Global Challenge and Talent Development for the Creative Economy
To achieve sustainable economic development and balanced social and cultural developments, we need to cultivate creative talents with new mind sets and skill sets to meet the opportunities and challenges of creative transformation.
The Global Education Conference on Creative Industries Shanghai 2011 aims to identify the critical factors for Shanghai to better support the development of cultural and creative industries and the city´s transformation towards a creative economy.
Representatives from over 50 organizations from nearly 20 countries and regions will be gathering at this 3-days event to discuss the hot topics which cover the challenge for talent development, creative approaches in education and professional development, the role of higher education and cross-sector collaboration.
The UNCTAD Academic Exchange Network will be officially launched at the conference.