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Creative Networks Event: How will multi-channel media work in the future?
Date: 29th March 2012
Location: Birmingham City University, Millennium Point Birmingham
Convergence How will multi-channel media work in the future? Speaker: Frank Boyd, Director CIKTN
CIKTN, the Creative Industries Knowledge Transfer Network, accelerates innovation among the UK's creative businesses by delivering valuable insights into technology trends and developments, promoting funding and collaboration opportunities and turning visions of the future into business success. Funded by the Technology Strategy Board, the government's innovation agency, CIKTN creates a unique place for innovators to meet, share ideas and shape the future.
Frank has worked as producer, funder and trainer on a series of innovative creative and economic development programmes. He established the European Multimedia Labs, the Digital Media Alliance and BAFTA's Interactive Entertainment Awards before joining BBC Innovation and Learning as Director of Creative Development. In 2002 he established Unexpected Media to support innovation and creative research in future media. Recent projects include The BBC Innovation Labs and the international Crossover programme including a series of labs for commissioning editors at Channel 4.
The Creative Industries KTN was established by a consortium led by the University of the Arts London. The other partners are Imperial College, London, RIBA and TIGA. https://connect.innovateuk.org/web/creativektn
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