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Speakers and Presentations

Inaugural Session

Remarks by Mr. Jehu Wiltshire  Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Creative Economy, Culture and Sports, Barbados
Luis Almagro LemesRemarks by Luis Almagro, OAS Secretary General
Feature Address by Hon. John King, MP, Minister of Creative Economy, Culture and Sports of Barbados

Strengthening the Creative Economy and Culture Sector: Repositioning the Culture Sector to Secure Sustainable Development

Andy Pratt
Professor of Cultural Economy, City, University of London
Keynote Presentation: Understanding and Supporting Innovation in the Cultural and Creative Industries
Carmen Vásquez,
Minister of Culture, Colombia
The Orange Economy Stretegy: The Colombian Experience

Patrick Kabanda,
Author, The Creative Wealth of Nations: Can the Arts Advance Development
Hon. John King, MP,
Minister of Creative Economy, Culture and Sports, Barbados
The Road to Developing a Cultural Policy

Measuring the Culture Sector’s Contribution: Cultural Data and Cultural Satellite Account

Dr. Delva Batista,
CAB Executive Secretary
Organizacion del Convenio Andrés Bello de Integracion Educativa, Cientifica, Tecnolgia y Cultural (CAB) Methodology
Government of Argentina
Developing Cultural Satellite Accounts
Esther Kuisch-Laroche,
Director and Representative, UNESCO Cluster Office in Costa Rica
United Nations Education, Scintific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Guidelines and Indicators for Measuring Culture’s Contribution to Development
Alejandra Hernández Sánchez,
Vice-Minister of Culture and Youth, Costa Rica
Efforts to Strengthen Cultural Satellite Accounts Case Study

Enhancing the Capacity of Businesses and Enterprises in the Creative Economy through Greater Financial and Technical Support

Elder Suchite Vargas,
Minister of Culture and Sports, Guatemala
Enhancing the Capacity of Businesses and Enterprises in the Creative Economy
Carlos Aguilar,
Minister of Culture, Panama
Enhancing the Capacity of Businesses and Enterprises in the Creative Economy
Barbados,
Ministry of Education, Innovation and Technology
Skills for the Future (an IADB project) - Preparing Youth for the Emerging Creative Economy
Carlos Díaz-Rosillo PictureHon. Dr. Carlos Diaz-Rosillo,
Senior Deputy Chairman National Endowment for the Humanities, United States
The Impact of the National Endowment for the Humanities Grants

Safeguarding Cultural Heritage: Developing Inter-Sectoral Linkages for Sustainable Economic Growth

Part 1
La imagen puede contener: 1 personaDr. Jordi Tresserras,
Director of the Laboratory for Heritage and Cultural Tourism of University of Barcelona, Spain
Parameters for Developing Cultural Inter-Sectoral Linkages
Dr. Nancy Duxbury,
University of Coimbra, Portugal
Cultural Mapping a New Tool for Community Engagement and Sustainability
Celia Toppin,
Technical Project Manager, Cultural Heritage Project, OAS Department of Economic Development
Expanding the Economic Potential of Cultural Heritage in the Caribbean
Part 2
Shirley Yda Mozo Mercado,
Director of Cultural Heritage, Minister of Culture, Peru
Innovation and Digital Inclusion: Promoting Citizen  participation  for preservation, registration, protection, dissemination and awareness of historic built heritage in Lima
Dr. Angela Labrador,
Coherit Association LLC.
The Magic of Culture and Digital Technology
Gillian McDaniel,
Senior Director Entertainment Division, Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Jamaica
Planning for Growth, Sustainability and Cultural Heritage Protection

Reports

Ruben Capdevila,
Minister, Executive Secretary, National Secretariat of Culture (SNC) of Paraguay, Chair of the Inter-American Committee of Culture (CIC)

Closing Session

Kim Hurtault-OsborneKim Osborne,
OAS Executive Secretary for Integral Development
Nestor MendezAmbassador Nestor Mendez,
OAS Assistant Secretary General
Hon. John King, MP,
Minister of Creative Economy, Culture and Sports, Barbados