Archive for September, 2013
Our President, Derek Woodgate will appear in a new documentary directed by renowned Croatian Director Tomislav Perica (Five Women, Late Lunch, etc.) about the Future of Zagreb, Croatia,
The film will include interviews with leading dignitaries from Zagreb including: Croatian President Ivo Josipovic, writer and academic Predrag Matvejević, Choreographer Milko Sparenblek, award-winning author Julijana Matananović, and Maximo Estupinan Hurtado leader of the Croatian band Cubismo…
Derek’s inclusion is not only due to his role as a internationally renowned futurist, but also because he spent a large part of his life living in Croatia, where he gained his Masters in Political Economics from the University of Zagreb, a city he considers home.
The Future of Creatives: Thriving in a DIY Economy: A FREE Salon/Discussion Monday, September 30, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM (CDT) Austin, TX
How creatives define work and career in the emerging economy is undergoing an undeniably huge sea change. If we’re going to do our ourselves and our children a favor, we need to wrap our brains around and collaborate on new ideas to embrace and surf this change or be overwhelmed by it.
Please join our CEO, Maggie Duval of Learning Innovations in Future Education (LIFE) for a spirited salon this Monday, September 30th, to dialogue on how we tackle this. Her special guests will include Jennifer Bullard and Billy Joe Cain from the Captivate Conference and the Independent Game Developers Association (IGDA), Teri Sperry of Alt.Ed Austin, Ariel Miller of Skybridge Academy and a few surprise guests. The event is FREE and snacks and wine/sparkling water will be provided, but you MUST RSVP at Eventbrite so that we have a good idea of numbers to buy for.
Topics to be explored include:
What constitutes this emerging economy?
What is the “DIY culture?”
Seven careers in one lifetime”: reality or oft-quoted myth
How do I, as a creative, even hope to keep up with the rapid-fire changes in tech development?
How do I remain relevant?
How can I support my child in finding the best educational options that will give them what they need to thrive in this new economy?
Again, this is a FREE event. Please join us for lively and stimulating conversation, wine and refreshments at Skybridge Academy, on their campus at the Stunt Ranch.
Who would enjoy this?
Creatives (artists, writers, musicians, programmers, actors, etc.)
Students who want to have a career (or two plus) in this realm.
Parents who want to help their kids achieve their dream career(s) in the creative industries.
- What constitutes this emerging economy?