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SCiO UK Virtual Open Meeting - March 2021

Mon 22 March 2021 18:30–20:30  GMT
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SCiO UK Virtual Open Meeting - March 2021

Virtual Open Meeting: A series of presentations of general interest to Systems & Complexity in Organisation's members and others.

About this Event

SCiO organises Open Meetings to provide opportunities for practitioners to learn and develop new practice, to build relationships, networks hear about skills, tools, practice and experiences. This virtual session will be held on Zoom, the details of which will be confirmed nearer the time.

The programme for 22 March is as follows:

18:30 – Welcome, SCiO notices, virtual housekeeping

18:40 – Check-in

18:50 – Session 1 (The Variety Calculus - concepts and methodologies to address increasing complexity followed by Q & A ) – Gordon Niven

19:40 – Session 2 (Rewilding Public Services: taking a design turn with 7 Starlings CIC followed by Q & A) – Lesley Rowan

20:25 – Summary and close

20:30 - 21:00 (Optional) - virtual networking

Event Resources

The Variety Calculus - concepts and methodologies to address increasing complexity
The Variety Calculus was developed by Dr Gordon Niven and Lt Gen Sir David Capewell as an approach to addressing the increasing complexity of military operations and operating environments. It is a synthesis of concepts from cybernetics, complexity theory and systems thinking that seeks to provide a... Read more
Gordon Niven
Rewilding Public Services: taking a design turn with 7 Starlings CIC
At the September 2020 SCiO Open Day Ray Ison and Ed Straw drew on their newly published book ‘The Hidden Power of Systems Thinking’.  They presented a case for the importance of Systems Thinking in Practice (STiP) for addressing a range of current crises including the climate emergency. They argued ... Read more
Mon 22 March 2021 18:30–20:30
This is an online event.
FREE
English