See the programme below the livestream window


13:00 Welcome and opening words

Ana Trbović, Member, EIT Governing Board

13:15 Opening session

Tibor Navracsics, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport

13:30 Panel discussion: Taking two pillars of the EIT forward in the future: education and the regional dimension

Dirk Jan van den Berg, Chairman of EIT Governing Board

Sanja Damjanović, Minister of Science, Government of Montenegro

Viviane Hoffmann, Deputy Director-General, DG EAC, European Commission

Emma Nehrenheim, Chief Environmental Officer at Northvolt

Marie-Theres Thiell, CEO, ELMŰ-ÉMÁSZ / innogy Hungary

Ana Trbović, Member, EIT Governing Board

15:00 Keynote speech

Michela Magas, Founder and Creative Director Music Tech Fest

15:20 Brief interview with the authors of the expert analysis on cultural and creative industries

Christer Gustafsson, Professor in Conservation at Uppsala University, Sweden

Elisabetta Lazzaro, Professor of Creative Economy at HKU University of the Arts Utrecht

15:30 Cultural interlude

15:40 Panel discussion: Why culture? How can art and creativity spur growth and innovation in Europe?

Miklós Both, Composer, founder of the Polyphony Project

Yoan Fanise, Co-founder, DigixArt, Videogames

Christina Haak, Deputy Director, Berlin Museums, and Vice President, Deutscher Museumsbund

Horst Hörtner, Senior Director, Ars Electronica

Michela Magas, Founder and Creative Director Music Tech Fest

Anna Valtonen, Vice President, Art and Creative Practices, Aalto University

16:40 Conclusions

Martin Kern, EIT Director

17:45 EIT Awards

Discover who has won this year's EIT Awards!