At the successful 4th World Summit on Arts and Culture, held last year in Johannesburg, with 40% of the speakers being African, African Colours is encouraging African keynote speakers, panellists and presenters of case studies to participate in the next Summit.
The theme of the 5th Summit is Creative Intersections and it will be held in Melbourne, Australia from 3-6 October 2011. Speaker proposals are due on Friday 10th September 2010. For more information, visit www.artsummit.org.
African Colours is also inviting African Cultural Policy Experts to register with the Connect-CP Database. The database links cultural policy experts and identifies experts for conferences and paid consultancy work. There are currently about 800 profiles from around the world, including 65 from Africa. To register, visit www.connectcp.org