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Creating a higher vision: The HE contribution to the Creative Economy

Woburn House Conference Centre, London WC1H
25 November 2009 00:00

Creating a higher vision: The HE contribution to the Creative Economy - this conference will be supported by GuildHE and the UK Arts & Design Institutions Association (UKADIA). The day will bring together key stakeholders to discuss the critical role that UK universities play in developing the country’s growing and vibrant creative economy – key to the UK’s future economic growth and prosperity.  

Confirmed speakers

  • Siôn Simon MP, Minister for Creative Industries
  • Nigel Carrington, Rector, University of the Arts London
  • Professor Geoffrey Crossick, Warden, Goldsmiths University of London
  • Clive Jones, Chair of GMTV and Skillset
  • Roger Laughton CBE, former Head of Bournemouth University Media School and former CEO, United Broadcasting
  • Julie Taylor, Strategic Business Development Manager, Goldsmiths University of London

To book your place and to look at the full agenda, please click on the link below:
The conference will provide delegates with an early opportunity to inform Universities UK’s forthcoming programme of work on the contribution of higher education to the creative economy.
The day will also include a series of workshops on areas such as embedding entrepreneurialism in the curriculum and tips on how to promote your initiatives.
The day will be of interest to: 

  • Creative practitioners
  • Creative businesses and employers
  • Curriculum leaders
  • Heads of departments
  • Knowledge Transfer networks
  • Regional development agencies
  • Senior policy makers
  • Vice-Chancellors and Principals
Contact Telephone:
020 7419 5424
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