Workshops and Presentations

Inga speaks at national and regional conferences focused on performing arts, marketing and research. She facilitates a variety of planning sessions and board retreats, and designs and implements community consultations and conversations. Each keynote, presentation, workshop and consultation process is tailored to the participants’ specific situation, needs and interests.

2017

  1. November 15-18: Ottawa – CAPACOA national conference/Digital Innovation Council for the Performing Arts
  2. October 23-24: Pictou, NS – deCoste Performing Arts Centre (consulting)
  3. October 18-20: Halifax, NS – Creative City Network Summit – Presentation: Radical Transparency and Public Consultation: How we stopped worrying and started building our #ArtsFuture Together
  4. October 14-15: Whitehorse, YT –  Marketing Workshop
  5. August 31: Ottawa, ON – Web Conversation: What’s Your Digital Project? – Part 2
  6. July 12: Ottawa, ON – Web Conversation: What’s Your Digital Project? (with CAPACOA)
  7. July 10-11: Pictou, NS – deCoste Performing Arts Centre (consulting)
  8. July: Ottawa, ON – various client consultations and working sessions
  9. May 10-12: Pictou, NS – deCoste Performing Arts Centre (consulting)
  10. March 13: Ottawa, ON – Webinar Recording: Digital Innovation in the Performing Arts
  11. February 16 – 20: Vancouver, BC – Talking Stick Festival – Industry Series (attendee)
  12. January: Victoria, BC – CRD Arts Service

2016

  1. November: Montreal, QC – CAPACOA @ CINARS – How to develop new business models in a digital world.
  2. November: Victoria, BC – CRD Arts Service: Community engagement and consultations to develop Arts Plan Implementation Strategies
  3. October: Haliburton, ON – SPARC Symposium, Keynote “Growing your rural performing arts eco-system” (original research completed  Oct 2016)  and three workshops: Mentorship, Assessing & Fine-tuning your Rural Marketing System, Managing your online web presence to build local audiences and attract tourists
  4. October: Ottawa, ON – Co-facilitate digital exploration and evolve key messages for Arts Day on the Hill re: Canadian Heritage’s Canadian Content in a Digital World consultation.
  5. October: Saskatoon, SK – OSAC Showcase. Professional development workshops on marketing and mentorship
  6. September 18 – 25: Victoria, BC – CRD Arts Service: Community engagement and consultations to develop Arts Plan Implementation Strategies – Ten community workshops and outreach
  7. June 29 to July 3: Iqaluit, NU – Alianait Arts Festival (attendee)
  8. June: Victoria, BC – CRD Arts Service: Community engagement and consultations to develop Arts Plan Implementation Strategies
  9. June: Whitehorse, YT – Magnetic North Theatre Festival
  10. May: Dawson City, YT  (Part 2: marketing / training / fund development)
  11. May: Ottawa, ON – AOE Arts Council professional development series:
    • Breakthrough Marketing: Connecting Audiences and Art;
    • Building Your Audience Through Online Marketing
  12. April: Dawson City, YT  (Part 1: marketing / training / fund development)
  13. March: Yellowknife, NWT (NACC mentorship program)
  14. March: Fredericton, NB (Community Stakeholder presentation and workshop)
  15. January: Moncton, NB (Capitol Theatre)
  16. January: City of Temiskaming Shores, ON – South Temiskaming Cultural Sustainability Project, Cultural Roundtable facilitation and presentations

2015

  1. December: Moncton, NB  (strategic marketing planning)
  2. November: Ottawa, ON – CAPACOA National Conference – Session on Launching Digitizing the Performing Arts Working Group: Digital Innovation Council Nov 26 @ 8 am
  3. November: Whitehorse, YT – Sharing Our Stories: Developing Cultural Tourism in First Nations Communities Conference (attendee)
  4. November: Yarmouth, NS – Nova Scotia Music Week – Domestic Buyers Summit professional development day
  5. October: Kelowna, BC – Creative City Network Summit – Workshop & Presentation
  6. October: Wells, BC – Northern Exposure arts conference – Facilitation & Presentations
  7. September: Kitchener, ON – Impact 15 (attendee)
  8. August: Halifax, NS – The Talk @ Prismatic Festival – Focus on the ongoing development of the Indigenous Performance Network. (attendee)
  9. August: Moncton, NB (strategic marketing planning)
  10. July: Dawson City, YT (strategic planning)
  11. June: Ottawa, ON – Canadian Public Arts Funders (CPAF) – Presentation on Communicating the Value of Public Arts Funding
  12. April: Whitehorse, YT – Tourism Industry Association of the Yukon (TIAY) – Presentation and workshop for arts and culture community (April23_workshopPromo Description in PDF)
  13. April: Whitehorse, YT – Wilderness Tourism Association of the Yukon (WTAY) – “Business-first: Building and Managing an Effective Online Presence” (full day)
  14. April: Dawson City, YT –  TIAY’s Spring Conference (“Cultural Tourism: Unleashing Yukon’s Potential” presentation and “Integrated Web Presence: Managing and Increasing Your Online Footprint” workshop)
  15. March: Regina, SK – On Performing: An Arts Symposium (Keynote: “Co-creating a Culture of Place”)
  16. March: Regina, SK – Marketing Research and Intelligence Association (MRIA Prairie chapter) – “Research for change: The challenges and opportunities in measuring impact of performing arts for Canadians”
  17. January: Halifax, NS – CAPACOA National Conference: “Breaking the Fifth Wall: Digitizing the Performing Arts”

2014

  1. Whitehorse, YT – Yukon Arts Presenters Summit (Keynote, Marketing workshop)
  2. Haliburton, ON – SPARC Network Summit (Summit facilitation)
  3. Webinar – Making better decisions: The Dos and Don’ts of Research in the Arts – Atlantic Presenters Association/Ontario Presents
  4. Midland, ON – A community conversation: Building a resilient arts milieu in Midland
  5. Ottawa, ON – CITT board retreat (half day workshop)
  6. St. John’s, NL – Atlantic Presenters Association – Professional development: “Making better decisions: How to turn arts data into action” (1.5 day workshop)
  7. Haliburton, ON – SPARC: Symposium for Performing Arts in Rural Communities (Keynote)
  8. Iqaluit, NU – A community conversation: Vibrant communities fueled by the performing arts
  9. Audience development: A road map for engaged audiences and vibrant communities (full day workshop)
  10. Performing Arts for All: Utopia or Destiny? – Atlantic Presenters Association (public presentation)
    • Charlottetown, PEI
    • Halifax, NS
    • St. John’s, NL
  11. London, ON – London Arts Council and partners
  12. Boston, MASS – Northeastern University:  The Value of Presenting: Arts data and research in North America (presentation and workshop)
  13. Toronto, ON – CAPACOA
    • From ‘The Value of Presenting’ to ‘Values–Based’ Presenting (Panel moderator)
  14. New York, NY – American Performing Arts Presenters (APAP | NYC)
    • The Value of Presenting: A Landmark Canadian Study
    • Increased Connectivity: Threat or Opportunity? A Canadian Perspective

2013 

  1. Kitchener, ON – Ontario Contact
  2. Ottawa, ON – Storytellers of Canada
  3. Ottawa, ON – Magnetic North: Canada’s Theatre Festival
    • Highlights from the Value of Presenting study
  4. Ottawa, ON – Canadian Public Arts Funders/Canada Council for the Arts
    • Presentation: The Value of Presenting: A Study of Performing Arts Presentation
  5. Ottawa, ON – Creative City Network Summit 2013
  6. Ottawa, ON – MarCom Professional Development Conference P2P session
    • Research as a Tool for Change
  7. Ottawa, ON – Marketing Research and Intelligence Association (MRIA) Ottawa Chapter
    • Tools for Change: Participatory research methods reveal the value of performing arts
  8. Saskatoon, SK – Saskatchewan Arts Board
    • Audiences and Communities: The Values and Benefits of Performing Arts Presentation
  9. Ottawa, ON – National Network Meeting of Regional Presenting Networks/CAPACOA
    • Reflections on Learnings and Outcomes of Value of Presenting Study
  10. Vancouver, BC – Pacific Contact
  11. Toronto, ON – CAPACOA Conference (workshops)
    • Presenters, Partners and Communities: Co–creating a Culture of Place  (3 hours)
    • Live Performing Arts in 2020: Will We Be Ready? (2 hours)
    • Performing Arts for All: Public Engagement and the Presenting Sector (2 hours)

2012

  • Webinars
    • Changing Demographic and Values, Attitudes and Believes Towards Performing Arts Presenting
    • Charting a Way Forward: Highlights of Findings from the Value of Presenting Study
    • Charting a Way Forward: A Webinar for Arts Funders
    • Highlights of Findings on Presenting in Rural and Northern Communities
  • Charting a Way Forward: Making the Case for the Value of Performing Arts Presentation in Canada  (half-day workshops)
    • Vancouver, BC – BC Touring Council
    • Virden, MB – Manitoba Showcase
    • Fredericton, NB – Contact East
    • London, ON –  Rendez–Vous 2012, Canadian Institute for Theatre Technology (CITT)
  • Victoria, BC – Creative City Network Summit 2012
  • Winnipeg, MB – Marketing Research and Intelligence Association (MRIA) Prairie Chapter Action Research: From project design to actionable insights in arts and culture.
  • Ottawa, ON – National Network Meeting of Regional Presenting Networks/CAPACOA  Highlights from the Interim Report of Findings (Year 1)

2011

  • Workshops on exploration of value of performing arts presentation
    • Toronto, ON – CAPACOA Annual Conference
    • Whitehorse, YK – Breakout West
    • Edmonton, AB – Alberta Showcase
    • Niagara Falls, ON – Ontario Council of Folk Festival, Annual Conference
    • Summerside, PEI – Contact East, Atlantic Presenters Association
    • Calgary, AB – Calgary Arts Development, Arts Champion Congress
    • Kitchener, ON – IMPACT 11 Festival and Conference, Facilitate “Building Alliances” panels and discussions
  • Ottawa, ON – National Network Meeting of Regional Presenting Networks/CAPACOA
    • Value of Presenting study
  • Yellowknife, NWT – Storytellers of Canada
    • Communications Master Class: How to shine the light on storytelling and storytellers (full day)

Presenter at Marketing Research and Intelligence Association (MRIA) National Conference in Winnipeg (2008) and MARCOM for public and not-for-profit sector marketers and communicators in Ottawa (2005, 2006, 2008, 2013)

Presenter at professional meetings and in Ottawa-based post-secondary institutions on research and marketing practice. (2003 to present)