Keynote lecture: “Innovation, Growth and the Creative Industries"
About this event:
Creative Manchester is a university-wide research platform at The University of Manchester which co-ordinates and develops research on Creative Industries and Innovation, Creative and Civic Futures and Creativity, Health and Well-being. Sir Peter Bazalgette, who was appointed University of Manchester Honorary Professor of Creative Industries in 2019, will deliver a keynote lecture: 'Innovation, Growth and the Creative Industries'.
Sir Peter was knighted in 2012 for services to broadcasting and is currently non-executive Chairman of ITV. Described as 'the most influential man in British broadcasting', he was commissioned by the Government to conduct an independent review into the UK’s Creative Industries for their Industrial Strategy in 2017. He now sits as a non-executive on the board of UK Research & Innovation and is Chair of the Creative Industries Council.
17:00 Welcome address delivered by Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell
17:05 Sir Peter Bazalgette lecture: 'Innovation, Growth and the Creative Industries'
18:00 Response to be delivered by Dr Abi Gilmore, Institute for Cultural Practice and Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre
18:15 Event close
This event is free, please register to attend via Eventbrite
Travel and Contact Information
The Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall
Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama