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The International Symposium on Creative Industries, Culinary Innovation and Performing Arts

"Benefits, Uses and Contributions to Global Politics, Diplomacy, Sustainable Economics and Multiculturalism"

(Berlin; July 28th - August 1st, 2015)

Introduction

The second decade of the new millennium, which has been influenced by the major global economic crisis resulting with high unemployment rates around the world, has raised the importance for the development of new industries and occupations. Indeed, all over the world, creative industries, culinary innovation and new trends in the performing arts together with the constant development of the digital capabilities, have developed new fields that not only provide new employment opportunities, but also significantly influence and contribute to global politics, world diplomacy, sustainable economics as well as multiculturalism.

In light of the importance of these growing trends, innovations and changes into everyone’s daily life, from governments to private individuals, the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy, together with leading institutions from the fields of creative industries, culinary innovation and performing arts have launched: “The International Symposium on Creative Industries, Culinary Innovation and Performing Arts” in order to analyze, reflect and raise awareness for the benefits, uses and contributions of these trends and innovations.

Symposium Participants »

Participation in the symposium is open to individuals coming from the fields of creative industries, culinary and performing arts as well as governmental & diplomatic officials, academics, artists, journalists, civil society practitioners, private sector representatives, young professionals and students.

Certificate of Attendance - Symposium participants will be awarded an official certificate of attendance upon completion of the program, which will provide details of the speakers who took part and the topics discussed.

If you would like to reserve a position and participate in the symposium, please click on the link below and fill out the online application form:

Symposium Speakers

Speakers & Delegates during the symposium will include, amongst others, practitioners from the fields of creative industries, culinary and performing arts as well artists, musicians, senior politicians & diplomats, and academics.

Symposium Location

Based in Berlin, the symposium will be hosted at  the ICD House of Arts & Culture ».

Symposium Agenda

The "International Symposium on Creative Industries, Culinary Innovation and Performing Arts" will be a 5-day symposium, which will take place in Berlin and will hosted in the new ICD House of Arts & Culture. The Symposium will bring together experts and professionals from the fields of creative industries, culinary and performing arts in order to discuss, perform and present the many benefits, uses and contributions of creative industries, culinary innovation and performing arts through a mixture of dynamic presentations, performances, demonstrations, workshops and interactive discussions.

The Symposium will focus in particular on the following fields and areas:

Creative Industries
  • Media & Communication
  • Design & Fashion
  • Film & Video Games
  • TV, Radio and Journalism
Culinary Innovation and Excellence
  • Current Industry Trends and Culinary Styles
  • Organic Food & City Gardening
  • Culinary Innovation and Fine Dining
  • Hospitality & Diplomatic Catering

Participant Papers »

The Symposium Committee encourages academic research and analysis of issues related to the goals of the symposium. The Symposium Committee would therefore like to welcome the participants of the symposium to submit a paper they would like to be considered for presentation at the Symposium as well as being included in the proposal document that will be issued following the symposium and will be sent to all governments and leaders of the international community worldwide.