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This public event releases the Otis Report on the Creative Economy of the Los Angeles Region, "Unleashing L.A.'s Creative Potential." Dr. Nancy D. Sidhu, V.P. and Chief Economist for the Kyser Center for Economic Research of the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) presents the report's new findings and 5-year employment projection. Speakers include Sir Ken Robinson, author and creativity expert, and Laura Zucker, executive director, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, with a discussion moderated by Frances Anderton, host of KCRW's DnA: Design & Architecture and producer of To the Point.

This public event will release the Otis Report on the Creative Economy of the Los Angeles Region.  This year's program-called "Unleashing L.A.'s Creative Potential," will include a presentation by Dr. Nancy D. Sidhu, V.P. and Chief Economist for the Kyser Center for Economic Research of the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) on the report's new findings and 5-year employment projection.  A panel discussion and Q&A will follow with top business, philanthropic, and art and design leaders. Confirmed speakers include Sir Ken Robinson, author and creativity expert, and Laura Zucker, executive director, Los Angeles County Arts Commission.  Frances Anderton, host of KCRW's DnA: Design & Architecture and producer of To the Point, will be the moderator.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009
7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 to10 a.m. Program--"Unleashing L.A.'s Creative Economy"

Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza Downtown
251 South Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Fee: $20 (until Oct. 31); $40 (after Oct. 31)
Otis Patrons Circle members at $1,000 plus level and all Otis alumni receive two complimentary tickets.

For early reservations, event questions, or Patrons Circle inquiries, please contact Heather Schraeder, Director of Special Events, at 310/665-6858 or hschraeder@otis.edu.

For event sponsorships, please contact Beth Wooster, Corporate Relations Manager, at 310/665-6855 or bwooster@otis.edu.

2009 Event Sponsors:

Matell Logo  DCA Logo

California Community Foundation

Image: Our Distinguished Panel 2009
                                    Our Distinguished Panel, 2008


 Image: Robert Eckert, Samuel Hoi, and Roger Wyett
(l to r) Chairman & CEO of Mattel, Robert Eckert, Otis President Samuel Hoi,
and OtisTrustee & President and CEO, Hurley International, Roger Wyett