Discussion 1: Dialogue between what is public and private in the field of creation.
José Luis Rebordinos, Director of San Sebastian Film Festival; Jean Blaise, Director of “Le Voyage à Nantes: culture et tourisme”; Katrín Jakobsdóttir, former Minister of Education, Science and Culture of Iceland; Maria Mur Dean, Director of Consonni, Bilbao; Gail Lord, Co-President of Lord Cultural Resources, Canada; Joxean Muñoz, Deputy Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport of the Basque Government.
Discussion 2: Artists as promoters of cultural and social change in our cities.
David Trueba, journalist and film director; Vito Acconci, artist and architect; Jochen Sandig, Artistic Director of Radialsystem, Berlin; Txomin Badiola, artist; Beatriz García, Director of Research in Cultural Policy, University of Liverpool; Christophe Cassan, Project manager in Last Tour International, Bilbao.
Discussion 3: Cities as a driving force for cultural change in Europe.
Javier Gomá, Director of the Juan March Foundation, Madrid; José Enrique Ruiz-Domènec, History Chair, Autonomous University of Barcelona; Guadalupe Echevarria, Cultural director of Donostia 2016; Patricia Brown, Director of Central, London; Corinne Hermant-de Callataÿ, European Commission, Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy; Evelyne Lehalle, Director of Nouveau Turisme Culturel, Nice.
Discussion 4: The city in progress, a future ecosystem.
Pablo Guimón, Editor-in-chief of the weekend edition of El País, Madrid; Saskia Sassen, sociologist at Columbia University, New York; Tarek Cherkaoui, Chief Strategy Officer, Qatar Museums Authority; Beatriz Colomina, Historian of architecture, Princeton University, New Jersey; Juan Diego, Secretary General of the Bilbao Bizkaia Design & Creativity Council – BiDC; Cristina Iglesias, artist.
María Mur Dean, Consonni; María Ptqk.
Conclusions of Catalyse Project
Alfonso Martinez Cearra, Bilbao Metropoli-30; Laure Kaltenbach, Forum d’Avignon; Bern Fessel, european centre for creative economy.