Orkney Creative Economy Knowledge Exchange Event 2020

Showcasing Creative Industries collaboration in the region, exploring how the University can help with your business, celebrating the links between Art, Design, Archaeology and Heritage.

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Overblikk Restaurant
Orkney College UHI
East Road
KW15 1LX

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Anna Paaso
email: Anna.paaso@uhi.ac.uk

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Come along to this event to:

➢ Meet the UHI Knowledge Exchange team
➢ Discuss how the University can help with your business and your ideas
➢ Meet other local businesses and creative practitioners
➢ Explore funding opportunities

The event will include short presentations by Orkney College UHI staff, the creative industries subject network contact and the university’s Knowledge Exchange Officer. 

There will be an opportunity for a Q&A/Discussion and networking, with 1-2-1 sessions available too. Attendees can explore ways in which the university can support businesses in the creative industries, find out businesses’ needs/gaps/ as well as potential funding streams.

This event will include a video conferencing link to those who are unable to attend in person.


14:00 Welcome to the event (Prof Keith McIntyre & Prof Eddie Abbott-Halpin)
14:05 Short presentations
         • Prof Keith McIntyre (UHI KE and the research in Creative Economy)
         • Anne Bevan (Art and Design, Teaching and Research)
         • Katie Masheter (UHI curriculum and Partnerships)
         • Dr Antonia Thomas (Art/Archaeology Research – Showcase Projects)
         • Darlene Russell (UHI Knowledge Exchange team)
         • Prof Keith McIntyre - Summing up
15:00 Q&A / Discussion
15:30 Coffee and refreshments /Networking (break out into café area)
16:00 Networking, 1:1’s, discussion
         What can the University do for your business? What’s happening now? What’s important to business?                       Innovation Vouchers and other funding opportunities etc.
17:00 Close


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