Building Creative Cities: How cities are competing to attract the world?s most talented and creative people and the businesses that wish to hire them.
April 13th 6:00pm
East Common Room, Hart House
Greg Reed will share insights into the battle between cities around the world for talented people and the strategies employed to attract those people. Ajay Agrawal will provide a state-of-the-union on the heated scholarly debate over the economic importance of the so-called Creative Class.
Greg Reed is President and CEO of Dundee Wealth Bank, is a Director of the Council for Business and the Arts in Canada, and has agreed to volunteer as special advisor to Mayor David Miller on culture and enterprise.
Ajay Agrawal is the Peter Munk Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Rotman School of Management where he teaches a course on Competition and Strategy in Creative Industries.
Added by hhjr on April 3, 2006