The Symposium programme runs from Wednesday 7 December to Friday 9 December, featuring dynamic key note addresses; breakout sessions and mobile workshops; with entertaining and provocative cultural events and performances throughout.
It is recommended that delegates arrive in Vancouver on or before Tuesday December 6; registration begin Wednesday morning.

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

9:00 am – 12:00 pm | Registration

10:00 am – 12:00 pm | Tour of Emily Carr

12:00 – 1:00 pm | Lunch

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm | Traditional Welcome to Coast Salish Territories: Xwa-lack-tun
Handover from Zurich to Vancouver
Welcome by Ron Burnett, President and Vice Chancellor, Emily Carr
Welcome by Kieran Corcoran, President, ELIA

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm | Art Schools, Learning and Modernity
Ron Burnett in conversation with Douglas Coupland

2:30 pm – 4:15 pm | Have We Ever Been Modern: The Institutions of the 21st Century  More
Guided Discussion led by Randy Lee Cutler, Associate Professor, Emily Carr
Reflections: David Bogen, Vice President Academic, Emily Carr

4:15 pm – 4:30 pm | Closing Remarks
Chris Wainwright, Head of Colleges of Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon, University of the Arts London

5:30 pm | Transportation to Dinner departs from Emily Carr

6:00 pm – 9:30 pm | Opening Reception and Dinner
Rennie Collection
Guest speaker: Dylan Brown, Creative Director, Pixar Canada

9:30 - 9:45 pm | Bus departures from Rennie Collection

Thursday, December 08, 2011

9:30 am – 10:30 am | Learning by Design
Meredith Davis, Professor of Graphic Design, Dir. of Graduate Programs in Graphic Design, North Carolina State University

10:30 am – 12:30 pm | Dispersed Learning: The Students of the 21st Century  More
Guided Discussion led by Randy Lee Cutler
Reflections: Bonne Zabolotney, Dean of Design and Dynamic Media, Emily Carr

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm | Break for Lunch

1:30 pm – 4:30 pm | Mobile Workshops
  • New Approaches to Applied Masters Degrees (Great Northern Way)
  • First Nations Culture and the Digital Turn (Museum of Anthropology)
  • A Creative Commons for the City (W2 Community Media Centre)
  • Alternative Models of Creation (Progress Lab 1422)

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm | QR_U Exhibition Reception

7:00 pm Onwards | Free evening
Various cultural events around town

Friday, December 09, 2011

9:30 am – 10:30 am | Leadership Without Scores
Live demonstration by Lawrence Butch Morris

10:30 am – 11:30 am | Leadership in Higher Arts Education
Claire Doherty, Director of Situations, University of the West of England

11:30 am – 12:30 pm | DIY Open Source Culture and Learning Cultures: Who Leads Whom?  More
Alexandra Samuel, Director of Emily Carr’s Social and Interactive Media Centre,  in dialogue with David Eaves and Amber Frid-Jimenez

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm | Break for Lunch

1:30 pm – 4:30 pm | Designing the Future: Leadership in the 21st Century
Guided Discussion led by Ron Burnett, Sal Ferreras, Monique Fouquet,  and Gregory Henriquez

4:30 pm – 4:45 pm | Closing Remarks
Ron Burnett and Kevin Thompson, OBE, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

5:30 pm | Transportation to Dinner departs from Emily Carr

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm | Chancellor’s Dinner
Grouse Mountain

9:30 pm - 10:00 pm | Bus departures from Grouse Mountain

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