CEC SUMMIT AGENDA
SEPTEMBER 14, 2023
Doors Open 9:20 AM
Registration & Continental Breakfast
10 AM- 11 AM: Creative Economy 2030: Conversation And Outlook On The Rise Of The Creative Economy Post Pandemic. How do we continue to promote the creative economy, as it has become a sector of growing social, political, and economic importance, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development?
11:15 AM-12 PM: Creative Tech: AI + Web 3.0 + the Metaverse
Panelists discuss using innovative digital technologies such as Web 3.0, AI, and the Metaverse through education, monetization, regulations, and intellectual property, engaging with your target audience in the virtual space, and more!
12:15 PM - 1 PM Lunch with the screening of Echoing Green short film: Unwavering: The Power of Black Innovation
1 PM - Remarks from LaToya Foster, Director, Office of Cable, Television and Entertainment
1:15 PM-2 PM: Funding Disruption!
Creative entrepreneurs are looking for funders that understand the unique business model they bring. These panelists are funded through nontraditional streams, and here is why.
2 PM - SNACK
2:15 PM-3 PM: Demystifying Grants with DC, MD, and VA Government
3:15 PM-4:00 PM: Fireside Chat on Creative Empowerment