The arts & business exchanged is scheduled from 8:00am to 6:00pm. Cocktails until 10:00pm. Meals will be served throughout the day.
Creative Director, Business for the arts
OPENING KEYNOTE: CHANGE AGENT
Redefining one’s sense of self in the current transformative landscape, Maria has excelled in questioning the traditional career path she once followed to specialize in her own artistry and design a business out of it.
MARIA QAMAR, @hatecopy
Artist x Instagrammer x Illustrator
ROUND TABLE - DEMYSTIFYING PHILANTHROPY
Creating a new understanding of how millennials give and reimagining what volunteers can do for arts organizations through time, money, and expertise. This panel will explore how we can work together; inter-generationally, cross-sectorally, and in a way that best stimulates engagement from millennials.
Financial Security Advisor, Freedom 55 Financial
CEO, National Theatre School of Canada
DIANE OBAM DALLAIRE
Chair, Southam Club
H. ROGER GARLAND
Boardmember, Business for the Arts
CEO, Franklin Templeton Investments Canada
BUILDING COMMUNITY: PANEL DISCUSSION
Examining how identity, experience, and structure are instrumental in building healthy and vibrant communities. This conference segment begins with a panel to discuss how by working together, we can utilize these tenants to collaborate for a collective good.
BUILDING COMMUNITY: MASTERCLASSES
The previous segment continues with each panelists breaking off to lead their own masterclass to develop and grow your skillset.
Executive Director, Canadian Dance Assembly
Assistant Professor of Creative Industries Management, Ryerson University's School of Creative Industries (FCAD)
HUMBLE THE POET
MC x Spoken Word Artist
Artistic Director, Why Not Theatre
JENNIFER LEE KOSS
Co-founder x Builder of Business, BRIKA
Creative Director x Photographer x Instagrammer
The Laughing Yogi
CONVERSATIONS - LEADING WITH PURPOSE
Speakers will present case studies from the private sector on applying both business and arts strategies in their communities.
Chair, Civic Theatres Toronto
President, The Daniels Corporation
Chief Digital Officer, Canadian Film Centre
CLOSING KEYNOTE - A FOUNDATION FOR GROWTH
With a focus on cultivating a collective identity, our closing keynote will unite attendees and inspire authentic collaborative practices.