"This conference was more than just the showcases of great Canadian artists.  It was educational, inspiring and it motivates me to be a better arts presenter!"

Terri Dollar, Program Director, Artsplosure

Official Conference Sponsor

 

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2015 Conference Schedule

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Friday, January 23, 2015

Saturday, January 24, 2015

TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2015
1900 - 2100

Halifax 'Dine-Around'

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2015
800 - 2000

Registration Opens

830 - 1530

TSP Program ‘Continuous Professional Development’ workshop (participants only)

1130 - 1300

Canadian New Music Network / Ontario Dances / Atlantic Moves (closed meeting)

1130 - 1300

SPARC Peer Session: Rural Performing Arts, Stronger Together

1300 - 1700

Network Executive Director Session

1500 - 1700

Presenter Peer Session (R105 discussion and reception)

1700 - 1900 Opening Reception
1930 Evening Showcases/Performances
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 2015
800 - 2000

Registration Opens

830 - 930

New Delegate Breakfast (first time delegates and TSP participants only)

930 - 1100

Speed Dating: 5 minute one-on-one sessions with international participants from the Export Buyers Program

930 - 1100

How to understand, buy and present new music in Canada: Presented in collaboration with the Canadian New Music Network (CNMN)

1100 - 1330 Keynote address + lunch with speaker Richard Evans (President, EmcArts)
1300 - 1330 Mapping Dance in Canada: Presented by the Canada Council for the Arts
1330 - 1500 Data Convergence: Can Bigger Be Better?
1330 - 1630 ‘Critical Response’ workshop + Performance in collaboration with the Canadian New Music Network
1500 - 1630 Life of a Deal: Chapter 2
1530 - 1630 Democracry and the Arts
1700 - 1830

Exhibit Hall / Reception

1830

Evening Showcases/Performances

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 23, 2015
800 - 2000

Registration Opens

900 - 1200 Plenary Session
1200 - 1330 Networking Lunch
1330 - 1530 Exhibit Hall / Reception
1600 - 1800 Nova Scotia Eat and Greet: Networking Event
1930

Evening Showcases/Performances

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SATURDAY, JANUARY 24, 2015
800 - 1630

Registration Opens

930 - 1100

Pitch Sessions

1100 - 1230 Lunch (on your own)
1230 - 1400

Artist Voice Session – Artist: Natalie MacMaster, Interviewer: Stephanie Domet

1400 - 1530

New Practices in Presenting – Breaking the Fifth Wall: Digitizing the Performing Arts

1530 - 1645

New Practices in Presenting – Artist Development

1700 - 1800

Exhibit Hall/Reception

1800 - 1930

Gala Awards Dinner (ticketed)

2000

Evening Showcases/Performances

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