Contact: Andrea Hanstein, Director of Campus Communications
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FULLERTON COLLEGE AND ARTS ORANGE COUNTY HOSTING FUTURES CONFERENCE
As part of its year-long Centennial celebration, Fullerton College is presenting a one-day Futures Conference on Friday, January 31, 2014 in the Campus Theatre. The event will feature guest speakers, performance artists, and interactive experiences designed to explore visions for the future. Presented in association with Arts Orange County, the nonprofit countywide arts council, the Centennial Futures Conference is intended to help attendees discover new ideas and ways of thinking, to interact with other participants in informal social networking, and to engage them in stimulating discussions. Tickets are available for $50 per person, which includes continental breakfast, lunch, and a post-conference reception. An early bird rate of $25 is available through Wednesday, January 15.
Participants include James Mayer, CEO of California Forward; Dr. Brian Kennedy, President of the Buck Institute on Aging; Greg Trimarche, President and Chairman of Clean Tech OC; Martha Montoya, Founder & CEO, Los Kitos Produce and Farms; Alan Tericciano, composer of “Music for House Plants;” and Dan Goods, an artist who serves as Visual Strategist for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Additionally, there will be a presentation by Travis Sims, Education and Technical Trainer at RED Digital Cameras, who will offer attendees a unique hands-on opportunity to interact with what is arguably the gold standard in filmmaking technology today – and manufactured in Orange County.
About Fullerton College
Fullerton College offers its students a comprehensive academic experience, in a real college setting. Founded in 1913, Fullerton College is the oldest community college in continuous operation in California. The college enrolls in excess of 24,000 students. There are 315 full-time faculty and approximately 480 adjunct faculty, who are supported by 285 classified employees and 43 managers. Dr. Rajen Vurdien is the President.
About Arts Orange County
Arts Orange County is the leader in building appreciation of, participation in and support for the arts and arts education in Orange County. An independent nonprofit organization founded in 1995, it is the officially-designated local arts agency and state-local partner for the County of Orange. It offers the SparkOC.com arts calendar website, the annual Imagination Celebration countywide festival of arts for children and families and Dia del Nino in Santa Ana, and the annual Orange County Arts Awards and Creative Edge Lecture. Additionally, Arts Orange County serves as a consultant and project manager to dozens of clients locally and statewide. For more information: artsoc.org.
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