Tues 28 Mar 2017
10:00 - 11.45
Head to the information desk to pick up your name badge, event programme and your No Boundaries fanzine. We allow plenty of time at the start of the conference to get to know your fellow delegates and the venue you will be in.
Refreshments and snacks will be available to fuel you up for the first speaker session.
(Doors open for the first session at 11.30am)
Amanda Huxtable <H>
Anthony Missen <M>
Lee Corner <H>
SESSION 1: DISRUPTIVE INFLUENCES
What can we learn from artists and influencers who have made their own luck and taken steps to re-shape thinking?
Nikesh Shukla <M>
Jessica Turtle <M>
Vasif Korton <V>
Paula Varjack <M>
(BOOKING FOR OPEN SESSIONS ON DAY 2 OPENS)
Proposing an Open Session is easy. Visit the info desk and come prepared with a session title and description. The team will help allocate you a space. As day one progresses we’ll start posting up the list of Open Sessions on nb2017.org so that delegates can start to decide which to attend.
SESSION 2: ARE WE IN THE RIGHT PLACE?
What does place-making mean for arts and culture? Is there a different approach which benefits those areas and communities outside the mega-city model?
Claire Doherty <H>
Helen Ball, Farida Mohamed & Susanna Wallis <H>
Gerry Cadogan <M>
Nayan Kulkarni <H>
SESSION 3: PRESENT PEOPLE, FUTURE SUCCESS
Sabrina Shirazi, OPUS (Percussive Packaging)
<H> >> <M>
Audiences are no longer the preserve of the marketing team and anyone that thinks otherwise is a fool. What new methods are there of building loyalty and connections with the public?
Yemisi Mokuolu <M>
Rachel Coldicutt <H>
Lucy Clarke <M>
Megan Vaughan <V>
Dr Adam Brown <M>
DAY 1 WRAP UP
Inua Ellams <M>
“What are you going to do? Unlimited commissions 2017/18”:
FRINGE EVENT: ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND
Sir Nicholas Serota delivers his first speech as Chair of Arts Council England.
Hosted at Hull Truck Theatre, the speech will be live-linked from 5.45pm to delegates at HOME Manchester (and streamed online). Drinks served in both locations post-event.
Hull: Middle Child's Never Mind The Pub Quiz
Manchester: CLUB BIG supper and cabaret
Following a day of heavy duty provocations and thinking, join your delegates for an evening of food, drink, conversation and entertainment.
Hull event: The Mecure Hotel, Royal Suite
Manchester event: HOME Galleries and Ground Floor bar
(Arrivals and food from 20:00; Finish 00:00)
Wed 29 Mar 2017
Fringe Event: British Council Breakfast Briefing
Interested in working internationally but not sure where to start? Join the British Council for a breakfast briefing event exploring their international Arts programme and how the UK arts sector can get involved.
The event will also include a series of announcements about the British Council’s forthcoming Arts programme and global opportunities.
(Breakfast pastries, coffee and tea served for early birds from 8am)
SESSION 4: A NEW INTERNATIONALISM?
Given the tumultuous changes that surround us in where does the UK sit as part of a global community? What options are available to us as we look to respond in helping to shape the identity and perceptions of a nation?
Hammad Nasar <M>
Vicky Pryce <H>
Munira Mirza <M>
Honor Rhodes <H>
John McGrath <M>
Time for delegates to take over the conversation. Schedule for Open Session in each venue will be posted during day 1 of the conference. Book a session at the info desk or join in the debate you feel most strongly about.
HOME: Events Space; Cinema 1; Cinema 4 (all 2nd floor of HOME)
HULL TRUCK: The Studio; Interact; Upstairs Foyer Niche
Refreshments available throughout.
First open session begins at 11.20.
Lunch served from 12:25
SESSION 5: CITIZENSHIP
How can arts and culture pull itself outside of the echo chamber and offer the most benefit to supporting a socially responsible society.
Frances Morris <H>
Evie Manning <M>
Jess Thom <H>
Jon Lord <M>
Iman Amrani <H>
Rufus Norris <M>
Final thoughts on the what inspired, what was missed and what happens next.
Contributors in Manchester include:
Alison Clark, Arts Council England
Drew Hemment, Future Everything
Gabriella Gomez-Mont, Laboratorio Para La Ciudad
Pete Moser, More Music
Contributors in Hull:
Cathy Graham, British Council
Mark Babych, Hull Truck Theatre
Andrew Miller, Royal & Derngate Theatres Northampton
If you don’t need to rush home then why not have a last drink in the bar with fellow delegates before departing.
M = Manchester, H = Hull, V = Virtual
Organisers reserve the right to amend the programme in the case of unforeseen circumstances.