Cultural Summit

Cultural Summit Embracing Inclusivity + Resilience - A Path Forward

Embracing Inclusivity + Resilience — A Path Forward

The Cultural Summit is a conference designed to bring together creative and cultural leaders from across the Lower Mainland to explore current trends, ideas and themes in arts, culture and heritage. The 2022 Summit launched with an exciting Arts Night showcasing dynamic live performances, engaging dialogue and delicious food. The full day Summit was held the following day and featured keynote addresses, roundtable talks, networking and an immersive live art experience.

2022 Summit Topics

  • Arts and Culture in Community Building
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Engaging Youth in Arts and Culture

Keynote Speakers

  • Andrea Curtis - Executive Director, Vancouver Mural Fest
  • Vishad Deeplaul - Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Lead, City of Burnaby

Roundtable Speakers

  • Jennifer Hayes - Professional Musician, Educator & Consultant
  • Sheena Jardine-Olade - Cultural Equity & Accessibility Planner, City of Vancouver
  • Lindy Sisson - Freelance Arts Consultant