The 2017 Cultural Summit is a one day conference designed to bring together creative and cultural leaders from Coquitlam and across the lower mainland to explore how we can build leadership in fostering collaboration, communication and co-operation in arts, culture and heritage in Coquitlam.
This Cultural Summit Schedule will include presentations, panel discussions, a round-table workshop and live cultural performances and entertainment. The cost is $25.00 per person which includes lunch and coffee service.
- Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017
- 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Doors open, 8:15 a.m.
- at Coquitlam City Hall, 3000 Guildford Way
Howard Jang’s background as both an artist and an arts administrator provides him with a unique perspective. Appreciating the need for artistic vision and what is required to support it, he is able to balance these requirements with strong fiscal and strategic planning.
Currently, Howard is a Simon Fraser University Professor of Professional Practice in the School for the Contemporary Arts, and the Director of the Simon Fraser University Woodward’s Cultural Unit. He recently finished a 14-year tenure as Executive Director with Arts Club Theatre Company.
At Simon Fraser University Howard has developed a new Creative Entrepreneurship Program in the School for the Contemporary Arts and is also responsible for the public Cultural and Community Programs at the Goldcorp Centre for the Arts at SFU Woodard’s.
Howard has consulted in areas of strategic planning, board development, succession planning, marketplace development, fundraising and overall organizational development. Recent clients have included the Vancouver Fringe Festival, The Vancouver International Film Festival, Vancouver International Children’s Festival, to name only a few.
Starting January 2018 Howard will be joining the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity as their VP Arts and Leadership.
If you have any questions or require further information, please contact us:
Phone: 604-927-6952 or 604-927-6970
Email: [email protected]