Glocalization in
culture and creativity.
Empowering the sector through knowledge exchange.

Porto, Viana do Castelo + online

Culture & Creativity conference +
FLIP conference

BauTopia second edition

10-12 October 2022
Porto, Viana do Castelo + online

European Creative Hubs Network & Creative FLIP project partners are thrilled to announce the very first Culture & Creativity conference together with the FLIP conference in Portugal. We invite you for the second edition of Bautopia, a special hybrid event under the title ‘Glocalisation in Culture & Creativity”. The 3-days event , starting on the 10th of October 2022, will take place in several venues in Porto & Viana Do Castelo.

The General Assembly will also take place during the conference on the 12th of September and the applications to the new Board of Directors will be opening soon, all the details will be sent to our members via email. 

More details to follow in due course, but in the meantime, we urge you to include these dates in your calendars, as we can’t wait to host you in the beautiful city of Porto!

Stay tuned for more information! 


Day1. 10 October 2022

Whole day

Arrival of conference participants


@Porto Innovation Hub

Largo do Dr. Tito Fontes 15, 4000-538 Porto (map)


Creative FLIP Learning Labs – Networking meeting and IPR session


Welcome coffee


Networking, Speed-dating, IPR session


Creative FLIP Twin Hubs Ceremony


Welcome coffee


Kick-off meeting


Official Conference Opening

@UPTEC Baixa

Praça do Cel. Pacheco 2, 4050-453 Porto (map)

17:30 – 18:30

Registration and welcome

18:30 – 20:00

Welcome address and Keynote speeches

20:00 – 21:00

Networking Cocktail

Day2. 11 October 2022

@Palácio dos Correios
Guilherme Costa Carvalho 38, 4000-065 Porto (map)

09:00 – 09:30


09:30 – 10:00

Welcome words

10:00 – 11:15

Creatives Unite

– Official launch and Showcasing of the new Tools

So You Need Money? Tool

– the importance of different finance sources

My Intellectual Property Tool

– how to value your IP

Interactive discussion and good practice presentations

11:15 – 11:45

Coffee Break

11:45 – 12:45

Arts education and Education through the arts

Presentations and Panel discussion


Lunch break


Glocalization in culture and creativity

Panel discussion

15:00 – 16:30

Parallel sessions

1.     Innovation x CCI x Hubs

2.      How to bring forward Collaborative Cross-Sectoral Initiatives?

3.      Empathy in creative processes


Coffee Break

17:00 – 17:30

Final Keynote

17:30 – 19:00

Tour of the local creative district

Day3. 12 October 2022

@UPTEC Baixa
Praça do Cel. Pacheco 2, 4050-453 Porto
R. Cândido dos Reis 20, 4900-082 Viana do Castelo, Portugal

10:00 – 10:30

Morning coffee and informal networking

10:30 – 12:30

ECHN General Assembly

(ECHN members only)

10:30 – 12:00

Free time for non-members / World cafe or speed dating in park


Lunch break on the go/in the park

13:00 – 19:00
Trip to Viana do Castelo

(organized bus transport, open to all, registration required)

Visit to Dinamo 10 hub

Rural hubs panel session


Departure of participants