Join us for CELive 2017: Synthesise on the 22nd February via our live stream on Facebook, and discover the exciting and innovative outputs of England’s creative industries. Featuring key notes, panel discussions, workshops, and an interactive exhibition exploring the intersection between creativity and technology.

12:15 – 1:00 Arrivals and lunch

1:00 – 1:30 Introduction from Caroline Norbury, CEO 

1:30 – 2:00 In conversation with Steven Roberts, Barclays 

2:00 – 2:30 Key note from Steve Hatch on the synthesis of creativity and technology 

2:30 – 2:45 Coffee break 

2:45 – 3:45 Panel discussion on collaboration between start-ups and corporates and introducing our CE50 and Future Leaders, featuring Russell Haworth, CEO Nominet, Josh Krichefski, CEO MediaCom UK, Simon Bird, Director and Actor, and Hue Painter, COO Unrival 

3:45 – 4:05 Keynote with Paul Johnson, Director Institute for Fiscal Studies

4:05 – 4:15 Closing comments, John Newbigin OBE, Chair Creative England

4:15 – 5:30 Nexus zone – explore the latest innovations in technology, games and films in our experiential area 

4:15 – 5:30 Roundtables – Being Brave: How can marketing be the engine room to drive business innovation? Invite only ‘uncomfortable’ roundtable discussions, brought to you by Creative England, in partnership with The Marketing Society 

5:30 - 8:00 Drinks reception and networking