Join us and our guest speakers for a stimulating conversation around the state and future of creativity.
Professional Development Session
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Bus Stop Theater
2203 Gottingen Street, Halifax
1:30 pm -5 pm
Andrew Robinson B.Sc. (AGR.)
President & Master Grower
Andrew is the founder of Robinson's Cannabis. He is responsible for overall business operations and horticultural management. Andrew has a long time interest in cannabis and has developed considerable expertise in cannabis-focused plant science. His proprietary growing techniques, along with his leadership and passion to build a successful cannabis company drives our team forward.
The three guys who make up Sickboy – Jeremie Saunders, Taylor Macgillivary and Brian Stever – are hilarious, ridiculously insightful and determined to break down the stigmas associated with illness and disease. Taking the lead from Jeremie’s life long battle with Cystic Fibrosis, they help people understand that sometimes the best way to deal with illness, disease and life is simply to laugh – delivered through one of the top-rated podcasts in the country.
VP, Creative Technology at Current Studios
Since expanding augmented reality shop Current Studios from Halifax to Brooklyn in 2016, Steve has driven the creative evolution of the company, expanding it to experiential design, AI, and connected interactivity. The studio has become known for industry first creative experiences, winning at Cannes and featured in Engadget, AdAge, and FastCompany.
Freelance Creative Director
Since graduating from the Ontario College of Art, Marissa Mastenbroek has two decades of agency experience at some of Canada’s best and largest agencies, some of them twice. She's helped build big brands like Dove, Tide and Toyota and little acronyms like KFC, IBM and RBC. She's been a guest lecturer and teacher at the Ontario College of Art and Humber College. Her work has been awarded locally and internationally in Cannes, Communication Arts, Archive and the Clios. She was part of the 2018 ICE Awards jury.