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Supporting Creative Industries

5th National Conference. Held at the Barbican Centre, London. Key speakers included Dinah Caine OBE, Chief Executive, Skillset and Lesley Morris, Head of Design Skills, Design Council 15 Jun 2010

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15 Jun 2010 at 09:00 - 15 Jun 2010 at 17:00
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09:50 - 10:00
David Worthington, Chairman, Creative & Cultural Skills
Welcome and introduction by Conference Chair
David Worthington (biography)
10:00 - 10:15
Caroline Felton, Chief Executive, Creative & Cultural Skills
Skills for the creative industries after the election

Caroline Fenton (biography)
10:15 - 10:30
Elizabeth Rouse, Deputy Rector Academic, University of the Arts London
Creative Graduates, Creative Futures
Professor Elizabeth Rouse (biography)
10:30 - 10:45
Lesley Morris, Head of Design Skills, Design Council
Graduate employability and the Design Blueprint
Lesley Morris (biography)
10:45 - 11:00
Lord Taylor of Warwick, Member of All Party Music Group
Keynote address
11:00 - 11:15
Questions and discussion: Session 1
11:15 - 11:45
Refreshments, networking and exhibition
11:45 - 12:45
Seminar 1: Entrepreneurship and innovation in art and design
Professor Stuart Bartholomew, Principal, Arts University College at Bournemouth
Professor Stuart Bartholomew (biography)
11:45 - 12:45
Seminar 2: Developing business skills for creatives
Keith Evans, Managing Director, The Creative Industries Development Agency
Keith Evans (biography)
11:45 - 12:45
Seminar 3: Collaborative delivery - the Diploma and work-related learning for young people
Gini Stirling, 14-19 Manager, Skillset

Clive Lissaman, Education Business Manager, Skillset
Clive Lissaman (biography)
Gini Stirling (biography)
11:45 - 12:45
Seminar 4: Practice makes perfect - linking learning with professional practice
David Clews, Co-Director, Higher Education Academy Art Design Media Subject Centre

Antonia Clews, Researcher and Developer, Bath Spa University
David Clews (biography)
Antonia Clews (biography)
11:45 - 12:45
Seminar 5: ‘Pick the tick’ – industry and FE/HE collaboration in action
Kate O’Connor, Deputy Chief Executive, Skillset

Chris Thompson, Head of Enterprise and Innovation, Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication

Anne Morrison, Director, BBC Training and Development Academy

Chris Wensley, Project Director, Skillset Media Academies
Anne Morrison (biography)
Kate O'Connor (biography)
Chris Thompson (biography)
Chris Wensley (biography)
12:45 - 13:45
Buffet lunch, networking and exhibition
13:45 - 14:00
Dinah Caine OBE, Chief Executive, Skillset
Competing in a digital age - the skills conundrum

Dinah Caine OBE (biography)
14:00 - 14:15
Professor Jonathan Briggs, Professor of eCommerce, Kingston University and Founder, Hyper Island
Higher Education response

14:15 - 14:30
Jeremy Davenport, Deputy Director, Creative Industries Knowledge Transfer Network
Transferring creative knowledge
Jeremy Davenport (biography)
14:30 - 14:45
Questions and discussion: Session 3
14:45 - 15:15
Refreshments, networking and exhibition
15:15 - 15:30
Fintan Donohue, Principal, North Hertfordshire College, and AoC Skills Champion for Creative and Cultural Industries
The strategic role of FE in raising skills and supporting economic development

Fintan Donohue (biography)
15:30 - 15:45
Kit Friend, Campaigns and Communications Officer, University of the Arts London Students’ Union and Chair of the Arts Group
Improving the student experience of transition to industry
Kit Friend (biography)
15:45 - 16:15
Panel discussion: Innovative models of education working with creative and cultural industries
Professor Elaine Thomas, Vice-Chancellor, University for the Creative Arts

Professor Mary Carswell, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Birmingham City University

Arit Eminue, Founder, Diversity in Visual Arts
Professor Mary Carswell (biography)
16:15 - 16:25
Will Hutton, Executive Vice Chair, The Work Foundation
Closing remarks

Will Hutton (biography)
16:25 - 16:30
Questions and discussion: Session 4