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01 May 2020 - 03 May 2020

HackCreative: An Industry Transformed | online hackathon

If you are a creative, artist, event organizer, industry leader, culture field worker & you are ready to come out of the crisis prepared & with a new mindset and digital skills, join the creative industries 48-hour fully online hackathon HackCreative: An Industry Transformed on May 1-3.

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If you don't have any digital technology background whatsoever, don't worry, because the event does not require the previous technical experience. All you need is a proactive interest to work on new solutions and devote 48 hours to learn and work on projects together with other creative professionals from different cultural backgrounds and industries. During two days, participants will learn, build & share their creations over the course of a weekend with the help of experienced mentors and industry experts. Participants will divide into teams and work on their own projects - or join projects proposed by others.

Workshops will be led by industry professionals - Alex Antolino  (Spain), Creative Director at Typeform, advertising specialist, documentarian and an overnight producer; Birgitta Persson (Sweden), COO at Point of Value & Director at Olivearte Cultural Agency; Sebastien Toupy (Netherlands), Head of Startup Relations at The Next Web, open innovation and global events scene master; Lina Sarma (Latvia), a Computer scientist specializing in creative coding, hackathon veteran & former Executive Director at TechHub Riga; Egita Poļanska (Latvia), Partnership Manager at Startup Wise Guys specializing in business model & commercialization; Edgars Zvirgzdiņš (Latvia), Founder at Associates, Partners et Sons, specializing in branding, product & graphic design.


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Creative and Cultural Industries hackathon is organized by the Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture (NDPC) and supported by the Latvian Ministry of Culture, cooperation with Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art and Trans Europe Halles network. NDPC focuses on improving operational conditions for cultural and creative industries, bridging the gap between various sources of funding, sectors of activity and strengthening cooperation between project owners, business communities, the public sector, and international institutions throughout the Northern Dimension. Read more about us: