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Friday, July 29

8:30am MDT

Pamela Buckle Henning: The Challenge of Graduate Research in systems science and practice
Systemic Sustainability and Systems Literacy ultimately involve transformative changes at the personal and social level. What individual competencies are needed and how will student researchers navigate the treacherous waters ahead for ‘out-of-the-box’ thinkers? We emphasize the importance of integrated personal skills and effective collaborative and innovative networking to build transformative communities.

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Pamela Buckle

SIG Chair: Systems and Mental Health, Adelphi University
Secretary and Vice President for Protocol, International Society for the Systems SciencesSIG Chair: Systems and Mental Health (see below for more information)Pamela Buckle Henning She is an Associate Professor of Management at the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business at Adelphi... Read More →

Friday July 29, 2016 8:30am - 9:00am MDT
MATH 100* Math Academic Building, University of Colorado

9:00am MDT

Glanville Memorial Talk: Delia Pembrey MacNamara - Connecting and Collaborating in a Networked World (for Systemic Purpose/Action)
We live in a world that is increasingly networked technologically, with a growing diversity in methods and media of communication and connection, providing an ever increasing level of complexity.  This network of complexity and diversity is presenting both opportunities in terms of innovation and community, and threats in terms of uncertainty, risks and unforeseen disruptive events.  Yet is this network, or ecology of networks, a system?  When does a network become a system and what is our role within the system to harness the potential of the networks for systemic purposes and systemic action?   Exploring critical systems thinking, in particular the boundary, cybernetics and design thinking, can we build effective systemic capacity for collaboration and purposeful action to educate, inform and inspire engagement with systems literacy within and beyond the systems community?Keywords: Critical Systems Thinking, Boundary, Boundaries, Cybernetics, Networks, Collaboration, Connection, Leadership, Systemic

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Delia Pembrey MacNamara

SIG Chair: Science, Spirituality and Systems Science, International Society for the System Sciences
Vice President Memberships and Public Relations (2013-2019), International Society for the Systems SciencesSIG Chair: Science, Spirituality and Systems Science (See below for information)Consistently ahead of her time, Delia's Enterprise 2.0 training programs for business began in... Read More →

Friday July 29, 2016 9:00am - 9:30am MDT
MATH 100* Math Academic Building, University of Colorado

9:30am MDT

Vickers Award Presentation
The Vickers award encourages contributions to areas of consideration where systems approaches stand to enrich the social sciences, humanities and the arts.

More about Sir Geoffrey Vickers: http://www.isss2016usa-india.com/#!sir-geoffrey-vickers/hapzs

More about the Awards:  Student Awards

Friday July 29, 2016 9:30am - 9:45am MDT
MATH 100* Math Academic Building, University of Colorado

9:45am MDT

Rapoport Award Presentation
The Rapoport award recognizes works in the domains of the physical sciences, the life sciences, mathematics and engineering.

More about Anatol Rapoport: http://www.isss2016usa-india.com/#!anatol-rapaport/mhvum

More about the Awards:  Student Awards

Friday July 29, 2016 9:45am - 10:00am MDT
MATH 100* Math Academic Building, University of Colorado

10:00am MDT

Mead Award Presentation
The Mead award considers contributions across the domains considered by both the Vickers and the Rapoport awards, but distinguishes those that place special emphases on feminist, collectivist, and culturally pluralistic perspectives

More about Margaret Mead: http://www.isss2016usa-india.com/#!margaret-mead/hp4p3

More about the Awards:  Student Awards

Friday July 29, 2016 10:00am - 10:15am MDT
MATH 100* Math Academic Building, University of Colorado

11:15am MDT

Peter Tuddenham and Delia Pembrey MacNamara: Systems Literacy Dialogue
Achieving sustainable and more synergistic futures requires education in systems thinking and connection with new modes of social communication. Our highest priority should be to legitimize whole systems research and to provide adequate guidance to student/expert collaborative learning within a program of Systems Literacy. How do we ‘train the trainers’ and launch this program?

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Peter Tuddenham

CoExplorer, producer, learning architect, College of Exploration
Peter D. Tuddenham In 1991 he co-founded the College of Exploration, an online learning platform focused on bringing cutting-edge ocean, earth, space and social science to educators at all levels, which has reached over 15,000 students globally. He was co-organizer of the U.S.A. Ocean Literacy and... Read More →

Friday July 29, 2016 11:15am - 12:15pm MDT
MATH 100* Math Academic Building, University of Colorado

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