Place of the Meeting:

University of Deusto, Bilbao
Main Building. Edificio de la Literaria: Room 153
Adress: Avda. de las Universidades, 24. 48007 Bilbao.

Contact:
anber.evans@deusto.es

Documentation:
Starting Point Doc (PDF)
Slides Think Tank (PDF)

PROGRAM

DAY I: 8th September
15h00 – 15h15 Meeting point: Information Desk (Main Building: Edificio de la Literaria)
15h00 – 15h30 Registration
15h30 – 15h45 Welcoming Words

Manuel Cuenca, Director of the Institute of Leisure Studies of the University of Deusto

Julia González, Vicerector of International Relations of the University of Deusto

15h45 – 16h00 Presentation of the Think Tank

Cristina Ortega, ENCATC Board President

16h00 – 18h00 Working Session I: Who & What

Who are the cultural observatories? How are cultural observatories defined today and how should they be defined in the future?

What do cultural observatories have to observe? Which are the objectives and functions of cultural observatories? What are cultural observatories doing and what should they be doing in the future?

Chair: Peter Inkey,  The Budapest Observatory.

19h00 Think Tank experience
DAY II: 9 th September
9h30 – 11h30 Working Session II: How

How do observatories observe cultural reality? How should cultural observatories think/work/function in the future?

Chair: Peter Inkey,  The Budapest Observatory.

11.30 – 12:00 Break
12h00 – 13h00 Working session III:

Discussion and validation of the Recommendations

Chair: Cristina Ortega, Chair of the ENCATC Working Group of Cultural Observatories and Cultural Information and Knowledge

Narrators: Xabier Landabidea, Institute of Leisure Studies of the University of Deusto & Michele Trimarchi, ECCOM

13h00 – 13h30 Closing Ceremony and Approval of the Recommendations

Jose Ángel Achón, Dean of the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences of the University of Deusto

Roberto San Salvador del Valle, Vicerector of the University of Deusto

Blanca Urgell, Council of Culture of the Basque Government