A panel of experts will come together to dispel common misunderstandings and concerns about creative technologies, and talk openly about how these can provide the cornerstone of new business growth strategies. The event will be useful for both businesses looking to understand more about new technologies, as well as stakeholders wanting to learn more about how technology can change thinking about industrial, urban, cultural, and transport policies, especially in SMART cities.
The panel discussion will briefly present roles of emerging technologies from a range of perspectives in creative and cultural sectors before inviting questions for the audience. The panel will comprise internationally recognised researchers from across De Montfort University working in different disciplines, including creative technologies, performance arts, digital building heritage, intelligent transport and agronomy systems.
Chair Dr Tracy Harwood, Reader in Digital Marketing & Consumer Culture, Institute of Creative Technologies
Dr David Elizondo, Professor of Intelligent Transport, De Montfort Interdisciplinary Group of Intelligent Transport Systems
Nick Higgett, Principal Lecturer and member of Multimedia Design Research Group, Design & New Product Development, Digital Building Heritage and Institute of Creative Technologies
Dr Fabrizio Poltronieri, Lecturer in Creative Technologies, Institute of Creative Technologies
Dr Craig Vear, Professor of Digital Performance, School of Visual & Performing Arts and member of Institute of Creative Technologies
Dr Efpraxia Zamani, Lecturer in Information Systems, Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility