomised controlled trial; in 2011, he devised the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts which has been piloted in England, Scotland and Wales, and rolled out in a three-year partnership with Arts Council England and the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

Prior to Nesta, Hasan worked as Executive Director and Senior International Economist at Lehman Brothers, and as Deputy Chief Economist at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. He has eight years’ experience as an economist at the Bank of England. Hasan has published widely in academic journals and policy publications on topics ranging from technological progress and economic growth to the economics of the creative and cultural sector. He has also consulted for a number of organisations, including the European Commission, Film London and the British Film Institute.  Hasan has a BA in Economics from Cambridge and an MPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford. He is also Research Fellow at the ARC Centre for Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation at the Queensland University of Technology, and in 2013 was awarded an honorary Doctorate from the University of Brighton for his work on economic policy for the creative industries.  Hasan is a founding member of the government’s Creative Industries Council. Outside economics (and friends and family!), Hasan’s passions are cinema and flamenco.

José PESSOA
Head of Culture Statistics, UNESCO Institute for Statistics, Montreal, Canada

pessoaJosé Pessoa is currently Head of Culture Statistics at the UNESCO Institute for Statistics located in Montréal, Québec, Canada. He has over 13 years’ experience at the international level in managing programmes responsible for international data collection and dissemination and the publication of standards and methodologies in the fields of culture and education statistics. José has led the training of professionals in the field of cultural statistics globally and has extensive experience in supporting national statistical capacity building initiatives. José has co-authored or managed the production and publication of several handbooks and analytical reports on culture statistics. Before joining UNESCO in 2001, José was an analysts/project manager at Statistics Canada where he spent most of his career with the Centre for Education Statistics. José holds both a Bachelor of Environmental Studies (BES) and Master of Arts (MA) degree from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

“It is generally recognized that the economic contribution of cultural industries to a national economy can be significant. Many countries have identified the need to invest in cultural industries and are formulating appropriate policies. However, the accurate measurement of the value of cultural industries is hindered in many countries due to a lack of a proper definition, the unavailability of detailed data which do not allow for the proper application of appropriate methodologies. At the global level, UNESCO has worked towards advancing cultural statistics and the measurement of cultural industries through i) the development of a model statistical framework (2009 UNESCO FCS) for defining the culture sector; ii) advancing the understanding and application of economic methodologies that measure the economic contribution of cultural industries (FCS Handbook No. 1) and iii) support countries in improving the availability and quality of cultural data.”

Dorota WEZIAK-BIALOWOLSKA
Joint Research Centre, EU Commission, Ispra, Italy

weziak-bialowolskaDorota Weziak-Bialowolska joined the European Commission Joint Research Centre in 2011. She has been working as a research fellow in the Econometrics and Applies Statistics Unit. She studied Statistical Methods at the Warsaw School of Economics and later obtained Ph.D. in Economics there. She worked as an assistant professor at the Warsaw School of Economics and at the Educational Research Institute in Warsaw. She was Visiting Fellow at the CEPS/INSTEAD centre of reference for research in the social sciences in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Her main research interests comprise composite indicators, poverty measurement and measurement equivalence issues in social sciences.

Cornelia DÜMCKE
Director Culture Concepts, Berlin, Germany

duemckeDr. Cornelia Dümcke is a cultural economist and works as a project developer and arts consultant. She is the founder of Culture Concepts, an independent institute based in Berlin, which provides research and consultancy services for clients in both the cultural and the development sector. Her thematic specialisation focuses particularly on issues of culture and development, cultural economy, cultural tourism, as well as on the museum, theatre and festival market. In 2011, she was nominated to the pool of experts in the field of cultural policies, set up by UNESCO Paris in the context of the implementation of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. Since 2011, she is a member of the European Expert Network on Culture (EENC). See www.cultureconcepts.de.

Andreas Johannes WIESAND
Professor and Director Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends in Europe, Council of Europe/ ERICarts Strasbourg, France/ Bonn, Germany

wiesandExecutive Director, European Institute for Comparative Cultural Research (ERICarts) and former Director of Zentrum für Kulturforschung (ZfKf). Em. Professor for cultural policy (at State Academy for Music and Theatre, Hamburg), lecturer at different European universities (e.g. Belgrade, Dresden, Tallinn). Expert for the EU, Council of Europe, UNESCO, etc. Author or main editor of ca. 50 publications on political, economic and legal questions in the arts, literature, heritage or the media; European cooperation; arts education; the status of artists and mobility issues; etc. Numerous honorary positions, e.g. Secretary General, European Association of Cultural Researchers (ECURES).

Ying FAN
PhD, Peking University, Beijing, China

fanFAN Ying is a Ph.D. of Peking University, majoring in research of cultural industries and cultural trade. She has participated in several research projects of cultural industries, and is working on the compile of The Annual Report on International Cultural Trade of China 2014 as one of executive chief editors.

Performing arts have a long history in Asia, but only a limited number of Asian performing groups can be recognized in the European market. There are four export models of Asian performing arts: 1, action and skills; 2, themes shared; 3, expression pathways shared; 4, wonders. Shared themes and Cross-cultural expression are effective ways to improve international competitiveness of Asian Performing Arts.”

Charles KNEVITT
British Expert, London, UK

knevittCharles Knevitt is a former Architecture Correspondent of the SundayTelegraph and The Times, London. He was later (2004-11) Director of the RIBA Trust, managing the cultural assets and delivering the public outreach programme of the Royal Institute of British Architects; and a member of the UK Government’s working party on setting up the first UK City of Culture in 2013 (won by London/Derry, Northern Ireland). He now acts as an independent consultant and commentator on Cultural and Creative Industries, with a special interest in the nature of ‘genius’.

How to be a Genius. A ‘genius’ – defined by Professor Howard Gardner of Harvard Graduate School of Education as an Exemplary Creator – is made not born. Certain factors contribute to their success, from their home life, to seeking out their peers, mastering their discipline and challenging accepted norms. Once they have made a breakthrough they tend to make others, every 10 years or so, defining new ground for themselves and their area of expertise. What lessons can be learned from history to identify and encourage a new generation of geniuses in the Cultural and Creative Industries?”

Hristina MIKIC
Director, Creative Economy Group Belgrade Serbia/ Expert Group Cultural Economics and Creative Industries/ Compendium of Cultural Policies, Council of Europe/ ERICarts Strasbourg, France/ Bonn

mikicHristina Mikic is director of the research institute Creative Economy Group in Serbia. She is leading expert in East Europe specialized in the field of financing culture, economics of creative industries and culture. She is member of several policy commissions deal with creative industries development such us Task Force for Creative industries Development at the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Serbia, Task Force leader for Cultural Development Strategy at the Ministry of Culture of Serbia (2010-2012), Council for Development Creative Industries, Chamber of Commerce Serbia; as well as expert for Council of Europe, UNESCO, UNDP, etc on the project on development creative industries.

Creative Industries is new phenomenon in SEE public policy discourse. In many causes the developmental role of the creative industries in East Europe countries are invisible or demystifying. Presentation will be focused to explain what is the economic contribution and potential of creative industries in East Europe countries; how institutional framework influenced their position and development; what are the main issues in creative industries development in East Europe and discuss innovative policy response which should be developed for encouraging of creative industries in East Europe.”

Jiangang ZHANG
Professor, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China

zhangProfessor, research fellow, deputy director of centre of cultural development and policies, CASS. Born in Beijing in 1952. Graduated from Yunnan university in 1982. Entered CASS in 1985. Specialized subject is aesthetics, semiotics, history of art, and cultural development and policies. Main works include the origin of art (1996), institutional innovation to promote cultural development and prosperity (2013), etc.

Jiangang Zhang’s presentation is titled as ‘on the current situation of CCI in China: a few surveys’. Four parts of the article are:
1. The Statistics Definition of Cultural Industries in China;
2. The Developing Course and Achievement of Chinese CCI;
3. Some opportunities for the further development of CCI in China.
4. The article focused on the interrelationship between the institutional reformation and development of CCI in China.”Main restrictive element in the development of CCI in China.

Christoph BACKES
Director u-institute at the University of Applied Sciences, Bremen, Germany

backesChristoph Backes ist Wirtschaftswissenschaftler, Unternehmensberater und Theater-Schauspieler. Er ist Geschäftsführer des u-institut und war Gründungs-Geschäftsführer des GründerZentrum Kulturwirtschaft Aachen (2004-2005). Seit 2008 berät er die Initiative Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaft der Bundesregierung und das Kompetenzzentrum Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaft des Bundes. In seiner Arbeit ist es ihm wichtig, dass die real existierenden Innovationstreiber mehr unternehmerische und gesellschaftspolitische Relevanz und Wirkung entfalten. Er ist Lehrbeauftragter an verschiedenen Hochschulen in Deutschland und der Schweiz und Autor diverser Studien und Gutachten im Themenfeld Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaft, die maßgeblich zur Entwicklung der Branche beigetragen haben. So hat er beispielsweise im Jahr 2006 den ersten Kulturwirtschaftsbericht Deutschlands für die Stadt Aachen verfasst und hat mit einem Gutachten für die Kultur-Enquete-Kommission des deutschen Bundestages wichtige Impulse für das Gründungsgeschehen in Deutschland gesetzt. Heute realisiert er mit zahlreichen, von ihm konzipierten Modellprojekten in Kommune, Land und Bund, Relevanz und Wirkung für Unternehmen der Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaft und für eine moderne Wirtschaftspolitik – beispielsweise mit Programmen wie „Ideenlotsen Bremen“ und mit der jährlich stattfindenden Auszeichnung „Kultur- und Kreativpiloten Deutschland“ für die Initiative Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaft des Bundes.

Eusebi NOMEN
Professor, Lead partner EuroDesign, BCD-Barcelona, Spain

nomenProfessor Dr. Nomen created and directed the ESADE (Barcelona) Institute for intangible assets and was responsible for the ESADE courses “Intangible Assets Valuation” and “Intangible assets and Business Policy”.  Also cooperates in academic activities with Alicante University (Magister Lucentinus) EPO Academy and WIPO.  Was a technical delegate at the WIPO Standing and Expert Committees on Trademarks for ten years. Author of several books and articles on intangible assets valuation, Professor Nomen has an extensive experience on intangible assets negotiations and as a court expert for patents and trademarks damage calculations. Very involved in the design world, was partner of Estudio Mariscal during 89-93, managed the mascot of Barcelona Olympics and currently cooperates extensively with Barcelona Centre de Disseny (BCD)

“Value creation by design is a critical issue for shaping European innovation capacities and for our continent’s economic growth and global competitiveness. The project EuroDesign aimed at a better understanding of design as a strategic connector bringing R&D into the market and responds to new demands. We will review  the conclusions of €Design research project on the role of design in the creation of economic value added of nations, economic value creation of firms and social growth. We shall focus on the importance of design as integrator of funcional, emotional and social utilities at the very outset of systemic innovation.”

Christian HANDKE
Professor, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherland

handkeChristian Handke is Professor (tenured) of Cultural Economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam. He is program coordinator of the Master in Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship. Since 2012, Dr. Handke also works as Senior Researcher at University of Amsterdam, where he participates in the research project on Copyright in an Age of Access. His research focuses on cultural economics and the economics of copyright, innovation and technological change, as well as the record industry. In 2010, Christian received his doctorate in economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam with highest distinction. His dissertation was short-listed for the Boekman Dissertation Prize 2012. He also holds an M.A. with distinction in ‚Science, Technology and Society‘ from Linköping University (Sweden) and a B.A. (Hons) in European Studies from the University of North London. Between 2003 and 2007, Christian was junior lecturer/researcher at Humboldt University Berlin, Centre for British Studies, where he participated in the research project on Commerce and Culture.

Christian has consulted for a variety of public and private organizations, including the European Commission, the National Academies of the Sciences (USA), Industry Canada, the UK Intellectual Property Office, the federal German Expert Commission on Research and Innovation (EFI), and the Spanish Fundacion Autor.

Harm Wurthmann
Conference management

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Harm Wurthmann ist Geschäftsführer der operativen RKW Gesellschaften in Norddeutschland und Mitglied im Vorstand des RKW e.V. Nach Ausbildung und anschließender Tätigkeit als Kaufmann im Einzelhandel studierte er Ökonomie mit dem Schwerpunkt Volkswirtschaft an der Universität Bremen. Er hat sich im Rahmen seiner langjährigen Tätigkeit im RKW-Verbund auf die Wirtschaftsförderung für kleine und mittlere Unternehmen, mit dem besonderen Fokus auf Netzwerkarbeit für Kleinstunternehmen konzentriert.

 

Sylvia Hustedt

Director u-institute at the University of Applied Sciences, Bremen, Germany

hustedtSylvia Hustedt ist Wirtschaftswissenschaftlerin, Unternehmensberaterin und Juristin. Sie ist Geschäftsführerin und Vorstand des u-institut. Sie ist Expertin für die Beratung von öffentlichen Institutionen bei der Entwicklung von Wirtschafts-Förderkonzepten. Außerdem hat sie sich auf die Beratung von Gründern und Unternehmen spezialisiert, die an wichtigen Entscheidungspunkten stehen, sich weiterentwickeln wollen oder Unterstützung bei der Erarbeitung eines Fahrplans für neue Projekte benötigen. Sie war Projektleiterin diverser EU-Projekte zur Aus-, Fort- und Weiterbildung von Unternehmern im Bereich Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaft und hat zahlreiche Studien und Gutachten innerhalb dieses Themenfelds verfasst. Seit 2010 realisiert sie außerdem die jährlich stattfindende Auszeichnung „Kultur- und Kreativpiloten Deutschland“ für die Initiative Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaft des Bundes. Von 2003 bis 2005 war sie als selbstständige Rechtsanwältin für Insolvenzrecht tätig, bevor Sie von 2006 bis 2013 die Geschäftsführung des GründerZentrum Kulturwirtschaft Aachen übernahm.

Gesa BIRNKRAUT
Professor University of Applied Sciences, Osnabrueck, Germany

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Prof. Dr. Gesa Birnkraut studierte Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Kulturmanagement und promovierte zum Thema „Ehrenamt in kulturellen Institutionen m Vergleich USA und Deutschland“. Sie hat eine Professur für strategisches Management im Non Profit Bereich an der Hochschule Osnabrück und ist die geschäftsführende Gesellschafterin der Kulturmanagementberatung BIRNKRAUT|PARTNER und die Vorstandsvorsitzende des Institut für Kulturkonzepte Hamburg e.V..

 

 

 


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