ENCATC Academy

22-25 April 2024, Lille, France

Day 1

22 Apr 2024

Day 2

23 Apr 2024

Day 3

24 Apr 2024

Day 4

25 Apr 2024
12:00 - 17:30

Participants arrival in Lille

* Participants are recommended to arrive in Lille before 17:00 on 22 April 2024.

17:30 - 17:40

Introduction and welcome to the Academy

GiannaLia Cogliandro Beyens, Secretary General, ENCATC

17:40 - 17:55

Welcome by the host city and presentation of the city's cultural policy as well as its green transition approaches

High-level representative from the city

17:55 - 18:05

Presentation of the current practices and future vision on culture and sustainability for the city of Brussels

Delphine Houba, Alderwoman of Culture, Tourism, Big Events and Municipal Equipment, City of Brussels (Belgium)

18:05 - 18:15

Q&A session

Moderated by ENCATC member

18:15 - 19:30

Networking cocktail

09:00 - 09:30

Registration

09:30 - 09:40

Welcome and Introduction to the Academy

GiannaLia Cogliandro Beyens, Secretary General, ENCATC

09:40 - 10:10

Sustainable Culture in Cities

This lecture will showcase how sustainable culture is addressed by Eurocities and how the network acts as champion for cities in Europe to shape better sustainable culture policies.

Julie HervéHead of Culture, Eurocities 

Christophe Turon-Trommenschlager, Project manager - DG team, Culture and International Relations Department, City of Lille (France)

10:10 - 10:30

Q&A Session

10:30 - 10:45

Coffee break

10:45 - 12:45

Funders’ approach to sustainability

This session will explore the ongoing approach of funders (philanthropy institutions and public bodies) across Europe and globally towards cultural adaptation strategies to mitigate climate change impacts on CCS, and artistic practices addressing environmental urgencies. It will also provide an overview of funders' inner transformation towards a climate-neutral position and advocacy actions to catalyze positive ecological changes.

Dea Vidović, Director, Kultura Nova Foundation (Croatia)

12:45 - 13:00

Q&A Session

13:00 - 14:30

Lunch break

14:30 - 15:45

Presentation of the Lille climate plan

Christophe Turon-TrommenschlagerProject manager - DG team, Culture and International Relations Department, City of Lille (France)

15:45 - 16:00

Q&A Session

16:00 - 17:00

Sustainable Cultural Management: Frameworks for Organisational Change

This lecture will include methodologies and examples for embedding sustainability in the management and organisational policies of cultural institutions.

Iphigenia Taxopoulou, Founding Member and General Secretary, Mitos21 (Greece)

17:00 - 17:30

Q&A Session

Moderated by Matina Magkou, Associated Researcher Université Côte d'Azur (France)

09:00 - 09:30

Registration

09:30 - 10:30

Climate Governance and Cultural Policy

This lecture will cover general policy issues and examples of existing practices in the framework of the Green Deal and Paris Agreement

Iphigenia Taxopoulou, Founding Member and General Secretary, Mitos21 (Greece)

10:30 - 11:00

Q&A Session

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 - 12:00

The NEMO report: Museums in the Climate Crisis – Contributing to the Sustainable Transition

This presentation will summarise the findings of the NEMO report, ‘Museums in the climate crisis – how can the sector supporting the sustainable transition’, which reflects the status quo of European museums in the climate crisis based on answers to a survey NEMO ran from April to June 2022. It iwill also present the key recommendations that will help tap into the full potential of museums as contributors and allies in the sustainable transition of Europe

12:00 - 12:15

Q&A Session

12:15 - 13:45

Lunch break

13:45 - 14:45

Sustainable Transformation in Cultural Organizations: international approaches and digital competences

This lecture will present an overview of the studies, guides, toolkits and resources that have been produced to trigger sustainable transformation in cultural organisations. By highlighting the growing production of materials and approaches, the session will focus on the necessary step to combine analysis and action. Among other elements, we will discuss the digital transformation in cultural organisations; and the challenges and opportunities of adapting to the digital shift.

Herman Bashiron Mendolicchio, Faculty and Coordinator of the Postgraduate Course on International Cultural Cooperation University of Barcelona (Spain)

14:45 - 15:15

Q&A Session

15:15 - 16:15

Designing Sustainable Cultural Projects

Participants will work in groups to develop cultural projects considering environmental impact

Iphigenia Taxopoulou, Founding Member and General Secretary, Mitos21 (Greece)

16:15 - 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 - 17:30

The Museum of Fine Arts of Lille: Mission and Strategy for a Sustainable Future

This lecture will include presentation of the sustainable policy and eco-responsible practices of the Museum, including the report on the pilot eco-exhibition “Experience Goya”

17:30 - 18:00

Q&A Session

Moderated by Matina Magkou, Associated Researcher Université Côte d'Azur (France)

09:00 - 09:30

Registration

09:30 - 10:30

Glocal thinking and action: international cultural relations and social learning for climate action

Carla Figueira, Director of the MA in Cultural Policy, Relations & Diplomacy and MA in Tourism & Cultural Policy, Goldsmiths University of London (UK)

10:30 - 10:45

Q&A Session

10:45 - 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 - 12:00

Fostering sustainable transformation of CCSIs – CreaSus project

This session will present the CreaSus project, co-funded by Creative Europe, which aims at helping cultural and creative industries in their sustainable transformation. The project will propose a self-assessment tool, a battery of actions to improve their sustainability performance and a funding schemes toolkit and business models to engage into their transformation.

Roberto Bernad, Manager of European Funds, Fundación Banco Santander (Spain)

12:00 - 12:45

Map Exercise

Herman Bashiron Mendolicchio, Faculty and Coordinator of the Postgraduate Course on International Cultural Cooperation University of Barcelona (Spain)

12:45 - 14:00

Lunch break

14:00 - 15:00

Feedback Session

Feedback from workshops and discussion on individual cases, challenges and opportunities for sustainable transformation connected to participants’ projects

Herman Bashiron Mendolicchio, Faculty and Coordinator of the Postgraduate Course on International Cultural Cooperation University of Barcelona (Spain)

15:00 - 17:00

Wrap-up and end of the Academy and Networking for the Participants