World Summit on the Creative Economy and Creative Industries – Day 1
Global Creativity United and a Greater DC-area Coalition of Partners
proudly present the inaugural
World Summit on the Creative Economy and Creative Industries
July 27-28, 2016, 9 AM – 4 PM
1776 – Crystal City
2231 Crystal Drive, Suite #1000 (10th floor)
Arlington, VA 22202
streaming live via YouTube
Agenda (Day 1)
Co-Chairs of Global Creativity United: Dennis Cheek, National Creativity Network (USA) and Rasmus Tscherning, Creative Business Cup (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Chair: Dennis Cheek, Executive Director, National Creativity Network, Jacksonville, FL and Oklahoma City, OK
Global Reflections on the Creative Economy: Rasmus Tscherning, CEO and founder, Creative Business Cup, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Creative Economy within the United States of America: Tyrone W. A. Grandison, Deputy Chief Data Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC; CEO, Proficiency Labs International, Ashland, OR; Managing Partner, METIS, Inc., OR
Ricky J. Pesik, Deputy Head, Indonesian Creative Economy Agency, Jakarta, Indonesia
Georja Skinner, Division Chief, Creative Industries, Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism, State of Hawaii
Nicholas St. Johnstone, Consultant, International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group
Lunch (12:00 – 1:00)
Session 3: The Role of Creative Industries and Creativity in Economic and Social Development (1:00 – 2:20)
Chair: Uwe Brandes, Director, Urban and City Planning Program, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
The Marketing Industry and Culturally Situated Social and Economic Development, Horacio Gavilan, Executive Director, AHAA – the Voice of Hispanic Marketing, Fairfax, VA
Session 5: A Conversation about Unleashing the Creative Talent of Youth to Transform and Enhance Economies and Cultures (2:40 – 4:00)
Chair: Rasmus Tscherning, Co-Chair of Global Creativity United and CEO of Creative Business Cup, Denmark
Ariana Austin, CEO of French Thomas and Founder/Creative Director, Art All Night: Nuit Blanche, Washington, DC
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More About the Organizers
Global Creativity United
GCU is an informal alliance currently comprised of eight organizations with a combined and overlapping presence in 160 nations on six continents. GCU is the creator and sponsor of the World Summit on the Creative Economy and Creative Industries and of Creative World – a new network for global cities whose launch city is Creative World – DC, July 16-30, 2016.
The member organizations of the GCU with the nation within which their HQ is located are:
National Creativity Network (USA) Berlin School of Creative Leadership (Germany), Creative Business Cup (Denmark), Districts of Creativity Network (Belgium), Global Entrepreneurship Network (USA), Korean Entrepreneurship Education Foundation (South Korea), Marconi Institute of Creativity (Italy), and World Forum Lille – Responsible Economy (France).
Our local partners: An informal Greater DC-area Coalition
The DC Center for the Creative Economy has been the lead partner in our launch efforts. Other members of this year’s launch city local coalition include:
African Methodist Episcopal Church, AHAA – the voice of Hispanic Marketing, Arlington Economic Development, AIGA – DC Chapter, Artomatic, BRINK Media, Busboys & Poets, Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area, Convergence Center for Policy Reconciliation, Cultural DC, Cultural Tourism DC, DC AD Club, DC Center for the Creative Economy, DC Chamber of Commerce, DC Office of the Deputy Mayors for Business and Economic Development and Hospitality and Tourism, DC Office of Cable TV, Film, Music, and Entertainment, Destination DC, Global Entrepreneurship Network, Inter-American Development Bank, Lisner Auditorium of George Washington University, Organization of American States (including the Art Museum of the Americas), 1776, Sister Cities International, Tech-Shop DC-Arlington, Washington Design Center, Washington Theological Consortium, Young Americas Business Trust, numerous embassies, professional associations, and local, national, and international nonprofit organizations based in the DC metro area.