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Creative Futures: Arts Council of Wales' Annual Conference 2013

Creative Futures: Arts Council of Wales' Annual Conference will take place on Thursday, 3 October at the Wales Millennium Centre. 3 Oct 2013

Creative Futures: Arts Council of Wales' Annual Conference will take place on Thursday, 3 October at the Wales Millennium Centre. Keynotes will be delivered by two prominent arts and education gurus.

Rebecca Chew is a passionate advocate of the arts and has also been recognized for her innovative leadership as an educator. She presently leads the School of the Arts as Principal and is the appointed Chief Executive Officer for the Singapore Arts School Ltd.

Richard Gerver is an associate of Sir Ken Robinson and is featured in his new book 'The Element'. He works as a consultant on creativity, leadership and education and has been described as 'One of the most inspirational leaders of his generation.' Now the Director of two companies: IC-ED and Ninja Kids, Richard works to share his unique vision of leading people in the 21st century and promoting creativity and innovation across all sectors and through all forms of media.

We're also delighted to have the Minister for Culture and Sport, John Griffiths AM address conference.

9:30: Registration and tea/coffee

10:00: Performance by a soloist

10:15: Welcome and introduction:
Dai Smith – Chair, Arts Council of Wales

10:20: Keynote Speaker:
John Griffiths AM, Minister for Culture and Sport

10:45: Keynote Speaker:

A Personal Perspective on the Impact of Arts Education in Singapore
- Rebecca Chew, Academy Principal, Singapore Teachers' Academy for the Arts

11:30: Baroness Andrews

11:40: Morning Workshops

A1 Creativity and the Arts – The next chapter. Led by David Alston
A2 Creative Economies – The role arts can play in the current climate. Led by Chris Gibbon, Senior Consultant, BOP Consulting.
A3 Bilingual Marketing - Case Study led by Frân Wen
A4 Visual Arts – Space to grow. Led by g39

12:40: Lunch

14:00: Performance by a soloist

14:05: Keynote Speaker:

Colouring in Outside the lines: where does the creativity go?
- Richard Gerver, Consultant on creativity, leadership and education

14:50: Afternoon Workshops

B1 Becoming Family Friendly - what we know about family audiences, a presentation by Nick Beasley, Audiences Wales
B2 Promoter Producer - Chaired by John Williams and panellists Deborah Keyser, Jeremy Turner
B3 Wales and the World – from Venice to Edinburgh and beyond. Led by Bedwyr Williams and Dafydd James
B4 Digital R&D in the Arts – Exploring new models for digital engagement. Led by Lisa Matthews and Rob Ashelford and a case study from Scotland

15:50: Keynote Speaker and concluding comments:
Dai Smith - Chair, Arts Council of Wales

16:30: Close

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