The Canadian Conference of the Arts
Canada's National Forum for the Arts and Cultural Community

Canadian Conference of the Arts

A Conversation with Alain Pineau

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 - 7:45 am to 9:00 am
BCIT Downtown Campus - Room 860
555 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada



Alain Pineau, National Director of the Canadian Conference of the Arts, will talk to the Arts, Culture, and Heritage Forum of the Downtown Vancouver Association about the role of the Canadian Conference and the future of arts, culture, and heritage in Canada.

Alain Pineau Alain Pineau spent 34 years of his life with the CBC as radio journalist, Managing Editor of French Radio Network News, Regional Director, and Vice-President of Planning and Regulatory Affairs. He launched and managed Galaxie, CBCís highly successful for-profit pay audio service for nine years. He has an MA from Oxford University and completed studies in public administration at the University of Public Administration in Montreal. Alain has been on the Board of the Governor Generalís Performing Arts Awards Foundation since 1992 and served for many years on the Board of Opera Lyra Ottawa.

With the arrival of a new federal government, it is an opportune time for leaders in the arts, cultural, and business community to gather and consult on short and long term strategies to ensure the interests of arts and cultural communities become and remain part of the public discourse and political agenda.

The Canadian Conference of the Arts is meeting with artists and cultural leaders across Canada to obtain their perspectives and ideas. We invite you to meet the National Director of Canada's Forum for the Arts and Cultural Community and express your ideas and opinions.