RSA President's Lecture 2023
The creative industries sector contributed £109bn to the UK economy in 2021, helping to grow jobs and skills, income and exports, health and happiness, in communities right across the UK.
In his 2023 RSA President’s Lecture, Sir Peter Bazalgette will outline the current context of the creative industries and discuss opportunities to unleash the energy and potential of the sector to drive transformational change across society and the economy.
Sir Peter is joined by five creative entrepreneurs, innovators across the sub-sectors of screen, CreaTech, games and fashion, whose projects exemplify industry dynamism, value and impact.
These initiatives are part of a revolution in creativity driven by an escalation of creative clusters and higher education spinouts. However, the skills deficit and access to finance must be tackled to unlock the sector’s full potential.
Investment in research and development to influence creative industry policy and practice is critical to allow innovations to flourish and shape better futures.
Find out more about the Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre (Creative PEC) hosted by the RSA and Newcastle University.
Places for the President’s Lecture must be reserved in advance.
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