European Commission’s conference on Cultural and Creative Industries to discuss "Place and the creative industries: supporting the creative economy at a local, regional and national level. Experiences from Scotland and other leading small nations." The conference, organised by DG Enlargement (TAIEX), will take place in Reykjavik, Iceland on Friday 26th January 2012 and will look at the following themes:
- What are the vision and relevant policies of the European Union for creative industries?
- What is the experience of EU Member states, regions and the municipalities with regard to the EU’s support for creative industries?
- What can we learn from Scotland, Finland and Estonia?
- To what extent does Iceland participate in EU programmes with relevance to the creative industries’ sector through the EEA agreement? What would membership bring in addition for this sector? Is Iceland ready to use the instruments of the EU?ec.europa.eu/dgs/education_culture/index_en.htm