PROGRAM

 
12.30-13.15
 

Early emma registration & preconference registration


13.15-13.25
Welcome@emma
Prof. Dr. Tom Evens, imec-MICT, Ghent University
Prof. Dr. Tim Raats, imec-SMIT, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

13.25-13.40
Setting the scene: cluster research, concepts, trends and challenges for media practioners, policy and researchers
Marlen Komorowski
13.40-14.00
Success factors for creative cultures and clusters
Prof. Dr. Lizzie Jackson, London South Bank University
Dr. Michal Glowacki, University of Warsaw

14.00-15.00
Session 1: High ambitions, uncertain outcomes? Translating creative clusters in policies

Chair: TBC
Media Clusters Brussels
(presented by Ms. Marlen Komorowski, MCB Researcher, imec-SMIT, Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
De Krook
(presented by Mr. Wim Dewaele, CEO Eggsplore & Former Director of iMinds)
Cluster policies in the Netherlands
(Erik Hitters, Associate Professor, Erasmus University Rotterdam)

15.00-15.30
Coffee break

15.30-17.00
Session 2: Creative clusters: outcome and effectiveness, lessons from case studies
Chair: Prof. Dr. Tim Raats
Mediapolis
(presented by Sari Virta, PhD candidate, University of Tampere and Jönköping International Business School)
Mediacity Bergen
(presented by Ole J. Mjøs, Professor at University of Bergen, and Academic Director of the University’s branch in Media City Bergen)
Filmcity Arhus
(presented by Anne Marit Waade, Professor, Aarhus University, and Mr. Carsten Holst, CEO Filmcity Aarhus, TBC)

17.00-17.30
Closing panel: Looking ahead: key priorities for cluster research
Chair: Ms. Sari Virta
Mr. Carsten Holst (TBC), Prof. Dr. Ole Mjøs, Ms. Marlen Komorowski, Prof. Dr. Erik Hitters, Prof. Dr. Leona Achtenhagen, Dr. Michal Glowacki and Prof. Dr. Lizzie Jackson

17.30-18.15
Drinks

The Gap Is Mine!