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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:
NESTA: Future Shock
Start:
November 14, 2014 9:00 am
End:
November 14, 2014 11:00 am
Category:
Updated:
September 23, 2014
Venue:
Altitude
Address:
28th Floor, 30 Millbank , London , SW1P 4RS, United Kingdom

Future Shock: the trends, technologies and movements that should be defining the 2015 election (but aren’t)

In 2015, Britain will vote on how it will be governed for the next five years. We can expect a hard-fought, gritty, often negative campaign from all the main parties.

But a lot will change in the next five years. At this event, we’ll look at important trends and technologies that will shape the UK and its economy in the not-so-distant future, and what policy-makers should be doing about them.

Expect lively discussion from across the political spectrum, controversial economic views, and glimpses of future technologies and the effect they will have on us.

Topics will include:

  • The Creative Economy –  the UK’s future?
  • The Uber-ification of everything
  • The technological transformation of health
  • Surviving and thriving in an age of robots
  • Will the state drive innovation?
  • The coming fight over data

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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.