Program for ISSS 2011

Sunday 17th July

Registration Desk Open, Business School Derwent Lobby, 09:30 am to 19:00

10:00 to 12:30 Plenaries for KSS2011, Derwent LT2 (Website)

  • Professor Cathal Brugha, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Professor Yoshiteru Nakamori, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

14:00 to 16:30 Papers for KSS2011, Derwent LT2

10:00 to 16:30 Workshops

1. 10:00 to 16:30 Modelling and Simulation, Allenna Leonard and Leonie Solomons, Derwent CS2

2. 10:00 to 16:30 Relational Science: A Synthesis, John Kineman and Judith Rosen, Derwent SR4

3. 13:00 to 16:30 Soft Power and Soft Systems, Dennis Finlayson, Derwent SR3

4. 13:00 to 16:30 System Theory and Our Mind, Thomas Wong, Derwent LT3

 

17:00 to 20:30 Reception and SIG Introductions

During and following the reception, Alexander and Kathia Laszlo and Joanne Tippett will be facilitating an introduction to the SIGs and an exploration around deepening the working between SIGs. These discussions will be continued throughout the week and presented back on Friday morning.

 

Monday 18th July - Systems and Transdisciplinarity

Registration Desk Open, Staff House Lindsey Suite, 8:00 am to 11:00

07:30 to 08:30 ISSS Roundtable, Staff House Room TBA

08:45 to 12:30 Plenaries, Staff House Lindsey Suite

  • Dr Jennifer Wilby, University of Hull, UK, President ISSS, 2010-11
  • Dr David Lane, LSE, London, UK
  • Professor Gerald Midgley, University of Hull, UK
  • Dr Louis Klein, Systemic Excellence Group, Berlin, Germany

Registration Desk Open, Business School Derwent Lobby, 13:30 to 18:00

14:00 to 18:00 Paper Sessions and Workshops, Business School, Derwent Bldg

1A. ISO 26000 on Social Responsibility Supports Systemic/Cybernetic Behaviour, Workshop, Matjaz Mulej

1B. Systems Thinking in Action:  Dr Zsolt Nyiri and Dr Ir Paul Ritter, Institute for Strategy and Complexity Management

2A. Transdiciplinary Outcome Spaces: Making the Difference Matter, Workshop, Cynthia Mitchell

2B. Systems Theory and Eco-feminism, Anne Stephens 

Paper streams, see program for details.

18:30 to 20:30 Workshops, Business School, Derwent Building

1. Reacting Systemically to Regional Disasters: Gerhard Chroust and Dennis Finlayson

2. Traditional Chinese Medicine Healthcare Protection Program: Thomas Wong

3. Objective reality? Common errors and what to do about it: Timothy Allen and Billy Dawson

 

Tuesday 19th July - Designing Systems '-abilities'

Registration Desk Open, Staff House Lindsey Suite, 8:00 am to 11:00

07:30 to 08:30 ISSS Roundtable, Staff House Room TBA

08:45 to 12:30 Plenaries, Staff House Lindsey Suite

  • Professor Peter Checkland, Lancaster University, UK
  • Professor Jifa Gu, Institute of Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Professor Ranulph Glanville, Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, London, UK

Registration Desk Open, Business School Derwent Lobby, 13:30 to 18:00

14:00 to 18:00 Paper Sessions and Workshops, Business School Derwent Bldg

1A. International Federation for Systems Research, Bringing Systems Home: Workshop on the Content for the 2012 IFSR Conversation in Linz, Austria

1B. Getting Action Research Ideas into Print: A SPAR Manifesto: Simon Bell

Paper streams, see program for details.

18:30 to 21:80 Dinner at The Deep Aquarium

Access to all exhibits and displays at the Deep, a buffet dinner and talk by Colin Brown, Chief Executive of The Deep.

Buses leave the University from in front of the Derwent Bldg at 6:30 p.m. and return to the Downtown Hull area, close to hotels. Cost for this dinner is an additional ($45 per person). If you have not yet signed up for this trip, you can log into your Conference Registration and add this item or email the ISSS office.

 

Wednesday 20th July - Complex Project Management

Registration Desk Open, Staff House Lindsey Suite, 8:00 am to 11:00

07:30 to 08:30 ISSS Roundtable, Staff House Room TBA

08:45 to 12:30 Plenaries, Staff House Lindsey Suite

  • Professor Eve Mitleton-Kelly, LSE, London, UK
  • Steve Hayes, ICCPM
  • Samantha Brown, President INCOSE
  • Professor Michael Jackson, University of Hull, UK

Registration Desk Open, Business School Derwent Lobby, 13:30 to 18:00

14:00 to 18:00 Paper Sessions and Workshops, Business School Derwent Bldg

1A and B. The Big Society, Res Publica Workshop, Eve Mitleton-Kelly, Greg Fisher, John Seddon, Mike Jackson

2A and B. INCOSE Working Group Workshops I and II, Gary Metcalf, Stuart Arnold

3A. ICCPM White Paper Workshop, ICCPM

3B. Leadership Theories and Stories: An Open-Space Exploration, Shankar Sankaran

Paper streams, see program for details.

18:30 onwards, Business School Derwent Building

1 Council Meeting TBA

2 Organised tour of The Fish Trail in Hull (and local pubs) or free time, or self organised sessions

 

Thursday 21st July - Systemic Leadership

Registration Desk Open, Staff House Lindsey Suite, 8:00 am to 11:00

07:30 to 08:30 ISSS Roundtable, Staff House Room TBA

08:45 to 12:30 Plenaries, Staff House Lindsey Suite

  • Marc Drewell, Chief Executive of Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative, Brussels
  • Professor Jim Hazy, Adelphi University, New Jersey
  • Dr Alexander Laszlo, SyntonyQuest, CA, USA
  • Dr Kathia Castro Laszlo, SyntonyQuest, CA, USA

Registration Desk Open, Business School Derwent Lobby, 13:30 to 18:00

14:00 to 18:00 Paper Sessions and Workshops, Business School Derwent Bldg

1A.

Principles of living systems: An integrated systems approach for coaching, team development and change management, Andreas Hieronymi

1B.The SOARS Agent-based Modeling Program, Hiroshi Deguchi

2A and B. Dialogue Workshop: Leadership Development at Daimler, Markus Rettich

Paper streams, see program for details.

18:30 to 21:30 Conference Banquet

Buses leave the University at 6:15 and 6:30 p.m. to the Guildhall. The Guildhall is in downtown Hull close to hotels, so you will be able to walk to your hotels at the end of the evening.

 

Friday 22nd July - Transitions...

Registration Desk Open, Staff House Lindsey Suite, 8:00 am to 11:00

07:30 to 08:30 ISSS Roundtable, Staff House Room TBA

09:00 to 12:30 Plenaries and AGM, Staff House Lindsey Suite

  • Presentations by Workshop Organisers
  • David Ing, IBM, Toronto, Canada, President Elect ISSS 2011-12
  • Vickers' Award Presentation of Best Student Paper
  • AGM for ISSS Membership (open meeting)

12:30 Conference Close

Lunch will be served in Staff House main cafeteria.

Following lunch there will be an informal session on debrief of this conference and plans for ISSS 2012 (San Jose, California) in Derwent SR5.

13:30 to 16:00 Final session of Reacting Systemically to Regional Disasters, Gerhard Chroust and Dennis Finlayson, Derwent LT3.