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, October 15, 201710:00am to 4:00pm Manchester (Stockport) Development Day; Autumn 2017

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...

(Members only)
Monday, October 16, 201709:30 - 17:00 (09:30 is an introduction to the viable system model. Whole day starts at 10:00) Manchester Open Meeting - Autumn 2017

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 pay via eventbrite:
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Portia Light - Fake art, bad science and what we can learn from using systems thinking to examine the mechanics of law

Steve Whitla - Making more meaningful models: A hands-on guide

Peter Lacey - System Dynamics in Healthcare

Benjamin Taylor - Meta-contextuality through the medium of Bongard games: why methods and practices depend on context

(All Welcome) £20 - pay via eventbrite please.