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 Meta4 works to develop capacity and build on achievement.
 We assist organizations in a variety of ways to enhance their
 profile, refine their messages and strengthen processes,
 policies and programs.

Board governance
Board Boost
Organizational reviews
Program development

Partnership development

Speeches and presentations

February 2006, Aslite, Xin-Yi Store, Taiwan
Host: National Digital Archives Program, Taiwan

International Workshop: Applications and Management of Digital Cultural Assets on a Global Scale.

Katherine Watson spoke on Cultural Portals: Gateways to a Global Commons

November 2005, National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Canada
Governor General's Performing Arts Awards

Barbara Laskin presented Peter Boneham, 2005 winner of the Governor General's Performing Arts Award for lifetime artistic achievement, onstage at the NAC.

June 2005, Aichi, Japan
Host: Department of Canadian Heritage

International Roundtable at Cultural New Media Days, Canadian Pavilion, Expo 2005, Cultural Portals: New Challenges and Good Practices

Katherine Watson presented an analysis of an international survey of cultural portals, with recommendations.

May 2004, Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester, UK
Host: Arts Council England

Interdisciplinary Touring Network Forum Event

Katherine Watson spoke on: Emerging Practice - A Canadian Perspective and participated in an advisory session on artists' use of broadband for performance and touring.

October 2002, Banff, Alberta, Canada
Host: Banff Centre for the Arts

Bridges II: Human Centred Interface Project

Katherine Watson was an invited respondent for the art and science collaboration session.

April 2000, Hull, Québec, Canada
Host: Cultural Industries, Department of Canadian Heritage

Departmental meeting

Katherine Watson spoke on Government Initiatives in the Creative Industries in the UK

March, 1998, University College, Bretton Hall, UK
Host: Dance UK and the Arts Council England

The Greenhouse Effect: The Art and Science of Nurturing Dance Makers

Katherine Watson spoke on Dance and New Technologies.

June 1997, Paris, France

UNESCO Conference on the Status of the Artist

Katherine Watson was a member of the Canadian Delegation and addressed issues surrounding emerging artists and new technologies.

March 1997, London, UK

Dance UK meeting

Katherine Watson was the invited speaker and presented recent changes in and the new structure of the Canadian Association of Professional Dance Organizations (CAPDO).

October 1995, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Canadian Arts Presenting Association (CAPACOA) Annual Conference

Katherine Watson participated in a panel discussing Performing Art and New Technologies

1996-2002, Canada Dance Festival, Ottawa, Canada

Speeches at opening and closing night ceremonies to welcome dignitaries and artists, and thank sponsors.



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