Delegate Information

Illuminate 2018 by Electric Egg

Who is it for?

●  Cultural and community organisations interested in broadening engagement and involving communities in their work

●  Artists and producers interested in socially engaged and inclusive practice

●  People working for and with Creative People and Places and related projects

●  People working in the public sector including local authorities and health service providers

●  Funders, policy-makers and academics interested in arts engagement

●  Others interested in inclusive engagement practice and place-based approaches who work within community contexts

What will delegates get out of attending?

●  Connect with speakers and leading figures in the sector and get up-to-date with current conversations on place-based community arts practice

●  Experience Creative People and Places from the inside through practical, artist-led workshops

●  Build relationships with like-minded people and develop new networks

●  Expose yourself to new ideas, new ways of working, and potential partners for future collaboration

●  Explore a range of topics through talks, workshops and discussions

●  Position yourself as an expert - there will be many opportunities for you to share your perspective

●  Take away new ideas back to your organisation and continue conversations beyond the conference

●  Learn in an inspiring space, have fun, make art

The programme - what to expect

We are creating an inspiring, engaging event with distinct themes each day and different types of activity:

Day 1 - Policy and Practice
Day 2 - Stories and Learning
Day 3 - Looking ahead

Activity will include:

Conversation - insight discussion sessions with key speakers, panels
Connection - opportunities to connect with other delegates
Create and reflect - with a range of artists and art forms



The practical bits – what to expect

The conference will run from approximately 11am to 5pm (UK time) each day.
There will be regular breaks to help combat online fatigue.
Some sessions will run concurrently; you will be able to choose in advance which ones to attend
Networking opportunities will be scheduled throughout to give you the chance to catch up with and get to know other delegates.
Event Platform

The conference will be hosted on a live streaming online platform. After you register, you will receive an email approximately 1 week before the event with links to take you to the conference platform. All ticket prices include full access to all sessions throughout the conference and for recordings of the main sessions a week after the event.