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Creative Informatics Innovation Showcase 2022

30 June 2022 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

About the Event

The 2022 Creative Informatics Innovation Showcase will explore and celebrate a host of inspiring data-driven projects taking place across the creative industries in Edinburgh and South East Scotland.

Come along to this FREE all-day event to find out more about some of the innovative products, services and experiences that have been developed by creative individuals and organisations with funding and support from Creative Informatics.

This year’s programme focusses on three key strands that demonstrate the ways in which data-driven innovation can support individuals and organisations working in the creative industries to exploretransform and connect.

We’ll be hearing from our wonderful Creative Informatics community and some very special guest speakers including creative entrepreneur and co-founder of BAFTA-winning games company Bossa Studios, Betta Luca, and Creative Director of True and Woke, Nikki Kilburn.


CI Innovation Showcase Programme

8.30am Registration Opens

9.05am Welcome Address: Melissa Terras, Co-Director, Creative Informatics

9.20am CONNECT: Speed networking with Creative Edinburgh (Online Breakout Rooms)

10.00am TRANSFORM: Keynote and Q&A with Betta Luca, hosted by Jennifer Crichton

11.00am Morning Break

11.15am CONNECT: Accessibility and Inclusion Panel and Q&A hosted by Yasmin Sulaiman

Panellists: Barbara Melville (BiaScan) Caitlin Mulgrew (Drake Music Scotland) and Elizabeth McLean (Fruitmarket)

12.00pm Lunch Break

Attendees can explore the Creative Informatics Exhibition and/or download Creative Informatics audio conversations hosted by Halina Rifai

1.00pm EXPLORE: Lightning talks from Creative Informatics participants hosted by Smart Hopewell, followed by Q&A

Panellists: Tom Methven (Amicable Animal), Sian BevanChris DooksIngi Helgason (Creative Informatics)

2.00pm CONNECT: Keynote and In Conversation with Nikki Kilburn (True and Woke), hosted by Nicola Osborne

2.45pm Afternoon Break

3.00pm TRANSFORM: Data and Creative Practice Panel and Q&A hosted by Susan Lechelt

Panellists: Caro Overy (Creative Carbon Scotland), Lynne Mennie (Applied Arts Scotland), Inge Panneels (Creative Informatics)

4.00pm CI Showcase Creative Commission: Tinderbox Collective

4.25pm Closing Remarks: Melissa Terras, Co-Director, Creative Informatics

4.30pm CI Showcase Ends


Edinburgh College of Art
74 Lauriston Place
Edinburgh, EH3 9DF United Kingdom


Creative Informatics
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