Regular SCiO Meetings

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  • Open Meetings (open to all), a series of presentations of general interest to SCiO's members and others is given. Some of these meetings are also used to discuss specific problems in a workshop situation. There is a fee of £20 for all attendees for these meetings.
     
  • Development Days (members only) at which a smaller group of SCiO's members gather in order to apply themselves to a series of specific problem brought by the attendees. A study topic (usually from Systems theory) may also be addressed. There is no charge made for these meetings.

Booking is required for all meetings. For open meetings, please email patrick.hoverstadt@scio.org.uk, and for development meetings, tony.korycki@scio.org.uk

Professional Development

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See the Professional Development page (under Resources) for more details. If no courses are visible on the Events page, please contact us using the Contact form on the Contact page and ask for the course. For these courses,  the fee for members is £40 and for all others is £100. Our regular Courses are:

  • SC101. A Beginners Workshop in Modelling using the Viable Systems Model
  • SC102. Organisational Dynamics - Viable Systems Modelling Intermediate
  • SC103. The Systems Minefield - An Overview of Systems Thinking and Practice

Upcoming Events

Date Town Event Access Cost
Sunday, April 22, 201810:00 - 16:00 Manchester, UK Development Day - Spring 2018

This is a chance to draw upon the collective expertise of other SCIO members in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. Your confidentiality and IP rights (where at issue) will be fully respected.

Development Days are for you whether...

(Members only) Free
Monday, April 23, 201809:30 - 17:00 Manchester, UK Open Meeting - Spring 2018

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.

Please book through Eventbrite:...

Peter Miles: Demosophia - Collective Intelligence through Structured Dialogue

Alexandra Stubbings: Adaptive Organisation Design - organising with stakeholders in mind

Ian Glossop: STREAMS – Systems Thinking, Real Enterprise Architecture and Management Science

Parag Gogate: Using Lego® Serious Play® for problem framing and solving

(All Welcome) £20
Sunday, July 15, 201810:00 - 16:00 London, UK Development Day - Summer 2018

This is a chance to draw upon the collective expertise of other SCIO members in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. Your confidentiality and IP rights (where at issue) will be fully respected.
Development Days are for you whether you are starting out using Cybernetics or other techniques...

(Members only) Free
Monday, July 16, 201809:30 - 17:00 London, UK Open Meeting and AGM - Summer 2018

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.

Details and booking information will be added as they become available.

09:30 - an...

(All Welcome) £20