It is greatest pleasure to announce the 12th International Conference on Culture and Creativity (ICCC), which will be held on 17th-18th November 2017 in Kaunas, Lithuania. This bi-annual scientific conference invites scholars for a discussion about culture and creativity in various professional fields such as management, marketing, branding, communication, education and policy.

The ICCC has the ambition to advance the state of art and promote new ideas and proposals on the major challenges faced by culture and creativity today in Europe and beyond: management, entrepreneurship, new business models, evaluation, and their internationalization, communication, education and cultivation of creativity. The conference seeks to promote networking among academics, researchers, professionals and representatives and welcomes all scholars and professionals as well as students who are interested in creative/cultural industries, creative city theories and practices, arts and culture management and marketing participate.

As in previous events, there is honour guest to talk in conference. The key-speaker of this year is Dr. TOM FLEMING (United Kingdom) – leading international expert on the creative economy, cultural and arts policy and creative cities and regions. His work focuses on advising governments, municipalities and institutions across the world to develop effective research, policy, strategy and action across the creative economy. He has led strategic research projects in every region, with a particularly strong track record all over the world. He has experience working with such organisations as The World Bank, UNESCO, European Commission, British Council as well as multiple governments, municipalities, cultural and educational organisations and NGOs.

The Chairperson of this conference will be Prof. DOROTA SIEMIENIECKA, Vice Dean in charge of scientific research and international cooperation at the Faculty of Pedagogical Sciences in Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń in Poland. She is member of Polish Pedagogical Association and main editor of scientific journal Cognitive Science- New Media- Education.

Her scientific interest, research and didactic activity focus on the issues of creativity in pedagogy, creative teaching, on applications of modern media in the process of education, as well as on cognitivist aspects of media in education. She is the author and co-editor of several books on media, ICT, education and communication.

Call for paper

Topics of submission

  • Development of creative spaces

  • Cultural organizations and city branding

  • Management of culture and creative industries

  • Branding of cultural organizations

  • Cultural organizations in social media;

  • Developing and maintaining cultural audiences

  • Strategic marketing in culture and creative industries

  • Cultural product management

  • Strategic management and planning in cultural organisations

  • Business models in culture and creative industries

  • Cultural entrepreneurship

  • Corporate social responsibility in cultural organizations

  • Fundraising, patronage and sponsorship

  • Cultural policy and its support

  • Cultural diversity and management

  • Creative cities and regions

  • Creative talent cultivation and education

  • Creativity and innovation

  • Art and cultural consumption

  • Internationalization in culture and creative industries

  • Intercultural competence and cultural organisations

  • Cultural agency for social intervention

  • Self-management in creative industries

  • Communication and creativity

  • Cultural tourism

  • Cultural heritage

  • Challenges to creativity in 24/7 economy


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Important dates

  • Conference Dates

    17 Nov.



    18 Nov.


  • 25 Sep.


    Abstract submission deadline

  • 29 Sep.


    Abstract notification of acceptance

  • 20 Dec.


    Draft paper submission deadline

  • 15 Jan.


    Draft paper acceptance notification

  • 31 Jan.


    Final paper deadline

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