ESAE Relaunch

AssociationExecutives.EU – Relaunch & Management

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For many years, the European Society of Association Executives (ESAE) has been trying to establish itself as the voice of association leaders in Europe and ‘the’ platform for senior-level association managers in Europe. Despite a strong interest in its activities, very little growth in membership could be noted. In late 2015, the DaVinci Institute agreed to support this volunteer-run association in a relaunch, …

DaVinci Project: Crowdfunding the Arts Online Class

Online Training & Education

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Inspired by the possibilities of massive open online courses (MOOCs), we have been investing in  tools that allow networks, associations and expert groups to collate and share their knowledge with the world. In January 2014, we created our first online class on behalf of Creative’s Europe. Rather than ‘reinventing the wheel’, we jointly decided to take a curation-approach. This meant picking the …

DaVInci Project: People-Friendly Cities Action

People-Friendly Cities Action

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Supported by European  candidate cities, this ‘COST Action’ – brings together a trans-disciplinary network of experts and non-experts that investigate the alignment of the “hardware” and “software” of a city with user needs to promote well being, good health, and a sustainable use of resources.  ‘People-friendly Cities in a Data-rich World’ aims to develop an evolving, people-centred consultation framework for economic, …

DaVinci Project: Theatron

Theatron Network

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Theatron is a network of European performing arts organisations who aim to explore creative and innovative ways of engaging new audiences.  The Greek name for theatre – theatron – stems from theasthai: ‘to regard’ or ‘to look’. theatron highlights the importance of a creative dialogue between performers and audiences. It encompasses the entire creative process from programming via artistic creation, …