Theme: Cultural Heritage & Innovation in Tourism, Design and Crafts
Date: May 2017
Place: 1971 Design Space – Sharjah
Fatimata Ly: Artist – Senegal
Chubika: Fashion Designer Expert – Georgia
Dr. Jordi Tresserras: Specialist in Arts and Heritage Management, Cultural Tourism and
Cultural Diplomacy – Barcelona
Dr. Asmer Abdullayeva: Art Critic – Azerbaijan
Cecilia Lobel: Curator & Director of L&B – Barcelona
Najla Al Dah: Architectural Engineer – Sharjah

Workshops and Roundtables:
‘Cultural & creative tourism development, opportunities and potentials’ by Dr. Jordi Tresserras
‘Headpieces designs inspired by local culture’ by Chubika
‘Transforming heritage into contemporary design’ by Fatimata Ly and Dr. Asmer Abdullayeva