Presentation Title: Because We're All Stars, Baby!
Bio: River Laker, born and educated in England, majored in Literary Studies, Contemporary Art, Film and Religion, before moving to the US to study Counseling Psychology. Currently living in Roanoke, VA, and employed in cultural development for Roanoke Public Libraries, Laker has previously worked as a minister, teacher and failed door-to-door salesman. He specializes in the creation, development and marketing of cultural experiences that are accessible, engaging, substantial and popular. He enjoys 6 month experiments, and is an honorary member of ELF (Earth Liberation Front).