Invited talks

2016
Planned

Tentative title: How Brain research can contribute to understanding of creative mathematical thinking. Invited Lecture at ICME-13, the 13th International Congress on Mathematical Education, Hamburg, Germany, July 24-31, 2016

2014
Planned

Tentative title: Research on creativity and giftedness – the state of the art. Presidential address, Plenary talk – MCG-8 conference, Colorado, Denver

2013

On the relationships between mathematical knowledge, creativity and talent: Brain and Cognition. Invited Plenary Address. Annual Conference of the Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group (CMESG). St Catherine's at Brock, Canada, May 2013.

2013

On the relationships between mathematical creativity and giftedness . Invited Keynote Plenary Lecture at the Third International Conference for Talent Development and Excellence of the International Research Association for Talent Development and Excellence (IRATDE). September, 2013, Antalya.

2013

Mathematics teacher creativity as an essential component of teacher expertise. Invited Keynote Plenary Lecture at the Second International Conference Teachers for the Knowledge Society. October 24-27, 2013, Prahova Valley, Romania.

2013

The never ending story: Geometry investigations, multiple conjectures and multiple proofs. Invited talk at the “Workshop in Mathematical Problem Solving”. Santiago, Chile, December 10-14, 2013.

2012

Exploring Relationships between Creativity, Giftedness and Excellence in Mathematics with Multiple Solution Tasks. Invited lecture at the Department of Educational Psychology, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, February 2012.

2012

Developing and exploring mathematical creativity with multiple solution tasks. Invited workshop and lecture. Mathematics Education, Teachers' College, Columbia University, New York, NY. April, 2012.

2012

Visual processing in algebra and geometry in mathematically excelling students: an ERP study . Invited lecture at the TSG-16 (Topic Study Group-16: Visualization in mathematics education). July 2012.

2012

From proof to investigation and back to proof . Invited plenary lecture at EASTWEST 2012, East-Meets-West on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Congress and Exhibition Session: MEDCONF 2012, Nicosia, Cyprus.

2012

Research design and research tools for the evaluation of mathematical creativity in school students . Invited lecture. Invited Master Class. At the Faculty of Psychology, State Tomsk University, Russia, Visiting professor, October, 2012.

2011

Creativity, giftedness and relationship between them: Insights from implementation of Multiple Solutions Tasks . Invited plenary lecture at the 6th international conference "Excellence in education". Istanbul. July 2011.

2011

Mathematical creativity with Multiple Solution Tasks: On the task-dependency of evaluation. Invited plenary talk at the concluding meeting of the research project "Identification and promotion of mathematical talents in elementary school students". University of Cyprus, November, 2011.

2009

Evaluation of mathematical creativity with multiple solution tasks. Talk at the David Wheeler Institute for Research in Mathematics Education and The Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University. Visiting Scholar.

2008

Mathematical creativity and giftedness: On the complexity of the field and research agenda. Talk at the panel of experts at TG6: Activities and programs for gifted students, 11th International Congress on Mathematics Education, Monterrey, Mexico.

2006

Mathematical challenges in school education: When, How and Why? Plenary talk at the International Science Conference, Rousse State University, Bulgaria, November, 2006.