Programme (cancelled)

Unfortunately the REACH conference planned for the 4-5 June 2020 in Pisa has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Download here the draft Programme

Thursday 4 June

10:30Registration and welcome coffee

Chair: Prof. Neil Forbes

11:00Welcome messages from the local authority

11:15Introductory remarks, Prof. Neil Forbes, REACH Coordinator

11:45Horizon Europe, Dr. Zoltán Krasznai, EC representative  - Q&A


13:00Lunch and visit of the poster gallery

SESSION IIParticipatory approaches in the scenario of Cultural Heritage research
Chair: Dr. Antonella Fresa

14:30The REACH proposal for a resilient CH, Prof. Gábor Sonkoly - Q&A

15:10Showcase of local participatory successful experiences - Q&A

15:30Coffee break

16:00Pitches of selected posters

16:30 - 17:30Interactive session
Chair: Prof. Silvana Colella
Participants reply and interact on the themes addressed in the previous sessions

18:00 - 22.00

Social Event 

We meet at Piazza dei Cavalieri at 18:00

Walking in the centre of Pisa to move to Museo della Grafica,at Palazzo Lanfranchi

"A meeting place. Living the museum to share experiences and knowledge"

Followed by Toscany food testing menu 

Friday 5 June

9:00Registration and welcome coffee

SESSION IIIBest practices for participatory approaches in culture and social innovation
Chair: Tim Hammerton

9:30Keynote speech – Prof. Perla Innocenti, University of Strathclyde - Q&A

10:10The outcomes of the REACH Pilots are presented with a brief overview of the results achieved and lessons learnt

11:30 Coffee break

12:00Participatory session
The audience split into four groups to discuss the themes addressed in the speeches of the four pilots. At the end of the discussion, the outcomes of groups are presented to the audience.

13:00Lunch and visit of the poster gallery

SESSION IVSustainability, networking and impact
Chair: Prof. Neil Forbes

14:30Towards a permanent structure for CH research and innovation, Prof. Neil Forbes - Q&A online Platform, Dr. Antonella Fresa - Q&A

15:30Coffee break

16:00Round Table Debate on the future of the Social Platform

16:45Conclusions, Prof. Neil Forbes