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The HORIZON Entrepreneurship Guest Speaker Series

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The HORIZON Entrepreneurship Guest Speaker Series

Dates: Friday, June 28th, 3:00-5:00 PM

Location: CEAD, 115 McCaul St. 3rd floor
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This speaker series is a part of a larger HORIZON research project exploring and supporting the needs of emerging artists and designers at OCAD University. Open to all students, guest speakers will explore several topics in a round table discussion and invite students to participate, to better understand and address these needs in sustainable social, and financial ways.

2nd Session: FRI JUNE 28, 3-5PM | The art market: An alternative art occupation

• Barbara Mitchell, Independent Fine Art Appraiser

• Ilene Sova, OCAD U Associate Professor, Artist, Entrepreneur

• Midnight Anderson, OCAD U Alumni, Photographer

3rd Session: FRI JULY 26, 3-5PM | Financial literacy and accounting

• Larry Sadler, BBA, MBA & Consultant specializations: finance, strategy and and co-operative development

• Dr. Ushnish Sengupta, Professor Algoma University, Community Economic/Social Development

• Jean Berrett, Manager Community Microfinance Program, Alterna Savings Credit Union


What to expect
• Guest speakers sharing their expertise and experiences
• Discussions on the needs of emerging artists and how to address them
• Preparation to help you apply for the Seed Fund for Creative Entrepreneurs
• A supportive, learning networking and building business relationships
• Free snacks and music from jazz guitarist Maurice Gordon

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