The first CREACT4MED Annual Conference took place online on Zoom, on the 24th and 25th November 2021, with the aim to raise awareness of the role of culture and creativity as a vector for employment and value generation in Southern Mediterranean Countries.
The event was broadcasted live on Facebook with great success reaching over 9,500 views and 1500 thruplays.
The Conference started with welcome addresses by Prof. Rym Ayadi, President of EMEA, lead partner of the CREACT4MED project, and Ingrid Schwaiger, Deputy head of Regional Programmes , DG Near.
Keynote speaker was Prof. Pierluigi Sacco, Senior Adviser to the OECD, Professor of Cultural Economics at IULM University Milan and Senior Researcher at the metaLAB – Harvard University.
The Conference showcased the project’s progress and provided a space for incubators, entrepreneurs, policy-making bodies, regional initiatives and international organizations to present their projects and achievements.
Link to the CREACT4MED project website