Grandstand on creative industries, design, and competitiveness

June 12th, 2008 > starting at 13h

The Office of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Serbia supported in 2007 – within the project “Entrepreneurial Serbia” – a series of activities focused on the potentials and development of creative industries in Serbia, including workshops on creative industries, a round table on private museums, and the creation of a study entitled “Creative Industries, Design, and Competitiveness: A Proactive Approach”. The final activity in this project is a panel discussion devoted to the development aspects of creative industries, designs, and competitiveness, which will be held on Thursday, June 12th, 2008, starting at 13h, in the O3ONE Gallery, Andrićev Venac no.12, Belgrade.

The aim of the grandstand is to launch a discussion on the current situation and perspectives for the development of the creative sector in Serbia, points to the importance of partnership between the creative and business sector and their importance to economic and social development, as well as the definition of possible solutions for improving the competitiveness of the creative sector in Serbia.

We invite you to join us at this grandstand and contribute to the quality of the discussions with your participation.
We present the main topics of this grandstand and the list of participants:

Development aspects of creative industries in Serbia, situation, and perspectives

Hristina Mikić, College of Vocational Studies Novi Sad

Master Svetlana Jovičić, Faculty of Drama Arts in Belgrade

Milena Vasić, Agency for Small and Medium Enterprises and Entrepreneurship

Novica Antić, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Serbia

Ana Ćurćin (Parallel: Creative Industries in Russia)

Aleksandar Đerić: (potentials of Creative Industries in Southwestern Serbia)

Creative industries, design, and competitiveness of the Serbian economy

Miloš Čurćin, Foreign Investment Agency – SIEPA

Mirko Prlja, Chamber of Commerce of Serbia

Master Jelena Matić, Faculty of Forestry in Belgarde

Ana Krstić, Telenor Communications Manager

Dragana Ognjenović, designer

Maja Vidaković, Mixer, Belgrade Design Week

Please confirm your participation at branislav.savic@undp.org or tel. 011 2445 968, 2445 754.

Here is a page on the UNDP website from which you can download the text of the study “Creative Industries, Designs, and Competitiveness: A Proactive Approach” by Hristina Mikić http://www.undp.org.rs/tareas/reports/details.cfm?id=130

With respect,
Branislav Savić,
Entrepreneur Advisor
UNDP Serbia