Hosted in the Berlin Town Hall. Introduction by Helmut K. Anheier (Dean of the Hertie School). Welcome by André Schmitz (Berlin State Secretary for Cultural Affairs) and Bernhard Lorentz (President of Stiftung Mercator).
Panel discussion on Is it time for a new cultural policy? featuring Barrie Kosky (Artistic Director of Komische Oper Berlin), Martin Roth (Director of the Victoria & Albert Museum, London) and Annemie Vanackere (Artistic and Managing Director, HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin). Moderation: Shirley Apthorp (Financial Times, UK; Umculo, ZA).