23. - 25. April, 2024 | Athens, GA, USA

2024 Torrance Festival of Ideas

2024 Torrance Festival of Ideas

At the 2024 Torrance Festival of Ideas, we bring together brilliant minds to share their insights, experiences, and wisdom. This is a global online three-day event featuring world-renowned scholars who will present their pioneering ideas on the most important contemporary questions in creativity, learning and education to commemorate 40 years of the legacy of Dr. E. Paul Torrance and the founding of the Torrance Center for Creativity and Talent Development at the University of Georgia.


🔥 Ignite your passion for creativity & learning and expand your horizons at this exciting online event!

🔎 Discover new perspectives through captivating talks and engaging discussions.

🧠 Our diverse lineup of speakers will challenge your thinking and empower you to embrace new ideas.

🔌 Connect with like-minded individuals, expand your network, and be a part of the vibrant community that drives innovation and change.

📆 Mark your calendars, save the date, and get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey of knowledge and inspiration. We can't wait to see you there!


This festival is brought to you by The Torrance Center for Creativity and Talent Development at the University of Georgia, directed and chaired by E. Paul Torrance Professor, Dr. Anna Abraham, and coordinated by Shelley Downs, Outreach Coordinator for the center.


[Note: All times given below should reflect each attendees' time zone, counted from Eastern Timezone]


3
Days
27
Speakers
3
Sponsors
27
Sessions

Speakers

Anna Abraham
Carol Mullen
Carol Mullen
Jaan Aru
Maciej Karwowski
Kerry Chappell
Cyndi Burnett
Michael Anderson
Mariale Hardiman
Todd Lubart
Todd Lubart
Jennifer Katz-Buonincontro
Jennifer Katz-Buonincontro
Andrew Valentine
Andrew Valentine
Elisa Kupers
Thalia Goldstein
Paul Sowden
Paul Sowden
Jane Piirto
Jane Piirto
Pam Burnard
Pam Burnard
Ron Beghetto
Ron Beghetto
Jonathan Plucker
John Baer
John Baer
Danah Henriksen
Denis Dumas
Denis Dumas
Bonnie Cramond
Bonnie Cramond
Matthew Worwood
Guy Claxton
James Kaufman
Peter O' Connor
Peter O' Connor
Mark Runco
Mark Runco

Program

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

The Creativity-Learning Nexus

2024 Torrance Festival of Ideas

Anna Abraham

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Measuring and developing creativity in educational contexts

2024 Torrance Festival of Ideas

Todd Lubart

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Creative Articulation: The Most Overlooked Aspect of the Creative Process

2024 Torrance Festival of Ideas

Jonathan Plucker

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Posthuman Possibilities for Pluralising Creativities

2024 Torrance Festival of Ideas

Pam Burnard

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Creating Ruptions for Alternative Educational Futures

2024 Torrance Festival of Ideas

Kerry Chappell

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

How Creativity Works: Making Creativity real in your classroom, school or organization

2024 Torrance Festival of Ideas

Michael Anderson

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Creativity as an Enhancement to Prosocial Motivation

2024 Torrance Festival of Ideas

Jennifer Katz-Buonincontro

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

There’s No Such Thing as Creativity, & Why This Should Matter to Anyone Teaching Creative Thinking

2024 Torrance Festival of Ideas

John Baer

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Working Towards a Pedagogy of Surprise

2024 Torrance Festival of Ideas

Peter O' Connor

Sponsors

Inspiration-Level ($1000)

Exhibitors

The Torrance Center for Creativity & Talent Development
The Torrance Center for Creativity & Talent Development
Creative Explorers Camp (CEC)
Creative Explorers Camp (CEC)
Torrance Center Summer Institute (TCSI)
Torrance Center Summer Institute (TCSI)

Contact The Torrance Center

Event date:
23. April - 25. April, 2024
Event location:
Organizer:
The Torrance Center for Creativity & Talent Development Aderhold Hall, 110 Carlton St., Athens, GA 30602 Athens [email protected]
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