Austin: Arts, Culture, Creative Economy

The 56th Annual Conference of the International Council of Fine Arts Deans
AT&T Conference Center on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin

With heartfelt appreciation to our Conference Sponsors

 

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Development Workshop
AT&T Conference Center
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

proudly sponsored by

  

Understanding Virtual Acoustics and its Impact on Performance Venues

a workshop proudly sponsored by



1:00 p.m. - Bus leaves from AT&T Hotel & Conference Center
2:00 p.m. - Tour and Presentation at Pflugerville High School, 1301 W Pecan Street, Pflugerville (15 miles)
3:00 p.m. – Bus leaves from Pflugerville High School

Welcome Reception
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
The Etter-Harbin Alumni Center across the street from the Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium
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Rude Mechanicals Theatre Company Revive "The Method Gun"
8:00 p.m.
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Thursday, October 3, 2019

Optional dawn visit to the James Turrell skyspace called The Color Inside

Staff from Landmarks, the public art program of the University of Texas, will meet you in the Main Lobby near the hotel registration desk at 6:15 a.m. and walk you over the 10 minutes to the Student Activity Center.

Breakfast and Early Bird Session: The Value and Future of SNAAP Data
7:15 – 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast proudly sponsored by

Early Bird Session proudly sponsored by

Welcome from Chancellor James B. Milliken
8:15 – 8:30 a.m.

The Commercial Arts and Entertainment Sector of Austin
8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

The Arts and Liberal Education in Turbulent Times
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Break
11:00 – 11:15 a.m.

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Employment Trends Among Artists
11:15 a.m. – Noon

Lunch and Networking
Noon – 12:45 p.m.
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Dessert and Award for Arts Achievement and Excellence
12:45 – 1:30 p.m.

Inviting Focal Points for Civic Life
1:45 – 2:30 p.m.
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Break
2:30 – 2:45 p.m.
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Presentation: ICFAD’s International Symposium in Barcelona, June 2020
2:45 - 3:00 p.m.

Roundtable Presentations: Timely Topics in the Arts
3:00 – 4:45 p.m.
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Celebrate the Arts Cocktail Reception
5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at The Bullock Texas State History Museum
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Dinner Reservations for 20 people each have been made for 7:15 p.m. at several of Austin’s top restaurants
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Friday, October 4, 2019

optional dawn visit to the James Turrell skyspace called The Color Inside. Staff from Landmarks, the public art program of the University of Texas, will meet you in the Main Lobby near the hotel registration desk at 6:15 a.m. and walk you over the 10 minutes to the Student Activity Center.

Breakfast in the Blanton Museum of Art
7:15 – 8:00 a.m.

Our morning at the Museum – including breakfast and a keynote speaker – are proudly sponsored by

(Un)Documenting Migrations: On the Making of Art as Documentation
in the Rapoport Auditorium across the walkway from the museum
8:15 – 9:15 a.m. 

Enjoy the Blanton Museum of Art and the newly opened Ellsworth Kelly ‘Austin’
9:15 – 10:00 a.m.

A Discussion with Mariam Ghani, international artist, writer, filmmaker and daughter to current Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in an exclusive interview by NPR Correspondent John Burnett
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
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Back at the AT&T Conference Center:

Contemporary Diplomacy and the Arts: Forging and Sustaining Impactful Institutional Partnerships between the United States and Cuba
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Lunch and Annual Meeting for the International Council of Fine Arts Deans
12:45 – 2:00 p.m.
Including the association’s election of officers and directors

Three Concurrent Sessions:

Leadership Through Influence
2:15 – 3:15 p.m.

The Opportunities and Challenges of Online Education in Creative Disciplines  
2:15 – 3:15 p.m.

Conversation with our International Guests
2:15 – 3:15 p.m.

Break
3:15 – 3:30 p.m.
proudly sponsored by

Arts Immersion Tours on the Campus of UT Austin
3:45 – 6:00 p.m.

Closing Reception
in the courtyard at the AT&T Conference Center
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
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Saturday, October 5, 2019

Board of Directors Meeting with Committee Chairpersons
8:30 – 11:00 a.m.