Pre-Conference Creative Economy Networks

research, policy and exchange



research, policy and exchange

Stour Space | Apr 30th


  • Registration and breakfast from 9.30h
  • 10.00 to 10.20h Welcome from Will Chamberlain, Director, Creative Wick and Lord Clement-Jones, Chairman of Council, Queen Mary University of London
  • 10.20 to 10.55h Knowledge Exchange
    • Morag Shiach, Director, Network, QMUL
    • Martin Dowle, Director, British Council, Brazil
    • Paul Heritage, Artistic Director, People’s Palace Projects, QMUL
    • Chair: Patria Roman-Velazquez, Senior Lecturer in Media and Creative Industries, Loughborough University London
  • 10.55 to 11.55h Creative Economy Innovation Hackney Wick
    • Charles Siqueira, Director, CriaAtivo Film School, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    • Aida Wilde, Artist and Educator
    • Michael Trew, Artist and founder of Paper Shake
    • Emma Ware, Jewellery Designer
    • Chair: Morag Shiach, Director, Network, QMUL
  • 11.55 to 13.00h Universities Working with Creative Economy 
    • Nick Bryan-Kinns, Director of the QMUL Media and Arts Technology Centre for Doctoral Training
    • Rebecca Stewart, Lecturer, School of Engineering and Computer Science, QMUL
    • Noam Shemtov, Senior Lecturer in IP and Technology Law, QMUL
    • Chair: Leandro Valiati, Visiting Professor of the Economy of Culture, QMUL and Director of NECCULT/UFRGS

13.00 to 13.45h LUNCH

  • 13.45 to 15.00h Routes to market
    • Davi Nakano, Professor, Polytechnic School, University of São Paulo
    • Polly Noel-Storr, Head of Partner Development, Not on the High Street
    • Pedro Affonso, Consultant, Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy
    • Chair: Diana Daste, Senior Programme Manager Newton Fund and Higher Education, British Council
  • 15.00 to 16.00h Global Challenges: indigenous experiments in the creative economy
    • Yamalui Kuikuro, Kuikuro Indigenous Association of the Upper Xingu/AIKAX
    • Leandro Valiati, Visiting Professor of the Economy of Culture, QMUL and Director of NECCULT/UFRGS
    • Paul Heritage, Artistic Director, People’s Palace Projects, QMUL
    • Chair: Julia Cort, Community Learning Manager, Horniman Museum and Gardens
  • 16.00 to 17.00h Technology, community agency and the creative economy
    • Clélio de Paula, Founder and Director, WeSense
    • Erica Campanha, Designer, co-founder of Estúdio E
    • Leandro  Carvalho, Chevening and Clore Fellow. Former Secretary of State for Culture, Sports and Leisure (Mato Grosso, Brazil), artist and entrepreneur
    • Helen Steer, CEO, Do It Kits
    • Chair: Stephen Stenning, Head of Arts and Society, British Council
  • 17.00 to 18.00h Creative Enterprise Zones discussion
    • Will Chamberlain, Director, Creative Wick
    • Mhora Samuel, Senior Policy Officer, Creative Enterprise Zones, Greater London Authority
    • Chair: Tarek Virani, Deputy Director, Network

18.00h RECEPTION

Developing Inclusive and Creative Economies (DICE)

  • Martin Dowle, Director, British Council Brazil

QMUL Arts and Culture Strategy

  • Jana Riedel, Arts and Culture Manager, QMUL

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