CHEAD Annual Conference

CHEAD Annual Conference 2018

Creative ecologies and sustainable industries

Thursday 12th and Friday 13th April 2018
University of South Wales (ATRiuM Building)
86-88 Adam Street
CF24 2FN

#CHEAD2018 will explore the relationships between creative HE and the creative economy as a whole and the future of creative endeavour in the UK.

Main themes include:

  • Defining the creative ecology for the 21st Century
  • Managing and creating evidence of the impact of the Creative Ecology
  • Creative ecologies, STEAM, and the interdisciplinary

Wednesday 11th April 2018

Pre Conference drinks reception: 18:00pm – 20:00pm
The Senedd, National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff, CF10 4PZ

Thursday 12th & Friday 13th April 2018

CHEAD Conference 2018, 9:30am – 16.30pm
University of South Wales, 86-88 Adam St, Cardiff CF24 2FN

CHEAD Annual Dinner, Thursday 12th April 2018, 18.30pm – 10.30pm
National Museum, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NP

CHEAD members are entitled to one free conference place (2 places for those members in the £2,300 membership fee bracket). The main contact at each institution has been notified of how they can book their free conference place.

Discounted tickets are also available to CHEAD members via the booking page.

Please contact Anna Maloney, Membership Manager, if you have any questions:


Wednesday 11th April & Thursday 12th April 2018

Park Inn Cardiff City Centre

Mary Ann Street, Cardiff CF10 2JH
Double rooms at single occupancy available from £65.00 per night via advance purchase at non-refundable discounted rate, available to book via their website:

Raddisson Blu

Bute Terrace, Cardiff CF10 2FL
Tel: +44 29 2045 4777
£104.00 per single room (per night) and £114.00 per double (per night) inclusive of breakfast. Use the code CHEA110418 when booking via telephone.

Jurys Inn Cardiff

1 Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3UD
Tel: +44 161 774 2983

Rate per room per night is £82.00 including breakfast based on single occupancy. Use the code ANNUAL250418 when booking via telephone.