“Cooperation and Integration of Cultural Creative Industries (CCI) and Cultural Creative Tourism (CCT) in Europe” in the frame of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018

13th November, 2018, Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga


08:30-09:00 Arrival & Coffee

09:00-11:00 Welcome from Una Sedleniece, Deputy Director of Latvian National Museum of Art

Introduction from the Lead Partner: Raitis Sijāts, Vidzeme Tourism Association

State of Art and identification of requirements presented by experts:

Inese Šīrava, Head of Tourism Department, Latvian Investment and Development Agency on current situation of cultural creative tourism (CCT) in Latvia and potential cooperation with cultural creative industries (CCI)

Lilita Sparāne, Head of the Creative Industries Division at Ministry of Culture on best examples and challenges of Latvian creative industries (CCIs)

Ilze Gailīte-Holmberg, The Northern Dimension Partnership on Northern Dimension on Culture – experiences of international collaboration in culture and creative industries

Manos Vougioukas, Secretary-General, European Cultural Tourism Network (Project Advisory Partner) on Cult-CreaTE project overview and Synergies with other relevant projects, networks and EU institutions

11:00-11:30 Coffee break.

11:30-13:30 Existing situation of CCIs in the partners’ regions and potential development of CCT:

▪ Veneto Region ▪ Cork City Council ▪ Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Pecs-Baranya ▪ Nicosia Tourism Board ▪ Dundee City Council ▪ Kujawsko-Pomorskie Region ▪ Municipality of Naoussa ▪ Vidzeme Tourism Association

13:30 – 15:00 Lunch at the museum’s restaurant

15:00 – 15:30 Smaller group discussions on particular priority topics related to CCIs activities and CCT development

15:30-16:00 Closing session, for conclusions and the way forward

16:00-17:00 Study visit at the Latvian National Museum of Art