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
Monday, February 19, 201818:00 - 21:00 Sydney, Australia A new forum for Systems Thinking Practitioners

Systems Thinking is Dead - Long Live Systems Thinking

A collaborative exploration of the feasibility of establishing a chapter of the UK based association SCiO (Systems and Cybernetics in Organisations) in Sydney. Hosted by...

(All Welcome)
Wednesday, February 21, 201814:00 - 17:00 Melbourne, Australia A new forum for Systems Thinking Practitioners

$25 includes afternoon tea, payable on arrival.

Benjamin Taylor https://www.linkedin.com/in/antlerboy/ of the London based organisation RedQuadrant http://www.redquadrant.com, a passionate...

(All Welcome) $25 on arrival
Thursday, March 8, 201819:00 - 21:30 Birmingham, UK Systems Café

Numbers limited. Please book in advance at [https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/systems-cafe-refreshments-available-tickets-42679242764] - £2 fee towards refreshments

If you’ve been frustrated...

(All Welcome) £2
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.

Details and booking to be arranged.

(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