About the Conference

The Culture of Convergence

Halifax, January 21 to the 24, 2015!

A four-day gathering of Canada’s national presenting and touring sector, the conference is an opportunity to reconnect with your colleagues and make new connections from coast to coast to coast. With more than 250 presenters, agents, managers, artists and other performing arts professionals in attendance, participants can expect new networking opportunities, informative sessions and peer meetings as well as nightly theatre, music and dance performances and showcases throughout the city.

The 27th Annual CAPACOA Conference takes place in Halifax, NS from January 21 to 24, 2015 at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel. Celebrating The Culture of Convergence, the event features keynote speaker Richard Evans and an intimate 'Artist Voice' interview with Natalie MacMaster. This is the first time the conference will take place in Halifax and just the second time it will have been on the East Coast in the association’s history.

Keynote: Richard Evans

Richard Evans is the President of EmcArts, where he directs program design, research, and strategic partnerships that place a particular emphasis on innovation, adaptive organization change, and effective ways that the arts and culture field can respond to the demands of a new era.

Artist Voice: Natalie MacMaster

Award winning Cape Breton musician, Natalie MacMaster, began her fiddling career at 16 when she released her debut album, Four on the Floor. Her musical venture now spans over three decades, completing 11 albums, performing thousands of shows and collaborating with a multitude of world renowned artists.


Minister Greetings 

The Honourable Shelly Glover

The Honourable Rob Moore

The Honourable Michel P. Samson

The Honourable Tony Ince 



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