This year’s Global Exchange conference will bring together nearly 300 world leaders and influencers to advance the power of “Art for Good” in meeting the critical challenges facing our world. This year’s Global Exchange will focus on critical and topical themes: Art and Conflict, Art and the Environment, and the importance of philanthropy in the arts in activating meaningful solutions at these intersections.
The conference will feature addresses from Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations; and David Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group.Additional distinguished speakers include President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee David Miliband; Pakistani journalist and two-time Academy Award–winning filmmaker and activist Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy; Italian tenor and founder of the Andrea Bocelli Foundation Andrea Bocelli; New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu; Yemen’s first female rapper and women’s rights activist Amani Yahya; British film, television, and theater director Stephen Daldry; NPR’s Morning Edition host Renee Montagne; architect Thomas Heatherwick; Deputy Administrator of NASA Dava Newman; NASA astronaut Piers Sellers; visual artist Justin Guariglia; MIT Media Lab Director Joi Ito; MIT professor and renowned composer Tod Machover; photographer Donna Ferrato; combat photographer and researcher Pete Muller; Japanese contemporary artist Tatsuo Miyajima; Executive Director, David Geffen Hall Campaign at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Vin Cipolla; President of Inter-American Development Bank Luis Alberto Moreno; and film and television producer and founder of FilmAid International Caroline Baron.
Award-winning journalist, Stephanie Sy will do Facebook Live interviews with the speakers throughout the day long conference.
Friday, September 16th, 2016, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Via the website: LincolnCenter.org/Video/Page/LiveStreams
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Via the hashtag: #ARTFORGOOD
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