Youth Programme

Full Youth Programme:

Wednesday 24 August

17.30-18.15

Culture Summit Opening Ceremony and group photograph            

19.00

Youth Programme dinner

 

Thursday 25 August

09.30-10.15

Culture Summit Plenary One – Culture and Heritage

·         Francesco Bandarin – Assistant Director-General for Culture, UNESCO, Paris

·         Prince Amyn Aga Khan – Aga Khan Development Network, Geneva

·         Maamoun Abdulkarim – Director-General Antiquities and Museums in Syria, Damascus

 

10.45-12.30

Youth Programme Private Policy Discussion One:

      Matthew Wilde – Blaze Project Manager

      Lisa Murphy – Co- design Manager, Young Scot

      Simon Nicolls – Senior Youth Worker, Buzz Project

14.00-14.45

Culture Summit Plenary Two – Culture and Economics

·         Jude Kelly – Artistic Director, Southbank Centre, London

·         Youssou N’Dour – Former Minister of Culture for  Senegal,  Dakar

·         Mike Power – Professor of Accounting, London School of Economics

15.15-17.00

Youth Programme Private Policy Discussion Two:

      Clare English – BBC Scotland Radio Presenter and Board Member for Women’s Enterprise Scotland

      Geoff Leask – Chief Executive, Young Enterprise Scotland

      Robyn Jancovich-Brown – Participant Development Coordinator, Fringe Central

18.15-20.00

BBC Newshour Extra: What’s the cost of preserving the past? At George Heriot’s school


Friday 26 August

09.30-10.15

Culture Summit Plenary Three – Culture and Participation

·        David Leventhal – Programme Director and founding teacher, Mark Morris Dance Group’s Dance for PD programme, New York.

·        Matthew Peacock – Artistic Director, Streetwise Opera, London

·        Jay Wang – Director, Center on Public Diplomacy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles

10.45-12.30

Youth Programme Private Policy Discussion Three:

·         Marc Cairns – Director at Pidgin Perfect and Winston  Churchill Award recipient

·         Inge Ceustermans – Managing Director, Festival Academy Europe

·         Kara Brown – Co-director, Young Women’s Movement Scotland

14.00-15.15

Culture Summit Closing Plenary

16.00-17.30

Youth Forum – presentation from participants in the Summit 2016 Youth Programme.

About the 2018 Culture Summit

The Edinburgh International Culture Summit brings together Culture Ministers, artists, thinkers and art leaders from around the world to share ideas, expertise and best practice to inspire positive change in cultural policy and investment. Set against the incomparable backdrop of one of the world's greatest cultural events, the Edinburgh Festivals, the Summit is ideally placed to facilitate conversations between practioners and policy-makers.  

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