The Role of Creativity in an increasingly automated world

The Role of Creativity in an increasingly automated world

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Hallam

The Clock Tower

Talbot Street

Nottingham

NG1 5GG

United Kingdom

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How will creativity be utilised in a world that is increasingly automated and built by blockchains and bots?

About this event

A Big House Event supported by Creative Quarter & delivered by Hallam and the University of Nottingham as part of the Nottingham Digital Summit.

ABOUT THIS EVENT

Julio Taylor, CEO of Hallam, and Dr Benjamin Lucas, Managing Director of the University of Nottingham's Data-Driven Discovery Initiative (3DI), delve into the future, considering the implications of the development of the metaverse, and how NFTs and Web 3.0 will impact on our creativity. How will it be utilised in a world that is increasingly automated and built by blockchains and bots? How can we impress our humanity and creativity on a digital landscape?

AGENDA

  • 10 - 10.30: Registration and refreshments
  • 10.30 - 10.40: Welcome from CQ
  • 10.40 - 10.45: Welcome from Hallam
  • 10.45 - 11: Presentation from Julio Taylor
  • 11 - 11.20: Panel discussion with Ben Lucas and Julio Taylor
  • 11.20 - 11.30: Q&A
  • 11.30 - 12: Networking

WHO IS IT FOR?

This event is open to everyone.

If you are based in Nottinghamshire or Derbyshire and run a creative or digital business, or have an idea for one you would like to start, we may ask if you would like to enrol on The Big House digital support programme. Please help us identify if you would benefit from support from The Big House by completing the questions when booking a ticket. If you have any questions about eligibility or enrolling, please contact the Events Team on info@bighouse.org.uk or phone 0115 710 0107.

WHO IS JULIO TAYLOR?

Julio is Hallam’s CEO, providing strategic leadership across Hallam to develop excellence in full service digital marketing delivery.

Formerly Creative Director, he started designing and building websites in the late 90s, hacking together Geocities websites, frames, and table layouts. After studying Computer Science, he worked as a software developer in the oil industry and public sector, before coming back to digital and web in 2009.

Along with Jon Martin, he founded BigSpring in 2008, which grew into a highly regarded web agency with a reputation for delivering quality digital experiences. Following several years of collaborative work, BigSpring merged with Hallam in 2017.

During the mighty ’00s, Julio also played guitar and vocals for Illuminatus, Nottingham’s alternative rock anti-heroes.

WHO IS BENJAMIN LUCAS?

Dr Benjamin Lucas is Managing Director of the University of Nottingham's Data-Driven Discovery Initiative (3DI). His teaching focus is primarily Marketing Analytics and Digital Marketing, incorporating perspectives from fields such as data science and decision science. His research is focused primarily on applied machine learning, network analysis and multimedia content discovery.

WHEN AND WHERE IS IT?

Wednesday 29 June, 10am - 12pm, Hallam, The Clock Tower, Talbot Street, NG1 5GG

WHAT IS THE BIG HOUSE PROGRAMME?

The Big House offers fully-funded business support, mentoring, workshops, networking events and access to grants for creative and digital businesses in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Visit bighouse.org.uk for further information about the programme.This project is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund 2014 - 2022

WHAT IS THE NOTTINGHAM DIGITAL SUMMIT?

Taking place on Friday 10th June 2022 at the Nottingham Playhouse, the Nottingham Digital Summit brings together more than 750 delegates from across the marketing, creative and technology communities, with two theatres and one-to-one clinics covering all aspects of digital marketing, including SEO, PR, CRO, UX, PPC, content marketing and social media.

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