Access All Areas – a national conference from Culture Republic


If you can get tickets to this conference DON’T MISS OUT!

Thursday, 29 October 2015 from 09:30 to 19:00 (GMT)

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Access All Areas

Access All Areas is a one day conference from Culture Republic, bringing speakers from across the UK to show that when cultural leaders, artists and entrepreneurs act in the interests of everyone, creative inspiration and engagement grows.
For the full conference information and an agenda please visit the dedicated conference site.


David Goodheart, Director of the Demos Integration Hub and a former director of Demos.
Julia Middleton, Author of Cultural Intelligence – CQ: the Competitive Edge for Leaders Crossing Borders


Janet Archer, Chief Executive of Creative Scotland
Fiona Hyslop, MSP and Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Europe & External Affairs
Parallel sessions – attendees may select two

LAB ONE – New Partnerships for Wider Engagement
New business models and programmes, innovation, adding value and increasing connectivity.

LAB TWO – New Insights
Public engagement that responds creatively to Scotland’s diversity as well as the laws and responsibilities that structure our industry.

LAB THREE – New Approaches
Creative approaches which reframe our understanding of the audience and improve engagement.

LAB FOUR – New Technologies
Technical innovations that improve access and strengthen engagement.

If you have particular access needs that might make it more difficult for you to attend this event, let us help you. If you want to come, we want to hear from you and we will do everything we can to make it easier.
Q Are there any subsidised tickets?
A Yes. We do not want anyone to be excluded. If you find the charge for tickets a barrier to attending, please get in touch. There are bursary tickets available for individuals, unfunded academics, people between jobs, representatives of small charities and people who are facing other barriers to attending. They are not designed for businesses, individuals funded by an organisation, or larger charities/not-for-profit companies. Please get in touch if you would like to request a bursary ticket.
Q What access support is available for delegates?
A We want to make sure that additional materials or adaptations are available to make the conference accessible to everyone who wishes to attend. Large print conference materials will be available upon request. All keynote sessions and panels discussions will include BSL sign language intrepretation. The venue is fully wheelchair accessible. If you have specific needs that make attendance more difficult and/or if there are any materials or adaptation that would make it possible for you to attend please let us know.