Conference on the African Creative Economy

Co-hosted by Arterial Network,
05 December 2011, Kenya

1-to assess and share some of the research done to date on the African creative economy in order to inform advocacy strategies in support of the African creative sectorrigorously

2-to interrogate the available research and the relationship between the African creative economy and development, cultural diversity and other contemporary cultural themes

3-to provide a platform primarily for African experts and thinkers on the African creative economy or aspects thereof, to share their insights and perspectives (note: most of the speakers will be Arterial Network members)

4-to identify areas for further research, interrogation and action - continentally, regionally and nationally - after the conference

5- to identify links, opportunities and potential relationships – if any –with the creative economies of the north and the south, but particularly south-south.