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#SACOConf2017 presentations for download

BY 29.05.17

IN THE spirit of ‘open source’ and collective commons, the South African Cultural Observatory is excited to share the #SACOConf2017 National Conference presentations on this platform.

The conference speakers have agreed to share their insights and presentation slides ahead of the release of a special edition of selected papers from the conference.

The SACO library, as it did in 2016, holds a collection of all presentations delivered at the 2017 conference. The presentations covered the following thematic areas under the major theme, ‘The Creative Economy & Development – Perspectives from Developed and Emerging Economies’:

  • Understanding the Creative Economy: Trends and Issues.
  • The Creative Economy: Value and Development across the CCIs.
  • The Creative Economy: Local & Global Narratives.
  • Constructing and Stimulating the Creative Economy.
  • Culture, the CCIs & Development.
  • Education, Institutions & Governance for the Creative Economy.
  • The Contribution of Festivals & Events to the Creative Economy.
  • Sub-National Cultural Policy & Planning Trends in South African Contexts.
  • Comparative Planning & Policy Options for the Creative Economy.
  • The Creative Economy – African perspectives.
  • Trends & Insights into the South African Film & Animation Industry
  • Cultural Mapping, Measurement, and Monitoring & Evaluation for the Creative Economy.
  • Cultural Policy Perspectives from Young and Emerging Scholars.
  • Audience Development as a Critical Factor in Developing the Creative Economy.
  • Youth & Development for the Creative Economy.
  • Creative Industry Case Studies from Across Locales & Regions.
  • The Creative Economy & Policy in Practice: Insights from Emerging & Established Practitioners.
  • Inclusive Growth, Transformation & Development in the Creative Economy 

 These presentations were delivered according to the following programme, available  here.

Download the presentations here.



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