meeting : "Chiang Mai - What Makes a City
18th August 2015.
talk by Martin Venzy-Stalling
Innovation, culture, creativity and heritage combine to make a city
creative. The talk will introduce the Creative
Chiang Mai project
www.creativechiangmai.com at Chiang
Mai University Science &
Technology Park (CMU STeP)
An initiative endorsed by
the Governor of Chiang
Mai, it brings together
representatives of 40 organizations (from government,
education and business sectors) with the aim to develop and promote
Chiang Mai through leveraging creativity and innovation. In 2014,
Chiang Mai also invited other second cities in Southeast Asia to
establish the Southeast Asian Creative Cities network (www.seaccn.com).
In order to highlight Chiang Mai’s creative diversity, the Chiang Mai
University Science & Technology Park funded the “Creative
Mapping” Study, a directory of Chiang Mai’s creative assets.
Martin Venzky-Stalling, a
German national, works as
a consultant across Southeast
Asia on innovation, strategy
and policy issues and
is a Senior Advisor
at the Chiang Mai
University Science & Technology Park (STeP
step.cmu.ac.th). He has lived in Chiang Mai for six years and in
Thailand for 15 years over the past
28 years and is
fluent in written and
spoken Thai. He has
an MBA with Distinction
University of Bradford
and a BA in Economics
and Geography from the
School of Oriental And African
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