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FilmEU Summit 2023 - 2nd to 6th October

FilmEU and LUCA School of Arts invite you to our third FilmEU Summit from Monday October 2nd until Friday October 6th 2023, with public sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday. A full week to connect and share expertise in the cultural and creative industries field with our consortium partners and beyond. 

The subject of this summit ‘Fakenews.Fakeworld.Fakeidentity.Trust yourself.’, will broaden our horizons.

All timings are in CEST.

General public registration form

Are you part of FilmEU Team? Please register through the form you received by email.


Monday - 2nd October

Faculty Club Leuven & C-mine Campus (Closed sessions)

10h00 Formal Rectors’ meeting

13h00 Working sessions WP1-10 (internal meetings)

17h00 General Assembly of FilmEU association

18h30 Signing of FilmEU association – Consortium Agreement

19h00 Dinner Rectors – PMB – Board LUCA


Tuesday - 3rd October

C-mine Campus

10h00 FilmEU PMB Meeting with Rectors (closed meeting)

12h30 Lunch PMB FilmEU – Academic Council – Board LUCA (closed)

13h30 Academic Council Meeting (closed meeting)

15h00 Welcoming Coffee

16h00 Official launch Summit – FilmEU Association + Opening Artistic Research Expo

18h00 Opening drinks and visit Artistic Research Expo: Peripheral Perspectives at C-mine - Designcentrum

20h00 Dinner PMB (closed)


Wednesday - 4th October

Thor Central

08h30 Welcoming Coffee

08h45 Opening Speeches

  • Dr. Simon van Damme
  • Professor Manuel José Damásio

09h00 Morning Plenary Session 1: Fakenews and media literacy

09h45 Morning Plenary Session 2: Ethical AI, ensuring that AI can be trusted to deliver on its transformative potential for society

  • Lisanne Buik, a futures researcher and speculative artist-designer

10h30 Coffee Break

11h00 Round Table discussion 1: Opportunities for the Audiovisual Sector beyond the pittfalls

  • Jordi Möllering, interdisciplinary artist

11h40 Round Table discussion 2: Impact of AI on Education

  • Michaël Lobet, Associate (Harvard University) FRS-FNRS research associate & lecturer

12h20 Round Table discussion 3:

  • Student Voice ‘What is in it for me?’ Trust yourself.

13h00 Lunch Break

14h00 Afternoon session: Presentation FilmEU Toolkit, supporting the enlargement process

15h30 Coffee Break

16h00 Afternoon Session 2: Round Table Artistic Research symposium Peripheral Perspectives

Moderator Érica Rodrigues


  • Soraya Vasconcelos (Lusófona University)
  • Jon Stam (LUCA School of Arts)
  • Julian King (IADT)
  • Alexandra Ianchenko (BFM)

17h30 Walking Early Dinner

19h00 FilmEU Screening: Best of FilmEU and Joint Masters

21h00 End of day


Thursday - 5th October

C-mine Crib - (closed sessions)

09h00 Preparation of FilmEU+ and Onboarding meeting 

11h00 Coffee Break

11h30 Worksessions of FilmEU related projects 

C-mine Campus - (closed sessions)

13h00 Lunch Break

13h30 Tour Campus C-mine 

14h00 Working Sessions FilmEU+ Identifying new calls and opportunities 

16h00 Outdoor Activity – Mine Visit, Bike Ride & Guided Genk Visit

19h00 Closing Dinner Party


Friday - 6th October

C-mine Campus (Closed sessions)

09h30 Coffee and farewells

  • published 08 August 2023
  • modified 22 September 2023