London open day

SCiO UK Face-to-Face Open Meeting - March 2024

Event Date ma, 03/18/2024 - 09:30 - ma, 03/18/2024 - 17:00  GMT
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SCiO UK Face-to-Face Open Meeting - March 2024

Face-to-Face Open Meeting: A series of presentations of general interest to Systems and 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 all-day session will be held in central London at the Conway Hall.

A full agenda will be posted as soon as speakers are confirmed:

09:30 - Introduction to Systemic Intervention (pre-event) - Simon MacCormac

10:00 - Welcome, SCiO notices and community exercise

10:45 - What's Stopping Us Stopping Climate Change? - Ed Straw

            11:45 - Break

12:15 - Viability of Alternative Food Systems - Lesley Rowan & Tony Korycki

            13:15- Lunch Break

14:30 - How to transform organisations by Managing Tensions not People - Russ Lewis

            15:30 - Break

16:00 - Modelling Business Ecosystems - Patrick Hoverstadt

            17:00 - Later in the Bar social

Event Resources

What's Stopping Us Stopping Climate Change? - a Systems Thinking answer
The operations of the world are dominated by two artificial human creations: corporations and states. Corporations mostly operate according to the precepts of the global monetary system and neoliberal economics, where money is all and the environment an externality. States attempt regulation for the... Read more
How to Transform Organisations by Managing Tensions, not People
Russ presents the findings from his doctoral research into managers as agents of change across large organisations. Essentially, the five behaviours that update the role of the manager from guardian of a resource (project, team, or department) to transformer of the system. How would their bosses mea... Read more
The Viability of 'Alternative' Systems
Forming alternatives to established economic, technological or political systems, whatever their composition of organisations or institutions, can be difficult, and such alternatives can be susceptible or vulnerable to the 'establishment'. This presentation explores how we can use the Viable System ... Read more
Modelling Business Ecosystems
Patrick Hoverstadt will talk about modelling business ecosystems. There is a lot of talk about Business Ecosystems, but much of the theory and practice is actually just a reworking and renaming of old supply chain models. We’ll argue that business ecosystems are very like biological ecosystems with ... Read more
Event Date

Conway Hall
25 Red Lion Street
United Kingdom

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