Creative Change Makers – Day 3

Creative Industries Impact #2

FRIDAY 07 FEB 2020, 09:30–17:30

Ravensbourne University
6 Penrose Way
Greenwich Peninsula
London SE10 0EW

Be inspired to take ACTION with insights on creative thinking for ‘good’. Join industry experts who, alongside leading educators, will share, teach and discuss the positive effects of purpose-driven creative initiatives on society and the global environment.

Tickets: £275 day pass; £110 student / concession; £450 two-day pass (with 06 Feb); £495 three-day pass (with 06 and 08 Feb)

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SPEAKERS (morning) include:

is Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Enterprise, and Professor of Illustration at Ravensbourne. He graduated from the Royal College of Art (MA Illustration) and co-founded Big Orange, was also founding director of Heart, and went on to launch AgencyRush. Lawrence is author of nine published books about illustration and graphic arts, including ‘Fifty Years of Illustration’ and ‘Ladybird by Design’.

DEREK YATES (Nuff Said) & MARICE CUMBER (Accumulate)

Antony is a graphic designer who combines a knack for simplicity that packs a punch with analogue craft skills and powerful, positive messages. Burrill frequently collaborates with other forward-thinking creatives across disciples spanning music, architecture, curation, education and more; pushing his traditional discipline of choice, letterpress printing, into bold new territories.

NICOLE YERSHON – Panel Host Film & Photography
Nicole is identified by The Drum as one of the 25 women who have shaped the British digital industry over the last 25 years. Founder of The NY Collective, an Amazon bestselling author, speaker and 16 years at global Marketing and Advertising agency Ogilvy, founded the Ogilvy Innovation Lab.

BRIGITTE SCHEFFER an award-winning journalist and investigator, including reporting, producing and directing shoots worldwide including: BBC, Bloomberg, PBS Frontline, The Economist, The Sunday Times as well as online outlets. At government level, she has also worked as the Director of Communications for the International Council on Security and Development and as the Director of Public Affairs.

GRAEME ROBERTSON a Scottish photojournalist working for The Guardian. His work includes the Iraq war and Middle East conflicts, several humanitarian trips in Africa, Nepal, India and South America. He’s won many awards including British Young Photographer of the Year, Portrait Photographer of the Year, UK Photographer of the Year and was nominated for a Taylor Wessing photographic Portrait Prize.

GIULIA GANDINI is a writer/director. Her latest short film My Time (about a girl who has her first period at school) was long-listed for the Oscar’s Live-Action Category in 2020. Her short films have screened at film festivals worldwide, as well as being distributed online by Adobe, NowThis and Real Stories. A past Creative Conscience Award Winner.

Tom is the co-founder and CEO of Nice and Serious, a creative agency focused on making creative work the world needs. Since 2008, he’s worked with international charities and brands, including IKEA, WWF, Ben & Jerry’s, Co-op and Macmillan, to communicate environmental and social issues through award-winning branding, campaigns and creative content.

SPEAKERS (afternoon) include

JOANNA ROMANOWICZ has over 10 years of experience engaging students and staff in sustainability programmes. Leading on cross-European energy saving projects. Now Director of Engagement at SOS-UK leading on the charity’s portfolio of projects that empower staff and students to take action on climate change.

Laura is founder and CCO of creative agency Mr. President, awarded Agency of the Year by The Drum and AdAge (silver). She is one of the world’s few female Chief Creative Officers and a former president of D&AD. She has been named one of Britain’s most influential people within the Debrett’s 500 annual list , scooped up Individual of the Year at the Dadi Awards, and awarded an UNSW Alumni Award. Also a co-founder of SheSays.

STEPHANIE MILLS – Panel Host Architecture
Stephanie is an architect-urban designer with a lifelong interest in the ‘drivers of change’ impacting cities. This includes how technological and social innovations are leading to new space typologies that enable a crossover between living, learning, working, production, culture and socialising.

OLIVER HEATH is an architectural and interior designer on a mission to promote health and wellbeing in the built environment through his design and research practice based in Brighton. As a recognised global expert in the field of Biophilic design.

PETRA MARKO is an architect, communicator and enabler of projects within the urban realm. She is co-founder of Marko&Placemakers.

SEVRA DAVIS is Director of Architecture, Design and Fashion at the British Council. She was previously Head of Learning at the Design Museum. Prior to that, she was the Director of Design at the globally renowned think tank the RSA.

CAROL ROSE – Panel Host Fashion
Carol is a creative practitioner who has worked globally sourcing and developing fashion in the Far East, Europe, North Africa and India. As the technical advisor to the UK Governments’ Sustainable Clothing Action Plan she developed and delivered the ELC Awards, an initiative that challenged designers to design concepts which would prolong the life of clothing.

JO GODDEN founder of rubymoon, a swimwear company with a difference. She is a passionate advocate of sustainable design and ethical manufacturing. RubyMoon is also a social enterprise that funds women entrepreneurs and provides training for those interested in a career in fashion.

ANASTASIA VOUYOUKA is a clothing technology expert and author of many books on pattern technology for perfect fit and design style. She is the director of the Fashion Express Learning College in London which applies the multi-awarded online Telestia Training.

DAN BURGESS – Founder of Good for Nothing.

ALICE STEVENS graduated from the Royal College of Art with an industry background predominately in television. A Senior Lecturer at Arts University Bournemouth founded AUB Human in 2015 as a platform to inspire the next generation of designers to make a positive difference to both people and planet.

Matt ‘Mills’ Miller is a tech entrepreneur and co-founder of digital ‘play’ product studio ustwo. Founded in 2004 they have built the ustwo Fampany group to over 250 passionate designers across 7 global locations. As well so innovative digital products & services for Facebook, Google and Ford, ustwo creates its own, in-house products and games, from mental health app Moodnotes to multi-award-winning blockbuster Monument Valley.