Tonya Nelson has worked internationally across the cultural, higher education and commercial sectors over the last 20 years. She recently joined Arts Council England (ACE) as the first Director of Arts Technology and Innovation where she supports the cultural sector in adopting new technologies to produce new types of artistic content and extend the reach of existing art forms. Previously, she was the Director of Museums and Cultural Programmes at University College London (UCL) where she was responsible for the University’s museum, theatre and public art programmes. Tonya co-authored ‘Culture is Digital’, the UK’s digital strategy for the cultural sector. She routinely writes and speaks about the opportunities and challenges of digital technology in the cultural sector. Tonya is Chair of ICOM UK and The Bomb Factory Art Foundation. She holds degrees in Public Policy, Law and Art History.


TitleThe Future of Knowledge Sharing
VenueKnowledge Centre Theatre
Time16:30 – 17:30