National Creative Industries Summit
Australia's largest creative industries conference REMIX Summit in 2022 “A Changing World” was held on 8-9 March 2022 at the UTS Great Hall, and was a special one-off national event to support the recovery and reinvention of the creative industries.
The NSW Government partnered with REMIX for a special stream called The Festival of Place - The future of public space and placemaking. Dr Caroline Butler-Bowdon, the Department of Planning and Environment’s Executive Director of Public Spaces, talked with leaders in their fields including Anita Mitchell the CEO of Placemaking NSW, Jonathan Jones Wiradjuri/Kamilaroi Artist and Kylie Legge, Founding Director, Place Partners & Place Score. There was also a free all-day Speakers Corner on the topic of the Future of Placemaking and public space.
Other speakers at the Summit included Sydney Opera House, the former Creative Director of Apple as well as Industrial, Light & Magic (Lucasfilm / Disney), RONE, Airbnb, ACMI, Pub Choir, TikTok, Science Gallery Melbourne, HOTA, The LUME, YouTube, Malthouse Theatre & many more. Topics ranged from the future of tourism and the experience economy to the reinvention of our cities, centres, and public spaces.