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Forthcoming events

Creative & Cultural Skills National Conference 2018

Monday 16 April - Tuesday 17 April


Multi Day Seminar/Conference

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£36 - £186


Building a Creative Nation: The Future Workforce. Supporting innovation for skills, recruitment and apprenticeships.

Our 2018 National Conference will be held on Tuesday 17 April at The Lowry, Salford and our Skills Awards will be held the evening before, Monday 16 April.

As promised, we are taking the conference on the road and we’ll be located in the fantastic gallery and theatre complex in Salford Quays, overlooking Media City.

Keynote Speakers

Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester
Rebecca Long Bailey, MP for Salford and Eccles
Julia Fawcett OBE, The Lowry
Diane Lees CBE, Imperial War Museum
Yvonne Kelly, Barking & Dagenham College
Sir Gerry Berragan, Institute for Apprenticeships
Paul Dennett, City Mayor Salford City Council
Mags Patten, Arts Council England
Hilary Carty, Clore Leadership Programme
Tina Lewis, National Trust
Michael Davies, Department for Education
Lynsey O’Sullivan, The Lowry


The Lowry
Pier 8
The Quays

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