'Waxing lyrical on the creative economy agenda' A seminar on creative industries and their futures

Creative Industries Faculty Research Office presents:

‘Waxing lyrical on the creative economy agenda’

A seminar on creative industries and their futures,

with the launch of Stuart Cunningham and Terry Flew’s edited volume

A Research Agenda for Creative Industries (Edward Elgar, 2019).


Please RSVP for catering purposes by 25 November to Nicki Hall (noting any allergies if necessary) nicki.hall@qut.edu.au.


Over the past 20 years, the concept of creative industries has become a widely recognised policy paradigm adopted in numerous countries, agencies and educational institutions round the world. QUT has been a world leader in the field, having established the world’s first Creative Industries Faculty in 2001.

But what of the future of creative industries?

This seminar takes on the challenge of considering preferred futures for the creative industries


Venue: The Coomera/Southbank Room, level 5 of 88 Musk Ave

Start time: 12pm on 3 December with a light lunch

The seminar opens at 12:30 with a scene setting keynote by acting CEO of the AFTRS, Georgie Mclean, who will discuss the opportunities for developing and maintaining an active policy and educational agenda nationally.


This is followed by a panel led off by Executive Dean of the Creative Industries Faculty, Professor Mandy Thomas, and including Stuart Cunningham, Terry Flew and Assistant Dean Teaching and Learning Gavin Sade. There will be ample time for Q&A.


Georgie Mclean will then launch A Research Agenda for Creative Industries.


Everyone who attends will be in the raffle for a copy of the book and Mandy Thomas will (randomly) select the lucky winners!