Why You Should Encourage Creativity Outside of Work Dan Maloney, CEO & Co-founder, Tailwind
Companies cut off creativity too often without realizing it. Let's explore why it's so important to avoid that at all costs.
Creating, Inventing, and Startups Taylor Wilson, Applied Nuclear Physicist
From the TED 2013 stage to ours, Taylor Wilson shares his vision for new global energy solutions. Although Taylor is now five years older, at age 14 was the youngest person to have ever produced nuclear fusion. He is also a 2012 Thiel Fellowship recipient, requiring him to not attend college for two years while working on his entrepreneurial ideas.
Creativity in Higher Education–an Oxymoron? Brigitte Steinheider, Associate Professor, University of Oklahoma—Tulsa
Higher education often does not prepare students to be creative or work in teams. Organizations, however, need creative employees working together to implement innovations to stay competitive. In this talk, I will show how creativity in graduate education can enhance the learning process, engage students, and improve their teamwork skills, and how these experiences transfer to their workplace.
Snapshot: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Niki Ciccotelli Stewart, Director of Education and Exhibitions, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Two years ago, a new museum opened in Bentonville, Arkansas, based on the belief that great art is for everyone and learning is a lifelong endeavor. To date, more than one million guests have already discovered Crystal Bridges’ art and library collections, innovative architecture, and winding trails. Join us to learn more about the Museum and its’ unwavering commitment to learning and engagement.