Digital Arts & Creative Technology

Convergence Symposium Programme

Click HERE to see our Convergence Symposium full programme.

The Convergence Symposium is brought to you by SHIFT, The Weave and The Skills and Growth Company.

Featuring Symposium speakers:

Mike Stubbs, FACT Liverpool

Dave Thomas, Siemens

Erinma Ochu, Squirrel Nation

Catherine Allen, Limina Immersive

Gemma May Latham, Digital Artist

Helen Woollacott, The Skills & Growth Company

Ruth McCullough, Abandon Normal Devices

Rowan Hoban, Wild Rumpus

Hilary Stephenson, Sigma

Bill Carr, Carpe Diem

Ben McManus, Wavemaker Stoke

Martyn Evans, Manchester Metropolitan University

Claire Tymon, Placeshakers

Denise Proctor, Chair of Weave

James Medd, Artist, Technician

Andrew Robinson, Foundation for Digital Creativity

Monica Tailor, McCann

Sarah Levitt, Culture and Heritage consultant

Lucie Fitton, The Audience Agency

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Town Talk speakers:

Sarah Bird, Wild Rumpus

David Gooda, Barnaby Festival

Cynthia Nitikin, PPS

John Hartshorn, Macclesfield Community ArtSpace

Roxy Robinson, bluedot

Abigail Gilmore, University of Manchester

Julian Cobley, The Skills and Growth Company

Artist Exhibition:

Laurence Payot – visual & digital artist

Scanner – sound artist & composer

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Adam Sadiq – Learning Technologist FACT FUTURES

Tim Brunsden – Re-Dock artist collective

Dr Jessica Symons – Create Economy Fellow

Billy White – Clicks and Links


AND Festival


Code Club

Chris Ball


And feedback corner with The Audience Agency


Registration opens at 12pm. See you there!