Urb Cultural Planning: GDANSK online conference 2020

17.11.2020 |

The Urb Cultural Planning’s conference will take place online from Gdansk on 19-21 November with the topic of the cultural living standards in the urban area.

For the first time the “Game of Cities: Culture, Participation, Democracy" conference will be an only online event with keynotes, panel discussions, and workshops. The topic of the conference will be how to improve the cultural living standards in cities and neighborhoods with the themes of cities and citizenship, building communities and neighborhoods and direct participation through gamification.

The GDANSK will be hosted by the Pomorskie Voivodeship/Regional Authority in Poland. Urbanists, city planners, artists, researchers, academics, students, community organizers, politicians and activists will be are invited to participate in the conference and to explore cultural perspectives in urban strategies and practices together.

The conference will take place from 19 to 21 November 2020 and it is separated in different content blocks so you can pick what seems interesting to you during the registration for the conference.

The main objective of the Urban Cultural Planning project is to advance the capacity of public authorities in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR)and local NGOs and associations to collaborate on citizen driven cultural planning. The project is a cross border partnership of 14 Project Partners and 36 Associated Organizations in 8 countries. The project wants to use culture and creativity to make living better in the neighbourhoods in cities or in rural areas in the Baltic Sea Region.

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