Connecting the dots. Policy, politics and practice work together

Conclusions, insights and guidance for the follow-up process in 2024 to better link policy making, decision-making and practices to enhance and consolidate the positive outcomes of the National Cultural programme „Timișoara – European Capital of Culture in 2023”


  • Alexandra Rigler (Romania) / Director of Center for Projects - ECoC Timisoara2023 

  • Ștefan Bâlici (Romania) / President of the Order of Romanian Architects

  • Marina Batog (Romania) / Co-founder and partner MKBT - Make Better 

  • Pablo Otaola (Spain) / General Director of Bilbao Ria 2000 and Comisión Gestora de Zorrotzaurre, Bilbao

  • Jordi Pascual (Spain) / Coordinator, UCLG Culture Committee


Ștefan Teișanu (Romania) / Culture Next network 

Final remarks of the seminar:

  • Jordi Baltà (Spain) / Consultant, Trànsit Projectes, L’Hospitalet de Llobregat; and Expert, Committee on Culture, UCLG
  • Ruben Lațcău (Romania) / Vice Mayor of Timișoara

The presentations and discussions will be held in English and streamed live on the Facebook account of the Centre for Projects of the Timișoara Municipality.

The debate is part of the International seminar „VECTOR TM. Culture as an urban practice”. For more information about the speakers and the full programme, do consult the dedicated section on the site.  

Access to the event is free upon registration, through Eventbook platform. 

Please note that the number of seats is limited. Therefore, the order of confirmations will be considered and a waiting list will be created. Registration will be confirmed through the transmission of an email with the event access ticket.

VECTOR TM. Culture as Urban Practice is part of the Power Station programme, the component of the National Cultural programme „Timișoara – European Capital of Culture in 2023” dedicated to the development of capacities of the cultural sector and implemented by the Center for Projects of the Timișoara Municipality.

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