Robert Kelly
  • upcoming events:

    New Book Release - Creative Development: Transforming Education through Design Thinking, Innovation and Invention available in paperback and ebook through Amazon and Chapters-Indigo. ISBN 978-1-55059-668-7

    October 2016 - Tempo: The Manitoba Music Conference - Presentation - Creative Development. Winnipeg, Manitoba (October 21, 2016)

    October 2016 - AMAM (Association of Music Administrators of Manitoba) Annual Conference - Keynote Presentation - Creative Development through Design Thinking and Innovation, Winnipeg, Manitoba (October 20, 2016)

    July 2016 - Inaugural Creative World, Washington, D.C. - July 16th to 30th, 2016. Co-chair of National Creativity Network's Education Re-Invention Design Challenge at Busboys and Poets July 26th and 27th, 2016

    July 2016 - Visiting Scholar - Summer Institute of Creativity in Educational Practice, University of Manitoba, Faculty of Education. July 4th to 8th - EDUB 5220 T02 – CRN: 31697 and EDUB 7340 T04 – CRN: 31698. Winnipeg, Manitoba.

    July, 2016 - Design Thinking for Innovation graduate  program - Beginning of a new cohort in the Interdisciplinary MEd program at the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary. http://werklund.ucalgary.ca/gpe/design-thinking-for-innovation - July 11 to 14, 2016 EDER 679.44 - Creative Design Practice: An Introduction

    June 17th, 2106 - Alberta Chemistry Educators Association - Keynote presentation - Transforming Education through Design Thinking. University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta.

    May 10, 2016 - Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Calgary. Opening Keynote presentation: Creative Development: Transforming Education through Design Thinking, Innovation and Invention. Calgary, Alberta.

    May 7, 2016 - University of New Brunswick Early Childhood Conference, Keynote Presentation - Creative Development. Moncton, New Brunswick.

    November 6, 2015 - Early Childhood Education Association of the Alberta Teachers Association Annual Conference - Keynote Presentation - Developing Creativity: Engagement and Motivation through Design Thinking and Innovation. Kananaskis, Alberta

    October 5 to 8, 2015 - University of New Brunswick Faculty of Education Colloquium Speaker Series - Creative Development: Transforming Education through Design Thinking, Innovation and Invention, October 6th, 7:00 p.m. Fredericton, New Brunswick.

    September 2015 - LungA School Research Visitation - Seydisfjordur, Iceland

    July 13, 2015 - Design Thinking for Innovation graduate certificate program - Beginning of a new cohort in the Interdisciplinary MEd program at the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary. http://werklund.ucalgary.ca/gpe/design-thinking-for-innovation

    July 6, 2015 - Creative Development in Educational Practice graduate certificate program -   Beginning of a new cohort in the Interdisciplinary MEd program at the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary. http://werklund.ucalgary.ca/gpe/content/creative-development-educational-practice

    June 17th, 2015 - Big Plans for Little Kids (Early Intervention Agency) - presentation: Inspiring Creativity in Early Intervention. Calgary, Alberta.

    May 23rd, 2015 - Elite Calgary (Conference for Youth Empowerment), University of Calgary - Keynote Presentation -Every Dream I Have Ever Had Has Come True: Empowerment Through Creativity

    March 16, 2015 - Sun West School Division,  Keynote presentation. Developing Creativity , Rosetown, Saskatchewan

    March 11, 2015 - Chipperfield Parent Speaker Series - Developing Creativity: Growing Engagement, Motivation and Achievement through Design Thinking and Innovation. 7:00 p.m. Calgary Academy, Calgary, AB.

    October 24, 2014 - Association of Art Educators Manitoba, SAGE Conference - Keynote Presentation - Developing Creativity: When You Are All Dressed Up You Need a Place To Go. Breakout session: Educating for Creativity. Winnipeg, Manitoba.

    September 10 to 17, 2014 - Research Visitation and Collaboration - LungA School, Seydisfjordur, Iceland

    July 7 to 11, 2014 - Creativity in Educational Practice Graduate Certificate Program - Course #1 - Creative Practice: An Introduction

    January 23, 2014 - Teaching and Learning University of Calgary - Lecture/ Workshop - Creativity in Educational Practice Across the Disciplines

    January 18, 2014 - Keynote - Educating for Creativity: A Global Conversation. Education Student Association Conference - Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary.

     

    October 17 - 19th, 2013 - Keynote - Educating for Creativity - "Celebrating the Challenges"

    Special Education Conference, Kananaskis, Alberta

     

    July 2 to 8, 2013 - Creativity in Educational Practice Graduate Program at the University of Calgary.

    Creative Practice: An Introduction. Calgary Alberta

     

    May 29th, 2013 - Keynote - From Design Thinking to Creative Practice - Orchestras Canada - Toronto, Ontario

     

    May 15th, 2013 - The Banff Centre - Educating for Creativity: A Creative Education Conversation - Banff, Alberta

     

    March 2013 - Webinar - Educating for Creativity: Understanding Creative Dvelopment - National Creativity Network, USA

     

     

    February 28th, March 1st, 2013 - Keynote - Design Thinking as the Accessible Lens for Creativity - ArtStarts - Vancouver, British Columbia

     

     

    December 12st, 2012 - NEW BOOK - "Educating for Creativity, A Global Conversation" - Robert Kelly, Available in hard copy and ebook through Amazon.ca, Amazon.com, Chapters/Indigo, Kindle and Kobo.

     

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    November 16th, 2012 - ArtSmarts Knowledge Exchange - Keynote - Educating for Creativity, A Global Conversation, Downtown Campus, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

     

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    August 22nd, 2012, NAIT (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology) - Keynote Address - Balancing Creativity and Achievement at inaugural Celebrating Teaching event.
     
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    July 2012 - Summer Institutes of Creativity in Educational Practice

    - July 4th to 17th - University of Calgary. Calgary, Alberta, Canada

    - July 11th to 13th - University of British Columbia Okanagan. Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada

    - July 23rd to August 4th - University of Manitoba. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

     

     

     

     

Robert Kelly

upcoming events:

New Book Release - Creative Development: Transforming Education through Design Thinking, Innovation and Invention available in paperback and ebook through Amazon and Chapters-Indigo. ISBN 978-1-55059-668-7

October 2016 - Tempo: The Manitoba Music Conference - Presentation - Creative Development. Winnipeg, Manitoba (October 21, 2016)

October 2016 - AMAM (Association of Music Administrators of Manitoba) Annual Conference - Keynote Presentation - Creative Development through Design Thinking and Innovation, Winnipeg, Manitoba (October 20, 2016)

July 2016 - Inaugural Creative World, Washington, D.C. - July 16th to 30th, 2016. Co-chair of National Creativity Network's Education Re-Invention Design Challenge at Busboys and Poets July 26th and 27th, 2016

July 2016 - Visiting Scholar - Summer Institute of Creativity in Educational Practice, University of Manitoba, Faculty of Education. July 4th to 8th - EDUB 5220 T02 – CRN: 31697 and EDUB 7340 T04 – CRN: 31698. Winnipeg, Manitoba.

July, 2016 - Design Thinking for Innovation graduate  program - Beginning of a new cohort in the Interdisciplinary MEd program at the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary. http://werklund.ucalgary.ca/gpe/design-thinking-for-innovation - July 11 to 14, 2016 EDER 679.44 - Creative Design Practice: An Introduction

June 17th, 2106 - Alberta Chemistry Educators Association - Keynote presentation - Transforming Education through Design Thinking. University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta.

May 10, 2016 - Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Calgary. Opening Keynote presentation: Creative Development: Transforming Education through Design Thinking, Innovation and Invention. Calgary, Alberta.

May 7, 2016 - University of New Brunswick Early Childhood Conference, Keynote Presentation - Creative Development. Moncton, New Brunswick.

November 6, 2015 - Early Childhood Education Association of the Alberta Teachers Association Annual Conference - Keynote Presentation - Developing Creativity: Engagement and Motivation through Design Thinking and Innovation. Kananaskis, Alberta

October 5 to 8, 2015 - University of New Brunswick Faculty of Education Colloquium Speaker Series - Creative Development: Transforming Education through Design Thinking, Innovation and Invention, October 6th, 7:00 p.m. Fredericton, New Brunswick.

September 2015 - LungA School Research Visitation - Seydisfjordur, Iceland

July 13, 2015 - Design Thinking for Innovation graduate certificate program - Beginning of a new cohort in the Interdisciplinary MEd program at the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary. http://werklund.ucalgary.ca/gpe/design-thinking-for-innovation

July 6, 2015 - Creative Development in Educational Practice graduate certificate program -   Beginning of a new cohort in the Interdisciplinary MEd program at the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary. http://werklund.ucalgary.ca/gpe/content/creative-development-educational-practice

June 17th, 2015 - Big Plans for Little Kids (Early Intervention Agency) - presentation: Inspiring Creativity in Early Intervention. Calgary, Alberta.

May 23rd, 2015 - Elite Calgary (Conference for Youth Empowerment), University of Calgary - Keynote Presentation -Every Dream I Have Ever Had Has Come True: Empowerment Through Creativity

March 16, 2015 - Sun West School Division,  Keynote presentation. Developing Creativity , Rosetown, Saskatchewan

March 11, 2015 - Chipperfield Parent Speaker Series - Developing Creativity: Growing Engagement, Motivation and Achievement through Design Thinking and Innovation. 7:00 p.m. Calgary Academy, Calgary, AB.

October 24, 2014 - Association of Art Educators Manitoba, SAGE Conference - Keynote Presentation - Developing Creativity: When You Are All Dressed Up You Need a Place To Go. Breakout session: Educating for Creativity. Winnipeg, Manitoba.

September 10 to 17, 2014 - Research Visitation and Collaboration - LungA School, Seydisfjordur, Iceland

July 7 to 11, 2014 - Creativity in Educational Practice Graduate Certificate Program - Course #1 - Creative Practice: An Introduction

January 23, 2014 - Teaching and Learning University of Calgary - Lecture/ Workshop - Creativity in Educational Practice Across the Disciplines

January 18, 2014 - Keynote - Educating for Creativity: A Global Conversation. Education Student Association Conference - Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary.

 

October 17 - 19th, 2013 - Keynote - Educating for Creativity - "Celebrating the Challenges"

Special Education Conference, Kananaskis, Alberta

 

July 2 to 8, 2013 - Creativity in Educational Practice Graduate Program at the University of Calgary.

Creative Practice: An Introduction. Calgary Alberta

 

May 29th, 2013 - Keynote - From Design Thinking to Creative Practice - Orchestras Canada - Toronto, Ontario

 

May 15th, 2013 - The Banff Centre - Educating for Creativity: A Creative Education Conversation - Banff, Alberta

 

March 2013 - Webinar - Educating for Creativity: Understanding Creative Dvelopment - National Creativity Network, USA

 

 

February 28th, March 1st, 2013 - Keynote - Design Thinking as the Accessible Lens for Creativity - ArtStarts - Vancouver, British Columbia

 

 

December 12st, 2012 - NEW BOOK - "Educating for Creativity, A Global Conversation" - Robert Kelly, Available in hard copy and ebook through Amazon.ca, Amazon.com, Chapters/Indigo, Kindle and Kobo.

 

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November 16th, 2012 - ArtSmarts Knowledge Exchange - Keynote - Educating for Creativity, A Global Conversation, Downtown Campus, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

 

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August 22nd, 2012, NAIT (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology) - Keynote Address - Balancing Creativity and Achievement at inaugural Celebrating Teaching event.
 
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July 2012 - Summer Institutes of Creativity in Educational Practice

- July 4th to 17th - University of Calgary. Calgary, Alberta, Canada

- July 11th to 13th - University of British Columbia Okanagan. Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada

- July 23rd to August 4th - University of Manitoba. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

 

 

 

 

2012

May 4,5, 2012 - English Language Arts Council of Alberta Provincial Conference - Keynote Presentation - Educating For Creativity - Capri Centre, Red Deer Alberta

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May 2nd, 2012 - Dalhousie University Conference on Teaching and Learning. Keynote presentation - Creative Teaching and Learning. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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March 16th to May 6th, 2012 - Exhibition - Unbound: An Exhibition in Three Chapters (featuring the Minutia installation), Dalhousie University Gallery. Curator - Peter Dykhuis. Artist Talk - May 1st, 2012 - 7:00 p.m.

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January 13th, 2012 - Research Visitation, Puget Sound Community School, Seattle, WA

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2011

 
March 2, 2011 - Workshop in collaboration with Platform Centre for Photographic and Digital Arts:
Minutia: The Books I Didn't Write - Generating Thought, Forms and Ideas in the Digital Age, 7 to 9 p.m. at Gallery 1C03 at the University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, MB
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March 3rd to April 2nd, 2011 - Minutia - solo exhibition - Gallery 1C03 at the University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, MB, Opening Reception - March 3rd from 4 to 6 p.m. Curator - Jennifer Gibson
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March 3rd, 2011 - Public Lecture in collaboration with the Alliance for Arts Education in Manitoba - The Creative Disposition: Understanding Creativity Competencies and Creative Maturity, 7:30 p.m. at the Eckhardt-Grammate Hall at the University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, MB
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March 4, 2011 - Artist Talk , Minutia -The First Time I heard The Sound Of A Page Turning, 12:30 p.m. in Room 2C14 (2nd Floor, Centennial Hall), University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, MB
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March 5, 2011 - Workshop in collaboration with Winnipeg Writers Collective. The Book of The and Another Book of The: Idea Generation: The Indispensable Core of Creativity, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Gallery 1C03 at the University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, MB
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July 21,22, 2011 - Lincoln Center National Imagination Conversation Summit - New York, New York

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July 23rd, 2011 - National Creativity Network's "Making Space For Creativity" - Lincoln Center - Panel and Breakout presentations. New York, New York

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Nov. 1st, 2011 - Release of new volume from the International Journal of Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice entitled "Research for Community and Cultural Change. Editor: Cheryl McLean, Associate Editor: Robert Kelly. Detselig/ Temeron Books. Available in hard copy or ebook.

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December 12th and 13th, 2011 - Research Visitation, Brightworks School, San Francisco, CA

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December 14th, 2011 - Research Visitations, Da Vinci School Science and Da Vinci School Design, Los Angeles, CA.

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December 15th, 2011 - Research Visitation, Innovation Academy, Los Angeles, CA

2010

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January 27, 2010 - The Disposition of Design: The Art of Creativity - Critical Practice and Interpretive Research Public Lecture, 7:00 p.m. The Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary Alberta
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February 11, 2010 - ASCD Panel Presentation and Discussion - Technology and Creativity, Executive Inn, Burnaby, B.C. Dr. R. Kelly, University of Calgary, Dr. Barrie Bennett, OISE, and Dr. Stuart Poyntz, Simon Fraser University
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February 12, 2010 - Keynote Presentation "Making Creative Connections" Coquitlam Teachers Association Conference, Coquitlam, B.C.
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March 19th, 2010 - Presentation at Alberta College of Art and Design Liberal Arts Symposium
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April 23rd, 2010 - Professional Development Session on Creativity in Educational Practice at Monterey Park School , Calgary Board of Education, Calgary, AB
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May 14th, 2010 - Professional Development Session on Creativity in Educational Practice at Capitol Hill School, Calgary board of Education, Calgary, AB
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May 18th, 2010 - Presentation to Society of Educational Resource Groups, Calgary, AB Location and Time 4:30 p.m. Telus Science Centre
 
 
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July 5 to 9 , 2010 - Creativity and Educational Practice - 500 level credit course in the Faculty of Education at the University of Calgary as part of the Expanding Horizons program.(See Keynotes and Professional Development).
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August 25, 2010 - Keynote - Clearview School Division, Stettler, AB - Creativity and Successful Learners: Learning Creatively, Learning To Create
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October 15, 16, 2010 - Presentation at Canadian Society for Education Through Art (CSEA) and the Ontario Society for Education Through Art National Conference Art/Inter/Face at the Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, ON - Creative Maturity - Developing and Assessing Creativity
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October 23, 2010 - Workshop/ Presentations at CREATIVITY FIVE WAYS at the Centre For Creativity, King's College, University of Western Ontario, London, ON
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2009
September 17 to November 5: Minutia - Solo Exhibition, McIntosh Gallery at the University of Western Ontario , Opening 6:00 p.m. , London, Ontario. Curator - Catherine Elliot Shaw
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September 17, 7:30pm Creativity As A Primary Rationale For Learning and Living, Public Lecture at the Centre for Creativity, King's College, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
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October 22 - 24 Presentation at the Canadian Society for Education Through Art/ British Columbia Art Teachers Association National Conference, UBC, Vancouver, B.C.
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October 28th, 7:00 p.m. Dr. Michael Pyryt Lecture Series, Centre for Gifted Education at the University of Calgary, Creativity As A Primary Rationale for Gifted Education (And Everything Else!), Calgary, Alberta
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November 12 - 14 Presentation at Early Childhood Education Council (Alberta) Conference, Telus Convention Centre, Calgary, AB
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November 25, 2009 - Leadership Lecture Series - Calgary Elementary School Principals Association - 9:00 a.m. Blackfoot Inn, Calgary, Alberta

Contact Robert Kelly
Phone: 403.220.4381 or E-mail: rkelly@ucalgary.ca