This event, organised in Brussels on 20 March 2018 in the framework of the European Year of Cultural Heritage, will showcase the dialogue between contemporary European society and the most promising innovations in the field of cultural heritage that European policies and funds have supported. The event is organised by the European Commission Directorate General for Research and Innovation, in close cooperation with Directorates General for Education and Culture and for Communications Networks, Content and Technology.

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The event's sessions will highlight policy, social, technological, methodological innovations and new, promising partnerships for cultural heritage. The speakers – leading European politicians, artists and scientists –will discuss policy developments, success stories and future challenges. The conference is part of the programme of the European Year of Cultural Heritage and will contribute to its legacy by launching the public discussion about the objectives of European research and innovation policy for cultural heritage beyond 2020.

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European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018

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Slogan of the year - Our heritage: where the past meets the future