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Go Creative - Get a Job! A conference brought to you by Highgate Chrysalis, Roundhouse, The Art Room and Creative Industries Federation

Tuesday 5 June 2018
Highgate Junior School, 3 Bishopswood Road, London N6 4PL


  • Welcome and Introductions from Adam Pettitt, Head of Highgate School
  • Film of Sir Ken Robinson interviewed by Highgate School and London Academy of Excellence Tottenham
  • Progress To and Through the Creative Industries’ a panel chaired by Karen Blackett OBE, UK County Manager at WPP
  • 'The Power of Creativity in Academia, Arts and Business’ a panel chaired by Deborah Bull CBE, Assistant Principal at King’s College London


Create a schools-based collaborative music partnership
Truda White, Founder of MiSST; Tom Arbuthnott, Director of Outreach and Partnership at Eton College

Start a schools-based collaborative performance partnership
Delia Barker, Programmes Director at The Roundhouse

Improve mental health and balance with creativity
Lisa Harker, CEO of The Art Room

Progress to employment/apprenticeships in the creative industries
WPP apprentices

Prioritise creativity in the university academic mix
Priya Kapoor, Director, University of Southern California London; Jonathan Black, Director of the Careers Service at University of Oxford

Include creativity—it’s not either/or
Helen Steer, CEO of Do It Kits: Nick Corston, Dad and Co-Founder of STEAM Co.

Understand the scope of the creative industries
John Kampfner, Chief Executive of the Creative Industries Federation; Jonathan Badyal, Head of Communications, Universal Music UK

Forge identity and independence with a creative foundation
Suhaiymah Mazoor-Khan, Spoken Word Poet and a Roundhouse Alumna

Keynote Speaker—Meera Syal CBE, actor and writer

Closing by Adam Pettitt, Head of Highgate School and Marcus Davey, Chief Executive of The Roundhouse

Performances from Highgate School, The Roundhouse and Park View School over the course of the day.
There will be refreshments throughout the conference and a complimentary buffet lunch.

You can register for this conference here: https://tinyurl.com/gocreative-getajob
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