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Art, investment and cities, RIBA, 25th January 2018

Future Cites Forum 7: Art, investment & cities – at RIBA Portland Place, 25th January

08.30 am Networking, registration and coffee: fourth floor, outside The Council Chamber.

0900 am

Opening presentation on the Royal Academy of Arts, London, 250th celebrations

Charles Saumarez Smith (Chief Executive, Royal Academy of Arts)

0920 am

The challenges, opportunities and changing role for private collections and galleries

Charles Saumarez Smith, Chief Executive, Royal Academy of Arts

James Knox (Director, Fleming Wyfold Foundation)

Whitney Hintz (Curator, Hiscox Collection)

Preston Benson (Managing Director, Cromwell Place)

Amanda Gray (Managing Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP)

1000 am

Public art collections, sponsorship and impact on cities

Amy Ross (Development Director, Art Fund)

Michel Driessen (Senior Partner, EY Transaction Advisory Services)

Simon Wallis (Director, Hepworth Wakefield)

Christine Riding (Head of Art, The Queen’s House at Royal Museums Greenwich)

1040 am

Culture, retail and the future high street

Tim Wheadon (Chief Executive, Bracknell Forest Council)

Martyn Chase (Director, Stanhope PLC)

John Percy (Head of Retail Development, Cushman & Wakefield)

Robert Bentley (Director, Benoy Architects)

Michael Sheridan (Chairman, Sheridan & Co)

1120 am

Major cultural projects

Paula Murray (Director of Culture, Croydon Council)

Rod Hebden (Director, Swindon Museums & Art Gallery Trust)

Angela McConville (Chief Executive, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich)

Rudy Capildeo (Partner, Boodle Hatfield LLP and Trustee, William Morris Gallery)

Tateo Nakajima, Director - Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Arup

1200 pm

Art and culture and city tourism

Dr Bridget McConnell (CEO, Glasgow Life – Glasgow’s seven museums and art galleries)

Rebecca Ball (Director, Sunderland 2021) and Simon Watkinson (Artist)

Cllr Jonathan Simpson (London Borough of Camden)

Anna Williams (COO, Birmingham Royal Ballet)

Ros Kerslake (Chief Executive, Heritage Lottery Fund)


Closing drinks

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