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MAS Summit for NYC 10/17 and 10/18 - Watch Live


The Municipal Arts Society (MAS) will host a two-day summit on October 17 and 18 featuring 105 speakers and 40 sessions revolving around the theme of Innovation and Leadership. NYC MAS hopes to build a globally competitive city with innovative leaders who strive to be socially, environmentally, and economically resilient. You can join in on Twitter and by watching the free live-stream.

The sessions featuring speakers and panel discussions throughout both days promise to be both inspiring and informative. A number of sessions will touch on the topic of culture including a session on Creative Investing in Communities: Strategies for Arts Development on Thursday. Fridays program will also include a performance by Battery Dance Company . A full schedule with descriptions and speaker biographies is available on the MAS website,

Over 1,000 people will be attending at Jazz at Lincoln Center on Thursday and Friday, but everyone can participate online. There will be a live stream capturing the entire event on the MAS website at: The program will start at 9AM on both days and will run until roughly 6PM. You can Tweet your questions to @MASNYC or join in the live conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #SummitNYC.

One Percent for Culture will be live tweeting at the event. Follow us @oneforculture

Update: Storify highlights from yesterday's panel on "Strategies for Arts Development."

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