Theater and Dance Professor Lynne Conner will give a keynote address for the Resources and Innovations in the Americas conference at the University of Toulouse’s International Institute of the Americas Oct. 15. The conference brings together scholars from around the world to discuss the changing dynamics of innovation in the sciences, health, social welfare, and cultural/arts spheres. Conner, a noted expert on the arts industry in the United States, has been invited to share material from her recent book Audience Engagement and the Role of Arts Talk in the Digital Era.