ENCATC Congress 2024

Culture that matters: Interdisciplinary Approaches for Sustainable Futures 18-20 September 2024, Lecce, Italy

Day 1

18 Sept 2024

Day 2

19 Sept 2024

Day 3

20 Sept 2024
09:00 - 10:00

Registration

Venue: Scuola Superiore ISUFI
Address: Campus Ecotekne - Lecce Monteroni

10:00 - 10:30

Welcome and Official Opening Session

Gerald Lidstone, ENCATC President
Fabio Pollice, Rector of the University of Salento, Italy
Vittorio Boscia, Director of the Department Scienze dell'Economia, University of Salento, Italy
Annamaria Annicchiarico, Director of Tecnopolis PST, Italy

10:30 - 11:15

Opening speeches

GiannaLia Cogliandro Beyens, Secretary General, ENCATC
Ernesto Renato Ottone Ramírez, Assistant Director-General for Culture of UNESCO
Wu Chieh-Hsiang, President of the Taiwan Association of Cultural Policy Studies (TACPS)
Dan Green, President of the Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE), USA

11:15 - 11:20

Introduction to the Keynote

Francesca Imperiale, Associate Professor of Business Administration and Accounting at the University of Salento, Italy

11:20 - 11:45

Keynote Speech

Salvatore Rizzello, Full Professor of Economics and Director of the of the Scuola Superiore ISUFI at the University del Salento, Italy

11:45 - 12:30

Panel in response to the Keynote

Oriol Freixa Matalonga, Liaison Officer for Culture, UNESCO Liaison Office in Brussels, Belgium
Nina Luostarinen, RDI Specialist, Humak University of Applied Sciences, Finland
Christiane Dätsch, Professor of Cultural Management, Hochschule Merseburg University, Germany

12:30 - 13:00

Music performance

Classical Piano Concert by Lorenzo Napoli, student from Tito Schipa Conservatorio di Lecce

13:00 - 13:30

In Memoriam Fabio Donato: Launch of the Fabio Donato Fund

13:30 - 14:45

Networking lunch

14:45 - 16:00

Education and Research Session - PART 1.1

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16:15 - 17:30

Education and Research Session - PART 1.2

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20:30 - 22:00

Dinner

Standing dinner with music performance
Venue: Ex Monastero degli Olivetani. Address: Viale S. Nicola, 73100, Lecce (Google Maps)

09:00 - 10:00

Registration

Venue: Scuola Superiore ISUFI
Address: Campus Ecotekne - Lecce Monteroni

10:00 - 10:15

Welcome and introduction to the day

GiannaLia Cogliandro Beyens, Secretary General, ENCATC

10:15 - 12:45

Education and Research Session - PART 2

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12:45 - 13:30

Networking lunch

13:30 - 14:00

Large-scale Skills Partnership for the Cultural and Creative Industries ecosystem (CCI LSP)


14:15 - 16:15

Projects Showcase

Parallel Session 1:

Introduction and Moderation: João Leiva Filho, Managing Owner, J.Leiva Cultura e Esporte, Brazil
Conclusions and Reporting: Dea Vidović, President, Kultura Nova Foundation, Croatia

  • 1. Culture Goes Sustainable: Empowering cultural institutions for the sustainability transition. Leticia Labaronne, Professor of Arts Management and Head of the Center for Arts Management at Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
  • 2. GreenCCircle - Creative Climate Action: Bridging Creativity and Sustainability in CCIs. Chiara Carolina Donelli, Researcher, Venice School of Management, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, Italy
  • 3. Museum Sustainability. New Shared Processes and Standards for Bookshops. Patrizia Braga, Head of Ecologic Innovation Department and Co-founder of Melting Pro, Italy
  • 4. RESIST - REgions for climate change reSilience through Innovation, Science and Technology. Davide de Nicolò, Chief Project Officer, Tecnopolis PST, Italy; Valerio Palasciano, Project Manager, Tecnopolis PST, Italy
  • 5. CreaSus - Sustainability Business Models for CCSIs. Roberto Bernad, Manager of European Funds, Fundación Banco Santander, Spain.
  • 6. Coordinating the sustainable transition in a higher artistic education institution. Francesco Spina, Sustainability Officer, Conservatoire Royal de Liège, Belgium; Ashkhen Fixova, Office and Project Coordinator, The European Association of Conservatoires (AEC)
  • 7. SNFCC Sustainability Hub. Evelina Sarantidi, Corporate Marketing & Communications Manager, SNFCC, Greece.
  • 8. AHEAD Accessible Heritage Experience for Audience Development. Antonia Silvaggi, Head of Skills for Culture; Melting Pro, Italy

Parallel session 2:

Introduction and Moderation: Constance DeVereaux, Associate Professor, Department of Media Study, Arts Management Program, University of Buffalo, USA
Conclusions and Reporting: Alan Salzenstein, Professor/Director, Performing Arts Management/Arts Leadership, DePaul University, USA

  • 1. CommuniCity- Innovative Solutions Responding to the Needs of Cities & Communities. Aida Kalender, Researcher, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2. Climate Change and Financial Markets: Assessing the Impact on Lending Interest Rates and the Role of International Agreements. Carmine Moccia, PhD in Digital Transformation and Sustainability, University of Salento, Department of Economics, Italy
  • 3. Culture Moves Europe. Ekaterina Pelevina, Project Assistant for Culture Moves Europe, Goethe-Institut Brussels, Belgium
  • 4. Avant Learn - Advanced Music XLR8R. Ludovico Esposito, President, Sud Sonico, Italy
  • 5. Urban Travel Machines: European Planetariums and Immersive Poetry Performances. Philip Meersman, Doctoral Student, Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp, Belgium
  • 6. WordMap: A Human Capital. An Ecosystem Team. MUTA! Collective
  • 7. Open Houses Brno / Open Houses Europe. Lucie Pešl Šilerová, Associate Professor and Supervisor of Music Production at Music Faculty, Janáček Academy of Performing Arts, Czech Republic
  • 8. CreaDive - Building a multicultural working platform for creative sector. Pekka Vartiainen, Principal Lecturer, Humak University of Applied Sciences, Finland
  • 9. Public Finance and Sustainable Measures for Italian Cultural Heritage. Paola C.D. De Pascalis, Università degli Studi di Bari, Aldo Moro, Italy

16:15 - 16:45

Q&A

16:45 - 17:15

Music performance

Contemporary Musical Medley by the students of University of Salento

17:15 - 18:00

ENCATC Research Award | Finalists presentations

17:15-17:25 | Opening
Introduction by Gerald Lidstone, ENCATC President. 
Presentation of the two finalists by Elena Borin, ENCATC Vice President, and Jaime Ruiz Gutiérr, Professor, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
17:25-17:35 | "Fifty years measuring cultural engagement: contributions, gaps and the future of survey" 
João Leiva Filho, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK
17:35-17:45 | "Cultural and Creative Industries and the Well-Being of Regions"
Jordi Sanjuán Belda, University of Valencia, Spain
17:45-18:00 | Q&A - Conversation with the Jury
Moderated by Dan Green, President of the Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE), USA

20:30 - 22:00

Dinner with Research Awards Ceremony

Venue: Corte Licastro. Address: Via Albert Sabin, 8, Lecce (Google Maps).

09:00 - 10:00

Registration

Venue: Scuola Superiore ISUFI
Address: Campus Ecotekne - Lecce Monteroni

10:00 - 11:15

Parallel sessions

1. Young and Emerging Researchers Forum: Part 1
10:00-10:05 | Introduction to the YERF
Leticia Labaronne, ENCATC Vice President
Richard Maloney, Clinical Associate Professor and Director, Performing Arts Administration programme, New York University, USA
10:05-10:50 | Panel with senior scholars
Moderator: Leticia Labaronne, ENCATC Vice President
10:50-11:15 | Q&A session


2. Policy Debate | Policies for the right transition: Putting people at the centre through art and culture
Moderator: Douglas DeNatale,  Associate Professor of the Practice / Program Director,  Boston University, USA
Speakers;
Paolo Ponzio, Professor, Head of Research and Humanistic Innovation Department, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Anna Maria Candela, Director of Protection and Enhancement of Cultural Heritage, Regione Puglia, Italy
Aldo Patruno, Director of the Department of Tourism, Economy of Culture and Valorisation of the Territory, Regione Puglia, Italy
Cinzia Lagioia, Director, Apulia Creative Cluster Association, Italy
Discussants:
Carmen Croitoru, General Manager, NIRCT - National Institute for Cultural Research and Training, Romania
Claire Giraud-Labalte, ENCATC Ambassador, Art and cultural heritage historian and senior lecturer, France


3. Network of ideas on interdisciplinary approach on climate change– ISUFI students

11:30 - 13:00

Parallel sessions

1. Young and Emerging Researchers Forum: Part 2
11:30-12:15 | Session I. Presentation by a young researcher
Response by senior scholars
Commentary by young and emerging researchers
12:15-13:00 | Session II. Presentation by a young researcher
Response by senior scholars
Commentary by young and emerging researchers
Concluding remarks


2. Shaping the Future Session

Members Talks 1 | Future scenarios for cultural heritage: skills and curricula for professional development
Lluís Bonet, Director of the Cultural Management Programme – University of Barcelona, Coordinator of CHARTER, Spain
Herman Bashiron Mendolicchio, CHARTER Project Manager, University of Barcelona, Spain
Marzia Piccininno, Policy Expert, Fondazione Scuola dei beni e delle attività culturali, Italy  
Martina De Luca, Head of Training, Fondazione Scuola dei beni e delle attività culturali, Italy  


Members Talks 2 | Cultural Governance: Current and Future European Perspectives
Geert Drion, Independent Researcher and Doctoral Candidate, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands
Jerry Liu, Dean and Professor, Graduate School of Arts Management and Cultural Policy, College of Humanities, National Taiwan University of Arts, Taiwan
Sarah Montero, Associate Professor in Social geography, Université Bordeaux Montaigne, France
Annukka Jyrämä, Professor, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (EAMT), Estonia, Finalnd
Julia Glesner, Professor, Potsdam University of Applied Sciences, Germany


Member Talks 3 | RICS N° 1: Cultural actors for sustainable change in tourism
Davide de Nicolò, Chief Project Officer, Tecnopolis PST, Italy
Elena Borin, Administrator, Pegaso Digital University, Italy
Mara Cerquetti, Associate Professor in Management, University of Macerata, Italy
Toni-Matti Karjalainen, Professor, University of the Arts Helsinki, Finland


Member Talks 4 | RICS N°2: Decolonising the cultural policy and management curriculum
Moderator: Milena Deleva, Executive Director, Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE), USA
Milena Dragićević Šešić, Prof. Emerita, UNESCO Chair in cultural policy and management, University of Arts, Belgrade, Serbia
Javier Hernández Acosta, Associate Professor and Dean of the School of Arts, Design and Creative Industries, Universidad del Sagrado Corazón, Puerto Rico
Maria de Fátima Lambert, Coordinating Professor, School of Education, Polytechnic University of Porto, Portugal

13:00 - 14:30

Networking lunch

14:30 - 16:00

Global Conversation: Connecting cultures in the digital world

Chair: Alan Salzenstein, Professor/Director, Performing Arts Management/Arts Leadership, DePaul University, USA

Panellists:

Dan Green, President of the Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE), Director of Masters in Entertainment Industry Management program, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Gaia Danese, International Cultural Relations and Public Diplomacy Coordinator, European External Action Service, Belgium
WU Chieh-Hsiang, President of the Taiwan Association of Cultural Policy Studies (TACPS) and Professor at the National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan
Shadrach Teryila Ukuma, Lecturer, Department of Theatre Arts at the Benue State University, Makurdi, Nigeria

16:00 - 16:30

Round up of the Congress

16:30 - 17:00

Music performance

Original Musical Performance by ISUFI students: Edoardo Presicce, piano and vocals; Antonio Bellucci, violin

19:00 - 21:00

Cultural Study Visits

  • Koreja Theatre
  • Archives of Carmelo Bene and Eugenio Barba
  • Carlo V Castle
  • MUST - Historical Museum of the City of Lecce

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