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Register for our Annual Forum 2020

Speakers are now confirmed for the North East Culture Partnership Annual Forum 2020.

Don’t miss the chance to come together as a sector to look at the future of the culture and heritage sector in the North East.

10am – 4pm

Wednesday 15 January 2020

University of Sunderland, St Peter’s Campus and the National Glass Centre in Sunderland

Tickets are free but limited – book your space today by clicking here.

The theme of the day is climate change and the cultural sector. It will be a stimulating, practical and challenging day, during which we will generate positive ideas about how we can deliver individual and collective change.

We will explore what organisations are currently doing to respond to the changing landscape, after which three breakout sessions will work up what we can do going forward.

Speakers and panellists include:

Jonathan Jowett, Director of Corporate Affairs at Greggs

Lucy Latham, Julie’s Bicycle

Carol Botten, CEO at VONNE

Jamie Driscoll, Mayor of North of Tyne Combined Authority

Samira Ahmed, BBC journalist and broadcaster

Plus, a ‘Question Time-style’ panel chaired by BBC broadcaster Samira Ahmed and featuring

Francis Runacres, Executive Director, Enterprise and Innovation at Arts Council England; Jamie Driscoll, Mayor of North of Tyne Combined Authority and Julie Sanders, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Newcastle University.

Tickets are free but limited – book your space today by clicking here.

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