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Creative Calgary Congress 2016
Tue, 22 November 2016, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM MST
Do you have an interest in Calgary becoming the best possible place for all citizens? If so, then please join us at the 2016 Creative Calgary Congress.
This event is specifically for curious, creative, compassionate Calgarians who want to dig into some of the current ideas and creative challenges in our city today.
Calgary Arts Development is creating a space where speakers, activators, and forward thinking Calgarians come together to share ideas and explore new and renewed ways of working together.
Morning speakers and presentations will take place at the DJD Dance Centre (111 12th Ave. SE). At noon we will move one block west to Hotel Arts for a buffet lunch followed by two activation sessions in the afternoon.
Speakers and Presenters Include:
- Jim Dewald, Dean, Haskayne School of Business, U of C
- Jim Button, Connector, Marketer, Leader
- Lauren Voisin, Chief Robot Maker, Robots are Fun
- Dancing Parkinson’s YYC
- Brian Calliou, Program Director, Indigenous Leadership and Management, The Banff Centre
- Micheline Maylor, Calgary’s Poet Laureate
- Wrong Kind of Girls
During the afternoon you are invited to participate in two activation sessions of your choice. Be prepared to share ideas, challenge assumptions, and meet new allies. These sessions will be led by Calgarians whose work is helping to make our city more curious, compassionate and creative.
Activation Session Leaders:
- Anne Flynn
- Rio Mitchell & Cowboy Smithx
- Court Ellingson & Avnish Mehta
- Patrick Finn
- Elaine Lee & Col Cseke
- Cesar Cala & Teresa Woo-Paw
- Sharon Stevens & Kenna Burima
- Michele Decottignies & Jenna Rodgers
Read about each presenter and learn more about the activation sessions at calgaryartsdevelopment.com.
Tickets are already selling fast and registration is limited so get your ticket today.
Please contact Kaley Beisiegel, Engagement Consultant, at email@example.com, for more information.
The price is $30 to cover food and beverage costs for the day. Let us know if the cost of lunch is prohibitive to you. We will subsidize lunches for those whom otherwise couldn’t attend. We want to be certain no one who wants to participate is left out. Subsidies are limited.