TORONTO, December 3, 2008—Canadian university presidents will gather next week at the Ontario College of Art & Design (OCAD) for the Canadian University Presidents’ Initiative in Cultural Sector Education and Research, a summit to strategize on the integration of culture within research and innovation agendas in Canada.
Two keynote speakers — Michael Bloom, Vice-President of Organizational Effectiveness and Learning at the Conference Board of Canada, and Geoffrey Crossick, Warden of Goldsmiths, University of London — will be followed by a series of three panel discussions on culture and innovation. Panel participants include:
This unique gathering of key decision-makers in the arts and cultural industries, senior government officials, Canadian university presidents and industry leaders will discuss how culture and the culture industries are key both to innovation in Canada and to our economic recovery.
WHAT: Canadian University Presidents’ Initiative in Cultural Sector Research and Education
WHEN: December 8–9, 2008 — see Agenda (please note the Agenda is subject to change)
WHERE: Ontario College of Art & Design, Auditorium, Room 190, Level 1, 100 McCaul Street, Toronto
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Sarah Mulholland, Media & Communications Officer, OCAD
416-977-6000 Ext. 327 (mobile: Ext.1327)
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