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Priming the Local Economy [AoU Midlands]

May 22, 2014 @ 18:30 - 21:00 BST


Building on the success of last December’s talks that accompanied the Future City exhibition, MK Gallery collaborates with The Fred Roche Foundation to host several talks to stimulate creative discussion and debate around subjects that are vital to the growth and vitality of Milton Keynes.

The ‘Future City’ series of talks will look at a variety of future city issues and emerging social, infrastructure and economic trends.

Priming the Local Economy: This talk will address how we prepare for growth in the future, and a diverse and prosperous economy that embraces enterprise and forward thinking ideas. Our speakers for this talk are:


  • Andrew Carter, Deputy Chief Executive, Centre for Cities
  • Geoff Snelson, Member of the MK:Smart Project Executive Board & Director of Strategy, MKC

The talks have been arranged by Academician and AoU Midlands convenor, Stuart Turner, together with MK Gallery and the Fred Roche Foundation. Academicians are invited to participate in the conversation on where our cities and headed. If you wish to know more about the ‘Future City’ talks please contact Stuart Turner on st@studiost.co.uk.

All talks will be held at the Milton Keynes Gallery (900 Midsummer Blvd, Milton Keynes MK9 3QA) at 19.00hrs. Doors and the pay bar will be open from 18.30. Talks will start at 19.00 and are followed by a Q&A session. Attendance is free.



Image: Martin Pettitt



May 22, 2014
18:30 - 21:00 BST
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Milton Keynes Gallery
900 Midsummer Boulevard
Milton Keynes, MK9 3QA United Kingdom
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