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"VII Living Expressions" International Seminar




11:00 - 11:30 am
Registration & Networking

11:30 – 11:45 am
Opening Remarks:
Dr. Mark Langevin - Brazil Initiative's Director and Professor, The George Washington University

Performance:                                                                                                                        Fabio Gomes – Brazil Africa Social Institute – ISBA (Pernambuco/ Brazil)

11:45 am – 12:15 pm                                                                                                              Panel 1 – Education for Diversity, Culture and Sustainability : Market and Dissemination

Speakers:                                                                                                                              Mario Mazzilli – General Manager, CPFL Culture
Prof. Dale Byan – Director for Caribbean Studies, Brooklyn College, CUNY
Dr. Fabio Cesnik – CEO at CQS ADV

Moderator:                                                                                                                                Ana Paula Jones, Executive Director, Raizes da Tradição Institute

12:15 – 12:45 pm
Panel 2 –Performing Arts Beyond Culturural Living Expressions - New Bussinesses between Brazil and the U.S.- Opportunities and Concerns                                                      

Speakers:                                                                                                                                  Ana Paula Jones, Executive Director, Raizes da Tradição Institute
Paula Abreu – New York Summer Stage
Robin VanLear – Director of Community Arts Department – The Cleveland Museun of Art
Mario Garcia Durham - President of the Directory of APAP (*To be confirmed)

Moderator:                                                                                                                            Livia Lopes, Brazil Initiative's Assistant and Scholar, The George Washington University

12:45 – 1:15 pm
Cultural Living Expressions: Creative Economy and Cultural Heritage in Brazil               Keynote Speaker: 
Dr. Sérgio Henrique Sá Leitão Filho – Brazil's Minister of Culture

1:15 – 1:30 pm
Closing Remarks

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