Creative innovations from the edges of the north


12:00-15:45

Creative innovations from the edges of the north

HUMAK University of Applied Sciences (Finland) will hold an international culture innovation seminar “Innovations on the Edges of the North” at the Nordic House, Wednesday September 23rd, 12 pm – 15:45 pm. All discussions will be in English.

The seminar introduces Icelandic experts on innovative thinking and representatives from various creative fields, who share their thoughts and experiences on upcoming trends and challenges that the ever-changing society brings to the creative industries and art based methods as an innovative force in the society.

The seminar is supported by the Icelandic-Finnish Culture Fund.

Program:

12:00-12:15 Welcome (Kristín Ingvarsdóttir / Nordic House & Mira Mykkänen / HUMAK)

12:15-12:45 Lecture (Nýsköpunarmiðstöð Íslands)

12:45-13:00 Discussions

13:00-14:00 Panel discussions: “Trends and Challenges of the Creative Industries”
Hlín Helga Guðlaugsdóttir (Hlin&Co), Hildur Gunnlaugsdóttir (Reykjavík City), Steinunn Anna Gunnlaugsdóttir (CEO Locatify), Greipur Gíslason (Icelandic Symphony Orchestra), Bergur Finnbogason (Creative Producer / CCP Games)

14:00-14:30 Coffee break

14:30-15:30 Panel discussions: “Art as an Innovative Force”
Áslaug Thorlacius (Mýndlistarskólinn í Reykjavík), Edda Kristín Sigurðardóttir (Sequences), Brynhildur Pálsdóttir (Vík Prjónsdóttir), Alexander Roberts (Reykjavík Dance Festival), Vilborg Ólafsdóttir (Kviss Búmm Bang)

15:30-15:45 Wrap-up

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