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IFKAD 2014
Knowledge and Management Models for Sustainable Growth
11 - 13 June 2014, Matera, IT

Creativity Summit 2014
The Soul of Creativity: Harnessing the Collective Imagination
14 June 2014, Matera, IT


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IFKAD 2013
Smart Growth: Organizations, Cities and Communities
12 - 14 June 2013, Zagreb, CRO

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IFKAD 2013
"Smart Growth: Organizations, Cities and Communities"
12-14 June 2013
Zagreb, Croatia


In today's business landscape the creation of sustainable value and wealth appears more and more related to the capacity of shaping smart organizations and communities. Increasingly the concept of 'smart growth' is becoming a key issue in the strategic agenda of both business organizations and public authorities. Creating and evolving towards smart, sustainable and inclusive organizations and communities emerge as a key-lever to activate and support development paths in the 21st century. This is the focus of the European Union's Europe 2020 strategy and US Smart Growth America programme.
The aim of the 8th IFKAD was to explore the relevance of the knowledge and intellectual capital management for supporting business organizations as well as regional and urban systems to evolve and become smarter.



IFKAD - KCWS 2012
"Knowledge, Innovation and Sustainability: integrating micro and macro perspectives"
13-15 June 2012
Matera, Italy


Successful international sister conference series of International Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics (IFKAD) and Knowledge Cities World Summit (KCWS) decided, for the first time, to bring their energies and communities together and with this strengthened synergy to host their 2012 editions in a joint multi-disciplinary conference setting.
The IFKAD-KCWS 2012 joint conference aims to integrate two distinctive but at the same time highly overlapping perspectives – micro and macro – on knowledge-based development at the firm, organisation and city levels. This international conference encourages discussions on three critical dimensions of the development of 21st century – knowledge, innovation and sustainability.



EURAM 2012 Track
"Organizational climate, innovative behaviour and arts-based initiatives"
6 - 8 June 2012
Rotterdam, The Netherlands




ARTS & BUSINESS
"The power of Arts to engage employees"
30 March 2012
Belfast, Northern Ireland


We are delighted to welcome back the inspirational Professor Giovanni Schiuma , Professor in Innovation and Knowledge Management and Scientific Director of the Centre for Value Management at Università degli Studi della Basilicata, who will host a breakfast master class on how to maintain employee engagement and productivity during economic uncertainty. With local examples from Northern Bank.



THE CULTURE CAPITAL EXCHANGE
"The value, connections and interventions between creativity and business"
12 March 2012
The British Library, London, United Kingdom


IBM's 2010 Global CEO Study found that of 1500 CEOs surveyed, the majority believe the key to navigating today's volatile, uncertain and increasingly complex business environment is creativity. The ability to instil creativity throughout an organisation was rated as more crucial than rigor, management, discipline, integrity or even vision as a means to future success.
This one day conference at The British Library will explore whether this is actually the case.



ARTS2INNOVATION FORUM 2011

"The Arts as the Engine for Change and Growth"
1-2 December 2011, Matera -Italy

The arts can represent a 'revolution' in business, providing tools to manage organizational aesthetic experiences and properties with a positive impact on the development of people and infrastructures of the organizations.
The central idea of the Forum is to share the experiences and the benefits that organizations can achieve by absorbing the arts in their strategies, working mechanisms and management systems.



BREAKFAST ROUNDTABLE

Breakfast roundtable:
Book Launch - 'The Value of Arts for Business'
author: Giovanni Schiuma
Central Saint Martins College
University of Arts London
Tuesday 28 June 2011, 8.30am – 10.15am


ARTS2INNOVATION FORUM 2010
1st edition
8 October 2010
Mediateca Provinciale c/o Pallazzo dell'Annunziata, Matera, Italy


L'Arts2Innovation Forum intende esplorare i legami profondi, sebbene invisibili, che legano le arti al cambiamento e all'innovazione dei sistemi organizzativi sia di impresa che dei territori. Il Forum ha la finalità di analizzare come le arti possono guidare le micro e macro organizzazioni del XXI secolo a rispondere alle sfide dell'attuale sempre più complesso scenario competitivo. Esso si colloca nell'ambito delle attività internazionali svolte dall'Arts4Management Lab, coordinato dal Prof. Giovanni Schiuma, volte a definire approcci e strumenti basati sull'impiego dell'arte per lo sviluppo strategico e sostenibile dei sistemi organizzativi. Il Forum, alla sua prima edizione, intende rappresentare un evento per comprendere come l'applicazione gestionale delle arti nei modelli di business delle organizzazioni possono sostenere i processi di innovazione, contribuire al raggiungimento di prestazioni di business superiori, e guidare le dinamiche di creazione di valore sostenibile.