Spring Conference 2018 Schedule

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Spring Conference 2018 Schedule 2018-05-25T10:16:18+00:00

A complete and final schedule will be provided at the conference.


Tuesday, June 5, 2018

  • 3:00 – 5:00 PM Arrival and Check-In
  • 5:30 – 7:00 PM Welcome Happy Hour and Heavy Hors d’oeuvres
  • 7:00 – 8:30 PM Opening Key Note: The State of the Arts in PA, Karl Blischke, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
  • 8:30 PM Fireside Chats

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

  • 9:00 AM Funning It Up – Great Ways to Engage Your Audience –Barry Kornhauser (Ware Center), Kirsten Van Vlandren (Colonial Theater), Ryan Hill (ArtsQuest)
  • 10:15 Break
  • 10:30 AM Building the Agent/Presenter Relationship – Larry Kosson (Kosson Talent), Seth Saloway (SUNY Purchase) and Anne Sturm (ArtsQuest)
  • Noon Lunch (included in conference registration) A Comfy Couch Conversation with Jeffrey Parks, Chair of the Pennsylvania Council of the Arts – Larry Kosson and Jeff Parks
  • 1:00 PM Awards and Business Meeting
  • 2:00 PM Arts & Prejudice: Challenging the Perceptions of Aging in the Arts – Cathy Bollinger, Embracing Aging Initiative
  • 3:30 PM Let’s Get Outside! Hiking, Geocaching, Disc Golf, Swimming
  • 6:00 PM Dine Arounds
  • 8:30 PM Fireside Chats

Thursday, June 7, 2018

  • 9:00 AM Venue and Audience Security in the Wake of Las Vegas, Manchester and Orlando – Patrick Brogan (ArtsQuest), Scott Hough (PPL Center)
  • 10:00 AM IPAY Presentation: Wendy Bable
  • 10:15 Break
  • 10:30 AM Cut a Print Ad, Create a Video – Samantha Kindler, Capacity Interactive
  • Noon Conference Close

In the Lehigh Valley

Consider coming early or staying longer. Here are a few ideas on things you can do before or after our conference/retreat.