From 21-24. June 2012 the 17th International Conference on Cultural Economics was held at Doshisha University in Kyoto. International Conference in the field of economics, culture is held every two years by the International Association for Cultural Economics (Association of Cultural Economics International ACEI) and is dedicated to the affirmation of research in the field of economics, culture and its application in practical public policies.
At this conference the Executive Director Hristina Mikić took part in two sessions. In the working part of the conference she presented the results of the application of CEG © model for measuring the economic effects of the creative sector in Serbia and Finland (work can be downloaded in the portal GiKEPEDIA, in the series of strategic analysis).
At UNESCO-UIS session dedicated to measuring our contribution to the economic cultural industries, executive director of GKE Hristina Mikić participated by invitation, presenting the results of studies devoted to the analysis and evaluation of the existing methodology for measuring the economic contribution of cultural industries, which was produced for UNESCO Institute for Statistics in Montreal 2011-2012. The panel was attended by Lydia Deloumeaux, UNESCO Institute for Statistics, Montreal, Professor David Throsby, Macquarie University, Sydney, and Ryotaro Mihara, Deputy Director of Creative Industries at the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan.