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Forum d'Avignon Ruhr 2013

Europe 2020 – Culture is the key
The Forum d’Avignon Ruhr is based on a French-German partnership between the think tank Forum d’Avignon, founded in 2008, and ecce. The cooperation’s aim is to contribute to modern , future-oriented policies by bringing together Europe’s business leaders, movers and shakers, from the disciplines economy, politics, media, science, and culture. The first Forum d’Avignon Ruhr in spring 2012 will now be followed by a second conference in Essen’s Zeche Zollverein at the end of June 2013. Foto © laborb

FAR 2013 review and Documentation

The Forum d’Avignon 2013 took place at PACT Zollverein in Essen from 27 to 28 June. Under the motto “Europe 2020 – Culture is the Key”, 220 top re

FAR 2013 review and Documentation

The Forum d’Avignon 2013 took place at PACT Zollverein in Essen from 27 to 28 June. Under the motto “Europe 2020 – Culture is the Key”, 220 top representatives engaged in the economy, politics and culture from 15 countries dealt with spill-over effects from culture to other economic and social areas. Here are some impressions of the Forum d'Avignon Ruhr 2013.
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Vision and Mission

Since 2008, people from all over the world have been meeting once a year in Avignon to discuss interactions between culture and economy: scientists, students, artists, philosophers, politicans, entrepreneurs, and managers. The F

Vision and Mission

Since 2008, people from all over the world have been meeting once a year in Avignon to discuss interactions between culture and economy: scientists, students, artists, philosophers, politicans, entrepreneurs, and managers. The Forum d'Avignon, called into being during the French EU presidency, has developed into a leading platform for science and dialogue in Europe. >> Europe 2020 - Culture is the key

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The Context

All over the world, cultural changes in society and seismic shifts in global economic activities can be observed. These developments are partly due to the fact that

The Context

All over the world, cultural changes in society and seismic shifts in global economic activities can be observed. These developments are partly due to the fact that technological change has never before occurred at such speed and with such far-reaching impact, and that the promotion of sustainability has become an essential and indispensible element of present and future progress.
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The study: Spillover-effects

Culture and creative industries influence other sectors and are an important stimulus for the Ruhr Area. Such stimuli, referred to as Spillover effect

The study: Spillover-effects

Culture and creative industries influence other sectors and are an important stimulus for the Ruhr Area. Such stimuli, referred to as Spillover effect in terms of impact, are becoming increasingly important for urban development, social participation, and innovative economic development. But what are the conditions and prerequisites that facilitate or prevent Spillover?
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Programme 2013

The Forum d’Avignon Ruhr 2013 will deal with the forces of cultural and creative cross-border activities, of „spillovers“. The objective of the conference is to examine such spillovers, i.e. cultural transfer effects, in various sec

Programme 2013

The Forum d’Avignon Ruhr 2013 will deal with the forces of cultural and creative cross-border activities, of „spillovers“. The objective of the conference is to examine such spillovers, i.e. cultural transfer effects, in various sectors and discuss them: How and what do the cultural and creative sectors contribute to the economy and digitalisation, to urban developments, renewable energy, and migration?

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Forum d'Avignon

The Forum d'Avignon aims at strengthening the links between culture and economy, suggesting subjects for reflection at global, European and local levels. The Forum d'Avignon was created after the ratification of the UNESCO convention on cultural diversity, and since its beginning,

Forum d'Avignon

The Forum d'Avignon aims at strengthening the links between culture and economy, suggesting subjects for reflection at global, European and local levels. The Forum d'Avignon was created after the ratification of the UNESCO convention on cultural diversity, and since its beginning, has been backed by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication. Each year the Forum organises, with its partners, international meetings which provide opportunities for unique discussions.

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Impressions FAR 13


Gallery Graphic Recording / Spillover-Exhibition by Holger Nils Pohl