Kent Creative Connect – Folkestone Meet-up – 31st May 2019

For artists and creatives to meet, talk, share, work together, learn from eachother etc...

A FREE meet-up designed for artists, creatives and practitioners to meet, chat, collaborate, learn and support.  A simple get together with like-minded creative people, to include:  

  • Presentation(s)
  • One-to-ones
  • Group discussions
  • Opportunities to discuss projects/prototypes/ideas with the group and get useful feedback.  

The programme of the day:

  • 10:15 – 30-60 second (max!) round table intros (if you wish but no pressure).
  • 10:30 – Invitation to write down any questions or requests for help/advice from the group. So if you are looking for a bit of advice or feedback on an idea, it’s an opportunity to get feedback & gauge response.
  • 10:45 – On behalf of the University of Kent, Adam Blackwood works on the EIRA Project (www.eira.ac.uk). This is a pot of money put in place by the government to stimulate business growth and development in the eastern region related to Bio Sciences, Artificial Intelligence and Digital Creatives.  He is looking for businesses and people, related to digital creative technologies to give them the opportunity to tap in to this pot.
    Adam will be joining us to introduce the scheme, explain the basic criteria to qualify and show how technology can be used to enhance artistic ideas. He will also answer any funding questions interested parties might have.
  • 11:30 – Question Time – read out and invite answers/suggestions to questions.
  • 11:45 – General networking.
  • 12:15 – Close.

FREE. Just turn up and introduce yourself.
We only ask that you buy a tea or coffee to support our generous venue who allows us to meet FOC.

If anyone would like to use our meetings as an opportunity to educate, explain and describe their skills, business or services please contact Bev Saunders or Clare Hamilton to book a meeting date.