Elephant and Castle
London, England SE1 6SB

Editorial Intelligence and the London College of Communication

"Former Arts Minister and Secretary of State for Education, Estelle Morris will open the debate: 'The creative industries are poised for rapid growth. Will the latest government initiatives make a difference and help turn talent into jobs?'

A panel representing leading figures from different areas of the creative industries will include:

- Tom Campbell, Head of Creative Industries, London Development Agency
- Terry Ilott, Director of the Film Business Academy, Cass Business School
- Suzanna Taverne, Non-Executive Director and Trustee of the Design Museum
- Paul Carr, Guardian new media columnist and online publishing entrepreneur
- Ian Livingstone, fantasy author and Director of a computer games company
- Simon Roodhouse, Professor of Creative Industries and Director of the Creative Industries Observatory

The creative industries are growing at twice the rate of the rest of the economy and are now regarded as of equal importance to the UK as the financial sector. The focus will be on the recent government strategy document 'Creative Britain: new talents for the new economy' which proposes a range policies designed to boost the creative industries in the UK and nurture creative talent."

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Added by nico_macdonald on May 24, 2008