THE S ECoC PROGRAMME
2018

Wrocław 08-10 October 2018

Monday 08 October

AFTERNOON & OPENING SESSION

  • 14.30 Welcome by Krzysztof Maj, general manager of the Culture Zone Wrocław (previous ECoC Wrocław 2016 Office)
  • 15.00 About SECoC Hugo De Greef, coordinator S ECoC program
  • 15.30 Introduction plenary. ‘From legacy to bid’
    Nele Hertling, Trevor Davies, Mattijs Maussen, Krzysztof Maj, Hugo De Greef.
    The different mentors and lecturers hold an introduction. Every introduction is followed by questions and dialogue with all participants.
    Some of the topics: The history of ECoC and how it has changed over the years; The need for a cultural long-term plan for all cities; Overview and analyses of the successful bids and bid books; Overview and analyses of the not so successful bids and bid books. Presentation of the topics for the ateliers the coming days and ‘Other matters’ ( such as more personal experiences etc.).

EVENING SESSION

  • 17.30 Keynote Speech by Doris Pack, former MEP and chair of the EU Committee on Culture and Education
  • 19.00 Welcome dinner

Tuesday 09 October

MORNING SESSION

  • 9.15 Introduction of Steve Green on ‘ECOC in crisis: how you can rescue it’.’
  • 10.15 Dialogue between Steve Green & Doris Pack on ‘Why can an ECoC be important and why a failure?’
  • 11.15 Coffee Break
  • 11.30 Atelier session.
    The participants are divided into three different groups. All the groups can follow all three ateliers during the day. All ateliers are led by mentors, lecturers and atelier leaders but they mainly participate in the dialogue. They will give an introduction at every atelier.
    • Atelier 1: The city & the cultural strategy.
      Steve Austen & Trevor Davies & Krzysztof Maj & Hella Dunger-Löper
    • Atelier 2: Local & Global. Residents & Visitors. Politicians & Cultural Managers.
      Nele Hertling & Dominika Kawalerowicz & Mattijs Maussen
    • Atelier 3: The European Dimension.
      Steve Green & Doris Pack & Katarzyna Mlynczak
  • 13.00 Lunch

AFTERNOON SESSION

  • 14.00 Atelier Sessions
    • Atelier 1: The city & the cultural strategy.
      Steve Austen & Trevor Davies & Krzysztof Maj
    • Atelier 2: Local & Global. Residents & Visitors. Politicians & Cultural Managers.
      Nele Hertling & Dominika Kawalerowicz & Mattijs Maussen
    • Atelier 3: The European Dimension.
      Steve Green & Doris Pack & Katarzyna Mlynczak & Hella Dunger-Löper
  • 15.30 Coffee Break
  • 15.45 Atelier Sessions
    • Atelier 1: The city & the cultural strategy.
      Steve Austen & Trevor Davies & Krzysztof Maj
    • Atelier 2: Local & Global. Residents & Visitors. Politicians & Cultural Managers.
      Nele Hertling & Dominika Kawalerowicz & Mattijs Maussen & Hella Dunger-Löper
    • Atelier 3: The European Dimension.
      Steve Green & Doris Pack & Katarzyna Mlynczak
  • 17.00 Reading by Hella Dunger-Löper, “Af rming one’s history – towards a European identity. Cities and urban societies create Europe from the bottom up.”
    EVENING SESSION
  • 18.00 Guided City Tour
  • 20.00 Dinner

Wednesday 10 October

MORNING SESSION

  • 9.15 Atelier 4: A Bid book
    All participants take part together in Atelier 4
    Steve Green opens the Atelier 4 ‘A bid Book’ with an introduction on his experiences and his re ections.
  • 9.45 Atelier 4: A Bid Book.
    Introduction by Gerald Colleaux, member of the European Capital of Culture Action team at the European Commission. The requirements for the bid book formulated by the European Commission will be analysed and explained, with examples of successful as well as non-successful bids. Followed by a contribution of all speakers.

    Followed by questions & answers with all the participants.
    Gerald Colleaux with a contribution of all speakers.

  • 11.30 Coffee Break
  • 11.45 Report sessions
    The reports of the different ateliers so far are presented & dialogue and debate on the reported results and interventions
  • 13.00 lunch

AFTERNOON SESSION

  • 14.00 several ateliers will be formed around the topics discussed earlier in the program and the requests of the participants. The topics of the past days will be on the agenda as well as new issues to be discussed.
  • 16.00 Coffee break
  • 16:15 Closing panel with conclusions and recommendations (till 17:00)

CLOSING SESSION in the townhall of Wroclaw 

  • 19.00 Welcome of all the participants at the Townhall of Wrocław
    Farewell speech by the City of Wrocław and by Culture Zone Wrocław
    Comments and re ections
    Farewell speech by Nele Hertling
  • 20.00 Farewell dinner offered by the City of Wrocław

Thursday 11 October

Departure of the participants & check-out from the hotel.

The participants will be guided by different mentors and lecturers Steve Green, Steve Austin, Hugo De Greef, Trevor Davies, Nele Hertling, Krzysztof Maj, Mattijs Maussen and atelier contributors Dominika Kawalerowicz, Berenika Nikodemska, Katarzyna Mlynczak. And special guests Gerald Colleaux, Doris Pack and Hella Dunger-Löper.

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