The Glasgow School of Art in partnership with Abertay University are delighted to invite you to Save the Date, Fri 1st Feb 2019 for a one-day event exploring the skills agenda in relation to the Creative Industries and the cultural ecology in which these industries sit. The day will be introduced by a keynote speech from the Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, Fiona Hyslop MSP.
9.45 – 10.00 Registration
10.00 – 10.15 Introduction and Welcome
10.15 – 10.45 Keynote speech; Fiona Hyslop MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs.
10.45 -11.45 Session 1: Skills Gaps; Evidence and Identifiers.
Presentations, panel debate and audience q&a/discussion featuring speakers including Eliza Easton, Nesta; David Martin, SDS; Steve Dunlop, Scottish Enterprise and Scott Donaldson, Screen Scotland.
11.45 – 12.10 Coffee
12.10 – 12.25 Session 2: Creative Skills Employers.
Presentations, panel debate and audience q&a/ discussion featuring speakers from diverse Creative Industries in Scotland including Paul Murray, Executive Producer, Mentorn Media.
13.10-14.15 Lunch (Buffet lunch included)
14.15 – 15.15 Session 3: Creative skills trainers/educators.
Presentations, panel debate and audience q&a/ discussion featuring speakers including Prof Vicky Gunn, Head of Learning and Teaching, GSA; Prof Gregor White, Abertay Uni; Prof Kate Oakley, Head of Culture and Creative Arts/Professor of Cultural Policy, University of Glasgow; Prof Chris Speed, Edinburgh College of Art, Professor of Design Informatics.
15.15-16.15 Session 4: Creative Industries practitioners’ perspective.
Presentations, panel debate and audience q&a/ discussion featuring speakers including Briana Pegado, Arts festival manager & social innovator and practitioners from the performing arts, design and crafts sector.
16.15 Closing Remarks
This event is part of GSA’s ‘Places of Creative Production’ series of symposia supported by Creative Scotland and SFC.
To secure your place and receive updates please register now and we look forward to seeing you in February.