We received the following bulletin from the City of Vancouver that may be of interest to you all: CREATIVE PLACES + SPACES BURSARY Bursary Application Deadline: July 13, 2009 Conference Dates: October 28 – 30, 2009 The City of Vancouver and Vancouver City Savings Credit Union are pleased to announce a bursary opportunity for up to ten individuals to attend the Creative Places + Spaces: The Collaborative City conference, October 28 to 30, 2009 in Toronto, ON. These bursaries are designed to enable participation in the Creative Places + Spaces conference by Vancouver-based, professional artist / creators, representatives from Vancouver arts / culture organizations and others involved in creative space development.
Creative Places + Spaces is a multi-media, interactive conference designed to inspire, empower, and connect thinkers, policymakers and practitioners working to build vibrant, dynamic, sustainable and creative places. Delegates and speakers together will have the opportunity to hear, see, exchange and practice global perspectives on collaboration and connect them to local opportunities for change. For full conference details and schedule go to: http://www.creativeplacesandspaces.ca/ Conference Schedule: ◦ Wednesday, October 28 – Pre-conference tour and mini Artscape workshop for Vancouver delegates ◦ Thursday, October 29 & Friday, October 30 – Conference Day One & Two What the Bursary Covers: ◦ Full conference registration (includes pre-conference tour, conference proceedings, materials, light breakfasts, luncheons and receptions) ◦ Special mini Artscape workshop for Vancouver participants only ◦ $950 stipend (note: a portion of the stipend ($200) is contingent on participation in a post-conference wrap-up where delegates will be asked to share some of the learning’s from the conference. Details to be announced in the fall.) Bursary Application Guidelines: http://vancouver.ca/creativecity/placesandspaces/index.htm Bursary Application Form: http://vancouver.ca/creativecity/placesandspaces/bursaryform.pdf Inquiries: 604.871.6875 or OCARSVP@vancouver.ca The Creative Places + Spaces Bursary is presented by the City of Vancouver Cultural Services in partnership with Vancouver City Savings Credit Union