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Cultural Transformations

The Impacts of Hull UK City of Culture 2017

Thursday 15th and Friday 16th March 2018

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Main Programme

DAY ONE – Thursday 15 March

DAY ONE Thursday 15th March 2018 
10.00 – 10.30Registration and Coffee 
Session OneSetting Out 
10.30 – 10.40Welcome Address by Professor Susan Lea. Vice-Chancellor, University of Hull.Welcome Address
10.40 – 10.55Martin Green, CEO and Director, Hull 2017.Personal reflections on the year.
10.55 – 11.05Professor Franco Bianchini, Culture Place and Policy Institute, University of Hull.Monitoring, evaluation and the role of the Culture, Place and Policy Institute.
11.05 – 11.10Performance: Fuzzfeed (short film).A Fuzzfeed take on monitoring, evaluation and 2017.
11.10 – 11.30Nicholas Serota, Chair of Arts Council England.Keynote address.
11.30 – 12.00Phil Batty, Director of Public Engagement and Legacy, Hull 2017, with Jacqui Gay, Head of Communications, Hull City Council.The Hull story: from bid to delivery.
12.00 – 12.30Questions and Answers. 
12.30 – 13.30LUNCH 
Session TwoArts and CultureChair: Jenny Howard- Coombes, Executive Director, Freedom Festival Arts Trust.
13.30 – 13.45Phil Redmond, Chair of the UK City of Culture Panel.

The UK City of Culture movement and Hull 2017.

13.45 – 14.00Culture, Place and Policy Institute.Presentation of key figures and findings.
14.00 – 14.25Panel Members:
Vanessa Reed, Chief Executive of the PRS Foundation.
Jez Riley French, Sound Artist.
Further TBC.
Panel response to findings.
14.25 – 14.40Questions and Answers. 
14.40 – 15.00Break 
Session ThreePlacemaking Chair: Chris Murray, Director, Core Cities UK.
15.00 – 15.10

Music performance to be announced. 
15.10 – 15.35

Professor David Atkinson, Professor of Cultural and Historical Geography, University of Hull.

Presentation of key figures and findings, plus a short a reflection.
15.35 – 15.50Ros Kerslake, Chief Executive, Heritage Lottery Fund. 
15.50 – 16.00To be announced.A media view of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.
16.00 – 16.10To be announced.A built environment perspective.
16.10 – 16.30Questions and Answers. 
16.30 – 16.35Franco Bianchini, Culture Place and Policy Institute.Summary and close of main session.
17.00 – 18.15Early Evening Session 1: University of Hull Research Session.A multi-disciplinary look at work by researchers at the University of Hull on aspects of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.
17.00 – 18.15Early Evening Session 2: My Year in Words and Pictures.Pecha Kucha style lightening talks 12 slides, 20 seconds on each.

DAY TWO – Friday 16 March

DAY TWO Friday 16th March 2018 
9.00 – 9.30Registration and Coffee 
9.30 – 9.40Welcome by Matt Jukes, Chief Executive, Hull City Council.

Welcome Address.
Session FourEconomy  
9.30 – 9.50Culture, Place and Policy Institute, with Regeneris Consulting.

Presentation of key figures and findings.
9.50 – 10.30Panel Members:

Dr Philip Long, Honorary Visiting Research Fellow, Tourism and Hospitality, Bournemouth University. Hasan Bakhshi, Executive Director, Creative Economy and Data Analytics, Nesta. Georgia Allenby, Manager, Allenby Commercial, Hull.

Panel response to findings and reflection on theme: What is the real return on investment in culture?
10.30 – 10.50Questions and Answers. 
10.50 – 11.10Break 
Session FiveSociety and WellbeingChair: Dr Andrew King, Interim Head of School of Arts, University of Hull.
11.10 – 11.25Culture, Place and Policy Institute.Presentation of key figures and findings.
11.25 – 11.45

Keynote to be announced 
11.45 – 11.55

Ruth Hollis, Director of Policy and Research, Spirit of 2012. 
11.55 – 12.05Andrew Shimmin, Head Teacher, McMillan Nursery School (sixteen thousand).

12.05 – 12.15Sharon Darley, Quality of Life Manager, Goodwin Trust.

12.15 – 12.30Questions and Answers 
12.30 – 13.30LUNCH 
13.30 – 13.45Performance to be announced 
Session SixPartnerships and Development Chair: Moira Sinclair, Chief Executive of Paul Hamlyn Foundation.
13.45 – 14.00Culture, Place and Policy Institute with Regeneris Consulting.

Presentation of key figures and findings.
14.00 – 14.10

Panel Discussion

Representative of Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

14.10 – 14.20

Darren Henley, Chief Executive, Arts Council England.

14.20 – 14.30Corporate partner to be announced. 
14.30 – 14.40Emma Morris, incoming Executive Director of Future Co. 
14.40 – 14.55Questions and Answers. 
14.55 – 15.15Break 
Session SevenPutting Hull in Context 
15.15 – 15.25Professor Franco Bianchini, Director, Culture, Place and Policy Institute.A reflection on the outcomes and lessons from Hull 2017 in a UK, European and global context.
15.25 – 15.40Louise Ejgod Hansen, Director of Rethink Impacts 2017.The Aarhus experience.
15.40 – 15.50Dr Beatriz Garcia, Director of Institute of Cultural Capital, University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University.The Liverpool experience – 10 years on.
15.50 – 16.00Laura McMillan, Director of Operations and Legacy, Coventry City of Culture Trust.A perspective from the next UK City of Culture.
16.00 – 16.15Questions and Answers 
16.15 – 16.30Robert Palmer, Former Director of Culture, Cultural and Natural Heritage of the Council of Europe.

Summary and address.
16.30 – 16.35Professor Glenn Burgess, Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Hull.Closing reflections.
16.35 – 16.50Closing performance to be announced.


Breakout sessions

Breakout Session One: (9.30 – 10.50)Culture and Community; Led by Vickie Bissett, (Culture, Place and Policy Institute)In parallel with main session: ECOMOMY
9.30 – 9.40Vickie Bissett – Culture Place and Policy Institute, University of Hull.Introduction to theme: What are the challenges and benefits for community based arts organisations within cultural mega events.
9.40 – 9.50Louise Yates, Hull Creative People and Places.A local perspective.
9.50 – 10.00Madeleine O’Reilly, Director, Assemble fest.A local perspective.
10.00 – 10.40Small group discussion and feedback. 
10.40 – 10.50Dr Sarah Jane Dickenson, School of Arts, University of Hull.Summary and concluding remarks.
Breakout Session Two: (13.30 – 14.55)Being Involved: Led by Shaun Crummey, Head of Volunteering, Hull 2017.In parallel with main session: PARTNERSHIPS AND DEVELOPMENT
 Detailed programme to be announced