Wolf Trap Hosts Virginia Imagination Conversation

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Thought leaders in education, technology, arts, and media sectors to share insights on closing the imagination and creativity gaps

Who:    Wolf Trap President and CEO Terrence Jones will moderate a dynamic panel discussion featuring:

  •     Sanju Bansal, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Microstrategy
  •     Jeffrey Brown, Senior Correspondent, PBS
  •     Dr. Mark Ginsberg, Dean, College of Education and Human Development, George Mason University
  •     Elizabeth Streb, Action Architect, Chairman of STREB, Inc., Artistic Director of The Streb Lab for Action Mechanics

What:    The Virginia Imagination Conversation, an initiative in partnership with the Lincoln Center Institute, will convene leaders from a cross section of industries to shed light on the topic of imagination and ways to encourage and foster critical and creative thinking in our schools, communities and work places.

When: Wednesday, October 19, 2011, 8:15 – 10:30 a.m.

  •     8:15 - 9 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast, music by the Wolf Trap Jazz Trio
  •     9 - 10:30 a.m. Imagination Conversation Program

Where:     Center for Education at Wolf Trap
     1645 Trap Road
     Vienna, VA 22182

Why:     Imagination, creativity and innovation are crucial as America competes globally. Lincoln Center launched the Imagination Conversation program to encourage discussions among government, business and cultural leaders on these important topics. Findings and action items from the Virginia Conversation will contribute to a national discussion in Washington D.C. in 2012.

Please R.S.V.P. to Melissa Chotiner at melissac(at)wolftrap(dot)org or 703-255-4096. Space is limited. Registration is required.

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