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Emerging Trends and Technologies in Cultural Organizations | Conference completion

The Heritage Management Organization (HERITΛGE) is pleased to announce the successful completion of the Emerging Trends and Technologies in Cultural Organizations: Management Innovation and Network Collaboration one-day conference that took place in Thessaloniki on July 14th realized with the support of the American Farm School and the International Hellenic University.

The conference was the culmination of the TEACH FOR FUTURE international program, which was realized by HERITΛGE in cooperation with the Romanian National Association of Librarians and Public Libraries (ANBPR) and Global Libraries – Bulgarian Foundation.

Conference speakers included Dr. Jeffrey Lansdale, President of the American Farm School, Dr. Evangelos Kyriakidis, HERITAGE Founder and Director, and Dr. Emmanuel Garoufallou, Head of the Department of Library Science, Archives and Information Systems, School of Social Sciences, International Hellenic University and coordinator of the TEACH FOR FUTURE program. 

“Teach for Future and this conference aim to contribute to improving and extending adult high-quality learning opportunities on innovative educational topics, with potential for economic growth, acquiring and recognising new skills, knowledge and behaviors in line with the demands of the labor market,”  Dr. Garoufallou.

The conference’s keynote presentation “Copyright and online learning in a time of transition: games, creativity and learning” was  given by Dr. Jane Secker of the University of London and Chris Morrison of the Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford. 


TEACH FOR FUTURE was co-funded by the European Commission’s Erasmus + initiative to train more than 300 people in three countries, Bulgaria, Greece and Romania. The aim of the program is for graduates to transfer specialized knowledge in the fields of Information Technology, Innovation Management and Network Collaboration, as well as Entrepreneurship and Leadership to diverse communities of adult learners from the three participating countries and the wider region and act as multipliers for the acquisition of skills.

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