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The Creativity Conference @ Genesee Community College

Join our Think Tank Creatives as we explore...

DESIGN THINKING

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 (8:15 am - 4 pm)

Genesee Community College
Batavia Campus / Conable Technology Building

Keynote Speaker: Sandra Turner, CEO of Viggi Kids

 

To reach their potential, the 21st Century workforce needs the ability to think and solve problems creatively – to be innovative. The third annual Creativity Conference features hands-on workshops on how to apply design thinking and creative thinking strategies in the areas of Community, Business and Education (K-16). Seats limited! Register today!

2016 Conference Schedule:

9am:      Keynote, Sandra Turner

10am:   

  • Design Thinking in Business
  • Design Thinking Strategies in the Classroom
  • Explore the Design Thinking Process as a Method for Supporting Innovation (part 1)
  • Creative Approaches to Learning

11am:   

  • Teaching Innovation Using Experimentation
  • Design Exploration in Motion
  • Creativity: A Catalyst for Overall Growth
  • Explore the Design Thinking Process as a Method for Supporting Innovation (part 2)
  • Divergent & Convergent Thinking:  Basic CPS Application for Every Discipline

12noon:               LUNCH

1pm:     

  • Personal Reinvention (part 1)
  • Options Thinking:  Expanding Opportunities & Solutions
  • Teaching Creative Thinking Skills in Any Curriculum Area (part 1)
  • Comedic Construction: Training Students to Think Funny
  • Design: A Creative Interaction with Needs

2pm:     

  • Personal Reinvention (part 2)
  • Creative Potential of Social Media as a Marketing Tool for Growth
  • Teaching Creative Thinking Skills in Any Curriculum Area (part 2)
  • Tools for Unlock Creative Thinking for Students Who Do Not Believe They are Creative
  • Multi-cultural Journaling & Storyboards to Reach Higher-order Thinking Skills

3pm:      Wrap up

 

To read more about the Creativity Conference check out our blog. 

Seats are limited! Ready to get creative? Register today!

Cost:

$99 per registrant
$25 per GCC Faculty, Staff, or Student registrant

Prices listed include breakfast, lunch, refreshments and conference materials.