Speaking and Lecturing

William is regularly invited to undertake speaking engagements at conferences around the world.  William is a lecturer within Higher Education teaching in Creative Cultural Industries (CCI) policy, fundraising, and festivals and events management with Visiting Lecturer positions at Universities in the UK and Taiwan.

UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD  -  VISITING LECTURER

Sheffield University Management School - MSc Creative and Cultural Industries Management.

TICKET TO FUTURE FESTIVALS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON FESTIVAL DEVELOPMENT, DENMARK

Speaker at this Aarhus 2017, European Capital of Culture conference looking into new practices and ways of forming partnerships and developing the artistic contents of events and festivals; exploring new ways of increasing cultural cooperation between organisations and developing business models and how festivals and events can affect the development of local regions and cities.

HAKKA COUNCIL, TAIWAN

Invited by National University of Education, Taiwan, to give the keynote speech on the importance of festivals as drivers for cultural tourism to the Hakka Cultural Industry Exchange Conference May 2013.

VIETNAM FESTIVALS  -  FUNDING WORKSHOPS

For the British Council, as Workshop leader for 'Developing a Sponsorship and Fundraising Plan for a Festival'.  Producing a week-long workshop in Nha Trang, Vietnam to equip Vietnam's arts festival sector with the knowledge, skills and understanding to develop festival fundraising strategies.