Creative Industries Federation international conference – 12 July 2017

Speakers at the first CIF conference will include senior politicians, creative leaders, scientists and economists:

  • A senior government minister
  • Sophie Turner Laing, Group Chief Executive, Endemol Shine
  • Sherry Coutu, tech angel investor 
  • Sir Mark Walport, Government Chief Scientific Adviser
  • Mariela Shaker, a violinist who was forced to flee her native Syria and has since been highlighting the plight of her fellow Syrians through her music
  • Gabriele Finaldi, Director, National Gallery 
  • James Rubin, American former diplomat and journalist 
  • And Sir Nicholas Serota, in his first speech on international issues as Chair of Arts Council England 

More names will be released in due course.

The conference is already close to capacity and purchases will be restricted to two people per organisation.

Cost: £60 plus VAT (CIF members); £300 plus VAT (non-members). Conference ticket-holders will receive priority entry to the Federation’s summer drinks reception in the gallery’s Wohl Room the same evening.

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