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Workforce Development in Arts and Culture Roundtable

ArtworksTO: Skills for a Creative Future presents Workforce Development in Arts and Culture Roundtable hosted at OCAD University. This full day hybrid event will bring together leaders from across Canada working in workforce development to share work integrated  models, share insights, learnings and best practices for the arts and culture sector.  

Date: September 16, 2022  

Time: 9:30am- 2:30pm

Location: OCADU

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9:30 am


light breakfast will be provided.

9:50 am 

Panel 1: Centering equity, diversity and inclusion in workforce development  in the arts & culture sector. 

Duration: 1.5 hrs 

Moderated by: Cole Forrest


  • Kadon Douglas , Executive Director BIPOC TV & Film 
  • Sean Lee, Director of Programming at Tangled Arts 
  • Angie Aranda, Manager, Neighborhood Arts Network




 *Lunch will be provided to all registrants



  •  Prem Gill - CEO, Creative BC
  •  Katyanna Yee, Creative Pathways Program Lead



Panel 2:  Building cohesive workforce development pathways in the arts and and culture sector.


  • Biju Pappachan, POV FILM    
  • Annalie Bonda - Executive Director, The Remix Project     ‚Äč
  • Melanie Nepinak Hadley, Warner Access Canada 
  • Evan Tapper, OCADU

 Moderated by: Adriana Beemans, Metcalf Foundation

2:10 pm  Closing remarks


ArtWorksTO is a partnership between Toronto Arts Foundation's Neighbourhood Arts Network (NAN), City of Toronto, The Remix Project, and Ontario College of Art & Design University (OCAD U).