Global Education Conference on Creative Industries Shanghai (2-4 December 2011)

04 December 2011

The Global Education Conference on Creative Industries Shanghai 2011 aimed 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 gathered 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 was officially launched at the conference.

The conference was presented by Shanghai Theatre Academy and supported by UNCTAD Creative Economy & Industries Programme.