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The Creativity Conversation - A two day symposium

Mon Jun 11, 2007 00:00 - Thu May 03, 2007

The Creativity Conversation
A two day symposium exploring creativity

11th and 12th June 2007
Institute Of Creative Technologies
De Montfort University.

Creativity is a fundamental human attribute, critical to cultural and economic well-being yet it is still mysterious in many ways. This symposium brings together leading thinkers together with delegates from varied backgrounds to consider some key questions:

∑ What is creativity?
∑ How can technology help us to understand creativity?
∑ What part can technology play in the creative process?
∑ What can creativity research offer industry?
∑ What can researchers learn from commercial creative practice?
∑ How can industry and academia collaborate to further our understanding of creativity?

The Speakers

∑ Prof. Margaret Boden - Sussex University

∑ Giles Lane - Director of Proboscis

∑ Prof. Richard Coyne - Edinburgh University

∑ Dr. Claudia Eckert - Cambridge University Engineering Design Centre

∑ Frank Boyd - Founder of Unexpected Media

Around these speakers will be a number of workshops based in a variety of disciplines designed to promote discussion and engage delegates with the core questions of creativity.

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Thom Corah