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Join us on November 7, 2019 at the Rock Lititz campus for a day filled with discussion, sharing, and networking on using the arts as a tool in community and economic development. Register by clicking the button below. Confirmed speakers include Ryanne Jennings, executive director of the Wayne County Community Foundation; Jeffrey Parks, former CEO of ArtsQuest in Bethlehem; Andrea Orlando, community director at the National Consortium of Creative Placemaking; Dr. Andrew Zitcer, director of the Urban Strategy graduate program at Drexel University; and Spud Marshall, consultant on curating changemaker communities. A tentative schedule follows:

8 AM - 9 AM Registration & Participation in creating a mural

9 AM Welcome

9:15 AM - 10 AM Panel One - Let’s Build the Table
What is creative placemaking and what is the role for the arts?

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Panel Two - Let’s Set the Table
How do we develop creative partnerships within our communities?

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM LUNCH

12:45 PM - 1 PM Pop-up Art Experience

1 PM - 2:30 PM Let’s Stay at the Table - Small Group Discussions
How do we sustain both the partnerships and the creative placemaking projects?

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM Break

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM Report on Small Group Discussions

3:30 PM Goodbye