EC3 / Creativity Week

The European Collaborative Creativity Conference (EC3) joins the 2nd Webster Creativity Week (17-19 June, Geneva), organized by the Webster Center of Creativity and Innovation (WCCI), and the 3rd MIC Conference (20-22 June, Bologna) organized by the Marconi Institute for Creativity under a collaborative framework for the advancement of theory, research, and practice in creativity studies.

The 2019 EC3 is dedicated to ‘Incubating the Future’, a topic that integrates individual and sociocultural reflections and has important conceptual and practical implications.

Invited speakers include:
Prof. James C. Kaufman (University of Connecticut, USA)
Prof. Roni Reiter-Palmon (University of Nebraska, USA)
Dr. Mathias Benedek (University of Graz, Austria)
Dr. Lambros Malafouris (University of Oxford, UK)

June 17-19, Webster University, Geneva, Switzerland

The 2nd Webster Creativity Week aims to bring together world leading experts and practitioners in order to foster dialogues that advance the state of the art in creativity and innovation, as well as disseminating findings and best practices to a wide audience from Geneva, from Switzerland, and from abroad.

The Creativity Week includes a network of events – idea incubators, workshops, panel discussions, and keynotes – all of them open to the general public. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

-Creativity and Innovation for Society
-Individual and Sociocultural Approaches
-Fostering Creativity and Innovation

A short version of the Program can be downloaded here and a long version (Full program), including abstracts and contributor bios here.

The Program at a glance is available here.

The event in Geneva is free and open to the general public but we require pre-registration. You can find the pre-registration form for workshops and panel discussions plus keynote sessions here.

The venue of the event is the LLC Commons Room, Webster University Geneva, 15 Route de Collex, 1293 Bellevue, Geneva, Switzerland.

June 20-22, Marconi Institute for Creativity, Bologna, Italy

The 3rd MIC Conference aims to bring together multidisciplinary researchers, scientists, educators from all over the world to present their views, results, open issues about all aspects related to the science of Creativity and Creative Thinking.

The conference invites contributions from researchers and scientists interested in creativity and innovation across domains. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

-Creativity in Neuroscience
-Creativity in Psychology and Education
-Creativity in Design and Engineering
-Creativity in Economic and Social Sciences

Please find more information about the Bologna segment of the conference on the MIC EC3 website.

The scientific program in Bologna can be found here.

General EC3 Co-Chairs

Vlad P. Glaveanu
Webster University Geneva, Switzerland Webster Center for Creativity & Innovation
Giovanni E. Corazza
University of Bologna, Italy Marconi Institute for Creativity

Technical Program Chair
Sergio Agnoli
Marconi Institute for Creativity

Important dates
– Abstract submission: 28 February
– Acceptance notice: 30 March
– Early registration: 15 April

Call for contributions

To register for the event in Geneva, Bologna or both, please follow this link: