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Sir Ken Robinson to Speak at 2015 Creativity World Forum Hosted in Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA- November 25, 2014

Internationally recognized leader and speaker on the importance of creativity in educating today’s workforce, Sir Ken Robinson, will headline the 2015 Creativity World Forum in Oklahoma City, March 31. Sir Ken returns to Oklahoma after serving as national advisor to the startup of Creative Oklahoma in 2005 and returns for the ten-year celebration.

The theme of this special international Forum is “All Our Futures: Ideas That Matter,” based on Sir Ken Robinson’s widely acclaimed publication All Our Futures: Creativity, Culture and Education. This 1998 publication was the culminating work of a special commission led by Sir Ken on the importance of creativity, education and the economy that led to sweeping changes in the UK during Tony Blair’s administration.

Sir Ken has gained international recognition through his 2006 and 2010 appearances at the TED conference and the online views of those talks. With an estimated 200 million views from 150 different countries, Sir Ken has the distinction of being the most viewed TED Talk presenter in the organization’s history.

He currently works with governments in Europe, Asia and the USA, international agencies, Fortune 500 companies and some of the world’s leading cultural organizations and speaks to audiences throughout the world about the creative challenges facing business and education in the new global economies.

Mark your calendars now to meet and hear Sir Ken Robinson in Oklahoma City on March 31st! Registration will be available soon!

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ABOUT CREATIVE OKLAHOMA

Creative Oklahoma is a non-profit organization that advances creativity and innovation in schools, business environments and communities to develop a more robust economy and improve quality of life for all Oklahomans. The mission is to transform the state of Oklahoma through projects and collaborative ventures that help develop a more entrepreneurial and vibrant economy and an improved life quality for its citizens. Creative Oklahoma is the first non-profit organization in the United States to develop an integrated approach linking creativity to the development of innovation, community and entrepreneurial growth and is currently the only North American region represented in the International Districts of Creativity Network.

For more information about the Forum, sponsorship, exhibitions, or membership, please contact Marketing Director Barb Hendrickson at barb@creativeoklahoma.org or 405.232.5570×2.

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