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Meet your #aac15conf presenters!

The best part of any conference is the people you meet along the way - conversations that inspire surprising ideas and reenergize your mission. We love growing the annual conference schedule each year and watching as leaders from across the world come together to push forward new topics and consider challenging questions in our field. 

The list of participants keeps growing, but here are a few of the folks you will meet this year in Providence!


Ben Cameron, Program Director for the Arts at the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, supervises a grants program supporting organizations and artists in multiple presenting fields. He continues to teach a guest seminar every year at the Yale School of Drama. As part of this year's Performing Arts Track, Ben leads a conversation on what it means to deeply invest in individual artists.
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The Laundromat Project amplifies the creativity that already exists in communities by bringing socially engaged art, artists, and programming into New York's laundromats and everyday spaces. Executive Director, Kemi Ilesanmi explores how we take an honest look at who we are serving and how to effectively foster creative equity within our own organizations and beyond.
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Shey Rivera, believes in the importance of unjuried and uncensored spaces for creating art. As the Director of Programs at AS220 - one of Providence's most active creative hubs - she puts this conviction into action every day. Shey will share perspectives on fostering community-engaged creative practice and navigating complex relationships between artists, organizations, and diverse publics.
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When you place arts at the table with land-use, transportation, economic development, education and the environment, there are endless valuable possibilities. Jason Schupbach, Director of Design Programs for the National Endowment for the Arts, along with other funders, will discuss projects transforming rural and urban spaces and explore next directions in creative placemaking.
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Registration is open! Don't miss a chance to have first pick of tours, sessions and the board track at this year's 2015 Alliance of Artists Communities' Annual Conference, October 13-16 in Providence, Rhode Island!

You can register and read more here