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Fri, 04 Oct


The Margate School Building

The Reinvention Symposium

'The seaside can successfully reinvent itself' - Lord Bassam's Report on Regeneration 2019

The Reinvention Symposium
The Reinvention Symposium

Time & Location

04 Oct 2019, 10:00 – 16:30

The Margate School Building, (Formerly Woolworths), The Lower High Street, Margate, UK

About the Event

10.30: Welcome  

10.35: Making Places: Ian Harvey CEO Civic Voice 

11.00: The View From the (Dartford) Bridge - Jonathan Smith Director of Stakeholder Engagement, South East Local Enterprise Partnership

11.25: What Heritage can do for you - Rob Lloyd-Sweet, Historic England, Southern Area Adviser

12.00: Creative Crucial - Sir John Newbigin OBE, Co-Founder and Former Chair of Creative England

12.30: Extended lunch for visit to Turner Contemporary to see Turner Prize Finalists 2019

14.00: Digital Threats, Digital Opportunities - Prof Gillian Youngs Canterbury Christ Church University

Reinvention in Practice - Possible Diversifications

14.45: Margate's Response - Uwe Derksen, Director The Margate School

15.15: Brighton On the Case: 'Studios Driving' - Dr Martin Bouette Chief Creative Officer  The Werks Group

15.40: Making Things Out West: FabLabs 4All? - Ben Mundy Plymouth College of Art 

16.10: And An Urban Room? - Diane Dever  Chair Urban Room Network + Folkestone UR Convenor

16.30: The Summing Up – Ian Harvey of Civic Voice

Q&As as we proceed. 

Drinks and socialising from 16.35

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