Directions on getting to UCD. Please also refer to the map of the Belfield Campus of UCD.
The meeting will take place in the seminar room of the Institute for the Study of Social Change/Geary Institute, which is area 51 on the campus map provided. Entrance to college for most participants will be at area 1.
7:00 -9:00 Senior Common Room, Room B104 in Area 14 on map, UCD Belfied: Salon Philosophique with Margeret Heath and Ruth Egan. Dinner at 9:30 at Donnybrook Fayre.
9:00-9:30: Registration at the Institute for the Study of Social Change/Geary Institute, Ground Floor Seminar Room. Conference fee will be €70 for members and €130 for non-members, payable in cash (€). For waiver please contact Dr Paul Stokes. Membership details can be had from Leonie Solomons.
|Chair: A. Moscardini||9:30 - 12:30|
|Session 1 Governance|
|Paul Stokes||Designing Governance|
|Steve Wright||Looming struggles over border control|
|Luc Hoebeke||Representative democracy vs. participation: system 3 and system 5 characteristics|
|Angela Espinosa||Designing self governed communities with the VSM|
|Chair: P. Stokes||2:30 - 5:30|
|Session 2 Applications|
|Leonie Solomons & Alfredo Moscardini||Reflecting Sri Lanka's peace quest in VSM iconographic language|
|Andrey Sergeyev||Using the VSM to Understand an Emergent Post-Soviet Economy|
|Leonid Ototsky||Stafford Beer's work in Russia and beyond|
|Rod Thomas||Plans for reform versus utopian blueprints: On the difference between diagnosis and design|
|Chair: A. Leonard||9:30 - 12:30|
|Session 3 Epistemology|
|Ern Reynolds||Political Physics: or, How Westerners Think|
|Margeret Heath||Cybernetics and Utopia: The Role of Imagination (??)|
|Stephanie Heuer||Somebodies and Nobodies, overcoming the abuse of rank|
|Maurice Yolles||Knowledge Cybernetics|
|Chair: M. Yolles||2:30 - 4:30|
|Session 4: Issues of Organization|
|Allenna Leonard||Accountability, Risk and the Systems Approach|
|Stefan M. Wasilewski||Rationalising Communication & Decision-Making as an Enterprise Risk Metric|
|Ralf-Eckhard Türke||RET_eGovernance-Balancing Interactions|
|Raul Espejo||Towards Inclusive Governance|
Please note: Lunch and refreshments will be served as part of the conference programme on both days. Dinner expenses are not covered and must be met by participants.
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