The theme of the sixth World Summit on Arts and Culture will be "Creative Times: New Models for Cultural Development." Co-hosts are the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA) and the National Council of Culture and Arts of Chile (CNCA). It will be held January 13 to 16, 2014, in Santiago.
Summit participants will consider how changes caused by globalization, social and economic development, and new forms of communication are generating new challenges and new opportunities in the field of culture, as well as how societies and governments might harness them positively as drivers of development.
The World Summit is the one important international summit that gathers professionals and practitioners involved in cultural policy and arts funding. This 6th World Summit offers a strategic opportunity to bring together key decision-makers and actors from the region involved in the challenges of funding the arts and supporting the development of creative industries and the cultural development of communities.