General Session/Awards: Supercreativity™: Augmenting Human Creativity in the Age of Artificial Intelligence


Wednesday, November 13 at 8:30 AM

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Business is changing at the speed of light. Today, exponential technologies, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, are creating new disruptive business models almost overnight. In this new world, one where McKinsey & Co predict that 45% of jobs will be automated in the next 20 years, there's one distinctly human competitive advantage you and your people must leverage: your creativity. In this one-of-a-kind keynote, James Taylor takes the audience on a journey to discover the backstage secrets of the world's most creative individuals and innovative organizations.

You'll learn:
• What disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence mean for you, your team, and your industry
• Which job roles in your industry are most at risk from automation
• Why China's richest man believes "creativity" is the most important skill you need to develop to survive and thrive in the age of disruption
• The simple five-step process for developing creative thinking skills
• How to lead innovative teams and foster a creative culture to increase innovation ROI
• How to use the new science of "augmented creativity" to generate, evaluate, develop, and implement more ideas, more quickly

James Taylor

Award-Winning Entrepreneur and Internationally Recognized Leader in Creativity and Innovation

James Taylor is an award-winning speaker and internationally recognized leader in creativity and innovation. For more than 20 years, he's been teaching entrepreneurs, educators, corporate leaders, writers, and rock stars how to build innovative organizations and design the creative life they desire. As the founder of C.SCHOOL™ and host of "The Creative Life" podcast and TV show, he's taught hundreds of thousands of individuals in over 120 countries. Drawing on his extensive experience, James designed a framework for creativity that helps individuals and organizations achieve exponential growth; his clients have included Apple, Yamaha, Sony, and Johnson & Johnson. Recognized as a worldwide authority on creativity, innovation, and marketing, James is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the recipient of both The Modern ONTRApreneur Award and the S.D. Southern Award.