Initiatives in Art & Culture (IAC) has announced the agenda for its seventh annual Gold Conference titled ‘Creativity, Community & Collaboration’, taking place from April 26-28, 2017.
Highlights of the event include a talk on ‘Transforming Retail’ with Andrea Hansen, founder of LuxeIntelligence; Jim Tuttle, founder and president of Green Lake Jewelry Works and Mickey Alam Khan, founder and editor in chief of Luxury Daily.
David Mills, director of communications and marketing at the Goldsmiths’ Company, will also be travelling to the event to deliver a talk on ‘Heritage, Traditional Methods, and New World Education: Goldsmith’s Hall and Goldsmith’s Center – Bringing Jewelers Into the 21st Century’.
The IAC Gold Conference is sponsored by Signet Jewelers, Richline Group Ltd., Hoover & Strong, AU Enterprises, Freeman’s, the Society of North American Goldsmiths, Republic Metals Corp., and Unleashed.
The conference will take place at The Graduate Center at the City University of New York (365 Fifth Ave.). Alongside a packed programme of speakers, two private cocktail receptions and viewings will be hosted for conference attendees.
Initiatives in Art & Culture president, Lisa Koenigsberg, commented: “Each year, Initiatives in Art & Culture takes a 360-degree approach to the consideration of gold in keeping with our cross-disciplinary approach. We are delighted to work with the leading figures from throughout the world to present comprehensive information from the historical, to the predictive, to that which captures the here and now.
“In the Seventh Annual Gold Conference, we address the ‘Magic of Gold.’ Throughout the ages to this very day, this material has had an extraordinary impact on our culture, our economy, and our creativity. The 15 presentations offered at this event by some of the most interesting and authorative individuals in their fields explores that power and how they see it changing our future.”
Those interested in attending can register at https://iacgold2017.eventbrite.com.