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COVID-19 and PEC events

Last updated: 17th March 2020

Following official advice regarding COVID-19, we have postponed all upcoming PEC events. We will continue to monitor and act on the advice of Public Health England and the World Health Organisation, and we will update all involved. New dates for these events will be announced as soon as possible.

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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.

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Event Date - Wednesday 29th April 2020

Location - London

Time - 1:00pm - 6:00pm

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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