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Open Meeting & AGM - Spring 2015

20 April 2015 10:00–16:30
Manchester
, United Kingdom
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Open Meeting
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All welcome

Open Meeting & AGM - Spring 2015

Please note that after the presentations, this day will include the SCiO AGM for members.  

An open meeting where a series of presentations of general interest regarding systems practice will be given - this will include 'craft' and active sessions, as well as introductions to theory.  

There is a fee of £10 for all attendees for these meetings (plus a small eventbrite fee), and booking is required via https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/scio-open-meeting-agm-spring-2015-manchester-all-welcome-tickets-13805985073   If you do not wish to pay through eventbrite, it is still possible to book via benjamin.taylor@scio.org.uk and pay on the door.    

Event Resources

Ketso: a technology for creative group systems thinking
Joanne will discuss key principles of effective workshops, with a focus on creativity, taking a systems perspective and learning from the wisdom of the group. Participants will then Ketso to explore these ideas, and the workshop will end with a discussion of the way that principles have been embodie... Read more
Personal reflections on Stafford Beer
I joined the ICT industry in 1974, teaching COBOL programming. By the early 1990's I had opened the first computer training department at Tesco head office, been a systems programmer, written one of the first database systems to run on the IBM PC, and generally had a lot of fun. But I had also noti... Read more
Systems thinking in the NHS: friend or foe?
NHS reforms have exposed leaders and staff to a scope and speed of change unlike anything they have experienced before. At a time when the NHS is still acclimatising to the most significant change since its establishment, we may pose a question, 'does the current context present a prime opportunity ... Read more
Identity as an active organising factor in relation to feedback loops
Angus has a transdisciplinary biography that includes professor, entrepreneur, consultant, writer, meditant and photographer. •        Most businesses have an intentional but inadequate and dysfunctional approach to managing identity. This session will propose that any organism or organization has ... Read more
20 April 2015 10:00–16:30

Manchester
United Kingdom

£10 - cash on the door please