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Wednesday, June 8 • 11:00 - 11:45
Accelerating media innovation in Cardiff, Wales*

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Join us to hear how Cardiff in Wales is being globally recognised for creative industries innovation. In the last decade, the creative industries have been cemented as a cornerstone of the Welsh economy, stimulating growth and developing at a pace. Cardiff has developed a reputation for its creative might and excellence - becoming known as a place where ideas thrive. Since 2019, the Clwstwr programme has been stimulating research and development (R&D) in the screen and news sectors – investing more than £3 million in 120 innovation projects to create new products, services and experiences. Clwstwr Director Professor Justin Lewis will share more about the transformative impact of Clwstwr and will be joined by those who have been at the forefront of reimagining the provision of news.  

Lewis Vaughan Jones is a co-director of Lewnah, a media production company based in Cardiff and London. Their Clwstwr project, Kids News, has been exploring a digital space for children to consume news stories. Lucy Young, head of SaaS Delivery at AMPLYFI, will share more on AI in the Newsroom, their gamechanging Clwstwr project. Azize Naji, CEO of Goggleminds, will discuss their Clwstwr project - Exploring the utility of immersive technology to deliver training to the healthcare sector.


Azize Naji

Founder, Goggleminds
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Lucy Young

leads AMPLYFI’s Software as a Service (SaaS) Delivery team, AMPLYFI
Lucy leads AMPLYFI’s Software as a Service (SaaS) Delivery team, working with customers to deploy and maximise their use of the our powerful AI technologies. She has worked within the field of innovation for many years, helping global organisations to develop future-looking strategies... Read More →
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Lewis Vaughan Jones

anchors BBC World News, BBC
Lewis Vaughan Jones is a BBC newsreader. He anchors BBC World News - the international news channel watched by over 100 million people every week. He also appears on the domestic BBC News channel in the UK. Lewis has covered some of the biggest news stories over the past 15 years... Read More →
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Justin Lewis

Professor of Communication and Creative Industries, Cardiff University's School of Journalism, Media and Culture
Justin Lewis is Director of the media innovation programmes, Clwstwr and media.cymru. Justin has conducted research with many different creative organisations, including the BBC, the BBC Trust, Channel 4, the Guardian, as well as UK and European Research councils. He has published... Read More →

Wednesday June 8, 2022 11:00 - 11:45 CEST
Atrium, Media City Bergen Lars Hilles Gate 30, 5008 Bergen