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:
NESTA: Meet the Mayor of Seoul
Start:
June 18, 2015 9:30 am
End:
June 18, 2015 10:30 pm
Cost:
Free, booking required
Category:
Updated:
June 3, 2015
Venue:
NESTA
Address:
1 Plough Pl , London, EC4A 1DE, United Kingdom

Park Won-soon is the remarkable Mayor of one of the world’s most remarkable cities.

Seoul, a city of 11 million, is now the most digitally connected city on earth, and home not just to world-beating technologies companies like Samsung but also thriving creative industries that export everything from music to soap operas. 

Park Won-soon stood as an independent candidate three years ago and was re-elected in a landslide result last year on a platform of radical social innovation: overhauling the welfare system; promoting the sharing economy and far more citizen engagement in decision-making. 

Widely seen as a leading candidate for Korea’s Presidency, Park Won-soon will speak and take part in a conversation with Nesta’s Chief Executive, Geoff Mulgan, talking about the challenges of leading a great world city and offering thoughts on the parallels with other world cities like London.

This event is being jointly hosted by Nesta and SIX, the Social Innovation Exchange (Park Won-soon was one of the SIX founders)

Please join us for breakfast and registration from 08:45.  The event will start promptly at 09:30 and will close with networking refreshments from 10:30 – 11:00.

Click here to register.

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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.