Billed as ‘Part conference, part festival, all arts’ the 2016 Artlands conference themes of regeneration, connectedness and emergence will hear from high profile speakers from academia and practice, including A/Prof Mark McMillan on First Nations people and the development of governance structures and nation building using cultural authority; Prof Ruth Renschler on the ‘Stats & Stories’ project with Regional Arts Australia; CEP of New Art Exchange, Skinder Hundal about a twenty year arts led urban recovery program in Nottingham,UK. Other speakers and panellists include: Wesley Enoch, Director of the Sydney Festival, Lindy Hume, Artistic Director of Opera Queensland, and Clive Parkinson, Director of Arts for Health, Manchester Metropolitan University. UK.
Location: Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre, Dubbo, New South Wales
Dates: 27 -30 October 2016