London open day

SCiO Open Meeting - 12th September 2022

Mon 12 September 2022 09:30–16:30  GMT+1
, United Kingdom
Event type:
Open Meeting
Event access:
All welcome

SCiO Open Meeting - 12th September 2022

Face-to-Face Open Meeting: A new series of speaker presentations of interest to Systems & Complexity in Organisation's members and others.

SCiO's Open Meetings provide opportunities for practitioners to learn and develop new practice, to build relationships, networks hear about skills, tools, practice and experiences.

This session will be held in the Alliance Manchester Business School, high up in the Penthouse, and is the first post-Covid face-to-face event to be held by SCiO in the UK. We're looking forward to seeing you! 

The agenda for the meeting is: 

    9:30 - 10:00   Introduction to VSM/CSH

    10:00 - 10:30 SCiO notices and community exercise

    10:30 - 11:30 session 1 (tbc)

    11:30 - 11:45 Break

    11:45 - 12:45 Autopoiesis - Mechanisms of Self-Creation in Living Beings & Organisations (Dr. Clemens Dachs)

    12:45 - 13:45 Lunch Break

    13:45 - 15:45 Designing Democracy (Robin Asby)

    15:45 - 16:00 Break

    16:00 - 17:00 session 4 (tbc)

    17:00             Later in the Bar social

We are planning, if possible, to provide a live-stream of selected sessions, where speakers agree - further details as soon as sessions are finalised. 

Event Resources

Mechanisms of Self-Creation in Living Beings and Organizations
In recent decades, many people perceive that changes in professional life are accelerating. The world is becoming more and more interconnected and complex. Everything seems to be connected to everything else. Because of these changes, decisions are becoming increasingly decentralized. Employees are ... Read more
Designing Democracy
I have yet to find the word ‘cybernetics’ in mainstream writing on government and yet the comparison to steering a ship appears in the writing of Plato 2,500 years ago on government, and the word itself in the writing of Ampere 300 years ago. Beer’s cybernetic approach to systems thinking upon whic... Read more
Mon 12 September 2022 09:30–16:30

Booth Street West
M15 6PB
United Kingdom