Creative reuse of cultural heritage and contemporary practices: challenges and opportunities in the digital world

Represented by the gracious cornflower, the national symbol of Estonia, the II Europeana Space International Conference took place in Tallinn on 10-11 December 2015 organized by the Estonian Ministry of Culture.


Read here the chronicle of the event!

The video recordings of the conference are available on the E-Space YouTube Channel.

The event included interesting keynote speeches, two round tables of experts, a poster session for the project Pilots and a loop presentation of the project educational demonstrators. The presentations that were showed are available at the links below.

Download the conference flyer A4 (PDF, 288 Kb)

Programme Committee


Day 1: Thursday 10th December 2015

13.00-13.30 – Registration

13.30-15.00 – I session: Opening - chaired by Raivo Ruusalepp (Estonian National Library)

14.20-15.05 – Artistic Process as Hackathon: Collaborative Practice as the Engine of InventionMark Coniglio (Troika Ranch):

  • Question and Answer time

15.15-15.45 Coffee Break

15.45-17.00 – II session: Forward thinking – chaired by Antonella Fresa (Promoter SRL)

  • Culture & Creatives: how to strengthen the bond and boost re-use, Milena Popova (Europeana Foundation) – (PDF, 5.4 Mb)
  • Round table on lessons learnt from Europeana Space Pilots and Hackathons, including interaction with the audience. Participants: Kelly Mostert (Sound and Vision), Kamila Kuc (Goldsmiths), Jonathan Shaw (Coventry University), Carla Fernandez (Universidade Nova de Lisboa), Fred Truyen (KU Leuven), Gregory Markus (Sound and Vision), Milena Popova (Europeana Foundation)

17.00-18.00 – Networking session

19.00 – Concert at the Tallinn Christmas Jazz festival

Day 2: Friday 11th December 2015

9.00-9.30 – Registration

9.30-10.45 – III session: Heritage and Creativity - chaired by Hembo Pagi and Andres Uueni (EVK)

10.45-11.00 Coffee Break

11.00-12.20 – IV session: Creativity as an opportunity of growth in the cultural sector - chaired by Luigi Perissich (Confindustria Servizi Innovativi e Tecnologici – Italian technology Platform Future of Internet) (PDF, 580 Kb)

12.20-12.30 – Closing Remarks by Sarah Whatley

12.30 – 13.30 – Lunch

13.30-16.00 – afternoon activities and excursions, 3 alternatives: