Open Sessions

There will be two open sessions at the World Summit, during which delegates will present their projects, case studies or proposals to other delegates. The following presenters will be taking part in the Open Sessions:


Thursday 20 October

Sessions will take place in Sacra Infermeria.

14.00 -15.30

Marie Le Sourd 
On the Move

The Way Towards Creative Climate Leadership

Adrian Debattista
Arts Council Malta

Enhancing cultural leadership through value-based audience data


Fatima Avila
Asia-Europe Foundation

ASEF Culture Mobility Fund (ASEF CMF) addressing cultural leadership


Arif Zaman
Commonwealth Businesswomen’s Network (CBW)

Commonwealth connectivity, creativity and collaboration in the Creative Economy


Monica Garcia

Carta Cultural Iberamericano


Katherine Bond
Kings College London

Leading culture in the 21st century


Karin Dalborg
Nätverkstan Kultur

The Fika project - a cultural leadership initiative 


16.00 - 17.30

Dr Jonathan Price
Robert Gordon University

Cultural leadership and the place of the Artist

  Isabel Thomson
Musikverket - Musikplattformen

Shared cultural leadership


Janet Archer 
CEO, Creative Scotland

Next steps for CCIs in the context of Brexit


Richard Russell, Director, Policy & Research, Arts Council England

Culture counts for all: the cultural and creative spillovers


Monica Amari
AR.MES Progetti

Governance from the Bottom Up. 2 projects


Panayiotis Neufelt
President, Arts Council of Greece

Cultural Left – A Critical Left Approach on Cultural Leadership


Marie Sachet
Arterial Network

African Women in Cultural Leadership