CWL EVENTS ARCHIVE

This page summarises all of the events and activities that Creativeworks London has produced or was involved in. Included are also events and activities that were organised by our collaborators and/or partners.

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Event:
Access to Tech – Legal Workshop, Demo and Panel Discussion
Start:
March 24, 2016 6:00 pm
End:
March 24, 2016 7:30 pm
Category:
Updated:
March 22, 2016
Venue:
Ropes & Gray
Address:
60 Ludgate Hill (4th Floor), London , EC4M 7AW, United Kingdom

This event will be delivered by qLegal, Queen Mary University of London legal clinic providing free legal advice and resources to tech startups and entrepreneurs in the UK.

This workshop and panel will be of interest to:

  • Charities and community groups
  • Individuals who have a disability
  • Entrepreneurs and start-ups who are working on technology to assist individuals who have a disability
  • Academics and policy makers
  • Law, tech, social work, medical and politics students
  • Everyone else

Legal Workshop
qLegal Student Advisers will present a high level legal workshop on common legal issues for startups to consider when launching their business.

We’ll have short demos from:
Selwyn Lloyd, Founder and CEO of Audazzle, a startup producing video games for visually impaired children and Mazz Eliza Awan, PhD, MD, Orthoptist-SRO, Founder and CEO of Clearview Med., a company that support parents and children going through eye surgery.

Panel – get your questions ready
Our panel of guests will then discuss access and supporting in the tech sector, how tech is addressing some of the challenges disabled individuals face and what the future holds.

Confirmed panelists include:

  • Pedro Phinn, Project Manager at Employment Works, East London Business Alliance, a social charity which facilitates corporate involvement in community organisations, education and employment across East London boroughs.
  • Anna Hyde, Partner at Bethnal Green Ventures, an incubator which focuses on early stage start-ups with a social impact.
  • Selwyn Lloyd, Founder and CEO of Audazzle, a startup producing video games for visually impaired children.
  • Tony Stockman, Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London in Human Computer Interaction, Auditory Displays and Data sonification. President of International Community For Auditory Display since 2011.

This event is free but prior booking is required. Register online via Eventbrite.

www.qlegal.qmul.ac.uk

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Creativeworks London is one of four Knowledge Exchange Hubs for the Creative Economy funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to develop strategic partnerships with creative businesses and cultural organisations, to strengthen and diversify their collaborative research activities and increase the number of arts and humanities researchers actively engaged in research-based knowledge exchange.