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Alberta Future Summit 2002

prepared for Alberta Economic Development

the assignment

    • The Future Summit was a several-month-long, province-wide public consultation on Alberta’s future. Pentacle Productions produced the following communications materials for the project:
      - a print and online workbook used to gather Albertans’ opinions
      - an information package for delegates to the Future Summit conference
      - a 170-page final report and a 12-page summary of this report
      - the project team’s submission for the 2003 Premier’s Award of Excellence (We won gold!)
    • Most of the above-listed materials are accessible on the Future Summit website at www.futuresummit.com.

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intended audience

    • government officials
    • the public

graphic design

    • Government of Albert Public Affairs Bureau
    • Artsmith Communications

process

    • consultation with government staff responsible for administering the project
    • development of an appropriate structure for the various project materials
    • collaboration with data analysts and facilitators to develop content
    • liaison with graphic designers to develop publication formats that would make the information easy to find and use
    • liaison with production committees, advisory committees and external reviewers who approved the content, format and style through numerous drafts
    • development of a style sheet