Thursday, 15 February
- 09:30 - 10:00
Registration, welcome and networking time
Address: NYU Torch Club, 18 Waverly Place, Upstairs
Opening words by:
- 10:00 - 10:30
- 10:30 - 11:30
Introduction to the "Rising Role of Cities in International Cultural Relations"Gerald LidstoneDirector of the Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship (ICCE), Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom
- 11:30 - 12:30
Discussions on "CREATE NYC: A Cultural Plan for All New Yorkers"
Following Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl's presentation of the plan on Wednesday, 14 February, we will hear from the following speaker and panelists. A panel will discuss the process by which the plan was put together, its operational implementation, and reactions from the community which it is intended to serve.
- 12:30 - 13:30
Lunch provided at The Torch Club
- 13:30 - 17:00
Afternoon speakers:Donna Walker KuhneSenior Advisor, Community Engagement, New Jersey Performing Arts Centre; President, Walker Communications Group; Adjunct Faculty, NYU Performing Arts Administration Program
- 17:00 - 18:00
Friday, 16 February
- 09:20 - 10:30
Talks and study visits on Migration & Diasporas in NYC: The Museum of Chinese in the Americas
Address: 215 Centre Street
Tour of the exhibition in the museum.
- 10:40 - 12:00
Talks and study visits on Migration & Diasporas in NYC: The Tenement Museum
Address: 103 Orchard Street, 2nd floor
Tour of the exhibition "Hard Times"
*** There are 24 steps to access the exhibition and no elevators in the building ***
- 12:30 - 14:00
Farewell lunch & end of the academy - at participants' own expense