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Michelle T. Boone, Chief Program and Civic Engagement Officer, Navy Pier — Chicago

Michelle T. Boone, Program and Civic Engagement Officer at Navy Pier Inc., talks about changing Chicagoans´ perceptions of the Pier through creative placemaking, her role in harnessing community arts and the significance of the district within the city.

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Dongyu Gan, Director, Board of Genesis Culture Foundation — Beijing

Dongyu Gan, Director, Board of Genesis Culture Foundation, talks about the origins and philosophy of the Genesis Beijing complex; designing cultural programming and community development in harmony with the landscape; and inviting Prof Michael Sandel to launch their grand mission.

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Kingsley Jayasekera, Marketing and Customer Experience Director, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority — Hong Kong

Kingsley Jayasekera, Director, Marketing and Customer Experience of West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, reveals how to create inviting, personalised experiences in one of the largest cultural projects in the world.

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Claire Spencer, CEO, Arts Centre Melbourne — Melbourne

Claire Spencer, CEO, Arts Centre Melbourne discusses how she's engaged a new generation of Melbournians, international inspiration and the challenges with brutalist architecture.

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Stephanie Fortunato, Director, Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, City of Providence — Providence

Stephanie Fortunato, Director, Department of Art, Culture + Tourism at City of Providence, discusses engaging the city´s culturally diverse communities through PVDFest, supporting artists through tax incentives and Providence´s first plan for public art.

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Jason Bruges, Founder and Artist, Jason Bruges Studio — London

Jason Bruges, artist and founder of Jason Bruges Studio, talks about making creative work on an architectural scale, changes in public art commissioning and the playful future he envisions for cities through AI and robotic technology.

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