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.

CWL Events Archive

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Business Model and Value Proposition Workshop. Day 1 & 2

Date: January 30, 2014

Day 1 – Thursday, 30 January 2014, 9.30 – 16.30Day 2 - Thursday, 06 February 2014, 9.30 – 16.30 Lancaster University Management School and London Creative and Digital Fusion present this 2 day fully funded workshop aimed at ambitious, high growth potential SMEs who wish to create a strategic planning document for pitching.  It is aimed at ambitious, high growth potential SMEs who wish …

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Online Brand Management – How to protect your brand online

Date: January 29, 2014

No matter if you are a sole trader, small business or big corporation the trust of your customers is crucial to the success of your business. Engaging with social media is usually an inexpensive and effective way to promote the quality of your service or products to potential customers and build your reputation. However, there are as many pitfalls as …

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Introducing copyright workshop

Date: January 28, 2014

Copyright protection is different from other forms of IP in that it is automatic and that there is no official registration or fee. Many businesses create works that attract copyright protection, and, just as importantly, nearly everyone is a user of others’ copyright works and will need to ensure they are doing so legitimately. As the creator (or potential creator) …

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Creative Vouchers Round 6 Ideas Pool on the theme of Demonstrating Value

Date: January 23, 2014

Limited spaces remaining! In partnership with London Creative and Digital Fusion, Creativeworks London are delighted to be hosting its 6th Ideas Pool on the theme of ‘Demonstrating Value’. The Ideas Pool is an intensive afternoon of discussion and dialogue aimed at bringing together academics and SMEs who have an interest in this theme and who may also be interested in …

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Building a Brilliant Business by Dr Mike Lynch, OBE

Date: January 22, 2014

Dean’s Lecture Series in association with the M&A Research Centre Speaker(s) Dr Mike Lynch, OBE, Founder, Autonomy Description Dr Mike Lynch OBE is the founder of Autonomy, Dr Lynch has long been regarded as a visionary figure within the technology world, and was recently voted the most influential person in UK IT in the 2011 UKtech50, and in November last …

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How to use social media for your business

Lisa Myers from Verve Search will discuss how to use social media to its full potential for your business. If you want to know how to get the most out of Facebook, Twitter, FourSquare, etc then make sure you are here. Booking is essential to attend this event, click here to book your place. For further information about this event: Contact: Entrepreneurship Tel: 020 …

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Community Filmmaking and Cultural Diversity: Policy, Innovation and Practice Conference

Date: January 22, 2014 – January 23, 2014

The conference is organised as part of an AHRC funded research project investigating community filmmaking in the UK with particular emphasis on its connection with cultural diversity. The research project (running from February 2012 till January 2013) aims to contribute to the debate around community filmmaking and cultural diversity by exploring how cultural diversity intersects with community filmmaking and the …

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Launch: United Nations Creative Economy Report 2013

Date: January 21, 2014

The creative economy is not only one of the most rapidly growing sectors of the world economy, but also a highly transformative one in terms of income generation, job creation and export earnings. Building on this, we recognize the fact that new development pathways should encourage innovation and creativity. Many such pathways are to be found at the sub-national level, …

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Making better decisions about digital technology in education

Schools worldwide are embracing new technologies, but practical challenges persist. To transform education, technology needs to connect with pedagogy and change knowledge. Nesta is hosting an interactive event that seeks to address several key questions facing digital education: How can teachers and product developers work together to identify the best digital innovations for learning? How can we evaluate the value …

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Licensed and Open: Using law with Attitude

Date: January 17, 2014

What does it take to be legally open? Amanda Brock, Director, Origin International Technology Law and Professor Ian Walden, Professor of Information and Communications Law, Queen Mary University of London will walk through how to use the law with attitude. They will examine the key role of licences and contracts in achieving open software, data, medicine and hardware. To register for this …

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Doctoral Open Day: Digital Research

Over the last two decades the British Library has become a vast resource not only of physical objects, but of digital items. These data range from digitised text, sound, visual, and philatelic material, to born-digital collections of personal archives and web content. These data are transforming research, with new tools and computational techniques generating new discoveries and new understanding in …

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ICL Talk – Technology adoption through human-centred design

Date: January 15, 2014

The Innovation, Creativity and Leadership (ICL) Talks are a series of seminars hosted by City University London Centre for Creativity in Professional Practice. The talks take place on the first Wednesday of every month and will cover a wide range of topics linked with innovation, creativity and leadership. The talks are free to attend and open to the public. Speaker: Jan …

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Social Media Workshop

After the successful Social Media Workshop in October, London Fusion is delighted to invite London creative and digital SMEs to the next Social Media Workshop with Michelle Goodall in January! A social media workshop specifically targeted at those looking to create a social media strategy from scratch or sense check their current approach. Participants will work together to develop a …

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Making Connections: Collaboration in Research and Practice

Date: January 10, 2014

Making Connections is a national one-day conference that will be asking, ‘What Happens When Cultural Institutions and Academics Collaborate?’. Facilitated by the AHRC’s Collaborative Doctoral Award (CDA) and Collaborative Doctoral Partnership (CDP) Schemes, cross-institutional partnerships have become an increasingly popular way of conducting research across a range of disciplines. This conference aims to critically explore the benefits, challenges and impact …

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Funding Clinic: Angel Investment Explained

Date: December 17, 2013

Are you a budding entrepreneur with a great business plan who needs an injection of investment to get your business off the ground? Take part in one of the advisory clinics on business funding where you can receive a one-to-one free half hour consultation with an expert from Angels Den one of the largest Business Angel networks in the UK …

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DMRN+8: Digital Music Research Network One-day Workshop 2013

Digital music is an important and fast-moving research area. Sophisticated digital tools for the creation, generation and dissemination of music have established clear synergies between music and leisure industries, the use of technology within art, the creative industries and the creative economy. Digital music research is emerging as a “transdiscipline” across the usual academic boundaries of computer science, electronic engineering …

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How to make better innovation policy for economic growth

Date: December 16, 2013

An international workshop to address the shared challenges of collecting, interpreting and communicating evidence for innovation policy In collaboration with the OECD and Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR), we’re hosting this workshop which will draw on two important new resources in innovation policy: the Compendium of Evidence for Innovation Policy Effectiveness the OECD-World Bank Innovation Policy Platform  Our workshop is aimed …

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Introducing Lean Start-Up

Date: December 12, 2013

Lean Start-Up helps entrepreneurs reduce the cost of developing new products and services by ensuring that they do not waste time and money designing features that customers do not want.  It emphasises the importance of getting customer feedback from the earliest stage of the development process. Many believe that application of Lean Start-Up principles gives entrepreneurs a better chance of …

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ICL Talk December 2013 – Jeffrey Hyman Founder of Pret a Manger

Date: December 11, 2013

Innovation, Creativity and Leadership from one of the UKs Greatest: Jeffrey Hyman, Founder of Pret a Manger The Innovation, Creativity and Leadership (ICL) Talks are a series of seminars hosted by the Centre for Creativity in Professional Practice. The talks take place on the first Wednesday of every month and will cover a wide range of topics linked with innovation, …

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Enabling the Internet of Sensors Competition Briefing Event

The Technology Strategy Board is to invest up to £1.5m in feasibility studies to stimulate innovation in networked intelligent sensor systems, and new applications of them.  Our aim is to support the development of the ‘Internet of Sensors,’ in which sensors enable all kinds of machines and appliances to communicate and co-ordinate with each other through the information network. Proposals …

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Collaboration Nation

Date: December 10, 2013

Collaboration Nation: is an inspiring event showcasing innovative technology projects and companies – winners of the Technology Strategy Board’s feasibility study competition – bringing them together with ‘open innovators’, and the funding community to collaborate and bring new ideas to market. What’s special about this event? The Collaboration Nation event concept brings together in one place the people behind the winning …

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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.