2016 GIA Conference
Saint Paul, MN   October 16–19
A Confluence of People, Cultures, and Ideas

Conference Schedule at a Glance

NOTE: Schedule is subject to change. Check back for updates.

Sunday, October 16

8:00 am
8:00 am
Single Day Preconferences:
  • • Building Equity in Support for Individual Artists
  • • Access to a Lifetime of Arts Education: Every Child, Every Adult
9:30 am
9:30 am
Special Event:
  • Minneapolis Art and Culture Tours
6:00 pm
6:00 pm
Newcomers Reception
7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Opening Reception

Monday, October 17

8:00 am
8:00 am
Breakfast Plenary:
IDEA LAB with Sarah Bellamy, Mohamed Farah, and John Davis
10:00 am
10:00 am
Breakout Sessions
12:00 pm
12:00 pm
Luncheon Plenary:
Keynote by Rev. Starsky Wilson
Performance by Tish Jones
2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Breakout Sessions
3:45 pm
3:45 pm
Breakout Sessions
6:30 pm
6:30 pm
No-host Dine-Arounds

Tuesday, October 18

8:00 am
8:00 am
Breakfast Plenary:
IDEA LAB with Oskar Ly, Rhiana Yazzie, and Amanda Lovelee
10:00 am
10:00 am
Breakout Sessions
12:00 pm
12:00 pm
Luncheon Plenary:
Keynote by Kevin Kling
2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Off-site Sessions
5:30 pm
5:30 pm
Special Event: A Celebration on the Mississippi River

Wednesday, October 19

9:00 am
9:00 am
Breakfast Plenary
Keynote/Performance by The Steeles
~11:00 am
~11:00 am
Conference ends