Events

Due to COVID-19, all of our face-to-face events during March and April 2020 have been postponed and new dates will be announced as soon as possible. Please find details of our upcoming virtual events below.

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Creative work and gender

Co-organised by King’s College London and the PEC, this event will explore data and issues concerning gender barriers and inequality in creative work.

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Event Date - 1st June 2020

Location - Virtual event

Time - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

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Creative industries and intersectional barriers

This event, co-organised by King’s College London and the PEC, will explore data and issues concerning intersectional barriers in creative industries and work, specifically focusing on class and race.

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Event Date - 8th June 2020

Location - Virtual event

Time - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

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POSTPONED - The first UK Skills Monitor for the Creative Industries: stakeholder workshop

The PEC's researchers from Work Foundation will bring together stakeholders from industry, government and academia to share insights from the first UK Skills Monitor for the Creative Industries. The Skills Monitor provides an over-arching assessment of the skills supplied and the skills required in the Creative Economy. The workshop aims to consider how this work sits alongside wider skills research underway by partners, and the implications for policy and for future research.

Event Date - Wednesday 25th March 2020

Location - London

Time - 10:30am - 1:00pm

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POSTPONED - What new audiences want from cultural and entertainment VR

The PEC's researchers from the School of Journalism, Media and Culture at Cardiff University are hosting a seminar to demystify the virtual reality audience (VR) journey and to help creators of VR experiences to understand what makes projects successful with the public. The seminar will be presented by Catherine Allen, CEO of Limina Immersive, to help creators to understand what new audiences want out of cultural and entertainment VR.

Event Date - Tuesday 31st March 2020

Location - Cardiff

Time - 10:00am - 1:00pm

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POSTPONED - Gender differences in musical creativity

The PEC is aiming to draw insights from world experts about how to tackle skills, talent and diversity challenges facing different parts of the creative economy. In this context, this seminar brings together key stakeholders from industry and policy, and international experts from the wider research community, to discuss what factors might be inhibiting the career achievements of female creative professionals in the music industry.

Event Date - 3rd April 2020

Location - London

Time - 10:30am - 1:00pm

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POSTPONED - Seminar Series: issues and research challenges in the creative industries

The PEC have co-organised a Seminar Series with King's College London's Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries (CMCI) and Developing Inclusive and Sustainable Creative Economies (DISCE). The four research seminars will explore emerging issues and research challenges in the creative industries.

Event Date - Wednesday 29th April 2020

Location - London

Time - 1:00pm - 6:00pm