CITIES, CULTURE AND THE MODERN ECONOMY
Dr. Beatriz Garcia is at the forefront of debates about international culture-led urban regeneration. From Sydney to Liverpool and Taipei to London, her pioneering work on the cultural impact and legacy of mega-events has informed city strategists all around the world.
The Glasgow 1990 European City of Culture. The Sydney Olympics. In fact, every Olympic Games – winter and summer, since 2000. Beatriz’s experience in city regeneration through culture and sport makes her a true authority on the subject and the results of her work are consistently used as a benchmark for success.
Attend this session to better understand the intrinsic value of cultural interventions as well as their role as catalysts for social, political and economic change.