CUPIDO Conference Event
CUPIDO’s final conference event will focus on showcasing examples of best transnational practices relating to work package 4 – visualisation and testing of cultural potentials (deliverables: sound installations, IT culture centres or cultural heritage initiatives are meant to become inspirational centres for cultural development often realised in an existing context (festivals, sculpture, parks, monuments etc) they are a new expression, next additional step to turn mostly temporary events into year-round activities.); and work package 5 – empowerment and job creation (deliverables: focus is to provide cultural sector with new skills through business platforms and business support; test innovative approaches and new management models, encourage adaption to digital technologies; and explore layers of knowledge on culture / places / monuments / events.)
The CUPIDO conference agenda has been developed to reflect the above topic areas:
- Enable transnational learning exchange by showcasing transnational practices in cultural development enabled through CUPIDO – presentations from project partners on their CUPIDO pilot project;
- Explore contemporary technologies to create and strengthen new business start-ups and existing SMEs – showcase some of the digital heritage projects and explore use of VR and other technologies relevant to the cultural sector;
- Sharing experiences in social enterprise and community models within the cultural sector – hear first-hand from Fèisean nan Gaidheal, one of Scotland’s leading cultural social enterprises, and the creative work they do that contributes to regional attractiveness;
- Hear from a range of external partners namely Creative Inverness Academy / WASPs about its work and support to the creative sector; XpoNorth Trade Network Manager and HIE’s Creative Industries Team about HIE’s business programme of support to the region’s creative industries sector; Skuli Björn / Iceland and the EU NPA PHIVE Cultural Technology Project; and Sweden’s Dream Team and its work in digital storytelling and game development with young people.
To learn more about the conference and its agenda, please download programme below.