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The Creative Industries as Policy: Joining the Dots to Address the Challenges

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The Mac
10 Exchange Street West, Belfast , BT1 2NJ
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Ulster University invites you to an information session to examine the range of challenges facing creative industries in Northern Ireland and the wider United Kingdom. The event will explore potential research and development approaches to addressing these challenges.

Presentations will provide attendees with information about the current debates in creative industries,  highlight key issues facing the sector and discuss potential opportunities for collaboration between academia and industry.

Speakers will include Professor Paul Moore and Professor Anthony Lilley - there will also be a Q&A session and round table discussion.


Professor Anthony Lilley is CEO of Magic Lantern Productions Ltd., he is a creative industries policy adviser to UK government on promoting industrial innovation and was recently appointed Ulster University’s first Professor of Creative Industries.

Professor Paul Moore, Professor of Creative Technologies and Head of School of Communications and Media at Ulster University.

Lunch will be provided.

Please register your interest before Thursday, 9 November 

Digital Cities Belfast

This event is part of Digital Cities Belfast. This is a week-long series of free events and workshops across the city aimed at developing digital skills, sharing knowledge and creating networking opportunities for Belfast's creative and digital sector.

Partners include the BBC Academy,BBC Northern Ireland,Northern Ireland Screen,Belfast Media Festival,Royal Television Society, Ulster University, Queen’s University Belfast,North West Regional College, among others.

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