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January 14, 2019

Forte Festival of Creativity: Idea Accelerator Meetings

Start Time: January 14, 2019 4:30pm
End Time: January 15, 2019 5:30pm

Creativity describes an emergent capability to bring something new into existence–an idea, an object, an event, a performance or a process–that has value for the creator and others.  “Open Table” ABOUT THE THEME: A table is an object that takes on a symbolic dimension in culture, representing anything from a piece of furniture to a “meeting place” that invites people to come together and share. It is a symbol of connectivity that is varied in form, too, an open space, a place for bringing things together (people for a discussion, a data set, a list of elements, the contents of a book), a place for exchanges of all sorts and a space for sharing from ideas to food to stories and spirited conversations.  “Idea Accelerator Meetings,” Mon., Jan. 14 (Hill House, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.) & Tue., Jan. 15 (Reynolds Hall, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.) Faculty, students & student groups are invited to pitch ideas for presentations they wish to offer at these times.

Individuals needing disability-related accommodations during this event should contact the host department or Disability Support Services (205.665.6250, DSS@montevallo.edu) as early as possible. Efforts will be made to accommodate all access requests regardless of timing, but the University cannot guarantee that requests made with less than one week’s notice can be met.