Digital Cities, the second of the Lower Eastside Dialogues “aiming to set the agenda for the emerging learning and cultural quarter” is next Thursday 22nd Feb. Chaired by Dave Hart of Digital Central the speakers are Maggie Ellis, Head of Production at Film London, Peter Packer, Media Consultant, Strategy Adviser to UK Film Council and Liz Rosenthal, Programme Director and Consultant at Digimart, Montreal
The talks start at 7pm at the Screen Media Lab, Units 2 + 3, Progress Works, Bromley Street, Digbeth, Birmingham B9 4AN (map) and will be followed by a discussion with the audience.
I went to the last one, The Design of Regeneration, and was quite impressed, not just with the talks which helped to clarify in my mind the architectural approach to the Digbeth redevelopment plans but also the quality of the discussion which followed. This one looks to be more focussed on the film industry but I’m sure it’ll spill into other areas.
The third dialogue on March 22nd, about Heritage and Regeneration, also looks very interesting and I suspect will be of interest to anyone who’s watching the city transform.
For further information and to book places contact Roger Shannon.