fbpx

Speakers

Speakers

Speakers

Welcoming 60+ speakers, including experienced and renowned names to new voices from across the creative industries, it’s a pleasure to feature them on the BEYOND 2021 programme.

Alan Hook

Associate Head of School – School of Communication and Media

Ulster University

Alex Lambert

Creative Director

Happy Finish

Alex McDowell

Director

World Building Institute and the World Building Media Lab

Andrew Chitty

Challenge Director

UK Research and Innovation

Angela Chan

Head of Inclusion / Doctoral Researcher

StoryFutures, Royal Holloway, University of London

Anthony Lilley OBE

Co-Director

Scenario Two

Baff Akoto

Conceptual Artist

Independent

Campbell Orme

Product Designer

Facebook Reality Labs

Charles Golding

Creative Director

CARGO Movement

Chris Speed

Director Creative Informatics

University of Edinburgh

David Hesmondhalgh

Professor of Media, Music and Culture

University of Leeds

Dawn Ellams

Research Fellow, Future Fashion Factory

Royal College of Art

Declan Keeney

Director of the Ulster Screen Academy

Ulster University

Deepa Mann-Kler

Chief Executive, Visiting Professor

Neon, Ulster University

Deirdre Hargey

Minister for Communities

Northern Ireland Executive (Sinn Fein)

Dominic Lusardi

Advisor/NED

Digital Thinkers

Eliza Easton

Head of Policy Unit

Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre, Nesta

Emily Sorrell

Innovation Designer

Emma Turner

Head of Film CPD and Future Skills

ScreenSkills

Eric Carney

Founder/CTO

The Third Floor

Fiona McLaughlin

Co-founding Director

TAUNT Ltd

Frank Lyons MBE

Interim Executive Dean of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Ulster University

Glenn Patterson

Writer

Graham Hitchen

Head of Strategy and Policy, Creative Industries/Industrial Strategy programmes

UKRI

Gruff Rhys

Musician

Hyojung Sun

Research Associate

Ulster University

Ian Browne

COO

Ignite NI

Ingrid Murphy

Academic Lead (Lecturer)

Cardiff MET

Jade How

Head of Fashion

Lockwood Publishing

James Turnbull

Producer

Royal Shakespeare Company

Jane Harris

Professor of Digital Design and Innovation, Director of the Fashion, Textiles and Technology Institute (FTTI, UAL), University of the Arts London

London College of Fashion

Jo Lansdowne

Executive Producer

Watershed

Joanne Evans

Creative Industries Impact and Partnerships and Development Manager

University of Exeter

John Greer

Director of Economic Development

Belfast City Council

John Willis

Innovation Lead, Knowledge Exchange

Manchester Metropolitan University

Jon Francombe

Lead Research & Development Engineer

BBC

Josh Siepel

PEC Work Strand Lead for Creative Clusters, Innovation and Access to Finance

SPRU, University of Sussex and Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre

Karen Cross

Academic Strategic Lead for Fashion Management, Events, Tourism and Hospitality

Robert Gordon University

Kate Goldsworthy

Co-Director, Centre for Circular Design

University of the Arts London

Kirsty Fairclough

Reader in Screen Studies, Head of Research and Knowledge Exchange

Manchester Metropolitan University

Kliph Scurlock

Musician

Leanne Elliott Young

CEO & Co-Founder

Institute of Digital Fashion

Lucy Hammond

Projects Producer

Pilot Theatre

Maggie Bain

Actor

Royal Shakespeare Company

Mark Lutter

Executive Director

Charter Cities Institute

Martin Green CBE

Chief Creative Officer

Unboxed: Creativity in the UK, and Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Michael McGlade

Creative Director

Yellow Design

Mike King

CEO

Numerion Software

Nicola Osborne

Programme Manager

Creative Informatics

Nosa Eke

Writer/Director

Noshua Watson

Managing Director

Interwoven Impact

Parag Khanna

Founder and Managing Director

FutureMap

Paul Clarke

Senior Lecturer in Performance Studies, Artistic Director

University of Bristol, Uninvited Guests

Paul Moore

Director of Creative Industries Future Screens NI

Future Screens NI

Peter Bazalgette

Chairman

ITV plc

Rachel Nicholson

Head of Institution

Backstage Academy

Richard Osborne

Associate Professor in Music and the Creative Industries

Middlesex University

Richard Williams

Chief Executive

Northern Ireland Screen

Rob Morgan

Creative Director

Playlines

Robin Moore

Digital Innovation Consultant

Shwsh

Rosalind Coleman

Producer

Punchdrunk

Rosanna Covacich

Co-founder

The Place Bureau

Sarah Ellis

Director of Digital Development

Royal Shakespeare Company

Sarah Perry

Movement Director

Royal Shakespeare Company

Seán Murray

Film Maker

Relapse Pictures

Simon Moreton

Senior Research Fellow and Co-I Bristol+Bath Creative R+D

UWE

Sinead O’Sullivan

Senior Researcher

Harvard Business School

Susan Hayes Culleton

BEYOND MC

HayesCulleton Group

Tarek Virani

Associate Professor of Creative Industries

UWE

Tony Bhajam

Inclusion Producer – Bristol+Bath Creative R+D

Watershed