In-Person Fostering Innovation

Tap into your creative side to uncover, understand, and harness a unique innovation style that will allow you to stimulate innovative thinking among team members, colleagues, and yourself.

Pricing: FREE for members.
Duration: 3–8 hours
Coming January 2023

About the Course

Advances in chemistry are happening at warp speed thanks to forward-thinking individuals and organizations dedicated to innovative and creative idea generation. There are no limits to what the mind can achieve when freed from the constraints of conventional and traditional approaches. Changing perspective is not always easy but it may be just what you, your colleagues, and your teams need to imagine the next big thing. We are all capable of creative thinking, especially with the help of a process that gets you thinking outside the box and addresses inhibitions that render us unwilling to challenge conventional thinking. The goal is to gain the tools to stretch your ability to develop new ideas. In this four-hour interactive course you will challenge the tried and true, ignite creativity, and prepare your mind the next moonshot project by learning to:

  • Use imagination to trigger new ideas
  • Demolish barriers that inhibit innovative thinking
  • Implement new approaches idea creation
  • Understand innovation styles

What You Will Learn

After completion of the course, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify and mitigate barriers to innovation
  • Understand ways in which people are innovative
  • Implement four approaches to idea generation
  • Stimulate innovative thinking
  • Challenge traditional approaches to idea generation
  • Encourage diverse perspectives to idea generation

Who Should Attend

This workshop is valuable to anyone seeking to engage in truly groundbreaking and innovative thinking for teams and projects. The skills attained in this course are highly transferable to managing projects and leading teams in your professional roles and are valuable in academic and volunteer settings.

Dates, Locations, and Prices

Attendance at the courses held in conjunction with the ACS Fall 2022 Meeting in Chicago requires full vaccination. You will receive a message after registration with directions to verify your vaccination status. 


Atlanta, GA

Early Bird Full Price
Member(Premium Package) Free
Member or Associate(Standard or Basic Package) $300
Non-Member $300