SDC'08 Program

Sunday 9 March 2008
19:00 - 21:00 Pre-Workshop Mixer Meet in lobby of Hotel St Christophe, 2 ave Victor Hugo, walk to location

Day One

Monday 10 March 2008
08:00 - 08:30 Registration
08:30 - 08:45 Introduction: John Gero Aims and goals of the workshop; modus operandus.
08:45 - 10:00 Session 1: Design Science – State-of-the-Art
Chair: Jami Shah


  Amaresh Chakrabarti Defining and Measuring Engineering Design Creativity (pdf)
  Yong Se Kim Design Creativity, Visual Reasoning and Personal Cognitive Characteristics (pdf)
  Armand Hatchuel Towards a Unified Approach of Creativity and Design Thinking: The Contribution of C-K Theory (pdf)
  Jami Shah Towards Cognitive Tests for Measuring Engineering Design Skills (pdf)
  Toshiharu Taura Design Insight - Key to Design Creativity (pdf)
  Papers Discussion  
10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:30

Session 1: General Discussion Design Science
Amaresh Chakrabarti

11:30 - 12:45 Session 2: Computer Science – State-of-the-Art
Chair: Pablo Gervas
  Pablo Gervas Making it Creative: Intuitive Leaps from Systematic Procedure (pdf)
  Dave Brown Using Creative Product Assessment to Guide Computational Design Creativity Research (pdf)
  Gerhard Fischer Social Creativity: Exploiting the Long Tail (pdf)
  Sean Hanna Implicit Representations in Computer Aided Collaborative Design (pdf)
  Thorsten Schnier Evolving Out of the Box (pdf)
  Papers Discussion  
12:45 - 14:15 Lunch: at La Madeleine
14:15 - 15:15

Session 2: General Discussion Computer Science
Dave Brown

15:15 - 16:45 Session 3: Cognitive Science – State-of-the-Art
Chair: Steve Smith
  Chris Schunn Measuring Innovative Apples and Oranges: Criterion-Referenced Metrics of Innovation (pdf)
  Todd Lubart Designing a System for the Detection and Enhancement of Creative Potential in Designers (pdf)
  Marian Petre Expert Software Designers' Strategies for Dealing with Complex and Intractable Problems (pdf)
  Steve Smith What You See Is What You Get: Effects of Provocative Stimuli on Creative Invention (pdf)
  Barbara Tversky How Can Sketches Contribute to Creativity? (pdf)
  Tom Ward Access to Knowledge at Different Levels of Abstraction (pdf)
  Nathalie Bonnardel Emergence of Creative Ideas in Design (pdf)
  Papers Discussion  
16:45 - 17:15 Break
17:15 - 18:15 Session 3: General Discussion – Cognitive Science
Rapporteur: Chris Schunn
20:00 Dinner: at Les Deux Frères

Day Two

Tuesday 11 March2008
09:00 - 10:00 Session 4: Neuroscience – State-of-the-Art
Chair: Layne Kalbfleisch
  Arne Dietrich The Mechanics of Creativity (pdf)
  Andreas Fink Neuroscientific Approaches to the Study of Creativity (pdf)
  Rex Jung Towards a Neuroscience of Creativity (pdf)
  Layne Kalbfleisch Potential Constructs and Cognitive Components in Design Creativity (pdf)
  Papers Discussion  
10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:30 Session 4: General Discussion Neuroscience
Rapporteur: Arne Dietrich
11:30 - 12:45 Working Groups
12:45 - 14:15 Lunch: at La Madeleine
14:15 - 14:45 Rapporteurs Presentations
14:45 - 15:45 Working Groups Presentations and Discussion
15:45 - 16:15 Break
16:15 - 16:45 Concluding Discussion and Report