Today’s computer can replicate all sorts of logical and information processing tasks but they cannot reproduce the imaginative thought processes of human brain. Thus, information and logic are cheap, creative thinking is priceless – Chris Griffiths, CEO ThinkBuzan and author of Grasp the Solution.
The E. Paul Torrance International Roundtable on Creative Thinking aims to refresh the work and legacy of Dr Torrance internationally especially among today’s crop of creativity enthusiasts, push the boundary of knowledge on creative thinking as well as increase knowledge sharing within creative thinking sub fields. The maiden edition of the Torrance roundtable took place in Istanbul, Turkey in 2015 – and has remained a significant feature of the KIE conference ever since. The Torrance roundtable has examined a number of topics over the past four years including: ‘Marking the 105 Birthday of the contemporary Father of Modern Creativity: E. Paul Torrance’ (Dubai, UAE, 2019), ‘Can We Teach Creative Thinking‘ (Prague, Czech Republlic, 2018), ‘Fostering Creative Thinking in K-16 Education‘ (Philadelphia, USA, 2017), ‘Need of Creativity in K-16 Education’ (Berlin, Germany, 2016), and 100th years anniversary of the birth of E. Paul Torrance – 8 October 1915-12 July 2003′ (Istanbul, Turkey, 2015).