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EC3 Creativity Week Program

EC3 MIC Conference Program


The European Collaborative Creativity Conference (EC3joins the 2nd Webster Creativity Week, organized by the Webster Center of Creativity and Innovation (WCCI), and the 3rd MIC Conference organized by the Marconi Institute for Creativity under a collaborative framework for the advancement of theory, research, and practice in creativity studies. 

EC3 is dedicated to ‘The future of potential in creativity research’, a topic that integrates individual and sociocultural reflections and has important conceptual and practical implications. The conference invites contributions from researchers, professionals, and students interested in creativity and innovation across domains. 



The event will take place between


17-19 of June at Webster University in Geneva, Switzerland



20-22 of June at the Marconi Institute for Creativity in Bologna, Italy 

Invited speakers (list to be updated):

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)


General EC3 Co-chairs:

Dr. Vlad Glaveanu (Webster University Geneva, Switzerland)

Prof. Giovanni Corazza (University of Bologna, Italy)

Technical Chair: Dr. Sergio Agnoli (Marconi Institute for Creativity, Italy)


Download the call for Contributions 


The 2nd Webster Creativity Week aims to bring together world leading ex- perts 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

Submit by email at wcci@webster.ch a max 250 words description of an idea or que- stion you would like to pitch for an idea incubators along with contributors’ details. Pitches involve 5 min presentations follo- wed by discussion. Incubator sessions will group 3-4 related pitches and involve both contributors and the audience.

More info at the Creativity Week webpage.







 EC3 Important dates (Updated!)

– Abstract submission: February 28 March 15
– Acceptance notice: March 30 April 5
– Early registration: April 15

Please click here for Registration options and fees







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 

• Neurological substrates of creativity
• Innovation in brain mapping methodologies

• Brain stimulation for creativity
• Neuroscientific models for creative thinking 


Creativity in Psychology and Education 

• Human creativity and methodologies

• Theoretical aspects of creativity
• Evaluation processes
• Ideation processes 

• Genius, creativity and talent

• Creativity and emotions
• Creativity and development

• Creative education methods 


Creativity in Design and Engineering 

• Future studies
• Problem solving
• Mathematical aspects of creativity

• Artificial creativity
• Intuitive machines
• Complex systems
• Discovery and invention
• Design methodologies 


Creativity in Economic and Social Sciences 

• Creativity and fashion
• Creativity and society
• Social creativity
• Innovation in economy and business

• Cultural and creative industry 

• Human resources development

• Innovation networks
• Information society trends


Submit by email at info@mic-conference.org a max 2-pages long abstract following the abstract template. Clearly identify the abstract’s area of interest.


DOWNLOAD the abstract template



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