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HEIA(Q) 2019 State Conference: Home Economics: Creative cultures

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane on Saturday 10 August 2019

The 2019 HEIA(Q) state conference Home Economics: Creative cultures presents innovative ideas that lead to better processes, effective design solutions and stronger teams, with the added benefit of positive emotion. Studies suggest that even small acts of creativity in everyday life increase an overall sense of wellbeing, with people reportedly being energised when they engage in creative endeavours, along with improved productivity and higher levels of engagement. In line with the ‘7 secrets of highly creative cultures’ (Harrison, 2013), Home Economics: Creative cultures aims to create an ‘atmosphere of generosity’ in exchanging ideas as a pathway to creating creative cultures.

Delegates will be encouraged to offer ideas and to be open-minded when receiving ideas, to welcome flexibility and change, to be open to departure from doing things the way they’ve always been done, and to engage in healthy debate about new ideas. Within the many cultural contexts of home economics —for example, family, food, textiles, pedagogy and curriculum— delegates will be encouraged to get the right balance of top-down and bottom-up ideas to develop real-world creative cultures in their personal and professional spaces.

Home Economics: Creative cultures will provide inspiration to promote exploration for new insights into creating personal and workplace cultures that foster acceptance, communication, implementation, and selling good ideas and making them happen.

Mark your diary and secure your funding now to ensure you can join us for another fabulous HEIA(Q) conference.

Ngaire Mayo
Conference Convenor

Conference management enquiries:

Expert Events
PO Box 351, Hamilton Central QLD 4007 Australia
T. +61 7 3848 2100