Better Conversations

A session at Digital Shoreditch Festival 2012

Tuesday 22nd May, 2012

12:30pm to 1:30pm (GMT)

How can businesses and universities talk more effectively with each other to solve business problems?

This interactive workshop aims to expand, develop and generate innovative and original concepts and seeks to identify ways to break down barriers to business and university collaborations.

There are many pathways and processes already in place for businesses and universities to engage, however, this is where you get creative! Sara Jones and Stephen Clulow will employ techniques refined within City University London’s Cass Business School to lead you through the thought development.

About the speakers

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Stephen Clulow

Founder, Action for Innovation

Stephen is passionate about creativity and innovation. He is founder of Action for Innovation which helps organisations define opportunities, solve challenges, deliver innovation and adapt to change.
Stephen has extensive experience of building creative climates, managing innovation and leading change. He has led initiatives that have generated novel solutions to long-standing industry problems in science, technology, IT and automation.
A life sciences PhD, he has 20 years experience in small biotechs, large pharmaceutical companies and the civil service, in the UK, Europe and the USA.
Stephen is studying the Masters in Innovation, Creativity and Leadership at City University London.
Twitter: @stephenclulow

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Sara Jones

Senior lecturer, City University London

Sara is a senior lecturer in the Centre for Human-Computer Interaction at City University London, and course director for the Masters in Innovation, Creativity and Leadership run by the Interdisciplinary Centre for Creativity in Professional Practice at City. She is engaged in research and teaching about creativity in design for interactive systems, and is particularly interested in the use of new technologies to support creative thinking.

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3 attendees

  • Stephen Clulow
  • Sara Jones
  • Rene Ndoh

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Time 12:30pm1:30pm GMT

Date Tue 22nd May 2012

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