Creative Economy Summit 2015 --- Ep. 1 Keynote Presentation
This is the full opening session from this year's Creative Economy Summit which was held May 15, 2015, at Greenfield Community College (GCC). It includes opening remarks by GCC President Dr. Robert Pura, Franklin County Community Development Corporation (FCCDC) Business Development Director Amy Shapiro, and Economic Development Council of Western Mass Vice President Ann Burke. Afterwards, keynote speaker Executive Director of Massachusetts Digital Games Institute Tim Loew is introduced by Assistant Secretary of Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Katie Stebbins. Mr. Loew's presentation focuses on collaborations among academia, state government, and industry that are aimed at fostering the growth of the innovation economy and can be applied across creative industries.