Theme: Cultural Heritage & Innovation in Arts, Design and crafts.
Date: May 2016
Place: ESCA-Ecole de Management – Casablanca
Veronika Schubring: Cultural Toursim – Germany
Giuseppe Moscatello: Director Maraya Art Center – Sharjah
Mouza Al Matrooshi: Artist Curator – Sharjah
Clara-Iris Ramos: Visual Ilustration – Spain
Alexandre Dubor: Architecture – France
Fadi Wahbeh: Filmmaker – USA
Christian Rost: Consultant Creative Economy – Germany
Fatimata Ly: Designer – Senegal
Hicham Lahlou: Designer and Founder of Africa Design Days – Moroco
Bechar El Mahfoudi: Fashion Designer – Moroco
Dr. Nabil El Hilali: Professor Researcher in Innovation and Design Thinking – Moroco
Patricia Defever: Heritage Editor – Moroco
Dounia Benslimane: Co-founder and Executive Director of Racines – Moroco
Kenza Dahak: Senior Manager for Cultural Projects at Wessal Capital – Moroco
Youssef Britel: Filmmaker / Producer – Moroco

Workshops and roundtables:
‘How to leverage local heritage for innovation in handicraft and cultural tourism’ by Veronika Schubring
‘Curating art and design projects’ by Giuseppe Moscatello and Mouza Al Matrooshi
‘Methodologies in experimental illustration and local culture’ by Clara-Iris Ramos
‘Promoting cultural & creative professionals: development of individual concepts and policies’ by Christian Rost
‘Virtual Reality Storytelling’ by Fadi Wahbeh
‘Traditions of the future: How digital technologies can help rethink vernacular architecture’ by Alexandre Dubor

Organized in the context of Africa Design Days with the support of ESCA-Ecole de Management. Founded by: Robert Bosch Stiftung, 1971 Design Centre and ACERCA: the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation’s training programme for development in the cultural sector, in collaboration with the International and Ibero-American Foundation for Administration and Public Policies (FIIAPP).