Call for Papers: Beyond Creative Cities : people, places, innovation



1st international workshop

Beyond Creative Cities: People, Places, Innovation

8-10 October 2020

Nantes, France



The “Beyond Creative Cities” workshop will take place on 8-10th of October 2020 in Nantes. It is organized by the SCAENA (supported by the Agence Nationale de la Recherche) and DEMEXTRA (supported by PUCA – Plan Urbanisme Construction Architecture) research programs. It will be held as part of the "Nantes, European Capital of Innovation" event organized by Nantes Metropole which has been awarded European Capital of Innovation for 2019 notably for its capacity to involve citizens in coshaping the city. This workshop aims to gather researchers, professionals, public and private organizations, and to address the questions of innovation models, the relationship between artistic activities and digital technologies, the territorial innovation and the making of the city.

Submissions Extended abstracts may be submitted in French or English (but the conference will be in English) and should not exceed 500 words. Papers should be sent to the following e-mail address ( or directly to conference website (

Key dates

  • Submission deadline: 31 May 2020
  • Notification of acceptance: 15 July 2020
  • Conference: 8-10 October 2020

For further information about this workshop, please contact Clémence Guillemont 

The official link: