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Sunday, July 9 • 10:00 - 17:00
Full-Day Workshop: 3248 A New Way of Thinking - Introduction to Systems Thinking & Easy-to-Use Systems Tools

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Introduction to afternoon workshops, especially for industry people: Evolutionary Learning Laboratories; Participatory information gathering and integrating different mental models, Causal Loop Diagrams, Bayesian Networks, Sensimod, identification of leverage points and systemic interventions to manage complex problems in any area of interest. What will I get out of the Workshop?
  • Understand what is Systems Thinking, complex systems, multi-dimensional nature of issues facing managers, etc.
  • Appreciate interconnectedness between different components of systems
  • Awareness of easy-to-use systems tools
  • Practical experience to unravel complexity and how to find long-term systemic solutions
  • How to develop systemic policies and management plans 
Who should be attending this unique Learning Experience?

regardless of your background; top and middle managers; students in all fields of study; decision makers and takers
– especially those who will attend workshops during the following week who seek a better understanding of systems thinking and approaches.

Modelling by Non-Modellers

  • Participatory Systems Analysis
  • Mechanisms for integrating different types and forms of knowledge, data (if available) and experiential knowledge of all people involved
  • Quantification of uncertainties in complex systems
  • Determining how to manage systemically (not to fall into the trap of treating symptoms)
  • Performing rapid diagnostic and sensitivity analysis – which factors have the biggest effect on the system as a whole
Cost: SUNDAY registration fee
Price includes:
  • Registration;
  • Text Book Systems Thinking for Everyone (Hard or electronic copy);
  • Seminars and tutoring by top systems scientists

Please make payment directly to ISSS as part of your registration for the conference. 

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Professor Ockie Bosch

President, International Society for the Systems Sciences
Professor Ockie Bosch was born in Pretoria, South Africa. He first came to Australia in 1979 where he was an invited senior visiting scientist with the CSIRO in Alice Springs. After one year in Longreach (1989) he emigrated to New Zealand where he was offered a position with Landcare... Read More →
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Dr Nam Nguyen

Director Australia & SE Asia, Malik Institute for Complexity Management, Governance and Leadership (Malik Institute), Switzerland
Nam Nguyen is a Director (Australia and Southeast Asia) of the Malik Institute, St. Gallen, Switzerland (one of the world’s leading organisations for holistic general management, leadership, governance and transformation solutions). Nam is also a Honorary Visiting Research Fellow... Read More →

Sunday July 9, 2017 10:00 - 17:00 CEST
Ground Floor, Room HI 8, Institut für Computertechnik,TU Wien Gußhausstraße 27-29, 1040 Wien, Austria

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