Can we talk of creative cities? Two specialists will talk to Paola Donaire. The expert in cultural industries, Carmen Romero Quero (Chile), is a cultural manager, a prominent network facilitator in Latin America and General Manager and founder of the Santiago a Mil International Festival, an international contemporary performing arts festival that has been held each year in Santiago de Chile since 1994. In 2018 she was made a Knight of the National Order of Merit by the French government. José Carlos Mariátegui (Perú) is a writer, curator, culture and technology entrepreneur, committed defender of the cultural economy and founder of Alta Tecnología Andina (ATA), an initiative dedicated to the creation of art, science and technology projects in Latin America. Mariátegui studied Biology and has a degree in Applied Mathematics from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (Lima). He has a Master’s and a Doctorate in Innovation and Information Systems, both from the London School of Economics.