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

EntrepreneursTalk@Cass – Crowdfunding: Investment opportunities for the masses

Date: November 16, 2015

Axel Threlfall, Reuters Editor-at-Large, interviews Jeff Lynn, one of Business Insider’s 50 coolest people in UK Tech. Did you know Seedrs was the first equity-based crowdfunding platform in the world to receive regulatory approval from the Financial Services Authority? The London-based company, which started life as CEO Jeff Lynn and COO’s MBA project, is a crowdfunding platform for early-stage start-ups …

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Humanising music technology

This event focuses on the role of technology in our engagement with music and the intricate relationship between technology and creativity. The event will cover a broad range of approaches ranging from art music to the fan-based Chiptune phenomena. Participants will also have the opportunity to make music using a ‘hackable’ electronic instrument. Schedule 1:30pm – Musical Hacking with Andrew …

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The Globe Road Poetry Festival

Date: November 13, 2015 – November 15, 2015

The QMUL Centre for Poetry is thrilled to invite you to a three-day world poetry festival, celebrating the diversity of local and global poetic traditions in London’s East End, to be held at Queen Mary University of London, 13-15 November 2015. With readings by Linton Kwesi Johnson, Myung Mi Kim, Daljit Nagra, and a host of local and international poets, …

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Is Our Software Gender Inclusive?

Date: November 12, 2015

Speaker: Margaret Burnett Gender inclusiveness in the software workforce is receiving a lot of attention these days, but it overlooks a potentially critical factor—the software itself. Research into how individual differences cluster by gender shows that males and females tend to work differently with software that aims to help people solve problems (e.g., tools for debugging, for end-user programming, for game-based …

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KTP@40: how can KTP help my company grow?

Date: November 9, 2015

LOCATION: This event takes place at London’s Digital Catapult Centre (NOT City University London) How can KTP help my company grow? Quite simply, it’s proven to be one of the best ways to develop your business: bringing in knowledge, research and expertise from UK universities, using a tried-and-tested framework known as Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) that’s been working for business now …

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Innovate UK 2015

Date: November 9, 2015 – November 10, 2015

Innovate 2015 is a two-day global spotlight on innovation. You will be able to meet inventive and creative companies, explore innovative ideas, discover new export opportunities and hear from original thinkers. Innovate 2015 provides you with second-to-none networking opportunities, a whole host of fresh thinking and expert advice to help accelerate your company’s global growth. It’s the one event that …

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The Rooms

Date: November 5, 2015 – November 7, 2015

A playground for new ideas From a playground filled with battling robots and fabulous beasts, to an interactive light garden, haunted study and enchanted library. Get lost in a bio-activated maze, dance with Elvis and reimagine our digital future. For three days in November, we will be creating a Playground for New Ideas in the old Firestation, Magistrates Courts and …

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ODI Summit 2015

Date: November 3, 2015

The ODI Summit is back at London’s BFI Southbank in 2015. This year’s theme is Generation Open: innovators and entrepreneurs, customers and citizens, students and parents who embrace network thinking. We are not bound by age, income or borders. We exist online and in every country, company, school and community. Our attitudes are built on open culture. We expect everything to be …

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Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Kanya King MOBO

Date: October 27, 2015

British Library Inspiring Entrepreneurs evening features MOBO CEO and founder Kanya King and broadcaster June Sarpong. Kanya King MBE, CEO and Founder of the MOBO Organisation, hosts a panel of leading lights in the creative industries, including June Sarpong. Hear their ground-breaking stories of what can be achieved with the right attitude and determination. MOBO Month ‘Rise with Us’ will …

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Showing Off

The Design School of Kingston University announces a one-day seminar addressing the issue of the future of art and design graduate shows. The exhibition of final projects by art and design students is a fundamental aspect of the student experience and has been a foundation of how art and design have been taught for centuries. Yet the landscape of art …

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Climate Change – Designing for a new Reality

Date: October 23, 2015 – October 24, 2015

“Act, like we have just enough time. Live, like it runs out today” Helen Storey Globally we already consume 30% more resources each year than our planet can replenish. If everyone consumed at European rates we would need three planets, and if everyone consumed at American rates we would need five. We know this can’t continue which is why we …

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The limits of “open”: why knowledge is not a public good and what to do about it

Date: October 22, 2015

Speaker: Cameron Neylon Chair: Ernesto Priego, Centre for Information Science, City University London #citylis Open Access Week Lecture A strong argument could be made that efforts to adopt and require Open Access and Open Data in the 21st Century research enterprise is really only a return to the 17th Century values that underpinned the development of modern scholarship. But if that’s …

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Superpiano: The Piano “Inside Out”

Date: October 21, 2015

Kate Ryder, a pianist renowned for pushing the boundaries of her instrument, performs recent music which explores the sound world of the piano in new and exciting ways. Includes music by Patricia Alessandrini, Cindy Cox, John Cage, Tim Ewers, Katharine Norman, Oded ben Tal and others. Kate Ryder Kate Ryder’s wide ranging experience encompasses solo work and collaborations with leading …

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Inside Out Festival in association with The Freud Museum London present: Freud and His Legacy

One hundred years after Freud published his seminal paper The Unconscious, psychoanalysis, some say, is dead and buried: replaced clinically by cognitive behavioural therapies. The language of Freud has been diluted and distorted into the culture of self-help books with Freud’s personal reputation barely surviving the ‘Freud Wars’ of the 1980s and 90s and his work tarnished by the insights …

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Philosophy and Contemporary Visual Art: Sacha Golob with artist Nadège Mériau

Philosopher Sacha Golob and artist Nadège Mériau discuss the concept and development of contemporary artistic practice, and some of the central themes of her work, including the idea of dwelling, the nature of claustrophobia and the dynamics of nurture. Sacha Golob Sacha Golob is a Lecturer in Philosophy at King’s College London – his research is principally on 19th, 20th …

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Inside Out Festival in association with Design Exchange present: Design Salon: On Public Space Now

Date: October 20, 2015

Inside Out Festival sees the first of a series of salons co-curated by TCCE and Design Exchange magazine that are being developed to explore our relationship to design in a variety of contemporary contexts and to encourage discussion and debate on key issues relating to our current relationship to and perceptions about public space. Even a cursory glance of today’s …

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Learning Lab: The Value in Making: Crafting, Memory, Migration and Storytelling

We invite you to a partnership project comprising Counterpoints Arts’ Learning Lab, Crafts Council UK, the Embassy of Sweden – London, Craftspace, Platforma Arts + Refugee Network, British Council and the National College of Art and Design, Ireland. Framed by a conversation with the Stockholm-based social enterprise, Livstycket, and Birmingham-based enterprise, Shelanu, Learning Lab focuses on the social and cultural …

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#RE_IMAGINE: A forum exploring the now, near and future of fashion technology

Date: October 16, 2015

        The Digital Anthropology Lab at London College of Fashion, UAL invites you to #RE_IMAGINE: A forum exploring the now, near and future of fashion technology. #RE_IMAGINE, the Digital Anthropology Lab’s launch event, will present a fantastically diverse range of digital speakers and ask them to respond to the question – ‘Where are our digital selves heading?’ …

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Archive Sector Enterprise Training (ASSET)

Date: October 15, 2015 – October 16, 2015

Digital Asset Management Module The aim of the ASSET training course is to provide archive sector professionals with skills necessary to contribute to achieving the BFI Film Forever strategic priority ‘Unlocking the UK’s Film Heritage’. This course is created by KES International. The module will be taught by Pam Fisher, Head of Research and Development at BAFTA / Media Institute, …

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Discovering collections, discovering communities

Date: October 12, 2015 – October 14, 2015

The National Archives and Research Libraries UK are delighted to announce that registration is now open for this year’s collaborative conference, Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities: Exploring new digital destinations for heritage and academia. This year’s conference brings together over 70 speakers from across the UK, Europe and further afield to explore key questions facing the future of digital engagement: In …

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TechStartupJobs Fair London Autumn 2015

Date: October 8, 2015

World’s biggest #TechstartupJobs Fair is coming back to London! TechStartupJobs runs a successful job board for startups within Techmeetups’ 21 global tech communities crossing 40,000 + active members. TechStartupJobs Fair has been setup to help Startups find the talent they are looking for and for talent to find their way into the hottest Startups around. TechStartupJobs is an job-board for everyone …

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Queen Mary - University of London
Arts & Humanities Research Council
European Union
London Fusion

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.