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Supporting university-industry collaborations in the creative sector

About this Event

Creative Cambridge is a free one-day event to spark constructive conversations between Cambridge researchers and industry experts in the creative sector.

A programme of talks, round-tables, pitches and a networking lunch will highlight some of the best work of academics in the humanities, social sciences and technology, address challenges and identify opportunities for industry collaboration.

What's included

  • Inspiring speakers from the Cambridge cluster and beyond.
  • Researcher and industry perspectives on new themes in creativity research.
  • Quick pitches and informal case studies from new university ventures, collaborative projects and start-ups.
  • Guidance on how the University can facilitate R&D collaborations.

Agenda

  • 9.30 am - Welcome.
  • 10 am - Session one: The Future of Content.
  • 11.45 am - Session two: Digital, Cultural Experience.
  • 1 pm - Lunch.
  • 2 pm - Session three: Towards a Cambridge Creative Ecosystem.
  • 3.45 pm - Session four: Creative Impact and Public Perception.
  • 4.45 pm - Drinks reception.

Speakers include:

  • Dr Julian Huppert, Director of the Jesus College Intellectual Forum.
  • Dr Kate Devlin, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Digital Humanities at King's College London, specialising in intimacy and technology; author of Turned On: Science, Sex and Robots (Bloomsbury, 2018).
  • Professor Pamela Burnard, Professor of Arts, Creativities and Educations, University of Cambridge. Pamela holds degrees in Music Performance, Music Education, Education and Philosophy. Her primary interest is creativities research for which she is internationally recognised. She is presently co-editor of the international journal Thinking Skills and Creativity; chair of the Arts and Creativities Research Group (A&CRG) University of Cambridge and co-convenor of the Creativities in Intercultural Arts Network (CIAN); and previously co-convenor of the BERA Creativities-in-Education SIG.
  • Rachel Drury, Co-creator and Director of Collusion Cambridge, a not-for-profit company that creates ambitious, disruptive, immersive, and interactive public artworks and events that consider the impact of emerging technology on society.
  • Dr Jan Storgards, Project Director at REACTOR, a regional development project led by Anglia Ruskin University to support small, medium enterprises to grow their business through the use of applied games.
  • Dr Chris Doran, Entrepreneur in Residence at Cambridge Enterprise, formerly Founder and Chief Operating Officer at Geomerics, a company developing the graphics technology behind the award-winnning Battlefield and Need for Speed computer game series.

Who is the event for?

The event is for professionals in the Creative Industries and academic researchers working in related fields. We especially welcome attendees from start-ups and SMEs in the Cambridge area. Uncover collaboration opportunities in animation, games, video, film, music, museums and heritage, design, performance, EdTech and immersive technologies.

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