Webinars of the week (22-28 June 2020)
Webinars of the week (22-28 June 2020)

Given the restrictions on mobility and physical distancing measures resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic, many organizations have chosen to convert their face-to-face events planned for this 2020 to online experiences: webinars, online conferences, breakout sessions, MOOC... To stay connected to international markets, we present here a selection of webinars and conferences to check out this week (22 to 28 June 2020).

Monday 22

10:00 - 12:30 CEST – "Commons Sense: Let’s Create a Bottom-Up European Democracy" [CULTURAL & CREATIVE SECTORS] 
European Cultural Foundation and the University of Antwerp, in cooperation with l’Asilo and Boekman Foundation, presents a 3-days digital co-creation lab to discuss about how to build ‘homes of commons’, as tools to bring Europe closer to citizens. The digital event will take place on the 22nd (10:00 – 12:30 AM) and the 29-30th of June (09:00 AM – 07:00 PM). Free of charge.
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Tuesday 23

10:30-12:00 CEST – Sesión informativa DACH [CULTURAL & CREATIVE SECTORS] 
Emergency and further support freelancers, solo self-employed and small enterprises from the arts, culture and creative industries in the Corona crisis can apply for. Every Tuesday in June, Creative City Berlin offers group support to answer questions about German state aid. Free of charge. .

12:00-13:00 CEST – "The Global Connection. Re-imagining Performance and Educational Opportunities" [MUSIC] 
Jazz I Am organises a webinar with Jeff Levenson (Levenson Creative Group) and Marcus Ratka (JAM MUSIC LAB UNIVERSITY) will discuss the state of the jazz industry and strengthening educational networks through international bridge-building.
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14:00-15:30 CEST – "People-first cities and the future of the internet " [DIGITAL] 
Which will be the role of digitalisation of cities in Europe to achieve inclusion, trust, sustainability, resilience and democracy? Presented by Demos Helsinki and NGI Forward, the webinar will shine a light on local government, public sector innovation and the future of the internet. Free of charge.

14:30-15:30 CEST – In conversation with Ulf Zick, managing director from Universal Music [MUSIC] 
Ulf Zick is Managing Director International at Universal Music and has more than two decades of experience in the music industry. In conversation with Sven Oswald he reveals why he preferred to switch from Spotify to a record company.
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Wednesday 24

14:00 - 16:00 CEST  – "IETM closing session - Covid-19 debates" [PERFORMING ARTS] 
IETM (International network for contemporary performing arts) presents an open session for members and no members to share all the opinions that have arisen during the national debates organised as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.
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19:00 - 20:30 CEST  – PLAYUK 2020 "Making of Observation: Scene by Scene" [DIGITAL] 
PlayUK 2020 is series of live digital events and everyone is invited to learn about the UK scene and connect with professionals from the games sector, open to anyone with an interest in the games industry and creative economy. In this session Writer/Director Jon McKellan dives into several key scenes of their Best British Game BAFTA Winning game 'Observation', discussing their origin, concepts and production. This session would be useful for anyone with an interest in 'high-polish' indie game production, and experimental narrative design.
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Thursday 25

12:30 - 17:30 CEST  – "inJazz Festival Rotterdam Online Edition" [MUSIC]
InJazz Festival in Rotterdam presents an online edition on the 25th and 26th June 2020 with a program featuring presentations, conferences, debates and musical showcases. Free of charge. Limited spaces available.
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Friday 26

12:30 - 17:30 CEST  – "inJazz Festival Rotterdam Online Edition" [MUSIC]
InJazz Festival in Rotterdam presents an online edition on the 25th and 26th June 2020 with a program featuring presentations, conferences, debates and musical showcases. Free of charge. Limited spaces available.
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International Tenders: scenarios, challenges and opportunities of Covid-19 [INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT]
As a consequence of the ongoing situation, many of the tenders financed by multilateral organisations will have to adapt to a new paradigm. About these future scenarios have talked the consultors of the Technical Office of International Public Contracting of ACCIÓ: Víctor Mercè and Oriol Martínez; David Rojas, from the Washington Office and Óscar Altimira, from the Brussels Office. Presentation in Catalan.
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Independent Ensembles and Orchestras [MUSIC]
During the past Classical Next online edition, it took place an interesting conversation with independent ensembles and orchestras about differences in the structure, the funding, the processes of production and diffusion for such specific artistic forms. It gathered Andreas Bräunig (Freiburger Barockorchester), Lena Krause, (FREO e.V), Sarah Heemann (Ensemble Electronic ID), Jean-Louis Gavatorta (FEVIS), Camille Chabanon (Le Concert de l’Hostel Dieu ), Enrique Thérain Les Siècles). Presentation inMore information and replay

Creative Europe network Circostrada's webinar is available to watch or rewatch. Key notes on leadership in times of crisis for guidance on how cultural leaders can support teams during Covid-19, co-organized by Xtrax. Available in English, with automatic embedded subtitles + written transcripts of each session Handouts will be made available shortly on the Circostrada website, along with a bilingual publication (French and English) dedicated to the CS LAB.

Keynote Session#1 – Leadership in times of crisis (with Hilary Carty & Vicki Amedume)
Keynote Session#2 – Developing diverse and inclusive leadership practices (with Vicki Amedume & Bettina Linstrum)
Keynote Session#3 – Advocacy for change (with Michael Hoar & Maggie Clarke)
Wrap up Session (with Hilary Carty, Vicki Amedume, Bettina Linstrum, Michael Hoar, Anaïs Biaux & Stéphane Segreto-Aguilar)

IN SITU, the European Platform for Artistic Creation in Publiuc Spaces organised a serie of 4 talks related with the MOOC "Create in public spaces". How do European curators connect with the society? With which aims, dreams and processes? The IN SITU TALKS are a new series of four live interactive webinars with some of the IN SITU members discussing just such questions:

IN SITU TALK #1: Outdoor Arts in the UK - specificities and challenges. With Mikey Martins, Artistic Director and Joint Chief Executive (Freedom Festival, UK), Mark Denbigh, Head of Production and Programme (Norfolk & Norwich Festival, UK), Daniel Brine, Artistic Director and Chief Executive (Norfolk & Norwich Festival, UK)

IN SITU TALK #2: Public space and politics in Hungary. With Fanni Nanáy (Artistic Director of Artopolis Association/PLACCC Festival, HU) and Zoltán Várady (Hungarian Two Tailed Dog Party, HU)

IN SITU TALK #3: How to transform a small city into a whole theater? Behind the scenes of FiraTàrrega. With Mike Ribalta (Head of Professional Relations, FiraTàrrega, ES) and Maria Capell (Assistant of artistic department, FiraTàrrega)

IN SITU TALK #4: Case study of a site-specific creation: The Reception - Moss, Norway. With James Moore (Artistic Director/IN SITU curator, Østfold Internasjonale Teater, NO), Alexandros Mistriotis (Artista, GR) and Marine Thévenet (International Relations Officer, Les Tombées de la Nuit, FR)

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