28th FEPTO Annual Meeting
Ohrid, North Macedonia, 24th – 28th of May 2020
Topic to be decided.
Information will be provided soon.
27th FEPTO Annual Meeting
Tallinn, Estonia, 19th – 23rd of May 2019
From Creativity to Functionality.
Prosperous Members in a Flourishing Organization
15.00-16.30 Tour in Old Town
Optional and for those who want to have it. A small fee.
If you participate in FEPTO AM 2019, there is enough time to participate in this tour.
Sunday, the 19th of May
15.00 – 17.00 Registration
17.00 – 17.30 Welcoming by the LOC, President & Vice President of FEPTO Greetings
17.30 – 19.30 Warm up to the meeting by the Local Organizing Committee
20.00 – 22.00 Welcome Dinner and Social Encounter
Monday, the 20th of May
09.30 – 11.00 Introduction to the AM – Creativity in organisations. How to support and enhance creativity at work.
A lecture by senior researcher, PhD Kaija Collin, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 – 13.30 Formation of Small Groups & Presentation of Rules. Small Groups I
13.30 – 15.30 Lunch
15.30 – 17.00 Small Groups II
17.00 – 17.30 Coffee Break
17.30 – 19.30 Large Group
20.00 – 23.00 Dinner and Social activity
Tuesday, the 21st of May
09.30 – 11.00 Small Groups III
11.00 – 11.30 Agora meeting of the new institutes & coffee break
11.30 – 13.30 General Assembly, part I. Provisionally agenda
13.30 – 15.30 Lunch
15.30 – 18.30 General Assembly, part II / voting
18.30 – 19.30 Student award ceremony and poster session
20.00 … Dinner
Wednesday, the 22nd of May
09.30 – 11.00 Small Group IV
11.45 – 12.00 Meeting in harbour
12.00 – 23.00 Excursion to Helsinki by ferry
Thursday, the 23rd of May
09.00 – 09.30 Preparation of presentation of small groups
09.30 – 11.00 Presentation of small group work in plenary
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee break
11.30 – 12.30 Research Committee presentation
12.30 – 13.30 Presentation of the New Council, transition ceremony, closure and hand over
13.30 – 15.00 Lunch & farewell
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How to support and enhance creativity at work?
Monday, the 20th of May, 9.30-11.00
There are few studies of creativity as an individual activity or as a collective practice in a work context. The few studies that do exist consider workplace creativity in terms of problem-solving, of creating something new, or the development of new work methods. The aim of these creative activities are to achieve high-quality results or to cope with the work itself. The processes involved in creative activity are triggered by different learning situations that embedded within various workplace learning practices. I will highlight what it is meant by ‘creative activity’ at work. I will also shed light to how leaders and HRD-practitioners can maintain and flourish creativity in organizations through various structures and practices. I will present various cases of creative activity and learning at the workplace both individual and collective and reflect on their implications for organizations, employees and leaders alike.
Adjunct Professor Kaija Collin works at the University of Jyväskylä, Department of Education. She began her university teaching in 1993 at Open University. Later she worked as a university lecturer and researcher at the Department of Education. Her research interests focus on workplace learning, professional identity and agency, inter-professional work practices, creativity and leadership, and professional development in general in various organizational contexts. Collin has widely published internationally and she has a long experience of supervising master and doctoral students.
LOC coordinator: Reijo Kauppila
Tel:+358 44 599 3377
Secretary of the Annual Meeting: Katrin Laansalu