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.


đŸ”„ 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.


To ensure that people from across the world are able to access this free online festival, all talks will be recorded and made available for viewing to all registered attendees for 3 months after the festival.


[Note: All times given below should reflect each attendee's time zone, counted from Eastern Timezone. You must join event for time zone to update accurately.]

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28
Rečníkov
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Sponzori
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Program

9:00 dopoludnia - 10:00 dopoludnia

The Creativity-Learning Nexus

2024 Torrance Festival of Ideas

Anna Abraham

10:00 dopoludnia - 11:00 dopoludnia

Measuring and developing creativity in educational contexts

2024 Torrance Festival of Ideas

Todd Lubart

11:00 dopoludnia - 12:00 popoludnĂ­

*CANCELED* Creative Articulation: The Most Overlooked Aspect of the Creative Process

2024 Torrance Festival of Ideas

Jonathan Plucker

12:00 popoludnĂ­ - 1:00 popoludnĂ­

Re-visioning posthumanist transdisciplinary creativities and pedagogies: New directions

2024 Torrance Festival of Ideas

Pam Burnard

1:00 popoludnĂ­ - 2:00 popoludnĂ­

Creating Ruptions for Alternative Educational Futures

2024 Torrance Festival of Ideas

Kerry Chappell

2:00 popoludnĂ­ - 3:00 popoludnĂ­

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

2024 Torrance Festival of Ideas

Michael Anderson

3:00 popoludnĂ­ - 4:00 popoludnĂ­

Creativity as an Enhancement to Prosocial Motivation

2024 Torrance Festival of Ideas

Jennifer Katz-Buonincontro

4:00 popoludnĂ­ - 5:00 popoludnĂ­

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 popoludnĂ­ - 6:00 popoludnĂ­

Working Towards a Pedagogy of Surprise

2024 Torrance Festival of Ideas

Peter O' Connor

6:00 popoludnĂ­ - 7:00 popoludnĂ­

Panel Discussion: Exploring and Expanding the Work of E.Paul Torrance

2024 Torrance Festival of Ideas

Bonnie Cramond

Rečníci

Anna Abraham
E. Paul Torrance Professor and Director of the Torrance Center for Creativity and Talent Development University of Georgia
Michael Anderson
Professor of Creativity and Arts Education in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences The University of Sydney
Jaan Aru
Associate Professor University of Tartu
John Baer
John Baer
Professor Rider University
Ron Beghetto
Ron Beghetto
Pinnacle West Presidential Chair and Professor Arizona State University
Pam Burnard
Pam Burnard
Professor University of Cambridge
Cyndi Burnett
Vice President Curiosity 2 Create
Kerry Chappell
Associate Professor in the School of Education University of Exeter, UK
Guy Claxton
Visiting Professor King's College, London
Bonnie Cramond
Bonnie Cramond
Professor Emerita University of Georgia
Denis Dumas
Denis Dumas
Associate Professor of Educational Psychology University of Georgia
Thalia Goldstein
Associate Professor and Director of Applied Developmental Psychology George Mason University
Mariale Hardiman
Professor Emerita Johns Hopkins University
Danah Henriksen
Associate Professor Arizona State University
Maciej Karwowski
Professor of Psychology and Chair of the Creative Behavior Lab University of WrocƂaw, Poland
Jennifer Katz-Buonincontro
Jennifer Katz-Buonincontro
Professor Drexel University
James Kaufman
Professor of Educational Psychology University of Connecticut
Elisa Kupers
Associate Professor and Chair of Expertise Centre Interactions in Diverse Classrooms University of Groningen
Todd Lubart
Todd Lubart
Professor of Psychology Université Paris Cité
Carol Mullen
Carol Mullen
Professor of Educational Leadership Virginia Tech
Peter O' Connor
Peter O' Connor
Professor and Director Centre for Arts and Social Transformation (CAST) at the University of Auckland
Jane Piirto
Jane Piirto
Professor Emerita Ashland University
Jonathan Plucker
Professor Johns Hopkins University
Mark Runco
Mark Runco
Director Southern Oregon University
Paul Sowden
Paul Sowden
Professor University of Winchester, UK
Andrew Valentine
Andrew Valentine
Teaching Fellow University of Melbourne, Australia
Matthew Worwood
Scholar-Practitioner University of Connecticut
Ruth Richards
Ruth Richards
Professor Emerita Saybrook University

Sponzori

Exhibitors

Torrance Center
Torrance Center
Creative Explorers Camp
Creative Explorers Camp
Torrance Center Summer Institute (TCSI)
Torrance Center Summer Institute (TCSI)

Contact The Torrance Center

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