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Leonardo at 500: Boosting Creativity in Education

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Paris Marriott Opera Ambassador Hotel

16 Boulevard Haussmann

75009 Paris

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“Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.”

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In the five hundred years since his death, few polymaths have matched the intellect, ingenuity and artistry of Leonardo da Vinci (1452 – 1519). Although more famous for iconic paintings such as The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa, it is in his Codices, where one can really appreciate his expansive vision and unparalleled skills in bridging art, science and technology.

Codex is proud to curate an event inspired by Leonardo’s detailed studies and intricate drawings in his notebooks. The theme of this event will be to examine the latest technologies and thinking in how to boost creativity in education, whilst reflecting on Leonardo’s legacy.

The hallmark of Codex events are Codex Talks which are concise presentations, lasting 15 minutes (or less), in which the speaker addresses a challenging question faced by their technology or industry today and ends with a bold prediction for the future. Codex Talks are engaging, entertaining and elucidating. They give the audience something they can walk away with: valuable insights, actionable information, fresh perspectives, and renewed optimism.

Confirmed speakers:

Prof. Pascal Brioist, Leonardo Scholar, University of Tours

Why was Leonardo so audacious?

Andreas Schleicher, Director, Directorate for Education and Skills, OECD

How can we foster creativity in school – and how will we know we are actually doing so?

Dr. Ethan Danahy, Research Assistant Professor, Tufts University

Is technology helping or hurting our students' creativity?

Prof. Hélène Michel, Gamification & Creativity, Grenoble Ecole de Management

How far can gamification stretch education ?

We do hope you will join us for a fascinating and memorable evening of Codex Talks followed by a Drinks Reception.

Full event schedule and speaker bios can be viewed from: https://www.codex.com/leonardo-at-500-boosting-creativity-in-education/

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