During the 3 day meeting, project partners, stakeholders and internationally renowned speakers will share ideas about area based collective entrepreneurship and place making and will visit local ABCE initiatives like Kypseli Municipal Market, Aiolou Street and Romantso Creative Space.

On Thursday 16 May 2019, Prof. Ares Kalandides will give a key note speech. Besides Professor of Place Management at Manchester University, Prof. Kalandides is guest lecturer Urban Economics at the Berlin University  of Technology, Adjunct Professor History and Sociology at New York University (Berlin based), and member of the editorial boards of Journal of Place Management and Development and Geographies. His non academic positions include Founder and CEO of the Berlin-based consultancy Inpolis Urbanism, Director of the Institute of Place Management, and member of the board of Eleusis Capital of Culture 2021 and Athens Urban Revewal S.A.

Other speakers that are invited are Mihalis Kavaratzis, Assoc. Prof. of Management and Marketing, Leicester University and Anna Seravalli, Senior Lecturer and Coordinator of DESIS Lab, Malmo University.