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Opening Event

CONNECT! will be the motto of this festive evening as connection is the key to collaboration, creativity and cultural transformation. Here is what you can look forward to:

  • Connect with the 30 upcoming cultural managers from Greece and be inspired by their innovative sociocultural project ideas;
  • Celebrate this year’s START Scaling Award Winners who strengthened the social cohesion in Greek communities with their outstanding cultural initiatives;
  • Learn more about the pioneering connection of culture and digitalization in the nonprofit sector in the keynote speech by Nadja Bauer, digital strategist and project lead of “xD – xplore Digital”, Museum 4.0, National Museums in Berlin
  • And last but not least: Be part of the interactive “CONNECT!” performance and enjoy getting in touch with all the participants of the evening.

The event will take place in Berlin at the Robert Bosch Representative Office, Französische Str. 32, 10117 Berlin, on September 27, 2018, from 18.30 to 22.00 hrs. The event will be in English. Admission is free. Get your ticket here.

Join us at the Opening Event and get connected! 

 

Program Overview

18.30 Welcome reception

19.00 Introducing START – Create Cultural Change

Welcome address by Dr. Maja Pflüger, Deputy Head of Department International Relations Europe and its Neighbors, Robert Bosch Stiftung

Introduction to the program activities and partner network by Siegfried Dittler, board member, German Association of Sociocultural Centers

19.20 “30 new faces – 30 new ideas”

Video presentation by Stephan Talneau

19.40 “Cultural change through digitalization”

Keynote speech by Nadja Bauer, digital strategist and project lead of “xD – xplore Digital”, Museum 4.0, National Museums in Berlin

20.00 START Scaling Award Ceremony

Introduction to the Scaling Awards by Eva Lianou, Programes Coordinator, John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation, and Jennifer Clarke, Programes and Grants Administration, Bodossaki Foundation

Official awarding by Dimitrios Afendoulis, Secretary of the Executive Board, John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation

Project presentations by the five Scaling Award winners, Fellows of the previous program year

20.45 CONNECT! Finale

Performance directed by Pip Hill with sound design by Mat Clements

21.00 Get together

Drinks & Snacks

Opening Event 2018

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