Creativity Consortium Meeting LO12791 -Toronto 3/26

Walter Derzko (
Fri, 7 Mar 1997 01:33:14 -0500

Meeting Notice

March Meeting of the Creativity Consortium/ The club/network for lateral
thinkers, Wenesday March 26, 1996, The Design Exchange, 234 Bay St,

Guest speaker and thinkers: Geoffrey Lloyd - "The professor of good ideas"

Geoffrey Lloyd is Research Fellow and Director of the Suggestion Programs
Research Unit at the University of Wales. He will discuss current trends
and European research into the management of creativity and innovation in
the workplace. Previous to his appointment as chair of innovation, he was
employed by British Gas plc for over thirty five years. Starting as an
apprentice Gas-fitter in 1961, he eventually held senior positions in
corporate planning, customer service operations, marketing, industrial
relations and District management. In 1991 he was appointed Suggestion
Scheme Manager with global responsibility at British Gas. He is the
immediate past-chairman and Honorary Fellow of the United Kingdom
Association of Suggestion Schemes. He was also seconded to Government
Employment Service as Manager of a Job club for helping the long-term
unemployed find work. He is co-author of "Suggestion Schemes-The
Management Tool of the 90's", and has published numerous articles on
creativity, innovation and employee involvement. He is currently finishing
his PhD on the "Motivational Aspects of Employee Suggestion Schemes."

Who you missed in 96/97: Walter Derzko, Matthew Kiernan, Ihor Kusyszyn,
Gareth Morgan, Pat Carson, Eric McLuhan, Robert Theobald, Marti Smye,
Michael Abson, Allenna Leonard

Future Speakers: John Arnott, Steven Drew

Advance tickets prior to Friday March 21- ($20members, $30 guests, $15 for
full-time students with ID)

At the Door-$30

Can't attend in person? For virtual membership see:

Walter Derzko
Founder Creativity Consortium
The international Club/network for lateral thinkers
(416) 588-1122

116 Galley Ave.
Toronto, Ontario
M6R 1H1


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