The 2018 conference takes place May 31 - June 2, 2018 in Houston, TX hosted by the University of Houston and the University of Houston - Downtown.

Featured Speakers

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Rick Lowe

Project Row Houses
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Lauren Anderson

Houston Ballet
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Tamika Evans

Project Row Houses
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Perryn Leech

Houston Grand Opera
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Marci Dallas

Executive Director
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Shannon Buggs

Culture Works Greater Houston
Chief Commons Director
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Sixto Wagan

Center for Art and Social Engagement
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Ten Eyck Swackhamer

Alley Theatre
General Manager


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John Abodeely

Houston Arts Alliance
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Dr. Jean Brody

Drexel University
Director, Arts Administration Online, Drexel University
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WoongJo Chang

Hongik University
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Joan Channick

Yale School of Drama
Chair, Theater Management
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Antonio C. Cuyler

Florida State University (FSU)
Associate Professor of Arts Administration & Coordinator of the MA...
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Ceci Dadisman

Cardinal + Company
Arts Marketing Consultant
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Andrew Davis

University of Houston
Dean, Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts
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Douglas DeNatale

Boston University Arts Administration Program
Associate Professor of the Practice / Program Director
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David Edelman

Shenandoah University
Professor and Director of Performing Arts Leadership and Management 
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Linda Essig

Arizona State University

Quanice Floyd

Arts Education in Maryland Schools
Executive Director
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Dr. DoVeanna Fulton

University of Houston - Downtown
Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
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Eureka Gillkey

Project Row Houses
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Julie Goodman

Drexel University
Associate Professor, Department Head
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Maria Guralnik

Purchase College, SUNY
Assistant Professor of Practice in Arts Management
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Kathryn Heidemann

Carnegie Mellon University
Assistant Dean of Arts & Entertainment Management
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Sherri Helwig

University of Toronto Scarborough / and / Queen's University
President, Canadian Association of Arts Administration Educators...
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Patrick Kelsey

Savannah College of Art and Design

Ian King

University of the Arts, London
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Sherburne Laughlin

American University
Hurst Professor

Keith D. Lee

Independent Artist, Researcher, and Consultant
Nonprofit and Arts Management Consultant
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Kevin Maifeld

Seattle University
Professor & Director
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David McGraw

Elon University
Program Coordinator, Arts Administration
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Drew McManus

Venture Industries Online
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Rebekah Elizabeth Moore

Northeastern University
Graduate Program Coordinator
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Anthony Radich

Executive Director
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Erica Bondarev Rapach

American University/The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
Adjunct Faculty/Acting Executive Director
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Andrew Recinos

Tessitura Network
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Anthony Rhine

Florida State University
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Alan Salzenstein

DePaul University
Director/Professor, Performing Arts Management / Arts Leadership
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Helen Santoro


Yoshiko Sato

Showa University of Music / Japan Foundation for Regional Art-Activities
Dr. Yoshiko Sato
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Annick Schramme

University of Antwerp
University Professor
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Rachel Shane

University of Kentucky
Chair, Department of Arts Administration
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Armen Shaomian

MEIEA / University of South Carolina
President / Associate Professor

Kyoko Takenami

Showa University of Music
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Andrew Taylor

American University
Associate Professor of Arts Management
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Sun man Tseng

The Education University of Hong Kong
Adjunct Professor
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Ximena Varela

Director, Arts Management Program at American University
President, Association of Arts Administration Educators
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Julie Voelker-Morris

University of Oregon
Senior Instructor II/Career Services Director Faculty Fellow, Common...
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Jason White

College of Charleston
Assistant Professor of Arts Management & Arts Entrepreneurship
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Crystal YIngling

University of Southern California
Doctoral Student