Heyday

One of the main creative industries' cross-subject meet-ups in Latvia

Heyday #8
Startup meet-up
December 16, 15:00
@ Mark Rothko art centre

Davis Suneps

Dāvis Suneps
Managing Director of TechHub Riga — a co-working space for new technology startups that can meet, work, learn and collaborate.

Janis Gribusts

Jānis Gribusts
Co-founder of start-up "Edurio", he has 10 year experience in EdTech. Edurio is a web based platform for schools to collect feedback from students, parents and teachers.

Benji Knewman

Benji Knewman vol.5
Latvian bilingual (ENG and LV) bookazine available at the price 10 EUR (usually 15 EUR).

Benji Knewman

December 17, workshop: responsive web design
lecture on responsive web design and coding. More: workshop.
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Heyday is a long-term edutainment project

Since 2013 we invite exciting speakers from across the world to give inspiring talks about design, urbanism, journalism, IT and other creative fields. Heyday is an open space to meet with like-minded people.

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Speakers

Marina Razbezhkina

Marina Razbezhkina
a film director, a screenwriter, a producer, a member of the European Film Academy, of the Nika Russian Cinematographic Art Academy, of the Guild of Documentary Cinema and TV, of the Guild of Russian film directors, of Kinosoyuz.

Ilya Krasilshchik

Ilya Krasilshchik
publisher of independent Russian language media “Meduza”, with main editorial office located in Riga. From 2006 till 2008 Ilja Krashilschik was editor of afisha.ru, but later from 2008 – 2013 held post of chief editor at legendary magazine “Afisha” (“Афиша”).

Inese Indane

Inese Indane
a founder of brand incubator MATKA, that has developed such brands as STENDERS cosmetics, Latvijas Piens (Latvian Milk), Nelleulla nutural chocolate etc. A member of the Creative industries council of Latvia, a creator of BUD BLOOM BLOSSOM project.

Marite Seile

Marite Seile
former minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia. A leader of various education reform programs and organizations, she also has hold high position in business sector.

Dmitry Barbanel

Dmitry Barbanel
a layout designer, art director, trendsetter in the Russian magazine market and a winner of the SPD’s Magazine of the Year Award, for Esquire magazine. A leader of education project Masterskaya.

Ieva Zibarte

Ieva Zibarte
an architecture, urban and design critic, writer, editor and curator of exhibitions. A main editor at the architecture, art, cinema, design, home and food culture magazine “Modernists”.

Agnese Kleina

Agnese Kleina
A creator of the first English/Latvian bookazine Benji Knewman. An individual story-builder of various brands like Wallpaper* City Guide Riga, Nike, H&M, Latvian chair-makers WENDEN etc.

Sandijs Ruluks

Sandijs Ruluks
a cofounder and CEO of the responsive web design tool Froont, design studio HungryLab and co-working space The Mill located in Riga, as well as design blogger.

Alise Semjonova

Alise Semjonova
a co-founder and designer of data visualization tool “Infogr.am”, that gives ability to create and share infograms. Infogr.am is widely recognized service around the world, created here in Latvia (Riga).

Kris Mathur

Kris Mathur
an executive producer at Backyard Productions international commercial agency. Such companies like Chevrolet, Nike, IKEA, Fiat, MTV, Hyundai, Nokia, Nissan and many other well known companies are among their clients.

Maria Burjak

Maria Burjak
an education division coordinator of the international project – “Calvert Forum”, who specialize in studies of creative industries around the world. The main aim of the project is to develop creative economy in the cities of Russia.

Denis Shchukin

Denis Shchukin
a manager of the international project – “Calvert Forum” (Saint Petersburg). “Calvert Forum” is one of the sub-project of organization “Calvert 22 Foundation”, which supports and promotes contemporary culture in Russia and other countries of Eastern Europe.

Madara Krievina

Madara Krievina
a graphic designer of the bookazine «Benji Knewman», «Whimsical Agnesiga» day planner, architecture, art, cinema, design, home and food culture magazine “Modernists”, «Mū Cafe» visual identity.

Oleg Ignatyev

Oleg Ignatyev
a journalist at Latvian TV channel LTV7, an anchorman of the socio-political TV show “Tochki nad I” with wide work experience in independent journalism, radio and television.

Evelina Ozola

Evelina Ozola
an architect and urbanist who has also tried her hand at graphic design and illustration, an editor and leader of Latvian creative industries’ portal FOLD, an organizer of RTU Summer School, the international school of architecture in Cesis, Latvia.

Maris Dagis

Maris Dagis
CEO and co-founder at Sellfy, the one-click e-commerce platform for self-publishers, a graphic designer.

Anna Leushina

Anna Leushina
a founder and CEO of online-shop of cosmetic best sellers You-need-it, a graphic designer and art director.

Evija Kalve

Evija Kalve
a co-founder of the indie design clothing brand Ecattus (Eduardo Cattus).

Inga Radeiko

Inga Radeiko
a co-founder of the indie design clothing brand Ecattus (Eduardo Cattus).

Reinis Fjodorovs

Reinis Fjodorovs
a photographer, a winner of Sony World Photography Award in 2015.

Toms Kokins

Toms Kokins
an architect and urbanist, dedicated to cycling culture and public space design, an organizer of RTU Summer School, the international school of architecture in Cesis, Latvia.

Dita Trapenciere

Dita Trapenciere
a leader of co-working space Skola6 in Cesis, Latvia

Evija Taurene

Evija Taurene
a creative city enthusiast, a city space planner and project manager at Cesis (Latvia) city government.

Maris Chachka

Maris Chachka
a painter, deputy director and exhibition curator at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre.

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Heyday #6

Heyday #6 was organized in partnership with Latvian conversation festival LAMPA. A leading art director from Russia Dima Barbanel, former Education and Science minister of Latvia Marite Seile and independent journalist Oleg Ignatyev have given their inspiring talks during the event.

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