It’s Nice That’s one-day conference showcases groundbreaking ideas and projects from 2011, and explores how they might shape 2012 and beyond.
Championing creativity across multiple platforms, In Progress promises an expertly curated programme of high-profile talks and insights from some of the most exciting and forward-thinking people in the creative industries.
The day kicks off with a keynote talk by luminary design figure Sir John Sorrell. In the morning session Tom Uglow creative director of Google and YouTube, Mills & Lennermo of ustwo, and Channel 4’s award-winning international editor Lindsey Hilsum will present their ideas on creativity, new trends in technology and digital innovation in their disciplines. The 10-minute forecasting talks will end the session with sneak previews of the future from publisher and writer James Bridle, The Piracy Project and Moira Sinclair, Arts Council Executive Director, London.
After lunch, we’ll be joined by Matt Jones of Berg, Tony Davidson & Kim Papworth from W+K London, and Saatchi and Saatchi creative partner Kate Stanners, reflecting on how technology and advertising can stay ahead of its game, captivate an audience and create much talked about stories. Following this, there’s more trend-briefing and insights from Contagious Magazine's Katrina Dodd, director of digital projects at the GLA Emer Coleman and SPACE gallery’s exhibitions curator Paul Pieroni.
In session three, David McCall director of Hyper Island UK, and Shane Walter co-founder of onedotzero, will tackle big ideas about the future of education, and funding for arts organisations. Finally, we’ll be in conversation with Chris Dercon, director of Tate Modern for a discussion about the arts in the UK to round off the day.
All ticket prices include refreshments and lunch.
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Terms and conditions: The programme may be subject to slight changes due to unforeseen speaker cancellations or illness. We will endeavour to find appropriate replacements. In the unlikely event there’s a venue change, we will notify you of changes and provide an alternative and suitable venue.
Delegates Cancellation and Refund Policy: If you wish to cancel your ticket, you will need to contact us a minimum of 10 days prior to the event. We will re-sell the ticket online but in the event that it is not re-sold we will charge a 50% cancellation fee. We regret that no refunds can be given to requests received less than 10 days prior to the event. All cancellations must be made in writing. In the event of a terrorist alert or incident preventing the running of In Progress, we reserve the right to retain up to 50% of the fee as a contribution to delegate registration, all venue, marketing and central administrative costs.
It’s Nice That curate, publish and direct the finest work and practitioners from across the creative industry. Since setting up in April 2007, we have remained dedicated to staying up to date with studios and individuals and discovering new talent from all over the world, adding to our online archive daily.
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