World Summit on the Creative Economy and Creative Industries – Day 2

World Summit on the Creative Economy and Creative Industries – Day 2

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 2)

Welcome (9:00 – 9:20)

Evan Burfield, Co-founder and Co-CEO, 1776, Washington, DC

Short video: 1776 Challenge Cup Global Finals & Festival 2016

Jonathan Ortmans, President, Global Entrepreneurship Network – a co-founding organization of Global Creativity United

Short Video: 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Congress: Medallín, Colombia and forthcoming 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Week


Session 6: The Creative Economy Inside and Outside of the Creative Industries (9:20 – 10:30)

Chair: George Tzougros, Executive Director, Wisconsin Arts Board, Madison, WI and Board Chair, National Creativity Network – a founding organization of Global Creativity United

Richard Bendis, CEO, Innovation America and CEO, Biohealth Innovation, Rockville, MD

Kate Goodall, Chief Operating Officer, S & R Foundation, Washington, DC

Session 7: Policy, Funding, Educational, and Regulatory Tools for Growing the Creative Economy (10:30 – 11:50)

Chair: Rasmus Tscherning, Co-Chair of Global Creativity United and CEO and founder of Creative Business Cup, Denmark

Laura Possessky, Partner, Gura and Possessky, PLLC, Washington, DC

Tiombe Tallie Carter, Esq., Principal and CEO, Tallie Carter Law P.C., Manhattan and Newburgh, NY; Founder; CEO and President, IDARE Enterprises, Nyack, NY; founder, CreativesMX Marathon, Hudson Valley, NY

Maryse Robert, Director, Department of Economic Development, General Secretariat, Organization of American States


Lunch (11:50 – 12:50)


Session 8: Quenching our Thirst for Invention: (12:50 – 1:10)

Phoebe Cade Miles, President and CEO, Cade Museum of Creativity + Invention, Gainesville, FL


Session 9: Cultural Entrepreneurship as a Component of the Creative Economy (1:10 – 2:30)

Chair: Dennis Cheek, Executive Director, National Creativity Network and Co-chair, Global Creativity United

Trinidad Peralta Zaldivar, Chief, Culture, Solidarity, and Creative Affairs Division, Office of External Affairs, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, DC

George Tzougros, Executive Director, Wisconsin Arts Board, Madison, WI, and Board Chair, National Creativity Network

Marcelo Magnou, Cultural Attaché, Embassy of Uruguay and former officer, Association of Cultural Attachés from Iberoamerica, Washington, DC

Session 10: Redesigning Learning for the Creative Economy (2:30 – 3:50)

Chair: Dennis Cheek, Executive Director, National Creativity Network and Co-chair, Global Creativity United

Lorna Quandt, Assistant Professor in Ph.D. program in educational neuroscience and Science Director, VL2 Motion Light Lab; Melissa Malzkuhn, Manager, Digital Innovation and Media Strategies, VL2 and Creative Director, VL2 Motion Light Lab, NSF-funded Science of Learning Center on Visual Language and Visual Learning, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC

Michael Palmieri, Executive Director, Creative Lab Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; CEO, Palmieri Media Group, Los Angeles, CA

Session 11: Closing reflections: (3:50 – 4:00)

Dennis Cheek, Co-chair, Global Creativity United

World Summit Final Agenda

Register here

World Summit Creative Economy_flyer-page-001

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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.