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Event design and its intersection with event technologies is an often discussed topic amongst event professionals. Those professionals wanting to know more about event design and technology have the opportunity to attend a series of free lectures at the University of Westminster this autumn.

The School of Architecture and Cities will be hosting the Event Design – Open Lecture Series on Monday evenings at their central London Marylebone campus from 24 September to 26 November 2018.

The lecture series will see eight experts exploring various design and technical approaches to creating immersive live experiences. The initiative is being supported by the International Live Events Association’s UK Chapter and all the content has been approved by ILEA’s Education Council. The Event Marketing association is also supporting the initiative.

The varied programme will be delivered by experiences designers, innovation, production and technical directors from award winning innovative companies in the UK events industry. The lectures series will include:

Monday 24 September 2018

The B & P Laws of Experiential Design by Ioana Iliesiu, Design Director, Bompas and Parr Studio.

Monday 1 October 2018                                                                                                                               

The Client Brief and the Creative Response by Sara Bertie, Marketing Manager, ES Global.

Monday 8 October 2018                                                                                                                               

Designing The Participant Journey by Max Fellows, Director of Client Services, MCI Experiences.                      

Monday 15 October 2018                                                                                                                             

Content Creation and the Experience Wave by Callum Gill, Director of Innovation, DRP Group.

Monday 29 October 2018                                                                                                                             

Scenography, Stage and Set Design by Robert Dunsmore, Freelance Creative Director.                                                           

Monday 5 November 2018                                                                                          

Technology to Engage Attendees by Tim Manning, Experience Director, SWARM Group.

Monday 19 November 2018                                                                                                                       

Immersive AV, Lighting and Sound Technologies by Mark Bannister, Technical Director, George P Johnson Experience Marketing.

Monday 26 November 2018                                                                                                       

Temporary Structures that Inspire by Rory Sloan, Production Director, Avant Garde.                         

Tickets for free admission are available on Eventbrite – search for Event Design Open Lecture Series on the Eventbrite website.