International Symposium: Interdisciplinary Collaborations for InnovationDette arrangementet er gjennomført
Dato & tid
06.12.2018 09:00 — 06.12.2018 17:30
Free, but registration is required. Includes lunch.
Sted: Knut Knaus auditorium, Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design, Møllendalsveien 61
International Symposium: Interdisciplinary Collaborations for Innovation
A one-day international symposium to unravel the mystery around interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation.
Hosted by the Centre for the Science of Learning & Technology (SLATE) in the dynamic ambiance of the new Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design at UiB, the day will include keynotes, discussion, presentations and debates enabling participants to learn, reflect, and contribute to the development of this important new multidisciplinary research area.
The Interdisciplinary Centre for the Science of Learning & Technology (SLATE), a national competence and research centre which contributes to international research and national competence development on the use of data and data approaches in understanding education and lifetime learning.
Michela Magas is an innovation catalyst who bridges the worlds of science and art, design and technology, and academic research and industry, with a track record of over 20 years of innovation. She is an advisor to both the European Commission and the G7 Leaders in the area of Innovation, Artificial Intelligence and Creative Industries. In 2017 she was awarded European Woman Innovator of the Year and in 2016 she was presented with an Innovation Luminary Award for Creative Innovation.
Vlad Glăveanu is Associate Professor and Dept. Head of Psychology and Counsellingat Webster University Geneva, Associate Professor II at UiB, and Director of the Webster Center for Creativity and Innovation (WCCI). His work, published in over 150 papers, chapters and books, focuses on creativity, imagination, culture, collaboration, and societal challenges. He received in 2018 the Berlyne Award from the American Psychological Association for outstanding early career contributions to the field of aesthetics, creativity, and the arts.
Mark Runco earned his PhD in Cognitive Psychology from the Claremont Graduate School. His research has focused on creativity since that time. He has published approximately 300 articles, chapters, and books on creativity. Dr. Runco is Founding Editor of the Creativity Research Journal, which has been published since 1989, and in 2015 he founded two new journals (Business Creativity and the Creative Economy, and the Journal of Genius and Eminence).
Dr. Runco co-edited two editions of the Encyclopedia of Creativity (1999, 2011). Probably for this reason he has been quoted by the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek (cover story), US News and World Report, Oprah, Women’s Health, Psychology Today, The New York Times, and National Public Radio. His textbook, Creativity: Research, development, and practice (Academic Press) has been translated into 10 languages. Third editions of both the Encyclopedia of Creativity and the Creativity textbook are under contract.
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