The Great Disruption: Unleashing the power to create


  • Creativity
  • Creative economy
  • Communities

With Adam Lent, Anthony Painter, Rowan Conway and Sophie Thomas

We are living in creative times. New technologies combined with an unstoppable desire for self-determination has unleashed a wave of new ideas and practices in a huge diversity of areas. The RSA is now placing this unleashing of the Power to Create at the heart of its mission. Watch a panel of senior staff from the RSA’s Action and Research Centre (ARC) explore how we can harness the Power to Create for public good and economic growth and what we can do to respond positively to the great disruption it is already generating for jobs, businesses, the public sector and wider society.

Speakers: Adam Lent, director of ARC, RSA; Anthony Painter, director of institutional reform, ARC, RSA; Rowan Conway, director of Connected Communities, RSA; and Sophie Thomas, co-director of design, RSA.

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