Events 2010—2011 /

Second Russian-British Creative Economy Forum

Facilitating the forum, part of an initiative aimed to strengthen the links between the UK and Russian creative and cultural economy through the exchange of knowledge and expertise in creative economy theory and practice between UK and Russian experts at the policy making level.

Date: December 2011

British Council Russia, Creative Industries Agency Russia & British Embassy Moscow, Russia. Visit: http://www.britishcouncil.org/russia

Creative Industries: Policies for a Social Era (Kosice 2013)

Keynote speaker at this creative industries conference, in the lead up to Kosice's European Capital of Culture programme 2013. The conference looks at the impact the internet and digital advances are having on the creative industries and discusses new policies and thinking to support the sector.

Date: December 2011

Kosice, Slovakia. Visit: http://www.creativeindustry.sk/en

Future Cities Jobs workshop: Tallinn

Facilitating a two day workshop as part of the British Council's Creative Cities/Future Cities Jobs initiative to generate project plans for new, creative start-ups which will generate jobs for young people.

Date: December 2011

Tallinn, Estonia; British Council, Czech Republic. Visit: http://creativecities.britishcouncil.org/future-city-jobs

Developing Mongolia's Creative Industries

Facilitating and chairing a four day academic seminar on development issues for the Mongolian Creative Industries, focusing on policy, infrastructure and regional developments.

Date: December 2011

Mongolian State University of Arts and Culture, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

Future Cities Jobs workshop: Glasgow

Facilitating a two day workshop as part of the British Council's Creative Cities/Future Cities Jobs initiative to generate project plans for new, creative start-ups which will generate jobs for young people.

Date: November 2011

Glasgow, Scotland, UK; British Council, Czech Republic. Visit: http://creativecities.britishcouncil.org/future-city-jobs

Open Days 2011: Matera 2019 European Capital of Culture - Candidate City: culture as a driver towards Europe 2020 strategy

Keynote speech and round table participation on European Capital of Cultures, culture-led regeneration and city development.

Date: November 2011

European Commission, Matera, Italy. Visit: http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/conferences/od2011/country_leaflets/Italy_EN.pdf

Lincolnshire Digital Culture Symposium @ Frequency 2011

Keynote speaker at Lincolnshire Digital Symposium, part of "Frequency - Lincoln Digital Cultures Festival 2011". The symposium debates and considers priorities for Lincolnshire's creative and digital future, to ensure its place as a world-class destination for the creative and cultural sectors.

Date: October 2011

Lincoln, UK. Visit: http://frequency.org.uk

Creative Entrepreneurship for a Competitive Economy: major international conference

Programming and moderating this major international conference on Creative Entrepreneurship in Tallinn - European Capital of Culture 2011. The conference gives a critical perspective on the old 'boom time' policies, identifies what works and what doesn't, and develops a practical new agenda for supporting creative entrepreneurship, resulting in a co-created "Tallinn Manifesto".

Date: October 2011

Tallinn, Estonia. Visit: http://www.creativeestonia.eu

What Next for the Creative Economy - International Lessons and Guidelines for the Future

Presenting a paper at the International Forum for Service Sector Advancement calling for a re-appraisal of the role and rhetoric of the creative industries. The paper presents the need for a more nuanced, rigorous and grounded approach that will ensure real sustainability and growth in specific creative clusters such as South Korea.

Date: September 2011

Seoul, South Korea. Visit: http://www.kdi.re.kr/kdi_eng/announcements/notice_read.jsp?seq_no=18394&board_div=01

First Russian-British Creative Economy Forum

Facilitating the forum, part of an initiative aimed to strengthen the links between the UK and Russian creative and cultural economy through the exchange of knowledge and expertise in creative economy theory and practice between UK and Russian experts at the policy making level.

Date: September 2011

British Council Russia, Creative Industries Agency Russia & British Embassy Moscow, Russia. Visit: http://www.britishcouncil.org/russia

Where Next for Big City Culture?

Event to discuss Birmingham's Cultural Strategy 'Big City Culture'. Key note speech stimulating debate and critical thinking, helping partners to consider how best to collaborate and deliver positive change through culture, and delivering a perspective on the challenges and opportunities for cultural strategy and development in big cities.

Date: September 2011

Cultural Partnerships, Birmingham. Visit: http://birminghamculture.org/birmingham-cultural-partnership/our-strategy

Creative Industries Summer School, Moscow

Contributing to the Creative Industries Summer School in Moscow as an international expert, lecturing and leading the English speaking workgroup. The annual summer school promotes interdisciplinary research projects aimed to support the development of creative industries and the creative economy all across Russia.

Date: July 2011

Moscow, Russia. Visit: http://creativeindustries.ru/eng/projects/Summer-School

Creative Industries: Drivers of Urban Regeneration

Conference debating how best to harness creative potential for local economic growth and urban redevelopment. Key-note speech: "Creative industries and urban regeneration: old places, new uses?"

Date: June 2011

EUROCITIES Meeting, Lille Metropole, France. Visit: www.eurocities.eu/main.php

Beyond Angels, Elephants, Good Intentions and Red-Nose Rebellion - what is the future for art in the public realm?

Leading breakout sessions focusing on the relationship between art in the public realm and cultural policy and cultural programmes

Date: June 2011

Bristol, UK. Visit: ixia-info.com/events/next-events/

First CREA.RE Inter-Regional Creative Economy Forum 2011

Key note speech on Investments in Culture and Creative Industries: Added value and potential for European Regions and Cities

Date: May 2011

Poznan, Poland. Visit: www.crea-re.eu

Europe of Nations: Myths of Origin - Modern and Postmodern Discourses

Key note speech "The Creativity Dilemma - what next for cities and regions?" at this conference looking at the history of Europe, its origins and contemporary policies, as well as its myths.

Date: May 2011

University of Aveiro, Portugal. Visit: www.economicforum.ge

5th Local Economic Development Forum of Tbilisi: Opportunities for Creative People

Creative cities and innovative approaches for local government

Date: May 2011

Tbilisi, Georgia. Visit: www.economicforum.ge

Facilitating Sheffield Showroom/Workstation 'Board Away Day'

Facilitating Away Day as the venue seeks to refresh its role and build an innovative future as a leading centre for creative production and consumption at the heart of this culturally vibrant city.

Date: April 2011

Sheffield, UK. Visit: www.showroomworkstation.org.uk

Creative Cities: Possibilities, Policies and Places

Keynote speaker, focusing on the significance and the potentials of cultural and creative industries in the development of European cities and regions

Date: April 2011

Ljubljana, Slovenia. Visit: www.creativecitiesproject.eu/en/news/2011/24-03/Invitation-joint-conference.shtml

Cultural and Creative Industries in the Barents region

Keynote speaker at the Joint Working Group (JWC) on Culture Seminar

Date: March 2011

Arkhangelsk, Russia. Visit: www.beac.st/?DeptID=8559

Building Digital Capacity for the Arts

Major symposium led by the BBC and ACE to launch development programme aimed at helping arts organisations with the creation and distribution of arts content on digital platforms

Date: March 2011

London, UK. Visit: www.artscouncil.org.uk/about-us/conferences-training/building-digital-capacity-arts/building-digital-capacity-arts-videos/

Eastbourne Culture 'Open Space'

Large scale event to explore ways of positioning culture at the heart of strategic planning.

Date: January 2011

Winter Garden, Eastbourne. Visit: www.eastbourne.gov.uk/eastbourne/news/2011/january/eastbourne-culture-workshop/

Leading a Round Table on Developing a Cultural Olympiad for Sochi, Host City for the Winter Olympics 2014

Date: November 2010

Sochi, Russia. Visit: www.amcult.ru www.sochi2014.com

Chairing British Council (Russia) and Northern Europe Creative and Cultural Economy Media training programme

Date: November 2010

Manchester, UK. Visit: www.britishcouncil.org www.themediafestival.com

Consultancy Tour of Russian Creative and Cultural Industries

Date: October 2010

Moscow & Perm, Russia. Visit: www.creativeindustries.ru www.britishcouncil.org/russia.htm

Tallinn Tourism Conference

Keynote speaker: "Image Vs Experience? Active Vs Passive?" Indulging in Creative Industries Tourism

Date: September 2010

Song Festival Grounds, Tallinn, Estonia. Visit: www.eas.ee

The Arts, Cultural & Creative Economy

Keynote speaker: Non-negotiables for confidence, cohesion and growth

Date: September 2010

Ireland National Campaign for the Arts Symposium, Irish Film Institute, Dublin, Ireland.Visit: www.ncfa.ie

Smart Region conference

Keynote speaker: Golden Sandpiper Awards

Date: September 2010

Novosibirsk, Russia. Visit: www.interra-forum.com/events/230/Sandpiper

Resilience and Renewal - Annual Irish Theatre Forum

Keynote speaker: Learning the language - creative industries and the art

Date: June 2010

Wexford Opera House, Ireland. Visit: theatreforumconference2010.wordpress.com

Predictable Cities

Keynote speaker

Date: May 2010

Serralves, Porto, Portugal. Visit: www.serralves.pt

SKILLED ART Conference

Keynote speaker: "Embracing the Desire Lines: Space, Spatiality & The Intersection"

Date: April 2010

Vila Flor, Guimaraes, Portugal. Visit: www.skilledart.eu/

Kent Cultural Summit and Kent County Council Creative Media and Cultural Sector Strategy

Keynote speaker

Date: April 2010

Kent, UK. Visit: www.kent.gov.uk/

Symposium on the Creative Industries and Empty Buildings

Keynote speaker: "Pioneer communities for the creative economy: repurposing empty buildings"

Date: March 2010

Muni Arts Centre, Pontypridd, Wales. Visit: http://rct-arts.org/

'Creative Industries Lunch', Lisbon, Portugal

Keynote Speaker

Date: March 2010

UKTI / British Embassy / British Council, Lisbon, Portugal. Visit: www.britishcouncil.org/portugal; www.ukti.gov.uk/uktihome/media/news/106262.html

Forum Kreative Stadt / Creative City Forum

Keynote speaker: Creative Economy Conference, Mannheim, Germany

Date: March 2010

Rosengarten Conference Centre, Mannheim, Germany. Visit: www.mannheim.de

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The Sea of Creativity

Keynote speaker: Perspectives of Creative Industries in the Baltic Sea Region

Date: February 2010

Design Innovation Centre in Vilnius, Lithuania. Visit: www.kovo3.lt/theseaofcreativity

The Future of Libraries

Keynote speaker: Visioning Workshop, Sheffield

Date: February 2010

Sheffield Central Library, Sheffield, UK. Visit: www.sheffield.gov.uk/libraries

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Arts Council Cultural Policy Round Table

Date: February 2010

Arts Council England, London, UK. Visit: www.artscouncil.org.uk

Guimaraes 2012 National Press Conference

Keynote speaker

Date: February 2010

Vila Flor Cultural Centre, Guimaraes, Portugal. Visit: www.guimaraes2012.com