If you are in London, probably worth checking out (straight from the Magnum newsletter):
Magnum Professional Practice: 12th – 13th May 2012
David Hurn delivers a lecture at Magnum Professional Practice. Image courtesy Magnum Photos
Magnum Photos and it’s educational partners IdeasTap, are pleased to announce the next Magnum Professional Practice event in support of emerging photographers.
Originated as a response to photography’s ever evolving marketplace, Professional Practice provides photographers with an introduction to the varied industries of professional photography, and provide networking and opportunities to gain practical and impartial advice from the UKs leading professionals.
In a series of weekend lectures, leading figures of the photographic industry will deliver presentations and advice on the best means in engaging with and the realities of working in their sectors. Speakers from the advertising & corporate, editorial, gallery, NGO, museum, publishing and rights managed sectors will each give presentations on their subject of expertise, with plenty of time for questions and networking opportunities.
Confirmed speakers are:
Olivia Arthur – Magnum Photographer
Sophie Batterbury – Picture Editor – The Independent on Sunday
Sophie Chapman-Andrews, Head of Art Buying, McCann Erickson
Paula James – Archive Sales Manager – Panos Pictures
Kate Pattison – Head of Stories – Film & Photography, Oxfam
Fiona Rogers – Cultural & Education Manager – Magnum Photos
Stuart Smith – Smith Design
Sophie Wright – Cultural Director – Magnum Photos
Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th May 2012
£250 +VAT (includes lunch & refreshments on both days)
For further information or to apply, click here
This event is hosted by Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design at their new Kings Cross Campus; Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, London, N1C 4AA