Join us for the second sector-sharing where we will explore how we can make the creative industries more inclusive.

This year we look at career progression, invisible disabilities, class and creating inclusive spaces and we’ll hear from organisations including Battersea Arts Centre, The Fawcett Society, Roundhouse and The Equality Trust.

This half-day, free event, is for people working in the sector who want to leave with practical learnings about how we can make a change in our organisations.

09:00-09.30 – Registration and refreshments

09:30-10:30 – How do we retain talent in the sector and support career progression?
Andrew Bazeley – Policy, Insight and Public Affairs Manager, The Fawcett Society
Dr Wanda Wyporska, FRSA – Executive Director, The Equality Trust

10:35-11:35 – invisible disabilities / class – attendees can choose to join either discussion

Invisible disabilities session speakers include (this session is being led by participants on the Roundhouse’s Creative Leadership Programme):
Gabriella Leon – Actor, Writer and Devisor
Jamie Wareham – Journalist, Digital Content and Podcast Producer
Mike Layward – Artistic Director, DASH
Pete May – Head of HR, Universal Music
Tatum Swithenbank – Creative, Roundhouse Trustee

Class session speakers include:
Michaela Greene – Development and Communications Director, Roundhouse
Roger Harding – CEO, RECLAIM
Stella Duffy – Writer, Co-Director, Fun Palaces
Yamin Choudhury – Artistic Director, Hackney Empire

11:35-12:00 – Refreshment break

12:00-13:00 – How do we create inclusive spaces and diversify audiences?
Amy Lamé – Night Czar, GLA
Jack Prideaux – Producer, Roundhouse
Sarah Frost, – Client Insight Manager, Spektrix
Tarek Iskander – Artistic Director, Battersea Arts Centre

13:00-13:30 – Closing session

In conversation with Marvyn Harrison, Dope Black Dads

13:30-14:30 – Lunch and networking

Join in the conversation online using #DrivingChange

All sessions will be live subtitled by StageTEXT

During lunch and networking join us for Pudding. An informal opportunity for you to digest what you’ve heard throughout the day with colleagues and peers. Dessert and discussion points will be provided.

You can see more about last year’s event here.