An initiative of the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA), the World Summit provides a platform for national arts councils, ministries of culture and other agencies active in the global arts and culture sector to discuss and exchange experiences and ideas about issues affecting public support for the arts and creativity.creativity, cultural cooperation, cultural policies
Conferences and major events
This section presents international conferences, congresses, seminars and similar events which are relevant to the EENC’s fields of interest, namely cultural policy and international cultural cooperation. Only recurrent events have been included.
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The UNESCO World Conference on Arts Education is a culmination of international collaboration between UNESCO and its partners in the field of arts education. Two editions have taken place so far, in Lisbon 2006 and Seoul 2010.creativity, cultural education
Held every two years, this event provides an opportunity to debate and raise the profile of European cooperation in the field of culture, bringing together policy-makers and stakeholders from the sector from all over Europe and partner countries.cultural cooperation, cultural policies, Europe, EUs Cultural Policies and Programmes
First held in Montreal in 1991, this event held every second year offers a variety of viewpoints and reports on relevant topics in the field of arts and cultural management.arts marketing, cultural and creative industries, cultural management
ACEI holds an international conference every two years. Each edition has some theme-specific sessions and other regular sessions on cultural economics.arts marketing, cultural and creative industries, cultural tourism, economy of culture
IAMA, a worldwide association for classical music artist managers, holds an annual conference since 1991.cultural management, music
Held twice a year, ISPA Congresses link individuals from different backgrounds, cultures, disciplines, sectors and aesthetics with the common goal of celebrating their interconnectedness and advancing the performing arts on a global scale.performing arts
This major event, an initiative of the International Journal on Cultural Policy in cooperation with several universities, aims to provide a space for exploring cultural policies, their meanings, roles and impact in an interdisciplinary and international environment. The Conference takes place every two years.cultural policies, Cultural Policy Research
Held annually since 2006 at the initiative of Common Ground Publishing, this event aims to create an intellectual platform for the arts and arts practices, and to create an interdisciplinary conversation on the role of the arts in society.access to culture, cultural education, cultural rights, culture and development, culture and society, Social Impact of Culture
The largest conference on higher education worldwide, the ELIA Biennial brings together teachers, directors, artists and thinkers. The programme includes high-profile speakers, plenary discussions and networking events.cultural education, Europe