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Symposium highlights

Welcome and Keynote speech - Sadie Morgan OBE

Drawing on Sadie's extensive experience as an architect, National Infrastructure Commissioner and most recently as founder of the Quality of Life Foundation, Sadie will explore how planning for culture can contribute towards raising people’s quality of life and wellbeing through the improvement of the built environment.

Culture's role in planning and place panel discussion

Our expert panel explored the drivers for culture and creative industries' role in placemaking, how planning can be an enabler and identified potential blockages, setting the scene for discussions throughout the day.

Cultural co-location in Ebbsfleet: a case study

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation and architects AOC will shared their approach in planning for the co-location of new cultural infrastructure, in co-production with residents and creative practitioners, including Blueprint Arts.

Welcome to Gravesham

Jamie Izzard from Gravesham Borough Council welcomes us to the area

Making it happen

Delivering the vision for the Thames Estuary Production Corridor requires new models and ways of working. This session will addressed work we have undertaken to help unblock sites and projects, and the tools our partners need.

Culture & Major Projects in the SouthEast

Adam Bryan from South East LEP tells us about the opportunities ahead.

Closing Remarks

Sarah responds to the discussions from earlier in the day; gives thoughts and reactions; invites further responses from the audience; and summarises the current position and way forward with this work. She provides some challenges to the audience and to our partners for future working.