3/29 Friday, 17:00-18:30


Workshop organized by the Ministry of Culture & Sports for young artists and professionals in the CCIs (Room CR1)

The Directorate for the Development of Contemporary Creation of the Ministry of Culture & Sports is organizing a workshop for young artists, professionals, and practitioners in the fields of culture and creativity. The workshop is based on the world café method of interactive and structured dialogue. The topics under discussion are related to cultural management:

  1. Skills development and training of artists and professionals in the fields of culture

  2. Networking and synergies among artists and professionals

  3. Ways to enhance the participation of the public and to identify actual audience needs/wishes for cultural products & services

The workshop aims at the participation of artists or representatives of artistic groups, of cultural organizations, researchers and representatives of groups of citizens involved in cultural activities and events. The participation of artists and cultural professionals is free of charge. Application deadline: 03/26/2019 at https://goo.gl/forms/39H5MioAUeHX5jOz2.

Applicants will be notified about their participation by email or by phone call.

Maximum number of participants: 60 persons.


Friday 3/29, 10:00-11:30


Session A2: Platforms and CCIs (Room CR2)

Chair: Alexandros Baltzis

  1. The platformisation’s discourse or: How I learned to stop ignoring and love inquiring digital platforms | Haris Papaevangelou

  2. Orchestrating networks and leveraging the excess creative capacity of tourism destinations: 'AirBnB' as an emerging creative and cultural industry | Sotiris Folinas, Theodoros Metaxas, Nikos Zikos, University of Thessaly

  3. FM and digital platforms in Greece during the crisis | Afroditi Xenidou, Aristotle University

  4. Networking and digital technology for enhancing entrepreneurship in the cultural industries | Naum Mylonas, Ophelia Psomadaki, George Kalliris, Eugenia Petridou, Aristotle University

Session A3: Creative Ecosystems (Room CR3)

Chair: Vassilis Avdikos

  1. Approaches to the relationship of culture and its contribution to the economy, to the evolution of the architectural fabric and the local communities of Attica | Panagiotis Athanassiou Douros, Greek Festival S.A.

  2. The bookshops in Exarchia: Clusters and identities | Erifyli Dionysopoulou, Dimitris Manoukas, Marianna Stefanitsi, Dionysis Christopoulos, Panteion University

  3. Artists' networks, cultural lag, and the management of a creative small town: The case of Patras | Panagiota Michalopoulou, Theodoros Koutsobinas, University of Patras

  4. The development of the "Area of Culture and Creation" in the Parisian suburbs | Sotiris Koskoletos, Harokopio University

  5. The sense of belonging in a changing city - The European network of creative hubs | Vassilis Charalabidis, Bios Organization


3/29 Friday, 17:00-18:30


Session C2: Knowledge and Creativity Networks. Key Factors for Urban Sustainability (Room CR2)

Chair: Nikolas Karachalis

  1. Space syntax theory as an intelligence tool for the epistemological foundation of the qualitative properties of public urban space and its relation to spatial culture: The case of Glasgow European Cultural Capital | Anastasia M. Papari

  2. The historical archive of the University of Thessaly as part of the cultural and creative industries | Ioanna Laliotou, Ioannis Klapsopoulos, Vassilios Bourdakis, Ioulia Pentazou, Ioannis Stogiannidis, University of Thessaly

  3. Knowledge and creativity networks. Key factors for urban sustainability: Integrating cyclic processes into creative urban ecosystems | Angeliki Demertzis, Maria Koutsari, Sofia Avgerinou-Kolonia, NTUA

  4. The occasional use of empty buildings as a tool to support the cultural economy | Nikolas Karachalis, University of Thessaly
  5. Towards an Observatory for Culture and Creativity in Greece | Vassileios Laopodis, Konstantina Karameri, CulturePolis

Session C3: Mapping Creativity (Room CR3)

Chair: Vassilis Avdikos

  1. "Different" mappings in Ano Syros as carriers of "new" creativity | Gogo Eleftheraki, Eleni Linaki, Giorgos Tzamalis, NTUA

  2. Mapping cultural – creative industry in Greece (2008-2016) | Vassilis Avdikos, Eleni Kostopoulou, Panteion University

  3. The creative and cultural industry in Europe: A case study of the audiovisual and live performances sectors in Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, and the United Kingdom | Dimitris Yakoulas, Institute for Small Businesses of the Hellenic Confederation of Professionals, Craftsmen & Merchants (IME GSEVEE)

  4. Regional disparities in the creative economy from the beginning of the economic crisis to date | Lefteris Gaitanidis, Panteion University


Friday 3/29, 13:45-15:15


Session B2: New business models and forms of financing in the CCIs (Room CR2)

Chair: Panagiotis Kapos

  1. The Business Models of the Book Publishing Industry in the Digital Age: Mapping and Roadmap | Panagiotis Kapos, Panteion University

  2. Online journalism: Revealing the crowdcreation characteristics of news websites | Minos-Athanasios Karyotakis, Hong Kong Baptist University, Evangelos Lamprou, Nikos Antonopoulos, Spyros Polykalas, Ionian University

  3. New forms of financing and new business models for the cultural and creative industries | Evangelia Goudroubi, University of Thessaly, Christina Mitroula, Municipality of Larissa

  4. Guerrilla marketing | Vassiliki Fragoudi

Session B3: Cultural and creative industries and policy making: The ‘small’ scale (Room CR3)

Chair: Thanasis Kalogeresis

  1. The role of the creative economy in city branding strategies. Case study: The city of Thessaloniki | Anastasios Gouzkounis, Theodoros Metaxas, University of Thessaly

  2. Tourist motivation and satisfaction: The case of Thessaloniki | Elena Kalfountzou, Theodoros Metaxas, University of Thessaly

  3. Culture – tourism – cultural & creative industries in the NSRF 2014-2020: The case of Central Greece | Elizabeth Preza

  4. Margins for developing small creative agri-food initiatives in the context of European Capital of Europe Elefsina 2021 | Sofia Skordili, Thanasis Lacridis, Sotiris Koskoletos, Harokopio University


Saturday 3/30, 14:00-15:30


Session D2: Collaborative spaces, sharing and labor (Room CR2)

Chair: Paraskevi Tarani

  1. Labor relations in the audiovisual industry: the case of radio technicians | Theodoros Koutroukis, Democritus University of Thrace

  2. Peer to peer: The commons manifesto | Alex Pazaitis, Vasilis Kostakis, Michel Bauwens, TalTech

  3. Exploring the ethics of emerging entrepreneurship: Hubs and emerging professional identities | Antigoni Papageorgiou, Leeds University

  4. Places of new labor culture: From the suburban "greenfields" of innovation to the creative spaces of cohesive urban centers | Paraskevi Tarani, Aristotle University

Session D3: Cultural and creative industries and policy-making: The ‘large’ scale (Room CR3)

Chair: Elizabeth Thoidou

  1. For a policy of the cultural economy of music | Dimitris Papanikolaou, Aristotle University

  2. Cultural heritage: Prevention policies for resilience to climate change | Vassilis Avdikos, Panteion University, Panagiotis Michalis, Irene Iliopoulou, Mina Dragouni, Paul Cahill, Elisabeth Vitzileou, NTUA

  3. Culture, creativity and cities: International and European policy frameworks | Elizabeth Thoidou, Aristotle University