Fostering the Creative City
The Cultural Alliance is delighted to present Carol Coletta, President of CEOs for Cities, a national cross-sector network of urban leaders dedicated to building and sustaining the next generation of great American cities. Carol will be joined by the Mt Auburn Associate consultant for the Milwaukee Regional Creative Economy Project, Michael Kane.
Carol is a highly sought after speaker on the success formula for cities and creative communities. In 2008 she was named one of the 50 most important urban experts by a leading European think tank and recently was named the recipient of the Lambda Alpha International 2009 International Journalism Award for her work with CEOs for Cities. For more information on Carol and her work, please go to CEOS for Cities. Here’s a connection to Carol’s excellent monograph, “Fostering the Creative City“.
Michael Kane, principal of Mt Auburn Associates, has been a practitioner as well as a researcher in the community and economic development field for more than 25 years. He specializes in regional creative economies, economic development planning, and sector analysis and organizing. Starting in 1999, Mt. Auburn has been the economic development leader in understanding and planning the creative economy. In fact, their first study was prior to Richard Florida publishing ‘Rise of the Creative Class’ and this study helped influence Florida’s work.
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MATC (corner of 6th and State Streets)
Main Campus Building
Milwaukee Conference Center Room M605