On 16 and 17 October the City of Amsterdam organises the European Culture & Creativity Days in Amsterdam. The European Culture & Creativity Days is a vibrant platform for networking, collaboration and unleashing boundless creativity across Europe. Get inspired by Michael Musandu, the founder of the AI technology platform Lalaland. You can learn more about diversity, equity and inclusion in pitches from a.o. Studio Meala, an award-winning animation studio based in the west of Ireland and Creative UK, placing creativity at the heart of the UK’s culture, economy and education system. Explore interactive workshops on how empathy is designed with VR technology or walk a mile in the shoes of a stranger while listening to their story. And last but not least, immersive yourself into cultural and creative Amsterdam and join one of the Creative City Tours. Sign up now and join this exciting programme championing social innovation!

Check out the full programme here.

9:30-10:00 | Registration open for participants
10:00-10:30 | Welcome & warming up by moderator Dylan Ahern
10:30-10:45 | Opening by Touria Meliani, Deputy Mayor for Arts & Culture
10:45-11:15 | Key note and Q&A with Michael Musandu, Lalaland

Michael Musandu is the founder of the AI technology platform Lalaland. While shopping for clothes online, Michael had the experience of never seeing someone like himself, as many of us do. As a result he founded his Amsterdam-based company Lalaland, built on two main pillars: social empowerment and sustainable impact.

11:15-11:45 | Interview with EIT Culture & Creativity Management Team
11:45-12:00 | Cultural break!
12:00-12:10 | Co-Location Centre North West introduction by Araf Ahmadali
12:10-12:30 | Pitches by North West part I: Belgium, France
12:30-13:30 | Lunch
13:30-14:00 | Pitches by North West part II: Ireland, Netherlands, UK
14:00-16:30 | Parallel WORKSHOPS
16:30-17:00 | Plenary closing
17:00-18:30 | Drinks
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