Budapest Foundation for Enterprise Promotion will host partners and their stakeholders in Budapest on the 21st June 2022. 

Venue: Márai Sándor Művelődési Ház (1013 Budapest, Krisztina tér 1.)
Moderator: Mr. Ábel RÓZSÁS

The event will be streamed on YouTube:

8:30 Registration
9:00 Welcome speech

  • Mr. Gergely KARÁCSONY, Mayor of Budapest, Budapest Municipality

9:10 Welcome speech

  • Mr. Federico  GIANASSI, Deputy Mayor of Florence, Florence Municipality

9:20 Welcome speech

  • Ms Sanna HALONEN, Chairperson of the Cultural Board of the Regional Council of Ostrobothnia

9:30 Keynote speech from the Lead Partner and presentation of the Pilot Action results

  • Mrs. Carlotta Viviani, Project Manager, Municipality of Florence
  • Mrs. Iolanda Castellana, Communication Officer School of Business Sciences and Industrial Technologies “Piero Baldesi”

10:00 Coffee Break
10:30 Video Storytelling: CRAFTS CODE: let’s make together happen
Presentation of Regional Action Plans
(introduction by Hilde HOEFNAGELS - Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen (BE)

  • Italy
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Finland
  • Bulgaria
  • Spain

12:00 Lunch
13:00 Panel discussion

Topic: The challenge for a creative future starts from a tradition of excellence: the creative sector and digital skills


  • Mr. Gábor KERPEL-FRONIUS, Vice-Mayor for Smart City and Inclusion, Budapest Municipality
  • Mrs Elena Nanni, project manager and Murate Idea Park Coordinator
  • Ana García LÓPEZ, Director of the Chair for Innovation in Crafts, Design and Contemporary Art at the University of Granada
  • Mrs. Zsuzsi PANYI, Self-taught Glass Artist

13:30 Artificers and Intelligence: An exhibition that represents the economic, social and cultural significance of handicrafts in the age of artificial intelligence.

  • Opening speech – Mr. Márton ILYÉS, President of the Board of Trustees, Budapest Foundation for Enterprise Promotion (BEA)

14:30 Workshop 1: Creative leatherworking workshop by - Hungarian GP4 Mittersisters Studio; (max. 30 ppl.)
14:30 Workshop 2: ‘CraftScape’ by - Hungarian GP3 Needle Craft Academy (an escape game using different craft skills; max. 30 ppl.)
16:00 Closing
19:30 Partners dinner in a restaurant and folk lounge (Urban Betyár, 1051 Budapest Október
6. utca 16-18.)