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New York 2020 ISPA - Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

All information is subject to change. Last updated on December 27, 2019.

9:00am
- 5:30pm
Seminar Day (invitation only)
9:30am
- 10:45am
Finance/Audit Committee Meeting (committee members only)
11:00am
- 12:00pm
Advancement Committee Meeting (committee members only)
12:15pm
- 1:15pm
Nominating Committee Meeting (committee members only; lunch provided)
1:30pm
- 2:30pm
Program Committee Meeting (committee members only)
2:45pm
- 3:45pm
Membership Committee Meeting (committee members only)
4:00pm
- 5:00pm
Governance Committee Meeting (committee members only)
6:00pm
- 8:00pm
ISPA Donor Reception (invitation only)
9:00am
- 11:00am
Executive Committee Meeting (committee members only)
11:30am
- 3:00pm
Registration/Check-in and Information Desk
1:00pm

OPENING CEREMONY and WELCOME

Speakers

Collette Brennan
Committee Co-Chair
CEO
Abbotsford Convent Foundation
Australia

Martin Inthamoussu
Committee Co-Chair
General Director
SODRE
Uruguay


David Baile
CEO
ISPA
United States

Tisa Ho
Board Chair
Executive Director
Hong Kong Arts Festival Society
Hong Kong

1:15pm

PROVOCATION

Provocateur

Deborah Cullinan

Deborah Cullinan
Chief Executive Officer
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
United States
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1:45pm

SESSION 1 | The Value Proposition: Artists, Institutions, and Communities

We look to artists to tell our stories, encourage a dialogue, and spark debate. But are all stories impactful and who decides whose stories are told? How do we work together to walk the line between reflecting the values of the communities we serve and/or challenging them?

Speakers & Moderator*

Mary Lou Aleskie

Mary Lou Aleskie*
Director
Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth College
United States
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Shamell Bell

Shamell Bell
Lecturer
Dartmouth College
United States
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Jacob Boehme

Jacob Boehme
Artistic Director
Geelong After Dark
Australia
View Bio

Hamed Sinno

Hamed Sinno
Mashrou' Leila
United States
View Bio

3:00pm
Break | Tea and Coffee
3:25pm

PERFORMANCE - Magos Herrera

Magos Herrera
3:40pm

REGIONAL UPDATE - Hong Kong

Presenter

Anca Yun Kay Chung

Anca Yun Kay Chung
Head of Performing Arts
Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation
Hong Kong
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3:45pm
- 5:00pm

SESSION 2 | Out of the Box: Performance as a Change Agent

Increasingly other sectors are embracing performance as a tool to enhance learning, messaging, and understanding. Libraries, museums, social justice organizations, and indeed brands are seeing performance as an opportunity to become more relevant. What is this intrinsic power of the arts and how are we leveraging it to expand our impact and reach?

Speakers & Moderator*

Plot Mhako

Plot Mhako
Creative Director
JIBILIKA
Zimbabwe
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Heena Patel

Heena Patel*
Cultural Strategist, South Asian Performing Arts
MELA Arts Connect
United States
View Bio

Åsa Simma

Åsa Simma
Director
Sámi Teáhter
Sweden
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Limor Tomer

Limor Tomer
General Manager, Met Live Arts
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
United States
View Bio

5:30pm
Opening Reception
8:00pm
End of Day
9:00am
- 4:30pm
Registration/Check-in and Information Desk
10:00am

PITCH NEW WORKS

The Pitch New Works Session provides delegates the opportunity to become involved in commissioning and/or presenting new works before they fully enter the international marketplace. View 10 Pitch Project information

Host

Anthony Sargent

Anthony Sargent CBE
CEO
Luminato Festival Toronto
Canada
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12:00pm
- 13:45pm

PRO EX | Professional Exchange

Join us in a relaxed environment for networking, establishing new contacts, and maintaining existing relationships. Delegates registered for a Full Pass or a Day Pass for Wednesday, January 15 may reserve a complimentary table-top space to showcase their organization or artists (subject to availability and limit one per organization). Questions? Contact Ann Pattan

12:45pm
Lunch
1:45pm

PERFORMANCE - Youness Atbane

Youness Atbane
2:05pm

PROVOCATION

Provocateur

Keng Sen Ong

Keng Sen Ong
Artistic Director
TheatreWorks
Singapore
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2:30pm

SESSION 3 | Crossing the Line: The Reality of Walls

Thirty years ago one of the world’s most emblematic walls came down. Today, borders real and perceived are increasingly dividing regions and people. How are the arts shifting these walls and addressing this reality?

Speakers & Moderator*

Iman Aoun

Iman Aoun
Artistic Director
ASHTAR Theatre
Palestine
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Clemency Burton-Hill

Clemency Burton-Hill*
United States
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Arthur Lappin

Arthur Lappin
Chair
Galway2020
Ireland
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Marianella Morena

Marianella Morena
Playwright and Director
Uruguay
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3:45pm
Break | Tea and Coffee
4:10pm

REGIONAL UPDATE - Germany

Presenter

Gianni Bettucci

Gianni Bettucci
Manager
Familie Flöz
Germany
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4:15pm
- 5:15pm

SESSION 4 | Tales of the City: Creative Placemaking

There has been regional investment in global cultural planning and infrastructure in recent years. Much of that investment is in cities aiming to break down barriers, bring people together, and provide safe and creative communities. How do we best determine the needs of future artists and future audiences and new ways to engage? What inequities can be impacted by these investments?

Host*

Jonathan Holloway

Jonathan Holloway*
International Artistic Advisor
Spain
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Alicia Adams

Aurea Vieira
Vice President
John F Kennedy Center
United States
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Madani Younis

Madani Younis
United Kingdom
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Various Venues
 
7:00pm

We partner with other festivals in town to provide discounted performance tickets and social opportunities for our delegates! Detailed information to be announced. Learn more

8:00am
- 4:30pm
Registration/Check-in and Information Desk (coffee and tea)
8:15am
-9:15am

Kick-off the day with "Coffee Klatch" discussions (10 – 12 delegates in an informal discussion) led by congress speakers and you, the delegates. Tea, coffee, and breakfast provided!

9:30am

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

10:30am

REGIONAL UPDATE - South Korea

Presenter

Hyoseon Kim

Hyoseon Kim
Assist. Manager of Int'l Relations
Korea Disability Arts & Culture Center
South Korea
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10:35am

PROVOCATION

Provocateur

Yaron Lifschitz

Yaron Lifschitz
Artistic Director
Circa
Australia
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11:00am
Break | Tea and Coffee
11:30am

SESSION 5 | Design Thinking: New Ideas Today

Inspired by the ever popular Pitch New Works, this session will be a rapid fire presentation of four new ideas that promise to have a global impact on and for the performing arts. Following the session, you’ll have an opportunity to join conversations with the presenters in a more informal setting – lunch!

Speakers & Host*

Matthew Covey

Matthew Covey
Executive Director
Tamizdat
United States
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Ilter Ibrahimof

Ilter Ibrahimof*
Artistic Director
Fall for Dance North Festival
Canada
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Pamela Lopez

Pamela Lopez
Director of Programming
GAM Cultural Center
Chile
View Bio

Elin Norquist

Elin Norquist
Head of International Affairs
Swedish Performing Arts Coalition
Sweden
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Clare Williams

Clare Williams
Theatre Maker
Freelance
United Kingdom
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12:45pm
Lunch
1:45pm

PERFORMANCE - Arturo O'Farrill

V
2:10pm

SESSION 6 | The Fourth Wall: Technology

Technology brings with it countless opportunities, from making our organizations more porous to fostering new ideas and drawing new audiences. How are technologies being used to engage new arts practices? Will it make the work more accessible, and foster sustainability? Will new partnerships be able make the technology affordable or will it be able to monetize itself?

Speakers & Moderator*

Kevin Cunningham

Kevin Cunningham
Executive Artistic Director
3-Legged Dog Media and Theater Group
United States
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Annette Mees

Annette Mees
Head of Audience Labs
Royal Opera House
United Kingdom
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Yvonne Tham

Yvonne Tham
Chief Executive Officer
The Esplanade Co Ltd
Singapore
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Carolyn Warren

Carolyn Warren*
Director General, Arts Granting Programs
Canada Council for the Arts
Canada
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3:30pm
Break | Tea and Coffee
4:00pm

INVITATION TO TAIPEI 2020

4:15pm

ISPA AWARDS PRESENTATION

Since 1975, ISPA has continued to recognize outstanding individuals for their contribution to the arts and their communities. Meet the 2020 award recipients.

Host

Alison Friedman

Alison Friedman
Acting Executive Director, Performing Arts
West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
Hong Kong
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5:00pm
Conclusion of Congress
5:30pm
- 8:00pm
Closing Reception

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Contact Ann Pattan

apattan[at]ispa[dot]org

1 212 206 8490 x202