Creative Fuse North East

Hope Street Xchange invites you to CAKE 12 – CAKE: The Final Frontier

Date  Thursday 12 October 2017
Time  10.30am – 12.30pm
Location  Hope St Xchange, 1-3 Hind Street, SR1 3QD

CAKE (Collaboration and Knowledge Exchange) events are coordinated by Creative Fuse North East, featuring:

  • 3 speakers from different sectors presenting on a theme
  • The opportunity to develop cross-sector projects
  • Networking between Creative, Digital and IT businesses, freelancers and academics
  • Delicious free cake

Anyone is welcome to attend this event: whatever your professional background, CAKE is designed to support collaboration, facilitating introductions across sectors. Sign up here.

Creative Fuse North East’s 12th CAKE event will examine creative and digital approaches to space, showcasing the work of scientists, technicians and academics in the region. They will discuss the ethical and environmental underpinnings of space governance and showcase the groundbreaking work taking place at NETPark Durham’s Satellites applications centre, as well as looking at the Kielder Observatory’s work around engaging the public with the cosmos.

Speakers
Chris Newman, Reader in Space Law and Policy, University of Sunderland
Catherine Johns, Innovation and Business Growth Director, Business Durham
Gary Fildes, Founder and Lead Astronomer, Kielder observatory
Melanie King, Artist and Curator

Creative Fuse North East is an action-research project coordinated by all five universities in the North East – Newcastle, Durham, Northumbria, Sunderland and Teesside – working to embed innovative ways of working within the region’s Creative, Digital and IT Sectors. As well as the monthly CAKE events, they offer a variety of opportunities for business growth, including an Innovation Fund and a range of consultations, workshops and placements delivered through five University partners over the coming months: follow Creative Fuse on Twitter or Facebook to be the first to hear news about these opportunities.