believe most new and inventive ideas start with a
conversation. That's what the ideaFestival is all
about -- bringing individual thinking from multiple
disciplines together to generate a synergy of discussion
Lee T. Todd Jr.,
University of Kentucky
22, 2002 (Lexington, Ky.) --
"A Matter of Time" could not be more appropriate as
a theme for the 2002 International ideaFestival™ scheduled
for Sept. 18-21, 2002, in downtown Lexington. After
all, the event, celebrating the human gifts of innovation
and creativity, occurs in the midst of a time of growth
and change for its host city, Lexington.
organizer Kris Kimel, president of Intelligent Change
Initiatives, Inc., was joined by Lexington Mayor Pam
Miller, University of Kentucky President Lee T. Todd
Jr., and Joanne Lang of the Kentucky Science and Technology
Corp. (KSTC) in a press conference today at the Lexington
Public Library's Theater to reveal details of four
days of very special events spread throughout downtown
Lexington and focused on time.
most new and inventive ideas start with a conversation,"
said President Todd, a founder of KSTC. "That's what
the ideaFestival is all about -- bringing individual
thinking from multiple disciplines together to generate
a synergy of discussion and innovation. This event
links the talents and capabilities of scholars with
those of people living and working outside of the
academic world, unleashing a higher plane of thinking,
learning and problem solving. ideaFestival is truly
a new way to dream."
UK is a
co-sponsor of the ideaFestival.
offers everyone opportunities to stretch the imagination
while gaining new perspectives on tTime -- from a
conversation with New York Times' Chief Classical
Music Critic Anthony Tommasini about the interplay
between time and music, to the unusual and timeless
music of MASS Ensemble's gigantic, seven-story "Earth
Harp," and an exciting journey through our modern
understanding of time and space led by Brian Greene,
bestselling author of "The Elegant Universe."
you can access the ideaFestival Web site by