Creative people can fashion something beautiful, something meaningful, out of nothing. A power like that deserves to be recognized and celebrated.
Join us and our guest speakers for a stimulating conversation around the state and future of creativity.
Professional Development Session
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
1:30pm – 5pm
Bus Stop Theatre
2203 Gottingen Street, Halifax
ANDREW ROBINSON B.SC. (AGR.) – President & Master Grower. Andrew is the founder of Robinson’s Cannabis. He is responsible for overall business operations and horticultural management. Andrew has a long time interest in cannabis and has developed considerable expertise in cannabis-focused plant science. His proprietary growing techniques, along with his leadership and passion to build a successful cannabis company drives our team forward.
JEREMIE SAUNDERS – Founder of Sick Boy Podcast. Jeremie is a multi award winning professional actor and yoga instructor who happens to live with a genetic lung disease called Cystic Fibrosis. He is an advocate for grabbing life by the balls and never letting go. He is married to a super babe of a wife named Bryde, and they own a big goofy dog named Bigby.
STEPHEN MARTELL – VP, Creative Technology at Current Studios. Since expanding augmented reality shop Current Studios from Halifax to Brooklyn in 2016, Steve has driven the creative evolution of the company, expanding it to experiential design, AI, and connected interactivity. The studio has become known for industry first creative experiences, winning at Cannes and featured in Engadget, AdAge, and FastCompany.
CHRIS BERGERON – Experience & Content VP, Cossette. Chris has been exploring the arts of storytelling and engagement for over 15 years first as a journalist, an editor, a creative director and a strategist. Her mission is often to act as a bridge between social, media, creative and PR assets to build compelling brand stories and engaging activations. She’s overseen national and international content and social campaigns for McDonald’s Canada, Tourisme Montreal, Liberté, Nordstrom Rack, Adidas and L’Oréal Paris. At Cossette, she leads a team of digital and social media creatives that are able to produce engaging campaigns across all channels. She also sits on Cossette’s “Collective”, a 5 person task force tasked to push the agency’s creative to new heights.