CREA Programs

Discover the learning experiences to choose from at CREA Conference.

Registering you will choose ONE of the CPS Programsor TWO Immersion Programs.

Here you can CHECK the guide to help you chose your program.

Crea Conference 2020 Program Guide

Creative Problem Solving

The Creative Problem Solving program program offers participants a rich experience in learning how to think and act more creatively. Programs are targeted at skill development and designed around the Creative Problem Solving Skills Model.

  • 2.5 day long workshops
  • Start with Foundations of Creative Problem Solving
  • Pre-registration required

Foundations of CPS

Learn the basics of Creative Problem Solving. This is the program for those getting started with CPS.

The Art of Facilitation

For CPS practitioners with some experience. Gain hands-on facilitation practice and feedback.

Creative Thinking Tools for the 21st Century

Variety of tools that are drawn from the newest approaches in Creativity, Design Thinking, and Biomimicry.

Immersion Programs

Workshops that will offer an immersive learning experience focusing on emerging trends and best practices in the field of applied creativity. These workshops are designed and facilitated by experienced professionals based on current research and practical application. A choice of different workshops will be offered on Thursday and Friday in English or French languages.

  • One-day workshops
  • No course requisites
  • Pre-registration required

Immersion Programs in English


The following workshops take place on Day 1 of the Conference and are held in English.

Open Space for the world

Apply your imagination to global challenges by working toward solutions

My 5 Imaginary Lives

A Purposeful Life Journey Through the Five Continents of Inspiration


The Power of Humour in Transformation


The following workshops take place on Day 2 of the Conference and are held in English.

The Making of Meaning

Introduction to Synectics ®

Imagination Factory

Create a Vision for Your Own Brand

Stealth Innovation

Develop a strategy for landing after CREA, and applying what you’ve learned

Immersion Programs in French


Les ateliers suivants ont lieu le premier jour de la conférence et se déroulent en français.

Stimulateur d'imagination

Potentialisez l'imagination des équipes en jouant avec 8 facteurs de motivation

Facilitation génératrice

Donnez libre cours à votre imagination pour innover … de là où vous êtes


Les ateliers suivants ont lieu le deuxième jour de la conférence et se déroulent en français.

Design organisationnel

Concevoir de nouvelles organisations en donnant le pouvoir à l’imagination

Inspiration naturelle

Plongez dans la nature pour nourrir votre imagination, vous relier à la sagesse naturelle et aiguiser votre pensée perceptive

Expo workshops

Interactive workshops that will expose participants to the many diverse perspectives of research and practice in the field of creativity.

The full schedule is shared on the event. Follow us on social media for updates!

  • 90-minute workshops
  • No course requisites
  • Attendance on a first-come, first-served basis.

Sharing Circles

At the end of each day the same small team, integrating a mix of participants from all Programs and led by a Facilitator, will gather together to share learning and insights.

This integrative experience allows participants to broaden their exposure to what is offered at the conference, while also taking their own learning to a deeper level.

  • 45-minute sessions in groups
  • No course requisites
  • Attendance is voluntary

The Labyrinth

The Labyrinth is a unique experience that has propagated to creativity conferences worldwide.

Set your intentions and start your inner journey with this active meditation framework.

  • Self-paced activity
  • No course requisites
  • Attendance is voluntary


Our participants’ well-being is important to us.
While you are connecting with others, take some time to reconnect with yourself.
Nurture your body and mind with light morning activities and enjoy the silence of a dedicated relaxing space always open to you.
  • Morning Yoga
  • Silence room
  • Nature & Healing

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