René Kubasek is with the Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival, the largest event of its kind in Central and Eastern Europe. Previously he worked as a diplomat: between 2010 and 2015, he was the Director of the Czech Cultural Centre in Bucharest; and between 2005 and 2008, he was the Czech representative in the International Visegrad Fund – an international organisation that supports civil society in Central Europe. René has collaborated with a number of NGOs, and between 1998 and 2004, he organised the Forum 2000 conferences, initiated and led by Václav Havel. As a documentary photographer, he has presented his work at exhibitions in the Czech Republic and abroad. He is also an ECF Advisor.
Topical conversations moderated by the Idea Feeders and Facilitators, which aim to deepen the issues raised through the represented Ideas, as well as enhancing matchmaking between ideas with a similar scope.