Monday, 12 May 2014

FW: Conference Event Announcement: Where Does Talent Come From?

Subject: Conference Event Announcement: Where Does Talent Come From?

List subscribers may be interested in this forthcoming event.

Apologies for cross posting.

Where Does Talent Come From
& how do you nurture it?

23 July 2014

A one-day conference event presented
at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Birmingham, UK

With Speakers:

Germaine Greer, Academic, Author and Journalist

Tim Harford, Economist, Author
& Presenter of BBC Radio 4's More or Less Adrian Furnham, Professor of Psychology University of London

John Bergman, founder of Geese Theatre Company (USA) Daniella Genas, Director Aspire4U

Laura Caulfield, School of Society, Enterprise and Environment, Bath Spa University Derek McGill, Governor, HMP Barlinnie, Glasgow

plus others to be announced

In the chair Chris Johnston, Rideout

Key Themes:

Creativity as means to help identify and nurture talent New thinking to help those at the margins of society realise their abilities How educational practice informs or hinders the potential of young people The issue of balancing social justice with reward for talent Using the arts to help prisoners re-define themselves

Strategising for the world of work

The Event is for:

Teachers, Artists, Education Managers, Vocational Guidance Counsellors, Heads of Learning & Skills, Voluntary Sector Workers, University Lecturers & Researchers


If you register your interest to attend the event before 19 May the cost of attendance is £120

If you register on 19 May or after, the cost of attendance is £160

To register early is not a binding commitment. No payment is required.

For more information about the event, go to

To pre-register immediately, go to

The event is a culmination of a two-year European Commission-funded programme led by Rideout across six European countries. Rideout is an arts organisation working widely across the fields of arts, education and criminal justice.

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