Urgent! Call for Abstracts: 2022 Systems Thinking & Modelling Symposium
ONLINE, Friday, February 4th, 2022
12:00pm – 3:30pm (AEDT – Sydney/Canberra/Melbourne time)
We invite you to submit an abstract for this Oceania Chapter Online Symposium about your work applying systems thinking and/or system dynamics modelling within industry, government, or academia.
Abstracts from practitioners, researchers and students are all welcome. Please submit your abstract by 20 Jan 2022.
The objective of the symposium is to gather together as a community and discuss the systems thinking & modelling work we have been doing.
Depending on submissions, we will organise the online session around particular themes or application areas. We may also invite guest speakers.
If enough Higher Degree Research students submit abstracts of their work, we will organise an expert panel to provide suggestions and comments on students’ research.
For more information, registration and to submit an abstract please visit:
Oceania Chapter Policy Council
Systems Thinking in Daily Life
Online presentation and discussion 6-Oct-2021 more details at ANZSYS Events
Dr Derek Cabrera
In this presentation, Derek will introduce how, contrary to contemporary thought, Systems Thinking is an emergent property of 4 simple, universal rules of organization that
Harnessing Emergence in Complex Projects: Rethinking Risk, Opportunity, and Resilience
Online presentation and discussion 16-Sept 2021 more details at ANZSYS Events
In his presentation Collin will introduce the upcoming International Roundtable Thought Leadership Report on 'Harnessing Emergence in Complex Projects: Rethinking Risk, Opportunity, and
Energy Justice Issues with Renewable Energy Projects
Online presentation and discussion 2-Sept 2021 more details at ANZSYS Events
Prof. Shankar Shankaran
In this presentation, Shankar will describe how renewable energy projects that contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all are beginning to create ethical and social justice issues in the areas of Distributional Justice, Procedural Justice, Recognition Justice and Cosmopolitan Justice.
Caring for Students: Lecturing as Critical Systems Thinker and Action Researcher
Online presentation and discussion 15 July 2021 more details at ANZSYS Events
Dr Roelien Goede
In this presentation, Roelien will describe different ways in which Critical Systems Thinking and Action Research can shape a lecturer's care for students
CYNEFIN and the Method Kits
Online presentation and discussion 8 July 2021 more details at ANZSYS Events
Prof Dave Snowden
A Great Opportunity for ANZSYS and ISSS conference delegates to engage with a Thought Leader on Critical Systems Thinking
ANZSYS invites all interested in systems thinking and knowledge management, especially CYNEFIN Domains of Knowledge, to join a collaborative venture with David Snowden
Variety Dynamics: Controlling Highly-Complex Systems
Online presentation and discussion 8 July 2021 more details at ANZSYS Events.
Dr Terence Love
Terence's presentation describes a new Systems approach, Variety Dynamics for analysis,management and control of highly-complex, coercive, unbounded or chaotic systems - and more normal systems.
'Feedback Economics' - new Systems book
Economic Modeling with System Dynamics
Editors: Cavana, R.Y., Dangerfield, B., Pavlov, O.V., Radzicki, M.J., Wheat, I.D.
"This book approaches economic problems from a systems thinking and feedback perspective.
Translating Systems Ideas to Other Fields
Online presentation and discussion 17 June 2021 more details at ANZSYS Events
In this presentation, Bob Williams will describe a team has adapted systems concepts to the evaluation field. The process included identifying tacit systems concepts and re-framing them to be more accessible to evaluators.
Paradigm shifts and blind spots
Online presentation and discussion 3 June 2021 more details at ANZSYS Events
Bob's presentation will explore the massive but slow paradigm shift currently under way. From a complexity standpoint, Bob will examine why very successful new-paradigm organisations are almost never imitated, even by their direct competitors.
Circulist and Systems and Sustainability
Online presentation and discussion 20 May 2021 more details at ANZSYS Events
Nick 's presentation will focus on 'Circulist and Systems and Sustainability' about re-imagining the business of manufacturing in a new built world ecosystem.