The Kollaboration EMPOWER Creative Leadership Conference
Saturday November 4, 2017 - 9AM-7PM
Japanese American National Museum (Little Tokyo)
The Kollaboration EMPOWER Conference is an event where aspiring Asian Americans of all ages and professions gather to learn directly from some of the community’s most inspirational professionals. At EMPOWER, attendees will be able to explore a variety of creative career paths, industries, and best practices to apply to making their dreams a reality. This unique experience will bridge communities, generations, industries, and innovative minds.
EXCITING SPEAKERS & PANELS
Learn from Asian American leaders and professionals at the top of their game. Topics and focus areas include new media, music, screenwriting, the relationship between arts & activism, switching careers, and more!
ENGAGING INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS
Gain new skills and insight from hands-on workshops led by industry experts covering the arts of storytelling, improvisation, auditioning, and production.
INSPIRING MENTORSHIP OFFICE HOURS
Take the opportunity to engage with inspiring leaders from the community in a small and intimate group setting.
9:00 AM - Morning Keynote Session - Keynote Speaker (Brad Jenkins)
9:40 AM - PANELS & WORKSHOPS SESSION 1 - Filmmakers Panel / Acting Panel
11:00 AM - PANELS & WORKSHOPS SESSION 2 - Screenwriting Panel / Music Panel
12:00 PM - LUNCH BREAK
1:00 PM - PANELS & WORKSHOPS SESSION 3 - Community Panel / Improv Workshop
2:20 PM - PANELS & WORKSHOPS SESSION 4 - MultiHyphenates Panel / Casting Workshop
3:40 PM - PANELS & WORKSHOPS SESSION 5 - Power Players Panel / Resume Workshop
5:00 PM - Afternoon Keynote Session - Keynote Panel (Jon M. Chu, Kulap Vilaysack, Dave Gonzalez, & Moez Shivji)
Post-Conference Mixer - Network & Mingle at Seoul Sausage
2017 EMPOWER Speakers & Panelists
Stay tuned for more speaker announcements!
Announcing the 2017 EMPOWER Scholarship
New for 2017, Kollaboration is offering scholarships for a limited number of young Asian American Creatives to attend EMPOWER for free! Learn more and apply by clicking the button below