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What does it take to make 8th Symposium a Grand Success?

Council for Creative Education in collaboration with the University of Jyväskylä coming up with a Creative Conference was simply a brilliant thought! UN’s World Creativity and Innovation Day was celebrated in most unique way possible by CCE Finland. A conference without any exaggeration was a long awaited event in itself. It was very effective, successful and productive event.

But what does it take to make such an event a huge success….here are few statistics:

  1. Presentations and Panel discussions from 28 Researchers across 15 Nationalities

  2. Registrations for the conference viewership from more than 82 Countries

  3. We had 25000+ unique viewers ,educators and researchers across Five Continents

  4. Total 1800+ Person Hours by Conference Organizers

  5. 2900+ messages and chats replied

  6. Over 25000 visitors on website

  7. Over 1000 views every hour

  8. 91530 Watch Minutes

  9. 98% Likes

Much was discussed in this conference on celebrating creativity in such changing times. This conference did set a stage for engaging educators and parents who took comfort in conversing and expressing their thoughts about creativity in new normal. Each country is now playing a very significant role in online education – especially an overnight migration from classroom to online platform! CCE Finland’s 8th Symposium provided valuable insights to this new era of education.

List of speakers and panelist are highly respected professionals and it’s exceptional to see such diversity and expertise of panel – we owe the success and turnout to each one of you….

  1. Keynote address: Dr. Andreas Schleicher OECD PISA Director General

  2. Keynote address: Prof. Pekka Neittaanmäki – UNESCO Chair, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

  3. Keynote address: Dr. Stéphan Vincent-Lancrin, Senior Analyst and Deputy Head, Directorate for Education and Skills, OECD

  4. Dr. Jim Friedman, Chief Steward, World Creativity & Innovation Week

  5. Dr. Kristof Fenyvesi Researcher of STEAM Education, University of Jyväskylä

  6. Dr. K S Sameera Simha (India), Silicon Academy of Secondary Education, India

  7. Prof. Eero Ropo (Finland), Faculty of Education, Tampere University

In addition, schools associated with CCE Finland i.e. The Academy School (Pune, India) and Silicon Academy of Secondary Education (Bangalore, India) presented their creativity in new normal. Icing on the cake was – enriching panel discussions and presentations from panelist of Italy, Greece, Japan, Turkey, Egypt, India to name a few.

Entire logistics seemed smooth – thanks to wonderful team of CCE Finland. It was a well organized, well balanced conference with topical agenda. We express our gratitude to everyone from University of Jyväskyl to our esteemed Speakers, Panelist and to the organizing team for taking calls and addressing concerns from paper submission to presentation recording. Looking forward to 9th Symposium soon!

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