Matthias Rauch

Cultural Innovation Officer at NEXT Manheim

The role of culture as a driver of innovation and urban development

Date

Vendredi 02 juillet

Heure

11:40

Lieu

Auditorium Médiathèque Chalucet

Matthias Rauch

Dr. Matthias Rauch is an urbanist, cultural innovator, placemaker, nighttime advocate, keynote speaker, cultural critic and proud dad. He studied American Studies, Business Administration and Media & Communications and has worked as a journalist, lecturer and cultural manager. He is currently cultural innovation officer and head of cultural innovation & creative economy at NEXT Mannheim.

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The role of culture as a driver of innovation and urban development

The keynote will provide insights into the central role of culture and the creative economy as key drivers of both innovation and urban development. It will shed light on cross-innovation and cross-domain collaborations and will showcase several specific projects from Mannheim. Moreover, it will highlight the central factors for fostering creative urban ecosystems and explain why creativity is the only way forward.