Why Creativity Matters - November 21st

Why Creativity Matters
Dr. Larry R. Thompson - President, Ringling College of Art and Design
 

This presentation describes the importance of creativity and right-brain skills to success in a future that will be irrevocably impacted by the advent of Artificial Intelligence (AI), and the ways in which Ringling College of Art and Design is preparing its students to be leaders in such a future.

Dr. Larry R. Thompson, president of Ringling College of Art and Design since July 1999, champions the need for businesses to embrace creativity to thrive in the 21st century global economy. A lawyer and an educator, Thompson previously served as Special Assistant to the President of Ohio State University; CEO of Flint Cultural Center; and founding Executive Director and CEO of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. Thompson is former President of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD) and currently serves on its Executive Committee; is the former Chair of the President’s Council of the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida (ICUF); and serves on the boards of many local arts and civic organizations. Dr. Thompson has been the recipient of numerous academic and humanitarian honors and awards for his service as a visionary leader and educator.

Event Information

Event Date 11-21-2019 10:30 am
Event End Date 11-21-2019 11:30 am
Cut off date 11-20-2019
Individual Price $25.00
Location Bird Key Yacht Club
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